From Bicycle Retailer
Boulder Cycle Sport launched in its current North Boulder location in 2005 and rented space for Boulder Nordic Sport to launch the following year. Both companies experienced rapid growth that required expansion, with BNS moving to its own location in 2007, expanding to Portland, Maine, in 2009 and Minneapolis in 2014.
BCS expanded to a North Boulder Service Center, then added a South Boulder location in 2010 and built out a Central Boulder location in 2015.
“Our companies have worked alongside one another for 12 years with parallel goals and challenges. This merger is a powerful way to combine strengths, mitigate seasonality, and focus on what we are all passionate about – helping people have fun with two amazing sports,” said Boulder Nordic Sport founder Nathan Schultz. BCS’ founder, Taro Smith, added “We are overjoyed about the potential this brings to both companies in our mission to promote a healthy and active lifestyle. Joining forces creates new paths to navigate through the evolution of retail while simultaneously supporting our customers, vendors and team.”
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