• Rob Quinn’s Music Filled Take on What’s Happening Outside Now

    Submitted by Bill Plock on March 18th, 2020

    I noticed a few things today. On the way to run an errand at 10:00AM, the normal “coast is clear” time for we home office types to venture out on the freeways, there was a surplus of folks out walking the dogs, many with kids in tow…and they were smiling. Sucker punched by the sunshine.

    Seemed like more than a few roadies out and about. When I turned onto c470 toward Golden there were more than a few. It looked like a group with the Modern Market team was doing tempo like it was a Saturday. That’s odd. They had looks on their faces like they ate a canary. Look it up millennials…you have time.  Read more

    • Cycling, What is the New Normal for Shops and Events?

      Submitted by Bill Plock on March 16th, 2020

      March 16th—Based on the number of people riding bikes this past weekend, there is little doubt people will be riding out the Coronavirus, maybe more than ever. Perhaps small group adventures and family outings will be the new normal, while the future of all events of more than 50 people are basically on hold for the next few weeks.  Read more

      • Stages Hiring Warranty and Repair Manager

        Submitted by Bill Plock on March 16th, 2020

        This role has full ownership over the Warranty and Repair Department. The purpose is to manage the personnel and activities and report to the Production and Quality Director as well as work with the Operations, Production, and Product Development departments to address warranty needs and communicate about the issues identified. This role is designed to ensure that all Warranty Repair activities are accomplished and to be an advocate to the Production and Quality Director for the needs of the Warranty Repair Area as well as communicate to the Warranty Repair Team the vision and mission of the company. Read more

        • Stages Cycling Hiring Shipping and Receiving Agent

          Submitted by Bill Plock on March 16th, 2020

          Stages offers you the opportunity to work within the bike industry in an environment of like-minded people, with office perks such as lunch time bike rides, friendly dogs, and more!! Our company is growing!! We are looking for great people to join our team who are committed to living out our core values – Agile, Listen, Passion, Creative, Intelligence – in an innovative environment.
          Apply through our Career Portal at www.stagescycling.com/careers.  Read more

          • 303Endurance and Covid-19, Some Thoughts and Tie a Fly Rod to Your Bike!

            Submitted by Bill Plock on March 15th, 2020

            The pandemic we find ourselves in has collapsed time. Days seem like hours and hours seem like minutes. The news is old the second it becomes communicated.

            Late yesterday I received a notice that the Karen Hornbostel Time Trial series was going to go on as planned starting this week. I was pleasantly surprised and thought that if there is a cycling event that can adhere to social distancing, it is this one. You could show up at your designated time, race, and go home. Simple. I had prepared a post announcing that this event was on despite most all other events being cancelled. But I hesitated as the news about everything seems to change so fast. Read more