So a customer to the shop wrote a little shopping experience at Via Bicycle. It is fun and whimsical and gives you a little insight, especially if you are not able to visit us. We find bikes for people and we usually don’t curse. . . .in front of the customer.

an excerpt-
Perhaps, the lifestyle began almost 27 years ago when Curtis set up shop on Ninth street, right off South, with four floors of bicycle Mecca. However, before the trademark ‘stache, Curtis was a kid growing up in rural upstate New York, pulling rusty bikes from trash heaps and breathing new life into them. It explains the scars on this hands and the way his thick fingers nimbly repair the tiny parts of a bike tire as we talk.”

full article is here at aroundphilly.com.

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