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Varsity Bike in Minnesota Daily

August 20, 2008

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August 13, 2008. Minnesota Daily features Varsity Bike online, talking about the new location and a healthy competition between Varsity and their neighbors at the new location. Read the whole article here, at mndaily.com

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Electric bikes are highlighted at cnn.com

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August 15, 2008. CNN dives into the subject of electric bikes, why they are gaining popularity and discusses some of the new technology behind them. With several examples, statistics and a few quotes CNN describes the trend that is following in the wake of high gas prices and global climate…

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Varsity Bike on Kare11

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In early July Kare11 talks about electric bikes with the help of Rob Dehoff. Rob shows a few examples and explains the benefits of electric bikes with the help of his family. Check out the article and video at kare11.com

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e-Bike Revolution

July 30, 2008

Posted in: Bike Blog

For the last 6 years or so I have been a bike commuter. Not a normal commuter because I ride my bike not only to work but also to meetings with clients. I cheat sometimes as well by taking a cab or bus, especially when I am going to meetings…

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Varsity Bike opens its new location!

July 29, 2008

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On Thursday, July 31, Varsity Bike Shop will be officially moving to its new location (just a few doors down) and will be hosting a “human bike chain” with volunteers hand-walking each bike. The volunteers will receive coupons and one lucky participant will receive a prize pack. The “Small but…

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Varsity Bike Understands Their Customers

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The shop has found its success by customer service – both understanding how to help customers (the shop offers a free air pump/tools and is hands-on with buying decisions, for example) and by knowing what the customer will want next, like electric bikes. Varsity Bike has helped hundreds of thousands…

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Craig Baillie Comment

Posted in: Bike Blog

I’ve had great results and a great experience with my new electric bike from Varsity Bike. Thanks to everyone at your shop for helping me choose the bike that best suits my needs while helping me save money on gas every day.

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LeeAnne Barnes Comment

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Hello my name is LeeAnne Barnes and I just wanted to thank everyone at your shop for their great service. During the course of having my bike fixed everyone I talked to was friendly, polite and helpful. I just wanted you all to know it was appreciated along with the…

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