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Banjo Blog — Bike Shops

FIVE THINGS WITH CYCLIST ERIC HAWKINS - CEO PARK TOOL

Eric Hawkins and his father, Howard, the Founder of Park Tool. Park Tool was founded in 1963.

FIVE THINGS is a feature on the Banjo Brothers Blog. It’s a short interview about life and bicycles with a notable person. This week's notable person is Park Tool's, Eric Hawkins.

Eric Hawkins is the owner/CEO and Chief Mechanic at Park Tool Company the world’s largest manufacturer of specialty bicycle tools and fixtures. Raised in a bike shop, Eric’s career started assembling Sting Rays and Varsity(s) at his father’s shop in the mid 70’s then on to work at Park Tool starting in 1983. Park Tool was started by Eric’s father and a business partner out of the back of a bike shop in the mid 60’s and has now grown to include over 500 products and is distributed to bikes shops and home mechanics in over 75 countries.

Enjoy this week's Banjo Brothers Five Things.

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FIVE THINGS WITH CYCLIST GRACE POOLEY

Banjo Brothers Five Things Grace Pooley

FIVE THINGS is a weekly feature on the Banjo Brothers Blog. It’s a short interview about life and bicycles with a notable person. This week's notable person is cyclist Grace Pooley.

Grace is a chemist and a materials engineering grad student who lives and rides bikes in the Washington, D.C. area. Her passions include riding bikes, running,  camping  and drinking beer. Grace is the former Warranty Manager and Senior Sales Associate at BicycleSPACE

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FIVE THINGS WITH THE SLOWRIDE PODCAST CREW

FIVE THINGS THE SLOWRIDE PODCAST

FIVE THINGS is a weekly feature on the Banjo Brothers Blog. It’s a short interview about life and bicycles with a notable person and sometimes persons. This week’s FIVE THINGS is with the crew of The Slowride Podcast, Matt "Little Guy" Allen, Spencer Haugh and Tim "Super Rookie" Hayes.

The trio is 201 episodes deep, in what could be described as the golden age of podcasting.The Slowride Podcast made its debut in March of 2014 and now lives as a part of the Wide Angle Podium Network which is an artist-owned network of like-minded, cycling podcasters. 

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