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Banjo Blog — Corporate Culture

FIVE THINGS WITH QBP PRESIDENT AND CYCLIST RICH TAUER

Five Things with QBP President Rich Tauer

This week’s FIVE THINGS is with Rich Tauer, the president of Quality Bicycle Products (QBP.) The fifty-something avid bicycle commuter has spent nearly thirty years working at the industry's largest wholesale distributor of bicycle products and accessories. Learn about his favorite bikes, his ideal ending to a favorite fat bike ride and the influential voices he listens to as he navigates changing times in the retail and bike industry worlds.

 

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FIVE THINGS WITH DANN ZINKE MANAGER RECOVERY BIKE SHOP NE MPLS

Dann Zinke Recovery Bike Shop
By some standards, Dann's newbie to the "bike shop life" getting his first bike shop gig in 2010. A missionary's kid, he grew up around Tokyo and speaks Japanese. A man of adventure, he took a break from the bikes for a few years to attend Bible and for an internship  at a church in England. He's living  the good life these days wrenching bikes, wearing lots of wool and trying not o.d. on Grant Peterson. We think you'll enjoy this week's FIVE THINGS.

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FIVE THINGS WITH KATE SCHADE FOUNDER OF KATE'S REAL FOOD

FIVE THINGS WITH KATE SCHADE FOUNDER OF KATE'S REAL FOOD
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 FIVE THINGS is with Kate Schade, founder, Kate's Real Food. Kate’s Real Food is a small company in the Idaho backcountry making  handmade, organic energy bars with all-natural ingredients. Kate dived headlong into the business world in 2010 after making her Tram Bars to sustain her and her pals during their epic backcountry adventures. She's been a ski bum, slinged Italian food, managed CSA farm called Cosmic Apple Gardens.  Oh, and did we mention she races motorcycles in the dessert? Enjoy this week's FIVE THINGS.

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