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Southern California’s ARB Cyclery closes its doors

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — After serving Orange County cyclists for more than a decade, ARB Cyclery’s last day of business was May 31.

Spinlister shuts down as funding dries up

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Spinlister, which launched as a peer-to-peer bike rental program (shorthanded as “Airbnb for bikes”) and went on to offer a dockless bike share program and bike rental and demo management software for bike shops, is shutting down CEO Marcelo Loureiro announced the shut down in a “farewell message” on the company’s website

Strava adds directory to top apps that sync with its data

There are more than 18,000 Strava-connected apps available.

Mobile repair shop opens brick-and-mortar store

CARY, N.C. (BRAIN) — Retailer Matt Lodder operated a small home-based shop offering mobile repair services for eight years, and as his business grew he realized he needed a larger space. Lodder recently moved his repair and bike fit operation into a 1,400-square-foot space in Cary, North Carolina.

Fit Kit Systems develops global online bike fitter directory

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Fit Kit Systems has created a global directory listing service, findafitter.bike , where bike fitters can promote their services and cyclists search for bike fitters and find information on bike fitting. According to the company, other existing bike fitter directories are restricted to fitters with one particular credential or technology. In the view of Fit Kit, the most experienced fitters have multiple credentials and use a wide range of tools, technologies and techniques

Verde PR to represent Reynolds Cycling

SANDY, Utah (BRAIN) — Reynolds Cycling has hired Verde Brand Communications to handle its PR, social media, marketing and advertising, effective immediately. “The Verde team has the tools to deliver a powerful brand message across multiple channels, and with a wealth of bike industry experience, I know it will be done with an authentic voice,” said Mike Dufner, CFO of Reynolds Cycling

Weekly Bike Jobs Roundup

Bunch of bike jobs I have seen floating around, get your earn on people!

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From C-List

Boston Rickshaw is seeking outgoing, hard working, cash loving
drivers for the 2012 season. If you enjoy riding a bicycle, working
outdoors, and eating burritos this could be the perfect job for you.

If you meet the requirements above and below please contact Vinny @ the reply above

- valid US drivers license
- over 21 years of age
- pass background check
( all of these required by Boston Police Dept )
- love putting cash in your pockets

Compensation: $20+hr
Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
Please, no phone calls about this job!
Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

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From c-list

Bicycle Salesperson/Mechanic

Ready to put your sales and mechanical skills toward building a career?

Join the team at Farina’s. Work in a great environment. Learn a trade that is in high demand.

Job Description:

Premier bicycle retailer is seeking reliable & enthusiastic individuals to sell and service bicycles and accessories. Excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience.

Individuals must have the following:

- Passion for bicycles and cycling at all levels.

- Prior experience working on bicycles in a bike shop is REQUIRED.

- We offer paid training to individuals who are open to learning, detail oriented and posess strong mechanical skills.

- High level of motivation and responsibility.

- Ability to communicate clearly with customers and other employees.

Hours & Compensation:

- Full Time Position, minimum of 40 hours per week

- Time+Half Overtime pay is provided for any hours over 40.

- Pay is determined by prior experience and mechanical ability. Typically $12-$16 per hour.

- Benefits are available.

Interested individuals should contact Michael Farina at the numbers &/or addresses listed below.

Farina’s

61 Galen Street

Watertown, MA 02472

617-926-1717 x623

www.farinas.com

contactus@farinas.com

Farina’s is a 37 year old, family owned and operated retail company, which sells high quality bicycles and accessories. We are easily accessible via MBTA and Mass. Turnpike and are located on the Newton/Watertown line.

Location: Watertown
Compensation: $12 and up depending on experience
Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
Phone calls about this job are ok.
Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

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From C-List

 

About Us:

Zagster makes bicycle rentals easy. We focus on bringing bike rentals to closed communities (colleges, apartment complexes, corporate campuses, etc.). Currently Zagster is in use at 55 locations around the world. Zagster was formerly known as CityRyde, the bike sharing experts. CityRyde has helped bike projects come to life since 2007. Zagster is a current TechStars company and is located in Cambridge, MA. We’re a small, fun tight-knit group that delivers relentlessly on tight deadlines, fueled by our passion (and coffee/beer).
Responsibilities:
  • Outbound Lead Generation
  • Arranging meetings with qualified key stakeholders
  • Participating in presenting and positioning our products to key stakeholders
  • Ultimately, end to end responsibility to manage the entire sales cycle from inception to closure within your own assigned territory
Requirements:
  • 1-2 years of sales experience
  • Experience making open-ended, introductory calls
  • Excited to work with multiple buyers in a single sale (experience preferred)
  • Willing to do what it takes to get the job done and close the sale
  • Excellent organization, presentation, and communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Ability to work in a startup environment where change is enivitable
  • College degree required
Bonus Points:
  • Previous work experience with a startup company
  • Passion for sustainability and/or transportation
  • Experience selling to apartment complexes/management firms
  • Experience selling to hotels/resorts
  • Experience selling to Universities
Perks:
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Working in a top-tier startup accelerator (TechStars)
  • Competitive compensation that is performance based
NOTE: NO RECRUITERS FOR THIS POSITION

Click Here to Apply

  • Location: Cambridge, MA
  • Compensation: -
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

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From C-List

Bicycle Mechanic Apprentice

Looking for an apprentice to work on bicycles two days a week, probably on a Sunday and a weekday, 11am to 6pm.
Initial duties include cleaning up old bikes and replacing tires/tubes.

No experience necessary but a strong interest in bicycles is important.
Also you must be someone who is very comfortable interacting with people in a public setting.

It is dirty work but for the right person this can be great experience
working with all kinds of bicycles and people.

The shop is in East Cambridge.

Location: Cambridge
Compensation: $8 Hr.
This is a part-time job.
Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
Please, no phone calls about this job!
Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.



Bike Job: .NET Developer At TechStars Company

From C-list

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About Us:

Zagster makes bicycle rentals easy. We focus on bringing bike rentals to closed communities (colleges, apartment complexes, corporate campuses, etc.). Currently Zagster is in use at 55 locations around the world. Zagster was formerly known as CityRyde, the bike sharing experts. CityRyde helped bike projects come to life since 2007. Zagster is a current TechStars company and are located in Cambridge, MA. We’re a small, fun tight-knit group that delivers relentlessly on tight deadlines, fueled by our passion (and coffee/beer).
Responsibilities:
  • Design and implement features that help improve the Zagster user experience
  • Optimize code for speed and reliability
  • Brainstorm ideas with the team and help shape the product roadmap
Requirements:
  • Experience with C#, ASP.NET 3.5, MVC
  • Experience with SQL Server
  • Able to work mostly independently (you already know how to code)
  • Willing to work part-time with the possibility of a full time position
Bonus Points:
  • Writing/understanding restful webservices
  • Experience developing mobile phone apps (iOS or Andriod)
  • Previous work experience with a consumer Internet company
  • Contributions to open source projects
  • Passion for sustainability and/or transportation
Perks:
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Working in a top-tier startup accelerator (TechStars)

NOTE: NO RECRUITERS FOR THIS POSITION

Click Here to Apply

  • Location: Cambridge, MA
  • Compensation: -
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.



Bike Job Roundup

Lots of jobs out there, get you some employment!

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from c-list

 

Work in Newburyport at one of the Premier Bicycle Shops on the North shore. Riverside Cycle sells top brands like Specialized, Trek, and Cannondale, we recently opened a 1100 square foot Fit Studio offering BG Fit. We are looking for summer full time and part time staff, could lead permanent positions. At Riverside we take pride in what we do and how we respect our employees and customers and expect the same in return from our employees. That being said we all ride and really enjoy cycling and the culture.

Bike Mechanic:
Must be skilled with past experience, Ability to communicate directly and politely with customers (this is non-negotiable). This position is in retail and the pace is very hectic at times but we do have fun. We repair bikes from the basic Huffy to Carbon dream bikes.

Sales Staff:
Looking for friendly, enthusiastic sales help. While current bicycle involvement is a plus, we will train. People skills and willingness to learn are more important than experience. At the end of the day “WE SELL FUN” and need you to enjoy your job and have that enthusiasm show through.

Send us your resume and fill out our online application.

http://riversidecycle.com/articles/employment-oportunities-pg126.htm

Please use online application and email before any phone calls.

All applicants will be kept confidential.

 

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from c-list

Quality bike shop looking for friendly, enthusiastic sales help. While current bicycle involvement is a plus, we will train. People skills and willingness to learn are more important than experience. Paid vacation and health insurance for full time employees.

Women should consider this job. Ordinarily, women might expect to be unwelcome in a bike shop, but our co-owner and half of our customers are women, so that’s no detriment here. (Oh yes, men are welcome too, but we figured you already knew that.)

EEO Hiring Organization: Pedal Power Bike & Ski

  • Location: Acton, MA
  • Compensation: $8 to $15/hr. Individual sales incentives and company bonuses available.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

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from c-list

 

Quality bike shop looking for experienced repair and assembly technicians. Friendly, helpful attitude a must! Opportunities for certifications and to learn new skills. Employees may attend industry conferences or schools. Paid vacation and health insurance for full time employees.

EEO

  • Location: Acton, MA
  • Compensation: $10 to $20/hour. Company bonuses available.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

 

 



Bike Job: Salem Cycle Sales Person

From C list

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Thank you for your interest in joining our team! To Apply online go to http://salemcycle.com/articles/salem-cycle-wants-you-pg160.htm
Women are encouraged to apply!

Current Positions Available
Sales Person. Salem Cycle is seeking an EXPERIENCED sales person.You must like Bikes and Bicycle Riding. But you do not need to know everything about bikes. We are a full service family shop and seek someone who is out-going and friendly.

This can be a full or part time position.

Service Manager. You will do all major repairs and be in charge of scheduling repairs and sold bike builds. You will also need to make sure that all repair and maintenance products are in-stock. You will also be responsible for making sure every bike assembled or repaired by Salem Cycle is test-ridden and checked over before it leaves the store.

This can be a full or part time spring/summer position.

We love meeting/hearing from qualified people. To apply on-line, please answer the questions below and click the Submit Form button at the bottom to forward this application to us. We’ll review it and be in touch if we like what we see. Thanks!

Location: Salem, MA
Compensation: Pay based on Experience!
This is a part-time job.
Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
Please, no phone calls about this job!
Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.