Buffalo’s Tom’s Pro Bike acquires Park Ave Bike Shop

BUFFALO, N.Y. (BRAIN) — The owners of Tom’s Pro Bike Service, which has two locations in the Buffalo area, have acquired Park Ave Bike Shop, which has two locations in the Rochester area, about an hour away.  Tom and Val Lonzi bought the Park Ave business from Andy August effective May 2

Fat bike advocates look for national park access

ISLAND PARK, ID (BRAIN) — Gaining winter access to national parks for fat bikes is a goal of advocates meeting at January’s Fat Bike Winter Summit and Festival, to be held at the Sawtelle Mountain Resort here.  The second annual event has been expanded from one to three days, January 25-27, and will include product demos, races, group rides, and a Saturday-evening celebration for fat-bike enthusiasts.  “Our goal with the summit and festival is to continue our work to gain access for fat bikes in national parks,” said Gary Sjoquist, advocacy director for QBP, an event sponsor and co-host. The festival was created by retailer Scott Fitzgerald, founder of Fitzgerald’s Bicycles in Victor, Idaho