To Dad for teaching me sales, and how to be a man.
To Nick and Elizabeth - you are the best gifts I have received.
Markie for pushing me to get a road bike...
Kim B. for letting me sub that spin class so long ago..
Bruce H for the tube sock arm warmers...
Marc M. and Liz K. for the startup dough.
Amy V. for the product name.
Diane L. and Brian for asking me, "Can we buy some anyway?" and being my first shop.
Ian and Trevor for asking, "Why not?"
Everyone at Treads for their enthusiasm...
Bill P. for listening to this idea and not laughing me out of his office.
John V. for my first retail order.
Mark and KC for writing me my first check.
Hans and Catie for their support and encouragement.
Adam T. for his advice on product development.
Zane D. for your partnership.
Leigh for the suggestions on my sell sheets...
KG Industries for the stellar tags...
Sofia Y. for the great prototypes.
Phyllis... you are amazing!
Jim C. for being my first real customer.
Maryanne W. for being my first lady customer.
Jim S. for the killer website hosting.
Sky W. for the great article and kind words.
Mireya for stuffing 86 of these things in bags...
Bob R. for the accounting...
Nick and Elizabeth for being with me all the way...
John and Mary at Outdoors...
Adam at Bicycle Pedal’r.
The staff at Dirt Rag. Best mag ever!
Rebecca at Rocky Mountain Sports...
SEAR for all the encouragement...
Doug T. and Ricky G. at Velocity Racing.
Ray (Jethro + Borg + Willie), Ralphie, & Maco
John at Old Town...
Lee at Great Divide - I can’t wait to ride the test track...
Derrin for delivering Utah!
Coach Don for the rain-soaked ride in Ohio!
Allison for RipAway™.
Nathan and Tom at ICCC-Colorado
Sam A. in FoCo for sharing the vision...
Bruce for the Gentleman's ride
Ken Christian for defeating my own worst enemy
Mike and Courtney
Brian G (Big Country) - still my friend, you TRAITOR
Rich, Dash, Buzzsaw, Kevin @ Frites
Ryan and Tabitha
for Sherm and Suzanne for the Keynote speech
Erika! 'Merika. You deserve a whole page. For the late nights, tough times. You believed in me when I didn't believe in myself. Loved me when I didn't love myself.
Susan W. for the charity versions
Erin for DECA and the marketing plan
Linda and her sewing
Chris and Karen at Mercury Wheels
Ann-Marie in Ireland
Grandpa Kevin and Jessica
Cole and Keeping Cross Funky
Charles for sending one to his mom, and getting her back on the bike
Adrienne, Jamie, Melinda and TRACY for freezing for the photoshoot
Robert Jones Photography
Nic & Kayla
Hyon, Technical Photo Director
Jon @ WTFKits
Spencer @ Hyperthreads
Cody @ Handup Gloves
Jeff at Team Alchemist
Anthony at FullBeam Australia
Tyres and Soles
The Sticky Bidon
Feed The Habit