NY Times: Bed-Stuy Shop Struggles in Bike Boom Dec 21, 2009

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Photo by Raymond McCrea Jones/The New York Times

The New York Times’ City Room Blog has a story on Lit Fuse Cyclery, a struggling shop in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. The owners, Damian Loverro, on left, and Angel Albertorio, on the right, spoke with the Times about the shop’s beginnings and the current state of their business.

Read the article, it’s well worth the few moments It’ll take. This quote in particular stuck out:

I like the craftsmanship of a machine that you can ride, and maintain for your whole life,” he said. “It’s better for your soul. It’s better for your heart.

If you live in the neighborhood, you should swing by and check the shop out.