Amazon | Bicycle Startup Wins Uphill Race
In the bicycle world, giants dominate. The world’s largest, most well-known brands get the lion’s share of bike business, leaving newcomers with a steep climb. But online selling has opened up new inroads for small businesses, and for three young bicycle enthusiasts, adventure beckoned.
Bike Rumor | Cheap commuter and city bikes - head to head
Frame 4130 chromoly steel / Fork Chromoly steel / Wheels 43mm alloy rims, 32h high flange hubs, flip flop rear / Transmission 6061 forged aluminium, 46x16t / Brakes Dual pivot calipers
USA Today | Millennial entrepreneurs bypass the unemployment line
Mehdi Farsi, Reza Farsi, and Eric Ferguson didn't send out resumes seeking a corporate job after they graduated from Arizona State University a few years ago. Instead, the longtime friends and avid cyclists turned their hobby into a business, launching State Bicycle Co.
Java | The Great State Bicycle Co.
As cyclists and joggers casually go by one evening at Tempe Beach Park, members of the State Bicycle Co. cycling team loaf together near the boat rental stand. Talk hovers around their performance last year at a major race, which they plan to enter again next month. Competing against a field of more than 100 riders last March, they surprised and absolutely beat the ass off the competition.
Talking Small Biz | State Bicycle Co.
Taking your hobby and your passion and turning it into a viable business is the holy grail for many entrepreneurs. Brothers Mehdi and Reza Farsi, along with longtime friend Eric Ferguson, have been able to achieve just that.
The Radavist | The Wolfpack Hustle Marathon Crash Race 2011
While I can’t possibly make it out to every cycling-related event, my readers can. That’s why I gladly accepted State Bicycle's offer to report on the Wolfpack Hustle Marathon Crash Race 2 event. Enclosed below is a full race recap of the events, including links to various facets of the race.
The State Press | Three ASU alumni pedaling toward success
Mehdi Farsi, a May 2007 marketing graduate, his younger brother, Reza Farsi, a December 2007 management graduate, and Eric Ferguson, a December 2008 marketing graduate, launched Web-based business State Bicycle in December.