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Interview with Wittson Cycles’s Vidmantas Zukauskas

How did your passion for cycling start? In the beginning of the 70s, for me, being a kid from a small village, a sports bicycle (nowadays known as a road racing bicycle) was an unreachable dream. Our family couldn’t afford one so I went to a Cycling Sport School just to get an opportunity to […]

ABG / Litespeed director of marketing Herbert Krabel

If you read online reviews and discussions of titanium bicycles, particularly brands managed by American Bicycle Group (ABG), you will likely come across (directly or indirectly) the name Herbert Krabel. Herbert was the director of sports marketingwill at Litespeed / ABG until 2007, at which time he left to start his own public relations company. […]

Matthew Bracken on Indepedent Fabrication’s roots

Independent Fabrications is an employee-owned company that started in 1995 by original founders of Fat City Cycles when Fat City was sold to Serotta. As Matthew Bracken, president and one of the employee owners of Independent Fabrication, described (source: website, June 2010): Instead of giving up and throwing in the towel they met as […]

Lynskey leaves Litespeed

The following article is quoted from the publication Bicycle Retailer (dated Tuesday, July 12 2005). Last Litespeed Founder, Mark Lynskey, Leaves American Bicycle Group CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN)—Mark Lynskey, vice president of sales and marketing of the American Bicycle Group, left the company last week, saying he had achieved what he wanted to at the company […]