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Preventive Maintenance: Your First Emergency Road Repair

Riding a bicycle can be a risky endeavour, and long distance cycling tours add additional issues to the mix. Break-downs can not only thwart progress, it can actually cause injury and in certain conditions, worse. This is why the best emergency repair is preventive maintenance. Keeping your bicycle properly tuned yearly is one step. Conducting…
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A Positive Attitude is Key for Success

For you to be successful at any worthy goal, it is important to recognize that you do not do it on your own. Simply put, you need good relationships to succeed. Developing a positive outlook is needed to create good results. A sales team, or any person along the process chain, has to not only…
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New Road Repair Workshop focuses on Prevention

Fixing a flat tire on the road, or correcting a broken chain are just two topics covered in a two hour Emergency Road Repair workshop offered by CABS. “Many mechanical issues can occur when bicycle touring, “stated Brian Hahn, Instructor, “the key to any successful ride is prevention through maintenance.” Introduced in fall of 2019,…
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CABS to Introduce Online Sales Process Training for Bicycle Shops

The Sales Process for Bicycle Shops For a retail business to be successful, a sales teams needs to be more than just a customer processor. As a result, the Central Alberta Bicycle School is developing the online “Sales Process for Bicycle Shops” sales training program. “The sales process course will be offered through our Learning…
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Methodology: A key to a more efficient bicycle shop service center

Being thorough does not always come with practice. Even seasoned bicycle mechanics make mistakes. Mistakes that can translate into customer injury, low customer satisfaction ratings, higher insurance costs, lower client traffic and ultimately reduced revenue. Organizational theory argues that to be efficient it requires service management to make decisions, yet this same management can impede…
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