Re: Fwd: [CR]Origins of Trek Bicycle Company


Example: Events:Cirque du Cyclisme:2004

From: "richardsachs@juno.com" <richardsachs@juno.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 19:10:11 GMT
To: brook.watts@comcast.net
Subject: Re: Fwd: [CR]Origins of Trek Bicycle Company
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

wasn't hogg a hired helper? the owner was in the appliance industry, if memory serves... e-RICHIE chester, ct


-- Brook Watts wrote:


The REAL origin of Trek was the fire that destroyed the Stella factory disrupting the supply of frames the Hoggs were importing. That forced a move to domestic supplied bikes.

Brook Watts Longmont Colo


>
>Sender: classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org
>
>Any and All,
>It's my understanding that the founders of Trek
>started Trek by purchasing an existing framebuilding
>company. Is this so? What was the name of the company?
>Who owned it? What bikes were made. Etc, etc, etc...
>Joe Starck,
>masidon, wi