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

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Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 19:10:11 GMT
Subject: Re: Fwd: [CR]Origins of Trek Bicycle Company

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

>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