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Bike shop owner tries to change opinions

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Bill Hickey saw an opportunity and didn’t let it go by. Hickey, who commutes from Modesto to his store, loves bikes and purchased Madera Bike Shop two years ago.

“I love bikes,” he said. “I saw a good opportunity and seized it. I’ve been wanting to open my own shop for awhile and it was the right time to buy.”

Since taking over the shop, Hickey has gotten compliments for how he treats customers, he said.

“We meet a lot of neat people,” he said. “It’s been a pleasant experience. People have told us they like our stuff better and the prices are much better.” ...


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