“In his February keynote speech for Oregon Business‘ ‘100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon’ awards dinner, Puppet Labs CEO Luke Kanies relayed a telling anecdote about the intersection between bikes and business. During their first staff meeting, new hires at this fast-growing Pearl District software firm are asked to reveal something interesting about themselves. But so many people want to talk about bikes (along with coffee and beer) that such interests are ‘no longer considered interesting,’ Kanies said.”
-From “Business Cycles,” Oregon Business, April 2014.
Honoring My Compass recently recounted a bike trip taken to visit a friend in rural Washington that lives in a tiny house with her mother. “Bike Touring, Tiny Houses, and Slug Sex” was a fun read, particularly since at the time the reader was experiencing a very stormy weekend and was concerned part of her house may not actually make it through.