Trek founder passes

Trek founder Richard Burke has passed away. The company reported today that Burke died
last night after having heart surgery. He was 73 years young.

Dick founded Trek in 1976, and shortly thereafter built this bike —

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And my brother bought one. Which I wish to God I hadn’t sold years ago to buy some dogstained sofa or the OED or something.

Great old feature in Inc magazine: Richard Burke, “How I Did It.”

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