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“…With Steve’s invention and Anne’s earnings, the two started Hed Cycling in 1984. Steve and Anne only made 14 wheels that first year, but the phones kept ringing. They sold their wheel to more professional athletes and teams, even patenting a new design for a composite front wheel that brought in more partners and international sales. By 2014, Hed Cycling had grown to 40 employees and a 12,000 square-foot facility in Minnesota; manufacturing premium bicycle wheels and components that embodied Steve’s design philosophy known as…”
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