Poison Spider named one of ‘America’s Best Bike Shops’ for 2013
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David Vartanian, Poison Spider’s 2013 Employee of the Year, helps Castle Valley customer Eddie Morandi.                               Photo by Amy Walling
David Vartanian, Poison Spider’s 2013 Employee of the Year, helps Castle Valley customer Eddie Morandi. Photo by Amy Walling
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Poison Spider Bicycles of Moab, Utah has been named one of “America’s Best Bike Shops” for 2013 by the National Bicycle Dealers Association.

The Moab business is one of 170 bike shops nationwide to be given the honor in the first year of the America’s Best Bike Shops program. There are approximately 4,000 bike shops in the U.S., according to the National Bicycle Dealers Association.

To compete for the award, the shops completed an application describing what set them apart from the average store. Mystery shoppers then evaluated the business by visiting the store, reviewing the store’s website and contacting the shop by phone to assess the performance from a consumer’s perspective.

The new program is designed to help consumers find stores in their areas that will “provide the expertise and professionalism they need to get the most benefit from cycling,” according to a news release.


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