Skip to comments.Texas Bike Shop Stops Selling To Police After Woke Employees Complain (Austin, TX)
Posted on 08/08/2020 4:14:48 PM PDT by Beave Meister
Austin, TX An Austin bike shop owned in part by Lance Armstrong has announced it will no longer fulfil its lucrative contract keeping the Austin Police Departments bicycle patrol on two wheels after after three employees complained that officers used their bikes to control violent protesters.
Mellow Johnnys Bike Shop, located in downtown Austin, is the brainchild of racing legend Armstrong, according to the shops website.
KXAN reported that the bike shop, which took a Paycheck Protection Program loan of between $150,000 and $350,000 in April, is walking away from a $314,000 contract with the city.
The most recent contract to supply the Austin police was a three-year agreement with two renewal options.
The bike shop, in business since 2008, has held the contract to provide all the Trek mountain bikes and accessories to the Austin bike cops for eight years, according to a column in the Austin American-Statesman.
On Tuesday, the manager called the Austin police and told them they had been cut off.
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Note to self, avoid Austin like plague
Ironic, they hate the police yet long for a police state.
Well Johnny is not so mellow.
Is the PPP thing federal?
If so, benefits should be cut off immediately.
violent protesters = rioters
“”””is walking away from a $314,000 contract with the city. “”
How does a company walk away from a contract with a city?
I did hundreds of jobs that were part of city projects and I don’t recall any of the contracts saying I could just walk away if my feelings were hurt.
The geniuses should look up breach of contract sometime.
Get woke, go broke.
This sounds like a two-for to me...that disgrace, Lance Armstrong allies with Lefties, and a bike shop somewhere else, not owned by Leftists, gets a brand new contract!
Just wait til they see what kind of Police Force they have after the Christians are Raptured. It won’t be pretty.
Hmmm, guess we’ll have to see what the contract says about breach of contract. However, I guarantee there are other bike shops in Austin that would be glad to fulfill that contract.
Please go and leave them a bad review online.
Gee, it would really be a shame if a certain liberal bike shop should need the police in an emergency, wouldn’t it?
A real ‘crying’ shame.
may they go broke
Sadly, timing is not good for the store going broke. Last week I was in my local bike store (Frisco, Tx) to have new tires put on and was informed that earliest opening was a week out. In the course of our discussion I commented that it was a hopping place. He responded yeh, that every bike on order was already sold and they couldnt get enough to fill demand.
Oh, and Lance Armstrong turned out to be a lying, juicing fraud.
I cant imagine that shop.is a fun place to work now. At least not fornthe sap who has to answer the phone.
fk those communists !
Heck, put the cops on big Harleys and let ‘em ride down the sidewalks of Prog fairy Austin!
The cops won’t get there because their bikes are broken so the rioters should have the three employees tossed to them
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