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Name: Tony Tulloh (Tony’s Bike Shop)

Tony Tulloh loves bicycles and everything there is to do with or know about them. He grew up around them, helping his grandfather work in his own bike shop, and later moved on to open his own. He now runs two locations, each one dedicated to getting people biking in their community. With his first shop in Valrico, Fla., the St. Pete location has newly joined the local business scene. Tony buys, sells, rents and repairs bikes of all kinds. His work helps motivate those in the community to be active and environmentally friendly in their travels, fueling his passions further.

Years in St. Pete

1

Hustle (job)

Bicycle shop - owner/operator. .

What do you do?  

Bicycle repair, sales, rentals, and mural tours.

Why do you do it?

I was born with passion for the business. I worked in my grandfather's bicycle shop growing up.

What was your Catalyst? (How did you get started?)

I opened my first shop in Plant City, Fla., in 1982.

What’s a common misconception or unknown aspect of what you do?

Not many people know how to repair bicycles.

What’s the most challenging part of your Hustle?

Keeping operations simple.

What’s the most valuable piece of business advice/insight that’s helped you?

Take care of the customer, and they will take care of you.

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