Video: The Entreprenuers: Kathy Salisbury & JC Canfield

Owners of Fanatik Bike Co and High Above accessories


Episode Description:

Bringing a business to fruition is often quite literally a dream come true, be it a locally owned bike shop or a hand-made hip pack. For Kathy Salisbury, co-owner of Fanatik Bike Co., and JC Canfield, owner of High Above, their businesses are their livelihood, but also a way to support and contribute to the local mountain bike community.

It is a beautiful and inspiring story as these two local businesses support each other and establish good products and service for the local mountain bike community. In turn, the locals support them and give them and usually give them first shot at their business. And the cycle continues to create a sustainable, healthy ecosystem.

Kathy Salisbury is the co-owner of Fanatik Bike Co.

Series Description:

Every community has its cornerstones, the people making forward progression possible. Bellingham, WA, has a thriving mountain bike scene with so many people contributing in every possible way imaginable. However, there are a few who epitomize the community as a whole, simply through their actions.

JC Canfield produces high quality products from his home production facility.

More information about Fanatik Bike Co can be found here. High Above information is available here.

About the author: Francis Cebedo

The founder of mtbr and roadbikereview, Francis Cebedo believes that every cyclist has a lot to teach and a lot to learn. "Our websites are communal hubs for sharing cycling experiences, trading adventure stories, and passing along product information and opinions." Francis' favorite bike is the last bike he rode, whether it's a dirt jumper, singlespeed, trail bike, lugged commuter or ultralight carbon road steed. Indeed, Francis loves cycling in all its forms and is happiest when infecting others with that same passion. Francis also believes that IPA will save America.

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