CycleShark.com: Bringing the Ride Alive on the Web
11 July 2000CycleShark.com: Bringing the Ride Alive on the Web
BALTIMORE - CycleShark.com is the most comprehensive on-line community, content and commerce site for motorcycle enthusiasts, where industry experts provide product reviews and insights into everything from bike safety and riding skills to tips for the shade-tree mechanic. "CycleShark.com is making the Internet a core part of a great motorcycling experience," said Dan Meisner, President and CEO of CycleShark.com. "Unlike any other motorcycle site on the web, CycleShark.com gives motorcycle enthusiasts access to insightful, informative articles about the sport they love, and the products they want, all at their fingertips." CycleShark.com experts combine nearly 70 years of motorcycle and business experience, insuring that everyone from the veteran rider to the first-timer will find valuable information that will enhance their riding experience. The advice provided by experts, the articles, the product updates can all be tailored to reflect the needs and interests of individual riders. The experience of CycleShark.com is as unique as the bike of each individual rider. "We're offering riders the best information, the best products -- and we're doing it with the ease and security of the Internet," said Meisner. The site currently includes more than 50 pieces covering a wide range of cycling issues from the safe operation of a bike, to mechanical tips to rider health. Recent articles include, "How to Buy a Used Bike," "When is a Bruise Not a Bruise?," "How to Ship Your Bike," "Starting a Motorcycle Club," and "Gasket Basics." Two new articles will be posted every week. "The quality of the information is only equaled by the quality of the merchandise we offer," said Meisner. "We have the best people in the industry such as former industry R&D specialists, motorcycle journalists, and a clinical psychologist, writing about the industry and reviewing the best products available. It's a combination that will elevate everyone's riding experience." CycleShark.com was conceived by Dan Meisner who has spent 12 years in retail- and factory-level motorcycle accessory sales, and Karl Feldman, an avid motorcyclist specializing in the development of e-commerce applications and solutions. Editorial content is managed by Lee Parks who has worked for Motorcyclist, Motorcycle Product News, and Motorcycle Consumer News. The site was crafted by marchFIRST. It was launched July 5th.