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(Highland Park, IL) – The Trek Store of Highland Park announces today that the inventor of the mountain bike, Gary Fisher, will be making an appearance at the store located at 1925 Skokie Valley Road, Highland Park, IL 60035 on Sunday, August 16th from 5-7pm.

“Gary Fisher is a legend in the cycling world, and we are happy to host him for what promises to be an exciting event!” stated James T. Erbe, General Manager of The Trek Store of Highland Park. Gary will do a presentation, answer questions and be available for autographs and pictures” explained James

On hand at the Trek Store of Highland Park that evening will be many of Gary’s exciting new, never before seen 2010 Models that include both his new “Race Utility” Road Bikes, and some of his new Mountain Bike designs.


About Gary Fisher:
In 1974 Gary Fisher grafted a mixture of road bike and motorcycle parts onto a 1940s Schwinn Excelsior and created the first reliable, low-maintenance mountain bike. Soon after, Gary founded “Mountain Bikes”, the first company to build production mountain bikes. Today, Gary Fisher Bicycles is one of the world's leading brands of performance bicycles sold through specialty retailers. As chief designer Gary Fisher continues to be one of the most creative forces in cycling with a bicycle line that includes highly engineered, American-made mountain, road, luxury and children's bikes. For more information visit

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About the Trek Store of Highland Park:
Opened in December 2008, the Trek Store of Highland Park is an exclusive Trek and Gary Fisher Bicycle dealer which caters to everyone from the recreational cyclist, to your most competitive racer. The Trek Store of Highland Park is unique in the fact that it has a large collection of memorabilia celebrating Trek, Lance Armstrong, and Alberto Contador’s long history of success at the Tour de France and other major cycling events.
Any RSVP'S yet??

TuRBo Todd Britton
Just saw him at the Trek Dealer Show this week. Very cool, original guy. Super approachable.
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