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Small-Business Success Story: Bryson City Bicycles

Kiplinger's spoke with Diane Cutler, co-owner of Bryson City Bicycles, a Bryson City, N.C.-based bicycle shop, about why she and co-owner Andy Zivinsky, left the safety of their 9-to-5 jobs to pursue entrepreneurship. Read on for an excerpt from our interview:

Why open a bike shop? We are lifelong bicyclists. I rode across the U.S.

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