Bike Friday: Pocket Rocket Pro, Tandem Traveler Sport and the latest prototype.
Alan founded the original Burley Bags that became Burley Design in 1969. He co-founded Advanced Training Products and Green Gear Cycling with his brother Hanz.
At age ...
12 Co-founder — Al's Electronics (Unicycles to Megacycles, La Feria, TX with my Dad)
16 Founder — Al's Bike Shoppe' (Fargo, ND)
18 Founder — Great Plains Bike Club (GPBC) (Not a business, but I learned a lot about customers from it.)
19 Founder & Designer — Burley Bike Bags (Burley Lite Trailer, Rain Gear, Duet Tandem & inception of Pacific Yurts)
20 Founder — Dakota Nomad Inc. Bike Shops - Fargo & Grand Forks North Dakota
27 Co-Founder — Burley Design Cooperative Inc. (Cottage Grove, OR with wife and 10 employees. You can search it online and read history.)
33 Founder — Architectural Fabrics (Awnings) (Atlanta, GA)
(as single parent of original Burley Trailer Girls - Hanna and Fraeda in his home.)
34 Co-Founder — SofTech Inc. (Awnings)
(He made the GG awning out front in his home.)
36 Co-Founder — Advanced Training Products (ATP) (Burley tandems design and manufacturing with Hanz)
40 Co-Founder — Scholz Family Fabricators (SFF) (Eugene, OR) (with wife Theresa)
41 Co-Founder — Green Gear Cycling Inc. / BikeFriday - (Performance that Packs with Hanz)
44 Co-founded — AIM (with Jeff Linder and Hanz)
58 Co-Founded The Urban Garden Company w/ Bill Klaverkamp - making Urban Garden Carts that convert to bike trailers also.
Hanz (left) and Alan.
Alan's Super Pro.