PolitiFact: Testing Scott Walker claim that 99% of Trek bicycles are made overseas - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:00:32 GMT
PolitiFact: Testing Scott Walker claim that 99% of Trek bicycles are made overseas
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Tweet. Email; Print. (266) Comments. New today from PolitiFact Wisconsin: Campaigning for re-election, Gov. Scott Walker says Trek Bicycles is "(Mary) Burke's company" and "makes 99% of their bikes overseas." We take his claim for a spin around the block.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:05:58 GMT
Scott Walker says Trek makes 99% of its bicycles overseas
She has said that Trek, as a company trying to compete globally, does what it can to manufacture bikes in the United States and makes more bikes in America than any other manufacturer. The latest Walker ad cites an OnMilwaukee.com piece from Jan.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:04:58 GMT
MADISON - Walker campaign criticizes Burke and Trek's outsourcing
Scott Walker has focused on the company's decision to send jobs to China after receiving grants funded with Wisconsin taxpayers' money. He emphasizes that the company that made Burke a millionaire is building bikes in China, a country where Walker says ...
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:12:02 GMT
Local bike shops partner with My City Bikes
Trek Bicycle Store of Mount Pleasant and Charleston Bicycle Co. have teamed up with the My City Bikes project to help improve individual and environmental health in Charleston. Though the action is a simple one, the effects on community health are ...
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:47:15 GMT
Pro bike: Frank Schleck's Trek Émonda
A quick nose around the Trek Factory Racing mechanics' truck at the Tour de France reveals the new flagship bike - the Émonda - of the team's title sponsor is the machine favoured by squad's riders. We stopped by the team's hotel ahead of the Grand Départ ...