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Wethersfield Man Tries Out 'Pop Up' Bike Shop For Summer

WETHERSFIELD — Jim Arnold wants to put Old Wethersfield on two wheels. The cycling enthusiast is opening a pop-up bicycle business this summer on the front lawn of the Charles Hart Seed Co. at 304 Main St. His "shop" will consist of a tent that he will assemble and disassemble daily. Inside, he will tune up bikes, fix tires, service brakes and do other basic maintenance. He also plans to offer four regular bicycles and a tandem for rental or sale. "I think it's kind of a nostalgia-type of thing," Arnold said of the tandem. "People see that and say, 'Hey, I've never done that.' Most people think it's fun." The venture is...

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