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Career takes cycling detour

Owner Billy Blanton expands 'The Bike Shop' near Fairgrounds

Career takes cycling detour

Career takes cycling detour

The Bike Shop owner Billy Blanton wor...


      When one of his retail tenants couldn't make a go of the bike shop he opened, Billy Blanton became a bicycle shop owner. Located almost 20 years ago in a small retail shopping center next to the former Weiss Theater on Georgia Avenue, Blanton took over The Bike Shop in 1992 with no experience, but a hunch that Statesboro could support a bike sales and repair shop.


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