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Wayne Post
  • A place for those who 'love to ride'

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  • You may have driven past Country Rode Motowerks on 31-F and wondered what they do. Here, the owners of the motorcycle outfitting store share a little more about how they got into the business of big bikes.
    The movie, TV program or song that best portrays what your business is like:
    “Long Way ‘Round” by Ewan McGregor.
    What three words best describe your business?
    Fun, knowledgable, friendly.
    How did you get the idea to begin your business?
    A businessman and a health care provider were looking for a career change.
    What hurdles did you have to go through in order to begin your business?
    Dealing with a German manufacturer.
    What are the future goals of your business?
    To continue to supply unique quality motorcycles and motor scooters to people who love to ride.
    About Country Rode Motowerks Address: 286 Macedon Center Road, Fairport, N.Y.
    Names of owners: Art and Lyn Elting
    Town or village where owners live: Palmyra
    Number of full-time employees, excluding owners: 6
    Number of part-time employees, excluding owners: 2
    Month/Year business opened: May, 1998
    Services: Sales, service, parts, accessories, and apparel for BMW motorcycles, ZERO motorcycles, and Piaggio/Vespa scooters
    Contact information: 421-0480, www.countryrode.com
    Open: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tues.-Thurs.,10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.
    Parking: Plenty available on site
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