When Marty Hammond—owner of Marty’s Cycles—was in college he realized he wasn’t cut out for an office job. “I couldn’t sit still in class,” Marty said. “And the bike industry looked like a great opportunity.”
His interest in bikes began at an early age, working on bikes with his brother. And the history of bike interest within his family tree goes even further back.
Brandon Kidwell knows computers. “I’ve been in technology most of my life, either professionally or through various clubs and teams growing up,” said Kidwell, owner of Sunrise Computing, now in its fourth year of business. “I started professionally as a computer repair agent here in the valley with a small company and learned so much about the insides and outs of the computer hardware and how to fix them.”
Opening in October 2012, Miles Automotive (located at 690 S. Pacific Hwy, Talent) started as a small automotive repair and maintenance shop and has grown tremendously in just five years. “This is because we believe that honesty and trust, treating our customers with respect and having exceptional customer service are the most important in this industry,” said owner Jennifer Miles. “We instill trust in our customers and make sure that you, your family and your friends are safe out there on the road.”
House of Leaves serves the Southern Oregon community at two locations (259 E. Barnett in Medford, and 488 N. Main in Ashland) with top-quality, excellently priced cannabis goods sourced from Oregon’s best producers.
Lanelle Piotrowski, owner of Be Well Massage, 408 Crater Lake Avenue, has lived here in the Rogue Valley for 16 years. “Growing up in the small town of Port Angeles, Washington, I really wanted to expand my horizons,” Lanelle said.