Member Spotlight: Cheryl Rider | Office Evolution

Cheryl Rider is a member of the Longmont, Colorado location of Office Evolution. She is the entrepreneur behind Calling All Riders, a business that aims to provide professional, affordable bicycle transport services for athletes who participate in cycling events across the United States.

To get more information about the business, Cheryl’s entrepreneurial philosophy and what working from an Office Evolution location has done for her business, we asked her to participate in our member spotlight questionnaire. Check out her answers below!

Are you a dreamer, risk-taker, or doer?

Primarily a doer. I am first and foremost a tasker and believe it is important to finish a task, to see it from beginning to end, redirecting one’s path when needed to obtain that goal. I tend to look for the big picture first so that I can focus on the details needed to get the job done; a goal with an end game.

Entrepreneurship is…

  • The act of starting and running your own business, your own venture, with considerable initiative and risk.

  • The art or science of innovation and risk-taking for profit in business.

An entrepreneur is a dreamer, a risk-taker, and a doer. It starts with a dream, mix in a little risk-taking, start the process of doing and you have a recipe for success.

As fellow entrepreneurs, we would love to hear about your business.

At Calling All Riders, my goal is to provide a professional and affordable bicycle transport service for athletes participating in bicycling events across the contiguous United States. My primary focus is on the Ironman triathlon events.

Our service paves the road to the events that challenge an athlete’s potential.

A commercial cargo van is the mode of transport with one driver. No need to take the bike apart for shipping, no reassembly, no adjustments; no exposure to the elements; ready to go for the event. No long drives for the athlete, saving valuable time and energy. Pricing will be job cost-based, taking into consideration ridership participation and event distance.

Who is your ideal customer?

My ideal customer is the athlete who has the fortitude to continually challenge himself or herself. Those who have a passion for road cycling. Passion and emotion drive performance.

What are your top tips for entrepreneurial success?

  • Entrepreneurial success requires both persistence and resilience.

  • Embrace responsibility, mindset and passion.

  • Other characteristics to consider include adaptability, decisiveness, being comfortable with failure.

  • One of the forces driving the entrepreneurial trend in our economy today includes a shift to a service economy.

  • Serve others and help them to be their best selves.

  • Never fail to make happiness a priority. It’s catchy.

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