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04-Jan-2020 12:32

“We’re surrounded by the Sangre de Cristos, the Sawatch Range, and the Arkansas Hills,” says Shawn Gillis, owner of Absolute Bikes, one of three bike shops downtown.

“There are so many things to do that, if one thing isn’t working, you don’t have to drive hours to do another,” says Lauren Fleshman, a former professional runner who founded energy-fuel company Picky Bars with her husband, triathlete Jesse Thomas, and Stephanie Bruce.

Bend now has close to 80 outdoor-­related businesses, ranging from the established brand Hydro Flask to startup Cairn.