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Performance Bicycle Reviews

Updated Aug 28, 2019

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Found 230 reviews

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Performance Bicycle CEO Pat Cunnane
Pat Cunnane
29 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great environment, good discounts, mostly great customers that need knowledge and assistance(in 20 reviews)

  • "Good employee discounts on bike apparel and tools(in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • "Lots of components when it comes to bikes due to mechanics of(in 20 reviews)

  • "Upper management wasn't super kind to employment(in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Performance was a great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Demand Planner in Chapel Hill, NC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Performance Bicycle full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    flexible hours great co workers good benefits

    Cons

    some old school management poor leadership at the top

    Advice to Management

    get out of the 70's!

    Performance Bicycle2019-06-07
  2. "Great people and ideas, but a corporate twist"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Performance Bicycle part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people, variety of work experience levels

    Cons

    No organized training for new hires Limitations in events due to the corporate chain approval

    Performance Bicycle2019-08-28
  3. "Alright Work Environment"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Mateo, CA

    I worked at Performance Bicycle part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people in store where nice and the job offered discounts

    Cons

    Upper management just cared about numbers Hard to get an increase in pay

    Performance Bicycle2019-08-23
  4. "Not what it used to be."

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    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Performance Bicycle full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great co workers, fun product to sell.

    Cons

    Performance bicycle was interested in making profits.

    Performance Bicycle2019-08-13
  5. "Performance Bicycle"

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    Former Employee - Mechanic, Lead in Dayton, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Performance Bicycle part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment, Welcoming to all types of cyclists. Welcoming to beginning cyclists. Community Involvement. Shop and Group Rides. Commuting Perks.

    Cons

    Although seeming to be producing profits from excellent margins Performance Bicycle failed to manage their debt well enough to stay in business, even after a two year push starting in 2016.

    Performance Bicycle2019-06-17
  6. "Mismanaged into the grave"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Performance Bicycle full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Co-workers, great customers, working with cycling, helping people be better cyclists

    Cons

    Inventory shortages, busy work, initiatives that were under budgeted and given insufficient time to work, and unfunded mandates from Corp.

    Advice to Management

    It's too late now. It's too bad that Pat and company could not change the Performance Corp culture

    Performance Bicycle2019-06-13
  7. "Company closed"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Performance Bicycle full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team and work life balance!

    Cons

    Chapter 11 reorg dismantled the company

    Performance Bicycle2019-05-17
  8. "The company has closed it's doors"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Performance Bicycle full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great culture and great selling bikes and a lifestyle

    Cons

    Shouldn't take money from people that do not have an interest in the business.

    Advice to Management

    move on

    Performance Bicycle2019-04-02
  9. "Great co-workers, bad leadership"

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    Former Employee - Web Analyst in Chapel Hill, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Performance Bicycle full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Working with talented co-workers Good work/life balance

    Cons

    Poor leadership team Political Lack of growth and innovation

    Advice to Management

    Embrace and leverage change, become more consumer-focused

    Performance Bicycle2019-04-02
  10. "Ok place to work, great if you love bikes"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Naperville, IL

    I worked at Performance Bicycle part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -you get to Help people figure out what they need/want -Good Bike & Bike parts discount -Can be a fun place to work

    Cons

    - they need more people on the sales floor than in the repair shop, so are unwilling to to train people to do repairs

    Performance Bicycle2019-03-12
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