The Great Fail: When the Wheels Came Off for Schwinn Bicycles 

How a series of poor leadership decisions led Schwinn to a dead end

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In 1895, Schwinn was driven by the pursuit of an American dream when bicycling was still a relatively new sport. As one of the longest-standing bicycle companies, Schwinn signified influence and innovation amidst a biking craze that further catapulted its success.

But over the years, it would lose its luster after a series of poor leadership decisions that led it to a dead end.

Get the full story on Episode 58 of  The Great Fail to hear the story. Special thanks to Jay Townley for his contributions to this segment.

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