Christi and I just finished pushing through the 2011 numbers for the shop to facilitate closing out the books, submitting taxes, and calculating insurance adjustments for 2012 premiums.
Out of this long, borish work comes some numbers that are kinda fun to look at from a cycling business perspective, so I thought I'd share...
2011 at a glance:
Total number of unique customers - 247
Total number of customer emails answererd - 4370
Feet of steel tubing used - 431'
Feet of titanium tubing used - 192'
Number of K sized cylinders of argon used - 5
Total paid for business insurance for year - $1756.00
Number of blog posts for year - 74
Number of races promoted/ran with 331 - 9
Number of kids races - 5
Personal hours required preparing/running the races - 115
Amount of donations for races/prizes/blog contests - $5897.00
Number of Tee Shirts printed - 110
Hours of trail work at Vultures Knob - 22
Hours donated for in shop framebuilding instruction - 62 (4 individuals)
Shop hours logged - 1622
Fire Department hours logged - 3030
Average work week between both - 89 hours
and here is the sad one...
Number of rides in 2011 - 15
So...here's looking forward to 2012, where I hope to ride more, we're adding one more race, and the sun will always shine in Ohio (well, two outa three aint bad) :)