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March 18, 2015


freshwatercleveland

Skidmark Garage set to burn rubber with May grand opening
freshwatercleveland
Brian Schaffran has been riding motorcycles for 15 years, starting with a 1978 Honda CB750 he found on the side of the road in his hometown of Strongsville. He quickly fell in love, not just with the romantic notion of riding itself, but with the ...

May 27, 2016


WKYC-TV

Cleveland motorcycle shop owner to host show on Esquire Network
WKYC-TV
Dani Pajak, who owns Disowned Customs, will be hosting. Brian Schaffran runs a community-style motorcycle repair shop named Skidmark Garage, located on Cleveland's west side. Last year, WKYC interviewed Pajak. Pajak confirmed to WKYC that they are ...

April 13, 2017


Cycleworld

Custom Culture Pavilion at AIMExpo Presented by Nationwide Celebrates The Motorcycle Customizer
Cycleworld
In addition to the CofA bike build-off, the Custom Culture Pavilion will feature exhibitors that have embraced the custom lifestyle. Skidmark Garage, a 10,000 sq. ft. community motorcycle garage in Cleveland, will host the Skidmark Garage Showcase ...

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June 7, 2016


freshwatercleveland

Motorcycle garage owner gets real with upcoming TV show for Esquire Network
freshwatercleveland
Motorcycle aficionado Brian Schaffran has been running his Cleveland-based hotrodding fix-it clubhouse Skidmark Garage for over a year. While bringing in new riders has been a slower process than Schaffran would like, a forthcoming motorcycle ...

April 17, 2017


RideApart

Custom Culture Show Returns to AIMExpo
RideApart
Skidmark Garage, a 10,000 sq. ft. community motorcycle garage in Cleveland, will host the Skidmark Garage Showcase Lounge, a marquee showcase for attendees and builders to mingle, take photos and share dreams. The “Artisans Row” will showcase ...

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April 14, 2017


autoevolution

Custom Motorcycles Are Welcomed At AIMExpo 2017
autoevolution
If you love custom motorcycles, then this year's American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) is the place you might want to put on the list. The organizers announced the return of the highly popular Custom Culture Pavilion, designed to attract ...

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October 15, 2015


New life for old haunts: How historic buildings are adapting to modern concepts
freshwatercleveland
Walk into Skidmark Garage, an appropriately-named motorcycle shop, and you're in the former central meat processing area. Sealed-off doors along the wall, which are now scattered with shelves, wrenches and toolboxes, signal where the meat was once ...

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August 27, 2016


cleveland.com

Abandoned Cleveland industrial landmark gets new lease on life with Ingenuity: See inside the amazing building ...
cleveland.com
"Being a part of this collaboration benefits Skidmark Garage quite simply in exposure," says Skidmark Garage's Brian Schaffran. "Originally, I wasn't sure how much Skidmark's worth could be in the world of Ingenuity Cleveland -- it wasn't obvious to me ...

August 9, 2015


Crain's Cleveland Business

Startups, artists invade former meat plant
Crain's Cleveland Business
Photo by REBECCA R. MARKOVITZ Dani Pajak runs Disowned Customs, a custom motorcycle shop, out of Skidmark Garage, one of the small businesses helping to transform the Hildebrandt building. See page 12 for profiles on three of these companies.

April 4, 2017


PR Newswire (press release)

CLEANLIFE® Energy announced today that CEO Justin Miller will be featured as one of five investors on the new ...
PR Newswire (press release)
The team of investors from "Cleveland Chain Reaction" poses for a picture with show host, Kenny Crumpton, in the Skidmark Garage located in the Ingenuity shared maker space (from left to right) Kenny Crumpton, host; Claudia Young, owner of the Velvet ...

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