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On the Job

Love of bikes led to a career change

Lindsey DiGiovanni, a bicycle mechanic, says it’s rare to see women in the back room of a bike shop, but she has a loyal clientele of cyclists — mostly male — at Cycle Loft in Burlington. “Some people are surprised when they ask to speak to a mechanic and I show up,” said DiGiovanni, 36. “But once they realize that I know what I’m talking about, I earn their respect.”

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