A busy software developer wanting more time for cycling was the spark for a new furniture business.

It is a common belief that great ideas are born out of frustration. For Dan Young who runs his own mobile app development company in Cleveland, Ohio, finding time to devote to cycling was difficult. His long hours spent at his desk got him longing for breaks where he could go out for a bike ride. Then he got an idea, why not find a way to combine both activities?

What he had to do was find a way to merge his desk and bike. The result is Kickstand Furniture, a new company Young started which makes specialized desks under which you can park your bicycle and pedal while you work. Fresh Water Cleveland spoke with Young on why he chose to start another company.

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