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‘Militaristic sweat shop’: 6 things to know about the Grunt Style feud

San Antonio-based retail company Grunt Style is in the midst of a very public legal battle that has brought to light accusations of harassment, reckless business decisions and more.

The military-themed apparel brand was founded in 2009 when Daniel Alarik, an Army drill sergeant at the time, started designing and selling T-shirts out of the trunk of his SUV while stationed in Georgia. Grunt Style is known for its patriotic flare, featuring American flags, guns and the like.

The company grew, first calling Chicago home before relocating to San Antonio in 2018.

Here is a brief rundown of the recent leadership drama and past controversy. 

  • Alarik’s termination: Alarik was ousted as the CEO in February 2020 and, on Oct. 2, sued the company he founded, saying they violated his contract. Alarik claims Grunt Style fired him without proper compensation or medical coverage as his wife battles cancer. Alarik is seeking
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Vintage Electric E-Bikes Review | Big power and retro style without the sweat or spandex

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Portland is the only city in the continental United States with a volcano within its city limits. It’s called Mount Tabor, and although technically a mere “extinct volcanic vent,” walking or hiking up to the top of its roughly 440 feet is still a decent workout. Those who bike up it are typically spandex-clad Lance Armstrong types or casual cycling sadists content to chug up at 3 mph. I, on the other hand, pedaled up Mount Tabor at 20 mph. No huffing, no puffing, no sweat, no spandex.

That’s because I was riding a Vintage Electric Café electric pedal-assist bicycle, and after a summer spent zipping around town without the typical cycling concerns of hills, going too damn slow and showing up to your destination drenched, I’m thoroughly sold on electric assist bicycles as a concept. And as for the Café itself, it takes that

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Vintage Electric E-Bikes offer big power and retro style without the sweat or spandex

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Portland is the only city in the continental United States with a volcano within its city limits. It’s called Mount Tabor, and although technically a mere “extinct volcanic vent,” walking or hiking up to the top of its roughly 440 feet is still a decent workout. Those who bike up it are typically spandex-clad Lance Armstrong types or casual cycling sadists content to chug up at 3 mph. I, on the other hand, pedaled up Mount Tabor at 20 mph. No huffing, no puffing, no sweat, no spandex.

That’s because I was riding a Vintage Electric Café electric pedal-assist bicycle, and after a summer spent zipping around town without the typical cycling concerns of hills, going too damn slow and showing up to your destination drenched, I’m thoroughly sold on electric assist bicycles as a concept. And as for the Café itself, it takes that

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