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Madison Matters: Walker takes risk with Trek attack
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By Scott Bauer Associated Press MADISON- Trek Bicycle Corp., which makes bikes for everyone from children on training wheels to competitors in the Tour de France, has found itself in the middle of an entirely different kind of race - the one for Wisconsin governor. Democratic challenger Mary Burke has proudly touted her ties to the company founded by her father and where she was once an executive. When she launched her campaign in October, she talked about the family's business starting "in a red barn in Waterloo," the 1,000 people it now employs in Wisconsin, the $100 million it generates for the state economy every year and the millions more it has given to charities over the years.