What led you to start Boston Garage, and why did you decide to run it as an independent (without a franchise)?

At the beginning of 2002, Kirsten (who is now my wife) and I were staying at a B&B in Boston, and the owners told us that the local filling station with workshop (which was closed at the time) was potentially for sale.

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