Why our brands are better?

“It’s all about the margin” is what bike industry reps tell us all the time. From a business standpoint, we couldn’t agree with this more but from a business standpoint, being in the bike shop business these days doesn’t make much sense in the first place. We do this out of a labor of love and the desire to offer something more to our community.

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Shepard Grinker
What is a Mountain Biker?

A lot of riders come through the shop either to buy bikes, repair them, or to learn what the BICYCLE WORKSHOP is all about.  We meet people from different parts of New York, New Jersey, and much farther.  We ask them all kinds of questions like what kind of riding they do they like to do, what types of trails do they like, and most of all, why they share our passion for cycling?  

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No Hibernating Here

When we took over the shop on March 1st, 2014, we wanted to make a better bike shop, grow the cycling community, and grow the stoke for the sport that we love. As it turns out, we stopped riding together because someone has to be in the shop to run it. This year, we drew the line. Not only did we need a break, we needed one together. So we packed up our gear and headed to Winterbike 2018 in East Burke, Vermont.

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Shepard Grinker
Art has many forms

Some people look at a bike and see only one thing, transportation. Others look at a bike and think of their youth and consider it a kids toy. For us, we look at bikes and see not only precision and function, we also see art.

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A new year and a new start

All of our friends and community know that 2017 was a crappy year for a lot of reasons. We couldn't wait to put it behind us. Yes, business was up, our community was growing stronger, and we found our niche in a turbulent retail market, but for personal reasons, we couldn't enjoy our success the way we should have. When life outside the shop is hard, it's hard to get excited about bikes, product, and technology the way we have before. 

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Shepard Grinker