Banker Supply, an urban cycling lifestyle store, expands with new locations

By Stephen Frothingham

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) —Banker Supply, which opened its first urban cycling lifestyle store in 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will open a new location in Los Angeles next week. The retailer has plans to open its third location, in Chicago, later this year, and two more locations next year.

The new LA location is in Echo Park. It will have a grand opening party Saturday night and open for business Sunday.

The retail chain was founded by Nick Drombosky, who also owns the accessory brand Fiks:Reflective.

The stores offer bicycles, cycling gear and fashion along with a full-service bicycle shop.

“We aren’t the typical bike shop that offers the same products from the same distributors as everyone else,” said Drombosky. “We spend hundreds of hours seeking out the best and most-interesting products we can find so we can offer our customers brands and products they won’t find anywhere else.”

Drombosky and co-owner Julius Brenninkmeijer moved to Los Angeles this year to open the Los Angeles Banker Supply Store in Echo Park. The retailer said it generates 70 percent of their sales from women.

“We were attracted to the Los Angeles market not just because it is one of the fastest-growing cycling markets in the nation, …read more

Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News