Detroit BikesNew A-Type Commuter Bicycle.
DETROIT, Michigan –September 26, 2013–Detroit Bikes, LLC, rolls-out its new A-Type commuter bicycle Sep. 28 at a launch party at the Biltmore Cabaret on Prince Edward Street in Vancouver. The fourth in a series of such events throughout the United States and Canada, the Vancouver launch party will feature displays and demonstrations of the A-Type and a performance by DJ Dre Skull from Brooklyn. The party begins at 10:30pm.
The Detroit Bikes A-Type is the company’s first model, a minimalist bike with smooth shifting three-speed internal gears, a lightweight chromoly-steel frame and a durable, matte-black powder-coat finish. Owner and president Zak Pashak is an entrepreneur from Calgary, AB known for creating Sled Island Music Festival and opening music venues in Calgary and Vancouver. Pashak moved to Detroit in July 2010 to develop a US bicycle manufacturing company that would produce high-quality, affordable bikes.
“We have the capacity to produce 40,000 bikes a year. American bicycle manufacturing hasn't seen this type of mass production start-up in generations” said Zak Pashak, owner and president of Detroit Bikes. “I'm very proud of what the team has achieved so far, and we're just getting going.”
Detroit Bikes manufactures each of its A-Type bicycle frames from steel tubing cut, coped, welded and painted in its 50,000 square-foot factory on Elmira Rd. Detroit Bikes also builds wheels and manufactures the bike's rear rack and chain guard on site.
Detroit Bikes seeks to encourage cycling by making an accessible, enjoyable bicycle while continuing Detroit's legacy of quality manufacturing and design. Its headquarters and factory are located at 13639 Elmira Road, Detroit, 48227. For more information, visit www.detroitbikes.com.