HEADS UP: Motorcycle Lovers Will Soon Score “The Shop Vancouver” In Chinatown

September 7, 2012.

by Andrew Morrison | Chinatown will soon be home to another cafe, only this time it’ll be a retail hybrid with a motorcycle fetish. “The Shop Vancouver” is the work of T.J. Schneider and Brett Beadle, two young locals who met at a bike event in California last year. The fast friends very quickly envisioned a place where they and fellow bike-lovers could hangout, have a couple of snacks, drink good coffee, check out some custom parts, browse some curated merch and talk about life and presumably bikes. What they’ve come up with at 432 Columbia St. (yes, it’s that block) will seat 12 and offer a range of retail items for those deep-steeped in motorcycle culture. As you can see from the shots below, it’s still something of a work in progress, but they’ll be doing an open house this Sunday while Duchesse Vintage next door throws down with their grand opening shindig. Expect them to open properly shortly thereafter with full stock and espresso blazing.

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