The Dutch Bike Co. quietly opened up their new location earlier this week, just a block away from our office here in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. Situated in the newly remodeled, and now urban industrial chic, old Kolstrand building on Ballard Ave, the shop combines a bike shop with coffee (and a GB/5):
Serving Lighthouse coffee, the baristas seem to have a blast every time we visit. They also carry special macaroons and Bluebird ice cream (and ice cream sandwiches!).
And by “city” bike, I don’t mean NYC “city” bike, which is another name for mass produced, beat up mountain bikes used mostly for delivering food:
But rather this:
The saddle tilt in this picture is quite disturbing, actually.