Zen Bikes was built on the principal of personal service ,honesty , integrity and respect for our customers. Using that my wife Maria and I scrounged,begged,borrowed and opened our doors in April of 2010. Now each person that walks into our shop is a potential friend and partner in our growth. We often end a bicycle transaction with a "Welcome to the family!" and sometime a toast to your new purchase. Stop by, ask questions and test our philosophy and you'll see why we love people and people love us!
For as long as I have worked at bike shops customers have always asked me if I was the owner, humbly I would answer "No I'm just the Manager". What drove me to work so hard? Simply put it was the satisfaction of seeing a customer who was happy with their purchase and the service I provided that no one else could. Thus I always took the question as a compliment and dreamt of the day that I would run my very own bike shop. After fourteen years of working for others the opportunity arrived and with a lot of sacrifice, some begging, some borrowing and a with bunch of convincing of my wife here we are.
It started with a name and a philosophy, Zen to me best describes the experience of riding any bike. We at Zen Bikes want to set a mood and create an environment that makes the buying experience reflect an ideal of fun and also an environment of learning and rider development through seminars and classes.
Sincerely, John Keoshgerian
Zen Bikes NYC