UnderDog Bikes will shut its store this month because it prepares to merge with Cardinal Bicycle.
Christopher Heslin, proprietor of UnderDog Bikes, stated the choice was pushed by development.
Whereas he stated the Piedmont Road location off the Roanoke River Greenway and on the base of Mill Mountain was a very good match for the enterprise, it merely wants extra space. Heslin additionally stated he needed good-paying jobs and advantages for his rising employees that will permit them to stay round and make a profession within the business.
UnderDog Bikes will proceed working at its present location till Could 29, when it would transfer most of its stock and instruments to the brand new location Cardinal Bicycle is working to open in the former Mick-or-Mack in Grandin Village. Cardinal additionally has a location on Orange Avenue.
The relocation is a homecoming of kinds for UnderDog Bikes, which Heslin launched in 2012 at Black Canine Salvage. The enterprise provided leases and repair at the moment.
“I’ve been actually proud and pleased with what we’ve executed over the previous 9 years however I am actually excited for some change, too,” he stated.