Launched in 2011, Detroit Bikes specializes in building simple commuter bikes in the only currently functioning, large-scale bike frame factory in the United States. And their aim? To get people moving around cities on two wheels - and to make this happen in style.
The results are elegant, low-maintenance bikes you can hop straight onto without knowing how to change a tire. These are bikes designed to be ridden. But Detroit bikes are also beautiful, graceful and perfectly constructed for their task. The simplicity of their design reflects the city of their birth, a city that knows how to work. They stand for American resilience and craftsmanship and continue Detroit’s legacy of quality manufacturing. They’re made from US steel and US hands, with everything from painting to packing done
by Detroit area engineers and staff.
In a world where time feels like the ultimate luxury, two wheels offer a wonderful sense of space and freedom. There’s a beautiful calmness to the experience and a release from some of life’s usual pressures, not to mention the health benefits, the zero emissions and the sense of a more connected local community. And, you know, it’s as easy as riding a bike.
Four wheels move the body, two wheels move the soul.
Zak Pashak founded Detroit Bikes as a response to his love of cities and the people within them. Having settled in Detroit in 2010, Zak - an entrepreneur with experience across arts, music and politics - found his passion in building the two-wheel solution to cleaner air, better health, safer roads and stronger urban communities. He’s changing the world, one bike at a time.
Detroit Bikes demonstrate layer upon layer of what it means to be American Made Luxury. Not only are the bikes themselves things of simple beauty, but the mission behind them is all about giving our cities a renewed chance to be healthier, happier places to live and work.