Lower Manhattan BMX bike shop owner in danger of losing business amid pandemic

LOWER MANHATTAN, Manhattan (WABC) — A specialty bike shop in Lower Manhattan has been around for more than a decade, but it’s now in danger of closing like many businesses impacted by the pandemic.

“Riding bikes never gets old. You’ll get older — but this will never get old,” Tyrone Williams said.

For more than a decade, Williams has owned ‘Dah Shop.’

“It was just something we’d just say — ‘yo where you at, I’m at the shop’,” Williams said.

He’s been spreading his love and passion for BMX bikes.

“BMX bikes are pretty expensive, super fun to do and kinda dangerous,” Williams said.

“The BMX culture — it’s a community of brothers who come together,” customer Chad Douglas said.

This neighborhood bicycle shop sells bikes, parts and clothing, and is developing quite the reputation.

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“People come from all over the world,” Williams said.

He has a wall filled with paper currency from other countries. He…

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