KALAMAZOO, MI — After 15 years of serving the Kalamazoo space, Zoo Metropolis Cycle & Sport introduced Tuesday it might be closing completely.
“After 15 indescribably great years, the time has come to finish the enterprise,” the announcement from proprietor Rick Lee mentioned, partly. “This resolution doesn’t come evenly and isn’t on account of anybody factor however a end result of so many components. One factor may be very sure. This isn’t the time for unhappiness, fairly the alternative.
“To spend most of a lifetime within the bicycle and sporting items trade in my hometown is one thing that I’ll always remember or not be humbled by. The truth that I bought to do what I really like in a spot that I really like surrounded by those who I really like is a dream you all fulfilled for me. Phrases can’t describe the sensation of simply writing that. Thanks all a lot.”
Till the purpose of closure, the shop will proceed to function at its present hours, from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturdays.
Lee instructed MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette that there was no definitive timeline for the shop’s closure, and that it might achieve this as soon as all stock had been bought. At current, all objects within the retailer have been marked down by a minimum of 10%. All gross sales from this level ahead will likely be remaining.
Ultimately, fixtures within the constructing and the constructing itself may even be bought, Lee mentioned.
Those that have bought bike warranties with one-year gear and brake changes will be capable to get these changes accomplished by Kzoo Swift, positioned at 1305 S. Westnedge Ave. Efficient instantly, bicycles will now not be serviced at Zoo Metropolis.
For extra info, contact 269-552-3000 or go to zoocitycycle.com.
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