ABOUT US

Bayfront Beach and Bike was put together by two gents that had a passion for biking and silent watersports. Each brought years of experience in each category. A disagreement in a parkinglotstarted thesetwo on a road that would lead to a great friendship and partnership.

Their first business venture together was Bayfront Pedicab. This was a white glove experience thatprovided both taxi services and tours via electric assist Pedicabs (Rickshaws). Out of this came an idea toprovide a store that was both “Surf” and “Turf”. A bike shop/surf shop combination in beautifuldowntown Elk Rapids, MI.This store was named Bayfront Beach and Bike. This store exploded in shorttime as focus was put on provided unmatched white glove sales and service to the Chainof Lakes area inNorthern Michigan. Their motto has been to assist people in creating a “Lifestyle of Fun”

Within three years, the duo decided to bring Bayfront Scooters into the Beach and Bike family ofcompanies. Starting in its downtown Traverse City location and then moving it to the new Traverse CityCivic Center location. This location provides bikes, skateboards, scooters and electric bike tours.

They pride themselves in providing ALL items at or below internet pricing while giving someone thepersonal experience they deserve. “We are not here for the hit and run, we are here to create lifetimecustomers by helping them create their own “Lifestyle of Fun”.

Stay tuned as they announce a few other exciting launches in 2022!

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MEET OUR TEAM

Charles

Managing Partner
Ambassador of Fun!
Charles (Charlie) has been in the bike business for over 30 years. He is very well known in the biking community and brings several great and long-term relationships with many manufacturers. He is Bosch certified and goes by the name “Fixx”. There is truly nothing that this guy cannot fix. He is pictured with his lovely wife Lady Jane

Shaun

Managing Partner
Ambassador of Fun!
Shaun found his passion in life after 20 years of working in the corporate world. He worked as a river and bicycle guide and managed a large outfitter/touring operation in the Traverse City area. His strength is in overall company operations and manages the day-to-day operation of all stores. He takes pride in providing service that is unmatched in this area and the outdoor industry as a whole. He is pictured with his lovely wife Raven.

Karl

Manager, Elk Rapid
Ambassador of Fun!
Karl brings many years of retail management experience to Bayfront. He also knows his way around bikes and electric bikes like few in the industry. Karl is Bosch Certified and provides an incredible beginning to end experience for our customers that visit Elk Rapids. We get many compliments on this great addition to our team

Kam

Sales, Traverse City
Ambassador of Fun!
Kam brings several years of experience in the retail sector. He always has a smile and is very well versed in Bikes, Electric Bikes, Scooters and Skateboards. He will ask the right questions to ensure that your purchase is nothing less than exactly what is right for you.

John

Sponsored Rider, Sales
Ambassador of Fun!
John rides for Bayfront as an ambassador and he knows his way around a scooter. John also works at the Civic Center location and is extremely knowledgeable in scooters, parts, accessories and anything else in the scooter/skateboard world

Brenna

Service, Elk Rapids
Ambassador of Fun!

Kaitlin

Service, Elk Rapids
Ambassador of Fun!

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