Joyride’s founder, Josh Z. has been riding all kinds of bicycles around New York City for more than 20 years. He’s wrenched at some of the city’s most respected bike shops, gleening valuable knowledge from some of the great legends of the local cycling community.
In the winter of 2017, Josh was introduced to Tia Meilinger, owner of Vaya Bags. The two agreed to join forces at Vaya’s longtime headquarters on 60th Street. Within a month Joyride Bikes was open for business, offering new and used bikes for sale, full service and a complete line of Vaya products.
Josh is a New York native, Queens fanatic, former competitive cyclist and expert wheel builder with riding and wrenching experience spanning decades. So whether you’re considering buying a new bike or fixing up an old one, or anything in between, stop by and he’ll be happy to offer friendly, sound advice based on his years of experience.