New York’s a place I’d love to visit, but it’s probably not my top pick for motorcycle riding. A bustling, pothole-ridden city is hardly the safest place to head out on two wheels.
Yet there’s a substantial motorcycling community in NYC—and Union Garage has them covered. Founder Chris Lesser (along with his partners and crew) is a curator of riding gear that gets the elusive balance between functional and good-looking just right.
Union’s website is also one of our favorite online stores to browse. Their product descriptions are always thorough and helpful, and their journal offers up regular insights.
So we pitched a bunch of questions at Chris about his store, what Union Garage stands for, and why we should visit.…