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Bonus Household Block Get together: Customized & Classic Motorbike Present…  

In recent times, we’ve liked watching the rise of DIY bike garages in several cities throughout the nation and around the globe. These retailers present not solely the house, lifts, and instruments to work on members’ bikes, however they turn out to be hubs of their native bike communities, fostering the camaraderie and friendships that make our tradition what it’s.

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Earlier this yr, we have been thrilled to be taught {that a} new DIY storage is about to open in our dwelling state of Georgia. It’s referred to as Bonus Household Storage and might be positioned within the Grant Park neighborhood of Atlanta.

As lots of you recognize, Brother Moto was a fixture of the Atlanta bike neighborhood for a few years. Once they needed to shut their doorways in 2021, it left fairly a vacuum, so we’re doubly excited for Bonus Household Storage. Just lately, we caught up with BFG’s Miles Sager to be taught extra.

“BFG is a DIY bike storage and low store. Sort of like a fitness center membership to your bike. You possibly can enroll as a member and are available to our house and now we have all of the instruments it is advisable do no matter you need to do in your bike.” -Miles Sager, BFG

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Whereas Bonus Household Storage has but to open their bodily house, they’re already open to membership and have been planning a wide range of neighborhood occasions. “Mates of the household” embody a few of our favourite bike folks, together with Caleb Swiney (@lemonfarmcycles) — AHRMA trials champion and builder of the Allman Brothers Tribute Chopper that’s been making waves at exhibits throughout the nation — in addition to Brother Moto cofounder Jared Erickson (@alliswell).

At this yr’s Barber Classic Fest, BFG supplied free tenting spots for members, and on September 30, they hosted the Bonus Household Block Get together, a customized and classic bike present, which occurred throughout Candler Park’s Fall Pageant.

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Our good friend and photographer Drew Perlmutter was available to seize the pictures you see right here. After the present, we bought in contact with Miles to be taught extra in regards to the Bonus Household Storage imaginative and prescient, house, occasions, memberships, and extra. Beneath is our brief interview with Miles, together with extra pictures from the Block Get together.

Bonus Household Storage Interview: Miles Sager

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• Please inform us a bit about your self and your historical past with bikes.

My identify is Miles. I work in manufacturing for my day job as a producer for Delta Air Line’s inner company. I’ve been driving bikes for 11 years or so now. My dad rode bikes when he was youthful and once I was a toddler there’s a well-known image of my driving on the again of his CB550 throwing up a peace signal.

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After I was 18 I used to be working in manufacturing at a summer time internship in LA. Combating site visitors on a regular basis I’d see bikes zooming previous me, splitting lanes and I assumed, fuck, I need to do this. So I used my small quantity of financial savings on the finish of the summer time to purchase a 125cc scooter. I lived in San Francisco on the time and it was the perfect factor ever. Zipping round city, can park wherever you need. The liberty of it was an enormous draw for me. I’ve struggled with nervousness all my life particularly with going locations however as quickly as you hop on a motorcycle all of my worries and nervousness disappears and all I give attention to is driving.

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After I moved to Atlanta in 2020, I bought a motorcycle with my associate to show her the way to journey. A 2018 TU250 after which shortly after an XS650. With a good friend, we began engaged on the XS. Chopping the body, placing all of it collectively. That actually began my journey of engaged on bikes, preserving them operating and giving them my very own customized fashion.

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After I’m not on set, I work at a pc all day. There’s something so rewarding and stress-free about getting up from the desk and strolling out to the storage to get your fingers soiled. It’s empowering to determine the way to hold your machines operating and having the ability to repair one thing your self. I’m not a mechanic by any stretch, however even when I’m simply altering my oil, I’ve a smile on my face.

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• What’s Bonus Household Storage and what’s the story behind it?

BFG is a DIY bike storage and low store. Sort of like a fitness center membership to your bike. You possibly can enroll as a member and are available to our house and now we have all of the instruments it is advisable do no matter you need to do in your bike.

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There was an enormous gap when Brother Moto closed down in Atlanta. We had been working with these guys and mates with them, going to bike nights, driving, and so on. On the time, I used to be taking a mortgage out to return to highschool once I thought, fuck it, why not take out a enterprise mortgage and provides this bike factor an actual shot. I’ve at all times been thinking about operating companies and have run a couple of efficiently previously, so I used to be able to tackle a brand new problem. Together with my mates, my associate, we teamed as much as attempt to make this store a actuality and fill that void locally.

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To us, Bonus is your chosen household. The folks you may depend on once you want one thing. We’re open and inclusive to all folks, kinds of riders and bikes. Whoever you’re and no matter you journey there’s a place for you right here with us.

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• Do you may have an estimated opening date for the general public retail house or personal member membership but?

That is the query we get requested quite a bit! We don’t have a set date for opening but. We’ve an superior constructing in Grant Park Atlanta secured, lease signed, we’re simply ready for metropolis of Atlanta to signal the our constructing allow. We might be opening the general public espresso store and retail house first, adopted by the personal membership. It is a very distinctive enterprise mannequin and we need to make certain every little thing is accepted in a correct manner to make sure the longevity of the companies and of our location in Grant Park!

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• What ranges of membership and advantages can be found?

Tier I
$30 / Month or $330 / yr

– DIY Store, day by day entry to all instruments and lifts throughout enterprise hours
– Members solely group rides
– Members solely occasions & journeys
– Technical help (we bought you)
– FREE / discounted workshops
Plus: Lounge house, quick wifi, and month-to-month publication

Tier II
$125 / Month or $1375 / yr

– Every thing in Tier 1
– Storage for one bike within the store. Will be for a undertaking bike, non operating, winterizing, or simply in a single day
– Limitless entry/exit throughout common store hours
– Trickle charging out there upon request
– Members solely group rides
– Members solely occasions & journeys
– Technical help (we bought you)
– FREE / discounted workshops
Plus: Lounge house, quick wifi, and month-to-month publication

Tier III
$250 / Month or $2750 / yr

The very best tier
– Every thing in Tiers 1 & 2
– Devoted workstation together with: raise, instruments & storage
– Preserve your bike on the raise for so long as you need plus retailer one additional bike on the store
– Members solely rides
– Members solely occasions & journeys
– Technical help (we bought you)
– FREE / discounted workshops
Plus: Lounge house, quick wifi, and month-to-month publication

Social Member
$12 / Month or $132 / yr

For the moto-curious, the buddies, the supporters. Good for those who don’t want entry to the storage however need to be round a neighborhood of fantastic folks. Unlock members solely gatherings, rides, and reductions.

• What can potential members do now to help the store?

Potential members can enroll as Social members or Tier 1-3 now. You’ll have to pay your first month with the intention to save your spot, however they won’t pay once more till we formally open our doorways. That actually does assist us so we all know precisely what number of members we may have after we open. All of us have been organizing discover members-only occasions and members-only perks have already began! We gave free tenting spots at Barber to anybody members who wished to attend!

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Aside from that, we host a weekly bike evening at Wild Heaven West Finish each Thursday from 6-9pm! Come meet us and meet the neighborhood. We even have a Discord channel the place you may keep updated on all occasions in addition to meet our neighborhood for rides, camp outs, and extra. You possibly can be a part of our Discord server right here: https://discord.gg/WSFU87FY

• We noticed y’all have been simply at Barber Classic Fest. Do you may have some other upcoming occasions we should always find out about?

Aside from our weekly bike nights, now we have a pair extra occasions arising that we’re tremendous enthusiastic about. A pair have but to be introduced so say tun on our Instagram @BonusFamilyGarage or on our web site at bonusfamilygarage.com.

Block Get together Awards

Congratulations to the winners @bulletbobmoto (Fan Favourite), @costellofab (Finest Classic), and @lemonfarmcycles (Finest Customized).

Fan Favourite: Yamaha RD350 by @bulletbobmoto

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Finest Classic: 1972 Ducati GT750 from @costellofab

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Finest Customized: “Little Martha” by @lemonfarmcycles
(As featured right here on BikeBound!)
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Extra: BFG Block Get together Bikes!

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