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NYC Motorcycle Federation

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257 Sixth Ave., New York, NY 10014 40.728939 -74.002572
nr. Houston St.   See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-255-1234 Send to Phone

  • Reader Rating:

    8 out of 10

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Specialty Shop
  • Products & Services: Eyewear, Handbags, Jewelry, Men's Hats, Men's Shoes, Women's Hats, Women's Shoes, etc.
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Official Website

motorcyclefederation.com

Nearby Subway Stops

A, B, C, D, E, F, M at W. 4th St.-Washington Sq.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Eyewear
  • Handbags
  • Men's Hats
  • Women's Hats
  • Jewelry
  • Men's Shoes
  • Women's Shoes

Clothing

  • Fur/Leather
  • Menswear
  • Vintage Clothing
  • Womenswear

Gourmet

  • Bakeries / Specialty Cakes

Entertainment

  • Books

Sporting Goods

  • General Sporting Goods

Special Features

  • Engraving/Monogramming
  • Cafe in Store

Profile

This venue is closed.

Mixing studded leather garb with freshly brewed Illy coffee and breakfast pastries, this “motorcycle couture” shop and café draws West Village locals, bikers, and the collectors. Steve McQueen movies are projected onto the wall, vintage Playboy magazines from the sixties and seventies are fanned on tables, and coffee connoisseurs share the Sunday Times with leather-clad motorcycle enthusiasts. The store’s vintage apparel is hand-picked and reengineered: studded leather vests ($400), faded, dangerously high-cut daisy dukes ($128), rugged leather jackets (starting at $250), and a collection of original ripped, stained, black Harley-Davidson T-shirts ($200 to $500). The stock includes cycling-centric gear—the license-plate detaching “plate puller” is a best seller, allowing the cyclist to park (illegally) where he pleases—as well as stylish accessories like sparkly red and gold helmets by French brand Ruby, biking gloves, and aviators. The café touts free Wi-Fi, along with coffee, imported Italian sodas, sandwiches, croissants, and cookies.

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