Capitol Hill just gained a unique music space for you and 199 of your closest friends (or strangers), named Métier.
What used to be an old auto garage was converted to a pharmacy and thrift shop before it became the three story state-of-the-art cycling shop.
The all-purpose space comes equipped with a retail cycling section, training center, a service center, a cafe and a bar. That’s right, you can order delicious meals ranging from a waffle topped with fried egg and bacon to kimchi fried rice. Check out the rest of their menu here (it’s quite tasty).
In addition to the diverse selection of food, the bar and cafe offer local coffee, craft beer, and wine.
Owners Todd Herriot, a former BMC trainer who still trains cyclists at the new establishment, and David “The Rocket” Richter, known for winning numerous titles in the Pacific Northwest, decided to combine their talents and partner on the new endeavor.
The very definition of the word métier pertains to the idea of a trade, occupation, or profession. Naturally, the owners chose the name Métier as it’s fitting to the cyclist lifestyle.
As mentioned in the videos below, the space offers various services such as acupuncture, massages, and even a service center for anyone that needs their bike fixed. Additionally, clients can sign up for cycling training, yoga, and medicine ball class.
The one-stop shop also prides itself on its high-quality gear and bikes. Some of the brands they carry include Specialized, BMC, Colnago, Cavallo, and Pinarello, just to name a few.
The majority of the space is repurposed, which gives it a modern, open, and industrial feel.
Herriot and Richter hope to do a lot with the establishment and have already held several events including a fundraiser party with Seattle Secret Shows that took place this past Saturday, March 25th, featuring The Gods Themselves.
There’s a little bit of everything for everyone, whether you are a cyclist enthusiast or simply looking for a place to hang out, which makes the opportunities for the space endless.
Be sure to check out the video below for more on Métier, courtesy of Greg Roth and the team at Seattle Music Insider.