Meet the Team
Meet our Team!!
Grand Rapids North - Plainfield
5278 Plainfield Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Denise T. - Store Manager
- Has been with Village for 14 years
- Originally from the West coast
- Boasts an impressive stable of bikes including a Liv Avail Advanced Pro 1, Specialized Turbo Vado 6.0, Specialized Ariel Comp, and a Specialized Fatboy Expert for snowy days
- Fond of wildlife; just not when cycling.
- Ideal day on a bike would be: “Sunny miles (around Torch Lake) with great food (hamburgers and pizza-NOT at the same time!) and my family!"
Kurt H. - Senior Service Manager
- Originally from Grand Rapids.
- A committed “all-rounder” with bike disciplines.
- Majored in both Secondary Mathematics Education and Philosophy.
- Rode 1,100 miles on a self-supported cycling tour to Baltimore, Maryland last summer.
- Has amassed an amazing collection of rides including a Specialized TriCross; Giant Talon; VeloForma Fixed Gear; Gravity Single Speed; Barracuda A2E Mountain Bike (currently his project bike); and a Trek 2300 with modern components.
Grand Rapids South - Kentwood
5991 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Kentwood, MI 49508
Josh B. - Store Manager
- Returning to Grand Rapids after spending a year in Florida.
- Grew up in Glannallen, Alaska
- A Marvel Comics fan who likes road and gravel riding equally
- Rides a Specialized Diverge; dreams of owning a Tarmac
- When not on the bike he enjoys computer games and thoroughly enjoys watching GCN (Global Cycling Network) videos.
Corporate - Main Office
Cory B. - Owner
- With Village in one capacity or another for over 30 years.
- Started as a seasonal sales associate sweeping the floors.
- An avid mountain biker since the age of 10.
- When asked the thing he loves most about owning VBF: "Being able to help people love the sport that I love so much!"
- Favorite food: cheeseburgers.