There's a good range of clothing to choose from and some of the parts have a great display. The grips are mounted on a rack so you can get a good view and feel of it. Cranks and hubs are hidden in drawers. Pull the drawer out and see the selection. We noticed frames from a.o. KHE and S&M so if you think it's a wethepeople outlet store only, you're wrong.
The selection of DVD's and magazines is huge and at the workshop in the back there's a TV playing the latest video. Animal's All Day video was a favorite on the day of the opening. The workshop was also used for an art show (more on that later this week) and Peter Fastenroth had the time of his life serving local beer from the keg. He "Pumped ab das Bier" like he was a professional bar tender. As the leader of the Schabau team he actually does have some experience.
Loads of people showed up. Pretty much all the Cologne locals from present and the past made their way over to the Roonstrasse. Axel Reichertz and Paddy Gross drove up from Trier and 3 vehicles made it over from Oldenburg. Ed Docherty and Rob Harrison from the Great Britain are now Cologne locals and of course they were present. 48 shop from Switzerland and Paul's Boutique from Holland. We also saw Andy Menz, Kalle Arnoldi, Jann Rosskamp, Maier (welcome back), Frank Schnuetgen, Steffen Tamme, Frank Lukas, Christoph Huber, Ziegler, Achim Kujawski, Rosi, Sergei Geier, Timm Wiegman, Kay Clauberg, Klaas Schroeder, Thomas Fritscher, Andy Zeiss, Mike Emde, Aze, Woozy, wethepeople Sandra, Alex Bender, Bjorn Heyer, Wolfgang Penzler and Christian Kohler just to name a few. Pretty much the whole wethepeople team (a.o. Bruno Hoffman, Max Gaertig) made it over during the day and add to that friends and family. The weather was real nice so people opted to hang out outside of the store to chat and catch up. It wouldn't have fit inside anyway.
If you're getting curious and would like to visit the shop yourself, the address is: Roonstr. 61, 50674 Cologne, Germany. Directions and a map can be found on [url=http://www.peoples-store.de] the People's website[/url]. Grab a cup of coffee or drink a cup of tea with the Brits or maybe Janosh can hook you up with a hidden cold one. I'm sure he's drinking a Koelsch right now. Good luck guys.