Future Shock Bike Crew

Riding in Queens

When teenaged Nicolas Ragbir and Anil Bhimraj moved to Queens from Trinidad, they figured they’d bring a little hometown noise with them. Their neighborhood—known as Little Guyana now mainly populated by Caribbeans—is no stranger to loud music; the locals swear by their souped-up hydrolics and larger-than life sound systems. But in 2008, Nicholas and Anil took things to the next level, harnessing their roots to create a “stereo bike,” a massive feat of speakers and sonic wiring the likes of which the world had never seen.