In The News

Five Questions for Donna McAleer of the Bicycle Collective

Source: EDC Utah News
Friday, 25 October 2019

Economic development takes many forms. The EDCUtah model of growing Utah one company at a time is one way. There is equally important work taking place at the street level, one individual at a time. The Bicycle Collective is an example of this people-centric approach to grow our economy, by giving residents more ability to engage in meaningful work opportunities or career paths. 

The Gift of a Bike

Source: USA for UNHCR
Thursday, 05 September 2019

The gifting of a bike just scratches the surface of the mission of the Bicycle Collective. Every person who receives a bike has access to the Collective’s dedicated volunteer crew who teach everything from bike maintenance to bike safety. 

But the mission is much larger than just gifting bikes. At its heart, the organization hopes to transform a city by transforming individual lives.

Bicycle Collective increases refugees’ access to transportation

Source: IRC Website
Monday, 12 August 2019

For newly arrived refugees still learning their way around Salt Lake City, bicycles offer an independent form of transportation giving adults autonomy and kids the chance to have some fun.

Planet Bike’s New Super Commuter Is…

Source: Planet Bike Website
Thursday, 08 August 2019

The Bicycle Collective team of volunteers and staff who earned Planet Bike's Super Commuter Award. This is the first time an organization has earned the award since its inception 15 years ago!

Bike collective hosts free class to give women, transgender and femmes a comfortable place to learn

Source: ABC 15 Arizona
Tuesday, 02 July 2019

From grinding gears to tightening brakes, working on bikes can be intimidating and emotionally deflating for some people.

Put on Your Bow Tie and Ride to Bike Prom at Tracy Aviary

Source: Slug Magazine
Thursday, 02 May 2019

The Salt Lake Bicycle Collective is gearing up to welcome this season’s riders eager to tune up their bikes and make them look pretty again.

Utah students repair and share bicycles with refugee children

Source: ABC 4 News
Saturday, 23 March 2019

Remember the excitement of getting a new bicycle? Over the past couple hours, several children in Salt Lake have experienced that joy. It was made possible by a handful of local high school students.

Youth get geared up for St. George Bicycle Collective workshop

Source: St. George Spectrum and Daily News
Monday, 03 December 2018

 A class of 18 young people gathered Monday at the nonprofit St. George Bicycle Collective for an inaugural lesson in bicycle mechanics.

Ogden Bicycle Collective providing 100 bikes for kids in need this holiday season

Source: Standard-Examiner
Monday, 03 December 2018

This holiday season, the Ogden Bicycle Collective is working with Community Christmas — an event sponsored by the Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership — to provide bikes for 100 local kids in need.

St. George Bicycle Collective celebrates 1 year of ‘wildly’ successful operation

Source: St. George News
Tuesday, 23 October 2018

A program designed to help more people get around via a healthy means of transportation is celebrating a full year of success at its new location in St. George.

W.T.F. - Women, Trans, Femme Night

Source: Vimeo
Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Bicycle Maintenance has traditionally been an overwhelmingly (cis) male-dominated area. It is our goal to help teach individuals who have been marginalized or intimidated in this setting to be knowledgable and confident working on their bikes.  Maya Hardie, SpyHop youth filmmaker, explains this program offers a safe and supportive learning environment fo those who identify as women, trans, or femme.

Provo Bicycle Collective goes beyond providing some new wheels

Source: Provo Daily Herald
Monday, 02 April 2018

For three hours on Monday nights, the Provo Bicycle Collective is only open to women volunteers. During these hours, Kira Johnson, an employee at the Bicycle Collective, leads the volunteers through bicycle mechanics and maintenance. Johnson can observe how enjoyable it is to know how to fix a bike.

The Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective

Source: Catalyst Magazine
Monday, 02 October 2017

Visit Salt Lake City’s Bicycle Collective on any given day and one will be surrounded by people who share a common passion.

The Bicycle Collective Explained in a Thousand Sharpies

Source: YouTube
Wednesday, 01 January 2014

Designer Jessie Gilmore happens to be a pretty mean contour-line artist, she helped explain the gamut of different programs at the Bike Collective and how they all tie together to make some magic happen.