April 07, 2021

Alan Gooch - Mechanic

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Alan Gooch is a graduate from our Junior Bicycle Mechanic Apprenticeship and a long time volunteer during youth open shop. Alan's music taste has evolved over his employment with the bicycle collective and he's now the expert on folk-punk and 80's new wave. 

Brandon Barnes joins the Ogden Bicycle Crew as our newest mechanic. Brandon brings with him years of experience. He also owns a bicycle sail. Stop by and meet Brandon

Kira Johnson originally moved to Provo as a student at BYU. During her student years, she didn’t have a car and out of necessity was commuting by bike. She found a lot of mental relief from her bike rides and came to associate her commutes as a form of therapy. As she consistently commuted, she became aware of the lack of bicycle infrastructure and sought for ways to add her voice to those advocating for safe streets. As a result, she got involved with BikeWalk Provo and Provo Bicycle Collective. After volunteering with PBC for a few months, she was offered a position to coordinate programs. She ran the Women/Trans/Femme (WTF) Night and Youth Programs from December 2017 to May 2019. 

After graduating from BYU with a degree in Geography, she moved across the country to Waynesboro, Virginia, a charming little city at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Shenandoah Valley. There she worked as a city planner for about 2 years. 

Kira is excited to be back at Provo Bicycle Collective, a place that feels like home. She loves the Provo community and is stoked to reconnect with all the great folks in the area. Apart from loving commuting by bike, Kira enjoys cross-country skiing, roller skating, backpacking, bike touring, wearing sweaters, eating ethnic foods, gardening, and doing all things with her pup, Otis.

March 03, 2021

Irv Maddox, Secretary

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I started pedaling passionately after life changing hip surgeries. Mountain biking restored my ability to get back in the mountains and I discovered a new found love and respect for the bicycle machine. I started volunteering at the Ogden BC in 2017 because I wanted to share my love for biking, to be a service to others, and be my own mechanic. Professionally, I’m a successful restauranteur and executive chef. When I’m not in my kitchens, I enjoy helping others, flying, climbing, mountaineering, traveling, bluegrass festivals and, of course, riding my bikes.

Thomas Cooke is a cyclist, skier, coach, writer, teacher, entrepreneur, local county planning commissioner, husband, and father. He settled in Park City, Utah in 1993, and has been turning pedals on all sorts of bikes ever since. 

Thomas has had a long career in brand development, marketing, and brand building through leveraging creative technology. 

Starting in 2005, Thomas led the creative team for SLC-based agency Struck who along with the Utah Office of Tourism and State Tourism Board launched Utah’s Life Elevated brand and subsequent advertising campaigns to promote the state as a tourism destination. 

In 2008, Thomas joined SLC-based digital agency Welikesmall (now called Thinkingbox) and helped launch a ground-breaking website for the 2010 U.S. Census. 

In 2011, Thomas co-founded Rally Interactive, a product design and development studio that would go on to win an Apple Design Award for an iOS app they designed and developed for National Geographic.

Thomas is excited to join the Bicycle Collective and combine his experience in creative technology with has passion for bicycles and the people who ride them.

Check out our inventory of refurbished bicycles! We carry a large selection of used bicycles that are overhauled by our mechanics and given a multi-point inspection so they’re ready to ride out the door.

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Here's what's been built up recently at the Ogden Shop:

Our inventory changes regularly. Check back frequently and visit our shop often! 

Did you know we also have items on eBay?

Check out what treasures we have for sale at the Ogden Location. All proceeds help fund our charitable programming!

May 28, 2021

Matt Reed - Mechanic

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Matt is always the one eyeing the vintage bicycles that come in, and he’s an expert at fixing the unfixable. He has a mysterious aura about him, and every once in awhile he’ll pull out some crazy fact about himself, such as the time he played the lute in a renaissance band. Matt and his wife have a new little baby girl, and we’re all sure she is going to be shredding on a bicycle in no time at all. We love having Matt here at the Collective!

May 28, 2021

Volunteers Needed!

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After a year and a half, we are beginning to accept volunteers on a regular basis. It will look a little different from pre-pandemic times. Rather than willy-nilly popping in, we are requiring those interested to apply for a specific volunteer position. 

To learn more and apply, click HERE.

Pie & Beer Day Returns to the OBC on July 23rd 

Volunteer to Donate Baked Goods for Pie and Beer Day!


12:00 - 8:00 PM Celebrate with OBC at the Shop

  • OBC will be selling slices of pie, Koozies, beverages, and "Opportunity Drawing Tickets"
  • Prizes will be awarded at the first "Opportunity Drawing" at 7:30 PM 
  • Cygo-Cycle Races throughout the day 
  • At 8:00 PM, we will ride as a group to Rainbow Gardens  

8:30 PM Full Moon Boogie 

  • At 8:30 PM Riders will meet up in the Rainbow Gardens Parking Lot
  • Riders are encouraged to decorate their bikes with lights, glow sticks, etc. 
  • Headlight and Taillight required. Not only is it safe, it's also the law. 
  • The ride will leave Rainbow Gardens and Follow the Ogden River Parkway to Fort Buenaventura State Park. 
  • We have reserved a Group Campsite where we will have a fire (if permitted) 
  • Camping is available! Bring your tent and party like a real pioneer by sleeping in the great outdoors! 
  • Any left-over pie will be available at the Full Moon Boogie! 




October 01, 2021

Lulu Marionette

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Lulu joins the Bicycle Collective as a cast member of our new video series "Dusty and the Wrenches." In her spare time, Lulu likes to play guitar and ride her bike (but not at the same time, silly)