April 26, 2018

OBC Extended Hours

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Beginning April 30th, the Ogden Bicycle Collective is extending it's hours for the season!  Stop in during any of these open times:

Monday 4:00-6:00 PM

Youth Open Shop: kids ages 10-17 ONLY

Tuesday-Wednesday 12:00-8:00 PM

Sales and Open Shop

Thursday 12:00-8:00 PM

Volunteering and Sales with a free class at 6:00

Friday-Saturday 12:00-7:00 PM

Sales and Open Shop

Are you curious about bike touring but don't know how to get started? Or an experienced bike packer with many adventures and pro-tips to share?

 

Tuesday, May 22

7 PM - 9 PM 

St. George Bicycle Collective 

 

Join us for a fun evening of dreaming up new adventures!

Bike packers Chris Haag and Harrison Shotzbarger (and maybe a couple more) will share tales from their adventures around town, around the globe, and their prep work for a multi-year trip.

There will be lots of time for questions and exchange of ideas.

Everyone welcome! No one is too young or too old to explore the world by bicycle (tricycle, recumbent...)!

 

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The event is FREE to the public

Enjoy a bicycle ride with the St. George Bicycle Collective, and then experience a fun, all levels yoga practice with Rachel Cieslewicz! 


Local runner, yoga instructor, cyclist, and friend, Rachel Cieslewicz, will be collaborating with the Bicycle Collective for a refreshing morning of cycling and yoga.

Bike Ride starting @ the St. George Bicycle Collective 9 AM - 10 AM 

We’ll roll out from the Bicycle Collective at 9 AM sharp and do a short loop to get our heart rates up before our yoga session. Up Diagonal Street, 18, Red Hills Parkway, down Skyline drive, to Rachel’s studio Yoga Soul. The loop takes us up and down a 600 ft. Please be self sufficient with water, flat kit, and helmet.

Yoga for Cyclists @ Yoga Soul 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM.

Please bring a yoga mat, if you can. Rachel only has a few for us to borrow. Mats can be dropped off at the studio before the ride or picked up at the Collective right after the ride. Yoga Soul and the Bicycle Collective are located less than a block apart. 

Sign up here through Rachel’s system, which is linked with her studio in Salt Lake City, normal drop-in fees ($15) apply, students with memberships or passes can use those as usual.

The Bicycle Collective received $2500 to fund a fall series of after school bike mechanics classes for Elementary Schools in Washington County. We thank Intermountain Healthcare and the Community Partner Fund for helping us to provide basic training and FREE bicycles to elementary students from low-income families!⠀


The St. George Bicycle Collective provides basic bike mechanics training and bicycles to children in need as part of the GO WASH CO initiative, which is brought forth by several agencies including Intermountain Healthcare / Dixie Regional Medical Center, The Bicycle Collective, Southern Utah Bicycle Alliance, Southwest Utah Public Health Department, City of St. George Leisure Services, SelectHeath and the Healthy Dixie Council.

Open Stage at the St. George Bicycle Collective!

Wednesday, May 2 
Sign ups for Open Stage start 6:30 PM 
Performances 7 PM - 9 PM


+++ Show your musical and poetic talents! 
+++ Wrench on your bike or help us fix bikes while listening to your local artists! 
+++ Ride your bike and get a free drink! 
+++ $3 suggested donation at the door, FREE if you are performing!
+++ RSVP on Facebook

We believe that 30 minutes on the bike each day is enough to unwind, feel free, and is crucial to our happiness. So why not build a nice routine? 

EVERY WEDNESDAY 12 PM - 1 PM 


We will ride from the Collective to Sandtown Park - just down the street - for BYO lunch picnic. We hope to provide a space for folks to get outside and socialize for 45 mins during their workday. Everyone's gotta eat lunch, why not do it together under the red rock? It's our intention to keep this under an hour so commuters and 9-5ers can get away from the desk on their lunch break, stretch their legs, and chat with other Collective supporters. We will roll out from the Collective at 12:10p and leave the park to be back to our respective work places by 1p. 

This ride is family friendly. Pack your little ones in a trailer and enjoy lunch with us while they play in the park. If you bring young kids on their own bikes, you must be comfortable with them riding along Diagonal street and on a slight uphill grade. Everyone must wear helmets!

Please bring your own lunch, water, flat tire repair, etc. We hope to see you out there!

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April 15, 2018

Provo Bike Month 2018

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Once again, Provo Bicycle Collective has partnered with Provo City to host Bike Month in May. It's a month-long pary!

Check out descriptions of each event here. 

Saturday, April 21

11 AM - 12 PM

Participation in the FLAT TIRE CLINIC is free! 

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Flat tires are the number one reason why we stop riding our bikes. 
Prepare for bike month and learn how to fix a flat at our FLAT TIRE CLINIC on Earth Day. It's easy!
Just show up between 11 AM and 12 PM and we will show you what you need to know. You bring your said bike. We have the tools, the patch kits, and the secret ingredient tire sealant to get your bike rolling again. 
Patch kits to-go and other supplies are available for sale at the Collective. 

If you need additional repair help, we ask for $5 donation per 30 minutes of bench-time.

Volunteers from Hyatt Place St. George will be proudly supporting this event.

Let's Celebrate the Reasons We Ride! 

Join the St. George Bicycle Collective for the National Bike Challenge

Find details about the St. George Bicycle Collective events HERE and on Facebook

Check out the City of St. George's Bike Month Schedule here 

 

May 2, 2018 - Music and Mechanics

Open Stage at the St. George Bicycle Collective. Wrench on your bike and listen to local music. Sign ups for the Open Stage start 6:30 PM, Performances 7 PM - 9 PM, $3 donation at the door, workbenches open to the public. 

May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (Every Wednesday) - #lunchoutside

Unwind, feel free, and socialize. Weekly ride and picnic starting at the St. George Bicycle Collective. Meet at 12PM, roll out 12:10 PM, back at the Collective at 1 PM. Please bring your own lunch, water, flat tire repair, etc.

May 12, 2018 - Yoga and Ride with Rachel Cieslewicz

Local runner, yoga instructor, cyclist, and friend, Rachel Cieslewicz, will be collaborating with the St. George Bicycle Collective for a refreshing morning of cycling and yoga.

Bike Ride starting at the St. George Bicycle Collective, 9 AM - 10 AM, Yoga for Cyclists at Yoga Soul 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM. Register here. 

Helmets are REQUIRED for this ride and you must also be self-sufficient for any mechanicals.

May 17, 2018 - Bike Month MTB Group Ride

Intermediate mountain bike ride leaving from the St. George Bicycle Collective, 70 W St. George Blvd, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM. We will either ride Paradise Rim or City Creek. Helmets are REQUIRED for this ride and you must also be self-sufficient for any mechanicals one might encounter on a desert mtb ride (flat kit, water, snack, etc.).

May 22, 2018 - Bike Travelers' Showcase

Bike packers talk about their adventures around town, around the globe, and their prep work for a multi-year trip. 7 PM - 9 PM, St. George Bicycle Collective.

Eagle Scout Projects for the Ogden Bicycle Collective

The Ogden Bicycle Collective would be happy to be the beneficiary of your Eagle Scout Project!

Please read our general Eagle Scout Project page first.

BIKE DRIVES:

The most common project is hosting a bike drive.  The scout is responsible for planning and implementing project logistics and coordinating volunteers to gather unused or unwanted bicycles.  The scout and volunteers will then pick up bikes (a large trailer is helpful), and arrange with Bicycle Collective staff to drop them off at our Community Bike Shop.  The scout and volunteers will also need to help us sort and organize donated bikes.

These bikes will be refurbished and given away to homeless, refugees, and low-income individuals; sold to fund our programs; or stripped and recycled. The average project should plan to yield between 50 and 150 bicycles.

Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at or 801-997-0336 to find out if a bike drive is a current need and arrange a time to discuss your Eagle Project!

OTHER PROJECTS:

Eagle Scouts are encouraged to present other projects they feel would be helpful to the Ogden Bicycle Collective, however they are subject to staff approval.

Some current needs that may be fitting for an Eagle Scout Project:

-Obtaining funding for, and planning and constructing of a handicap/wheelchair ramp (this would include researching applicable ordinances and regulations, including ADA guidelines, and getting appropriate approvals)

-Helping to obtain funding for and planning additional storage for the Community Bike Shop (this would include researching applicable ordinances and regulations, and getting appropriate approvals)

-Organizing a donation drive based off of our donation wish list and any additional needs identified by staff

Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at or 801-997-0336 to discuss your Eagle Scout Project Proposal and get approval before completing.