We're now open on Fridays. Get ready for extra time to buy bikes, buy parts, and work on your own projects!

We are now open for sales and bench use Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 11 AM - 6 PM and Saturdays, 10 AM - 2 PM 

Wednesday afternoon marked the completion of our second Ride Ready! clinic at Heritage Elementary. 11 hard-working and excited students spent 2 hours learning about the basics of bike ownership, bike mechanics, and bike safety. We're so grateful so have a community that supports our mission and to have so many opportunities to give back. Kids received a bicycle, helmet, taillight, patch kit, water bottle, spare tube, tire levers, and a map of St George's bike paths and urban trails - a must have kit for any cyclist in town! Thanks a ton to our volunteers for getting bikes built and instructing the participants, without you it wouldn't have been possible. And another BIG thanks to Southern Utah Bicycle AllianceHealthy Dixie Council | Washington County, Utah and Wildland Trekking for their continued support of our programs and mission, as well as the trailer donation for bike transport. Check out the photos below if #newbikeday makes you smile. ☺️

March 16, 2018

SLCBC - New Spring Hours

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We're switching over to Spring hours starting next week (week of the 18th). Get ready for extra time in the day to buy bikes, buy parts, and work on DIY projects! New sales/DIY hours will be Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 12-7 PM. Hope to see you soon! 

All other programming hours will remain the same. Scroll down to see a list of all programming hours.

Jr. Mechanic Certification Course

Bicycle Collective's Jr. Mechanic Certification course teaches problem solving, creativity, and attention to detail in a career and technical education course. During this class, youth learn bicycle mechanics through lecture and hands-on experience. Over the course of 24 lessons, students learn how to diagnose and repair problems on nearly any type of bicycle. This new skill may land them a job, hobby, or even just a way to spend time productively. 

At the end of the course, each student has not only gained a new skill but also repaired several bikes that will be given away to local individuals in need. Students feel good knowing they are directly serving the community.

When asked about his favorite part of this program, one student said, "My favorite thing I have done so far in the class is take a crappy bike and turn it into something nice and usable." The same student was thrilled to see a newspaper report of a bike he fixed being given away to someone in need. That same bike recipient called the gift "life changing." The student felt that this was not just another class, it was making a real difference in the community.

If you'd like to hire Bicycle Collective to teach this course at your facility, please reach out to .

Bicycle Collective currently operates this program in a few juvenile justice facilities throughout northern Utah.

Biking to work is an easy way to get exercise, save money, and feel great. However, many people hesitate to start because they’re nervous sharing the road with cars.Provo Bicycle Collective’s Urban Biking Course is designed to help anyone feel confident on the road. Students will learn the rules of the road, basic safety precautions, and techniques about how to avoid danger.

Learn more about the course and register here.

Safe Urban Cycling Course

Biking to work is an easy way to get exercise, save money, and feel great. However, many people hesitate to start because they’re nervous sharing the road with cars.

Provo Bicycle Collective’s Urban Biking Course is designed to help anyone feel confident on the road. Students will learn the rules of the road, basic safety precautions, and techniques about how to avoid danger.

Learn from PBC operations manager Ikaika Cox, a League Certified Instructor (League of American Bicyclists) and everyday bicycle commuter. Each class, he will give a short lecture and conduct on-bike training. Students will receive individual attention in a small-group setting.

Participants must register for the course and bring their own bike to each class. Much of the training will be on-bike, so be ready to ride!

With this training, you’ll be riding safely and confidently through your streets!

Please direct all questions regarding Safe Urban Cycling Class to .

SCHEDULE:

April 11, 18, 25, 2018 - REGISTER HERE
More sessions TBD

 

News report on April 2018 session: https://www.ksl.com/?sid=46335381&nid=148&title=local-nonprofit-launches-new-urban-cycling-safety-course-to-protect-riders

Today was a big day for us and for twelve kids at Coral Cliffs Elementary! We taught our first "Ride Ready!" class. 12 kids learned basic bike maintenance and safety from our volunteers and staff and received a free refurbished bike after the workshop. 

This is what Harrison says about the workshop: "One of the participants looked at me while she was walking her bike out, helmet on and buckled, and said with a smile, "I've never had a bike like this before." I told her well now you know how to take care of it!"

Congrats to you all for being "Ride Ready!" and thanks so much to everyone who helped and supported us to make this possible!! Healthy Dixie Council | Washington County, UtahSouthwest Utah Public Health DepartmentSouthern Utah Bicycle AllianceHarrison Shotzbargerr, Craig ShanklinRed Rock Bicycle Co.Bicycles Unlimited IncRapid CyclingSt. George, Utah, and all the volunteers who built bikes for the kids!

Teisha Nelson

Event Management Intern

Teisha was born and raised in Hurricane, Utah. She is a Senior at Dixie State University studying Business Administration with a minor in Professional and Technical Writing. She loves to learn new skills and meet new people. She is excited for this internship opportunity and looks forward to working with the Bicycle Collective. 

Josh Wilde

Mechanic

I'm and avid cyclist and will fix any bike you throw at me! I also love to ski, rock climb, and do pottery!

Harrison Shotzbarger

Operations Manager

Harrison found cycling at an early age, but like most kids, he was only interested in jumping and crashing them. It wasn’t until his college years that he began to see it as a healthy outlet for stress, a portal to adventure, and above all, an effective and enjoyable way of daily transportation. He started on road bikes, climbing the biggest hills he could find and planning long day rides around wherever he lived. Then, as he gained more experience in the backcountry and in adventure sports, he took to the mountains via any road he could find on whatever bike he had. So began his interest and appreciation for off-road riding and two-wheeled adventure. For Harrison, biking was a tool for self expression, exploration, making friends, and connecting with the land around him. In 2013, after graduating the University of California, Santa Barbara with a degree in Psychology, he began to pursue a career in outdoor education and worked for various companies in California, Utah, Arizona, Idaho & Wyoming. After a few years spent traveling for work and riding mountain bikes in his free time, he settled in St George and accepted the position of Operations Manager for the St George Bicycle Collective. He also is involved with a local hiking tour company - Wildland Trekking, and spends his summers as their Greater Yellowstone Program Manager in Driggs, ID. He says the best parts about living in St George are his community, the mountain bike trails, and the endless inspiration to get out on an adventure, whether it’s hiking, climbing, biking, or all three! Ask him about bikepacking, steel hardtails, music, or llamas!