We're happy to announce we'll be starting Youth Open Shop Nights on May 22nd! Youth Open Shop will be held every Monday night from 4:00-7:00 PM at the Ogden Bicycle Collective. Youth Open Shop is a night dedicated to providing an open work space for kids between the ages of 10-17. Kids can come in and utilize the shop with the help of a youth specialist, mechanics, and volunteers. During youth open shop kids may work on their own bikes; volunteer to earn a bicycle or parts; learn bicycle mechanics, safety, and teamwork; and help other kids with their bikes. Youth Open Shop is free and does not require pre-registration, however, benches are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Completion of orientation with a parent or legal guardian is required before attending.

First time youth stop in with a parent or guardian during any Youth Open Shop Night to go through orientation. Please contact OBC's Youth Program Coordinator, Lulu, at or 801-997-0336 with any questions.

From Provo.org:

"May is National Bike Month and Provo is celebrating the many benefits of bicycling! Whether you bike to work or school, ride to save money or time, pump those pedals to preserve your health or the environment, or simply to explore your community – you’re going to love the events and activities we’ve got planned. We’ve put together a month full of events and activities to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle and the many reasons we ride!"

See this website for a list of all the events happening this month.


Matt Jacobs

Open Shop Manager

Matt Jacobs has been involved with the Provo Bicycle Collective since January 2016. Beginning at age 9, Matt raced BMX though the ABA in the Pacific Northwest. He earned enough points in the 2011 season to qualify for Nationals in his age bracket, coming in 3rd. Matt also loves road riding and mountain biking. His favorite place to ride is the rolling hills of his home state of Tennessee. Pictured here is a 1993 Bridgestone MB-5, which was initially refurbished by youth at the Slate Canyon Youth Detention Center. He's also been trying his hand at fabricating bicycle components, most notably, brake boosters and light mounts. Matt looks forward to working with you on your dream ride at the Provo Bicycle Collective!

Donate Your Old Bike

Similar to a thrift store, our Community Bike Shop is run off donations.  Any bike and bike-related item you donate to us will help us reach our vision of getting Provo on bicycles.  Whether your bike is given away as a Goodwill Bike, sold to fund our operations, or recycled for scrap metal, it will be happier than it is now sitting in the garage not being ridden.  

As a 501c3 charitable organization, all donations are tax-deductable.

Goodwill Bikes

Our Goodwill Bikes program provides free bicycles to anyone who can’t afford to purchase one. Financial need is determined by nonprofit and government partners who send their clients to us. 

If you are receiving help from any organization listed below, ask your caseworker to write you a letter of recommendation to receive a Goodwill Bike.

If you do not qualify to receive one through one of our partner organizations, Goodwill Bikes may be earned through 4 hours of volunteer service.  Find out how to volunteer here.

To become a partner organization, please contact

Partner Organizations

Center for Women and Children in Crisis

Catholic Community Services of Utah

Provo City School District

Food and Care Coalition

Wasatch Mental Health

Refugee Action Network

House of Hope Utah

Utah Community and Refugee Partnership Center

Boys and Girls Club of Utah County

Utah Foster Care

Utah County 4-H

Deseret Industries and LDS Employment Services

BYU English Language Center

Habitat for Humanity Utah County

Community Action Services and Food Bank


Buy a Bike

We carry an ever-changing selection of fully-refurbished used bikes of all kinds. Our favorites are rigid mountain bikes from the 80s and 90s that we convert to comfy commuters for everyday use, but our shelves are often stocked with everything from feather-like road bikes to full suspension cross country machine. Because everything we carry is donated to us, we never really know what’s going to be on the shelf from week to week.  Stop by our shop or call us today to find out what's in store!

Expect to spend $150-300 for a nice commuter bike, lights, and a lock.  Road and mountain bikes for recreational use usually run $200-500.  Refurbished kids bikes run from $30-100.

Provo Bicycle Collective is excited to announce a summer full of programs designed to help youth learn problem-solving, safe riding, and bicycle mechanic skills!


Earn-a-Bike is a hands-on course designed to foster problem solving skills through bicycle mechanics for youth ages 6-16. During the 4-week program, kids are taught basic bicycle mechanics and safety. Each class period, they use our tools to refurbish a bicycle of their choice which they will have the option to keep or donate to a child who might need it more at the end of the course. 

Bike School

Bike School is a week-long day camp designed to teach youth safe bike riding and basic bike mechanics through hands-on experience. They experience everything from fixing a flat, to learning how to ride safely to school, to riding their bike on the Bonneville Shoreline mountain bike trail. 

Learn more or register for either program here!


Meet our staff!

Open Shop

Want to fix your own bicycle?  During Open Shop hours, we have up to four workbenches of professional-grade bike tools available for public use.  With the guidance of a staff mechanic, even those who have never picked up a wrench before can learn how to repair a flat tire, replace a cable, or even give their bike a full tune-up.  

Cost is $10 per hour or a free with a Bicycle Collective membership.

Youth Classes

Please see "youth programs" category.