October 12, 2017

PBC Adds Two New Nonprofit Partners

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Provo Bicycle Collective is proud to announce  newly-formed partnerships with Deseret Industries, LDS Employment Center, and BYU English Language Center through which we hope to provide dozens of free bikes to people in need each year.

Our partnership allows Deseret Industries to recommend their associates and welfare clients to our shop for a free Goodwill Bike – donated bicycles refurbished by PBC volunteers. In 2016, Bicycle Collective gave away 1,436 Goodwill Bikes.

About Deseret Industries and LDS Employment Center:

Deseret Industries is a nonprofit thrift store and donation center that is

devoted to training and educating individuals to prepare them for the

workforce. In 2016, they served 15,597 hired associates and gave away

nearly 7 million pounds of clothing and shoes in humanitarian aid

 

About BYU English Language Center:

As a lab school, the English Language Center supports BYU's

Department of Linguistics and English Language by facilitating the

teaching, learning, and research of English as a second language.

 

Our hope is that their clients will use these bikes to meet daily transportation needs; riding to work, shopping for groceries, and meeting appointments.

Bicycle Collective is always in need of money and bike donations and willing volunteers to repair bikes for giveaway. Interested donors and volunteers can find out how to get involved Bicyclecollective.org.

 

October 05, 2017

PBC Adds New Nonprofit Partner

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Provo Bicycle Collective is proud to announce a newly-formed partnership with Utah Community and Refugee Partnership Center (UCRPC), through which we hope to provide dozens of free bikes to refugees each year.

UCRPC is non-profit organization that is devoted to motivate, empower, enlighten and transform refugees’ life through education.  Their mission is to provide the education, orientation and support refugees need to become self-sufficient members of society.

Our partnership allows UCRCP to recommend their clients to our shop for a free Goodwill Bike – donated bicycles refurbished by PBC volunteers.  In 2016, Bicycle Collective gave away 1,436 Goodwill Bikes.

Our hope is that their clients will use these bikes to meet daily transportation needs; riding to work, shopping for groceries, and meeting appointments. 

Bicycle Collective is always in need of money and bike donations and willing volunteers to repair bikes for giveaway.  Interested donors and volunteers can find out how to get involved Bicyclecollective.org.

Austin Taylor

Director, PBC

September 27, 2017

OBC Fall Sale and New Hours

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We're switching to Fall/Winter hours in October.  To celebrate, everything's on sale from October 1st thru 7th!  Check out our stock of bikes, parts, and accessories, and get 15% off your purchase the first week of October.

We'll be switching to Fall/Winter hours the following week.

Fall/Winter Hours (starting Oct. 8):
 
Monday
4:00-7:00 PM
(Youth Open Shop-Youth ONLY)
 
Tuesday-Wednesday
12:00-7:00 PM
(Open Shop)
 
Thursday
12:00-7:30 PM
(Volunteer Day)
 
Friday-Saturday
12:00-6:00 PM
(Open Shop)
September 27, 2017

New SLCBC Winter Hours

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Starting the week of Monday, October 2nd, the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective's Open Shop will change to winter hours. Open Shop is when you can come in and buy bikes, parts, and accessories, or get DIY help repairing your own bike. We just updated our shop inventory so come on in and check out what we have!

All other programming hours will remain the same. 

Contact  or call 801-328-2453 if you have any questions.

Kyle Owens

Youth Mechanic Certification Instructor

Kyle has been working with Provo Bicycle Collective since October 2015.  He was one of the first graduates from PBC's Mechanics 101 course.  Kyle has a deep love for mountain biking and the places he is able to explore with his bike.  When the trailes are muddy you might find him cruising around on his road bike.  Kyle is currently a junior in the mechanical engineering program at BYU.  He hopes to help everyone learn about the joys of biking and the service that the PBC can be in helping them more fully appreciate their bike.

Jordan Bartholomew

Shop Facilitator

Jordan became affiliated with Bicycle Collective volunteering with the Salt Lake Bicycle Collective for the past two years.  He got aquainted with Provo Bicycle Collective by stopping in for random parts or help and has become a friend of the shop.  Jordan's love of bikes started with racing road bikes with the University of Utah.  Now he goes on extended bicycle tours, camping on his bikes for weeks to months at a time.  He is currently a senior at the University of Utah studying political science and environmental sustainability.

Provo Bicycle Collective is proud to announce its gift of 27 bikes to Timpanogos Elementary, 2 bikes to Dixon Middle and 2 bikes to Provo High during Provo’s Bike to School week.  Our hope is that these bikes will be given to children who could not otherwise afford one so they too can ride their bikes to school.

These bikes came to Provo Bicycle Collective donated, were refurbished by volunteers, and safety checked by our trained mechanics.  We are always looking for worthy organizations to give bikes to and interested volunteers to fix bikes with us.  Contact with any questions.

Tyler Jamieson

Mechanic & Open Shop Manager

Bio coming soon...

Tanner Garrett

Mechanic

Tanner met the Provo Bicycle Collective in the Fall of 2015, he was about to scrap an old Nishiki he'd gotten for free but decided to give it a chance--PBC gave him the tools and skills to get the bike up and running. He rode it for two years after that and got hooked on cycling. He now helps out at The Collective because he wants everyone to have the same joy of riding a bike! In addition to riding and working on bikes he loves skiing, woodworking, learning, and just about anything you can do outside. He's a full time student at BYU working towards acceptance into the Marriott School of Business.

Online Bike Repair Resource: Sheldon Brown - Master Bike Mechanics Educator