Donna McAleer

I got into bikes on my LDS mission (which is actually where I learned how to ride a bike), after I got hit by a car which had totaled my bike. Another missionary gave me a bike which I had the opportunity to repair. Fixing up that bike (a schwinn varsity) is where my love bicycles started. Upon my return home from my mission, I started volunteering at the Collective (June 2018). I am currently studying computer engineering at BYU.

Adan Carrillo became interested in biking while living in Seattle and Washington D.C., where biking and public transit were his main transportation modes. Since his return to Salt Lake City, he joined the Salt Lake County Bicycle Advisory Committee and the Salt Lake Bicycle Collective to advocate for and to improve the bicycling experience for everyone across the state.

He works for the Salt Lake City Community and Neighborhoods Department as a Civic Engagement Manager, where he encourages community members to get involved in the decision-making process of planning and building safe and sustainable streets, bike paths, and trails. He holds a bachelor’s degree in technology management and two master’s degrees, in organizational management and sustainable transportation. 

'm 54 years old and I've loved bikes my whole life. I've worked with bicycles off and on since I was 15, from little mom & pop shops to some of the biggest players in the industry. I like to think of myself as a bicycle industry "hanger-on" and I try not to take myself too seriously. It's only a bike, after all!  

The reason I love the Bicycle Collective here in Utah, as well as all the other non-profit bike outfits on the planet, is that they remind me of the reasons I learned to love bikes in the first place. Riding my bike to work at my first job. Riding with friends. Learning how to fix bikes. Exploring new places. In my life, bikes have always meant personal freedom and I'm here to share that message. Bikes are for everyone, regardless a person's level of fitness, income or station in life. You may be riding your bike to your local library or you might be racing in the Tour de France, but goal is exactly the same. Keep the rubber side down!

Hi, my name’s Dustin. I’m excited to part of this organization. I love mountain biking and spending time with Chelsea, my wife  and Edith, my daughter . 

I began my career in the cycling industry as a junior road racer working and wrenching in shops to support my racing ambitions. At one point I had a 50 mile round-trip commute from Bountiful to Millcreek Bicycles. In 2010, I earned my USA Cycling Category 1 rank and had a top-20 result at U-23 nationals in the time trial. The following year I began working at Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) as a customer service representative. 

I became aware of the Bicycle Collective in 2012 after a snowboarding accident put an end to my road racing ambitions. In 2013, I was hired as the Ogden Bicycle Collective’s open shop manager and eventually helped move the building from Wall Ave. to the Fowler Ave. location. 

At QBP I took on an additional role as the site ACE Coordinator. This gave me experience organizing volunteer projects and working on advocacy efforts.

I’ve spent the last 3 years immersed in the world of disc-brakes at TRP/Tektro USA working as a warranty tech / customer service rep / graphic designer / human swiss army knife.

I love helping people learn to fix their bikes and enjoy the sport that has brought such happiness to my life.

As a Utah native, Justin has been spoiled with great access to outdoor activities including mountain biking. Fearing that a bike complication will leave him stranded many miles away in Bigfoot’s backyard, Justin decided to take a course at the Collective to give him the skills needed to prevent this. Two years later he is back and happy to share his knowledge at the shop. In his free time, he likes to go on super fun camping trips and go snowboarding.

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