October 01, 2021

Dusty Sanchez

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Dusty joins the Bicycle Collective as a cast member of our new video series "Dusty and the Wrenches." He's an Ogden original, born and raised. He likes riding bikes as much as he likes fixing them. When he's not at the bike shop, he can be found rock-hounding, adding rocks to his sweet collection. 

October 01, 2021

Oxnard the Grunch

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Oxnard joins the Bicycle Collective as a cast member of our new video series "Dusty and the Wrenches." In his spare time Oxnard can be found advocating for animal rights and riding his singlespeed mountain bike to punk-rock shows. 

September 16, 2021

Connor's Big Ride

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Connor will be biking on a 20" wheel bike for miles and miles to fundraise money for Provo Bicycle Collective's kids bike giveaway. Pledge a dollar amount per mile that Connor bikes. For example, $3 for every mile that he rides. With a pledge, you will receive exclusive highlights from his big ride!

This money is going towards our efforts to fix up and give away 60 kids bikes in the month of September. This money helps us purchase necessary items for fixing the bikes (tires, pedals, saddles, grips, etc).

Pledge a dollar amount here

It's back to school time and we've been repairing kids bikes in the shop for our upcoming "Back to School" giveaway on Saturday September 25th at 10:00 AM. We'll have bikes for kids from 2'4" to about 5' tall. Children must be present for the giveaway.

If you'd like to get involved helping us repair bikes, join our volunteer crew on Thursday evenings from 6-8 PM. Masks are required in the shop. 

Join us on the first Monday of every month from 5-8pm for Women Trans Femme Night.  This night is intended for those who identify to volunteer in a safe and supportive space. We welcome folks with all levels of interest and experience in bicycle mechanics to come learn and socialize.

Those wishing to attend must first come to an orientation. Fill out this application and we'll contact you about a time.

Questions? Email

Join the Ogden Bicycle Collective every Thursday night from 6-8PM as we repair kids bikes for our upcoming giveaways! 

https://www.givepulse.com/event/246389

Please use the link above to register. Masks are required in the shop. 

August 30, 2021

Quinn Hyde - Mechanic

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Quinn joined the Bicycle Collective in 2020 as a mechanic. She loves to hike, spend time outside on a bike, read and dabble in creativity whenever possible! She started working on bikes in Denver while earning a BS in a Gender Studies, Environmental Science, Math and Art. She moved to Salt Lake City after hiking for 5 months on the Pacific Crest Trail, and loves the mountains. Quinn has experience working with kids, from teaching teens to surf, to helping 1st graders plant seeds! She enjoys her time at the Collective most when she's able to support someone learning a new skill. 

The Bicycle Collective currently has openings for one or more mechanics. These are part- to full-time positions, depending on availability. These are not seasonal positions; mechanics at the Bicycle Collective have the opportunity to work a regular schedule year round.

Mechanics at the Ogden Bicycle Collective are responsible for assessing and repairing bikes to be sold, or to be donated through our charitable programs. The ideal candidate would have a broad understanding of bicycle repair and would be able to efficiently work on a wide variety of bikes (e.g., 80’s road bikes, 90’s mountain bikes, new higher-end bikes, department store bikes, etc.). They would also possess a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and be highly motivated to help the Bicycle Collective achieve its mission.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 season (6 months) paid shop experience required
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of bicycle repair
  • Ability and willingness to work on a wide variety of bikes
  • Ability to troubleshoot and use manuals, past experience, and other appropriate resources to problem solve
  • Proficiency with older bicycle technology and tools (1960's-present)
  • Ability to work on a deadline and within financial constraints
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Responsibilities:

  • Assess donated bikes to determine if they are economically repairable
  • Repair bikes to be sold or to be donated through our charitable programs
  • Track time and parts used per project
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism
  • Maintain a clean, organized, safe workspace
  • Perform quality control checks on other mechanics’ finished bikes
  • Assist head mechanic with various other tasks, such as bike organization, organizing new and used parts, ensuring there is an up-to-date list of needed supplies, etc.
  • Occasionally help with the Bicycle Collective’s other programs as needed

Benefits:

  • Starting wage $12-14/hr DOE
  • Year-round, non-seasonal work
  • Flexible schedule

Location: Ogden Bicycle Collective, 936 28th St Ogden, UT 84403 

To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to with the subject heading “Bicycle Mechanic application”. The position is open until filled.

The Bicycle Collective is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The mission of the Bicycle Collective is to promote cycling as an effective and sustainable form of transportation and as a cornerstone of a cleaner, healthier, and safer society. The Collective provides refurbished bicycles and educational programs to the community, focusing on children and lower income households.

June 28, 2021

Volunteer

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Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Bicycle Collective, grounding our culture as a bike shop by the community, for the community:
  • In our shops they enable us to provide equitable access to transportation. 
  • Learning bicycle repair, they enrich our community while gaining valuable skills for themselves. 
  • Running bicycle valet and other outreach events, they connect local networks and push the boundaries of our services. 
  • Taking on projects with Bicycle Collective, they use their passions to improve and develop the shop and organization.
Whether or not you have prior bike experience, there is a place for you. All we need from you is a passion for our mission and a regular time commitment. 

 

What To Expect

  • Friendly collaboration with other volunteers and staff in a safe and respectful environment
  • To learn new skills 
  • To learn about ALL sorts of bicycles given our unique service and environment as a bike collective
  • To get a little dirty
  • Have a whole lot of fun!

 

So you want to volunteer?

Click the dropdown menu below to learn more about current opportunities at your local Bicycle Collective.

 

June 05, 2021

Bicycle Mechanic

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The Bicycle Collective currently has openings for one or more mechanics. These are part- to full-time positions, depending on availability. These are not seasonal positions; mechanics at the Bicycle Collective have the opportunity to work a regular schedule year round.

Mechanics at the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective are responsible for assessing and repairing bikes to be sold, or to be donated through our charitable programs. The ideal candidate would have a broad understanding of bicycle repair and would be able to efficiently work on a wide variety of bikes (e.g., 80’s road bikes, 90’s mountain bikes, new higher-end bikes, department store bikes, etc.). They would also possess a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and be highly motivated to help the Bicycle Collective achieve its mission.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 season (6 months) paid shop experience required
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of bicycle repair
  • Ability and willingness to work on a wide variety of bikes
  • Ability to troubleshoot and use manuals, past experience, and other appropriate resources to problem solve
  • Proficiency with older bicycle technology and tools (1960's-present)
  • Ability to work on a deadline and within financial constraints
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Responsibilities:

  • Assess donated bikes to determine if they are economically repairable
  • Repair bikes to be sold or to be donated through our charitable programs
  • Track time and parts used per project
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism
  • Maintain a clean, organized, safe workspace
  • Perform quality control checks on other mechanics’ finished bikes
  • Assist head mechanic with various other tasks, such as bike organization, organizing new and used parts, ensuring there is an up-to-date list of needed supplies, etc.
  • Occasionally help with the Bicycle Collective’s other programs as needed

Benefits:

  • Starting wage $14-17/hr DOE
  • Year-round, non-seasonal work
  • Flexible schedule

Location: Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective, 2312 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT

To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to with the subject heading “Bicycle Mechanic application”. The position is open until filled.

The Bicycle Collective is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The mission of the Bicycle Collective is to promote cycling as an effective and sustainable form of transportation and as a cornerstone of a cleaner, healthier, and safer society. The Collective provides refurbished bicycles and educational programs to the community, focusing on children and lower income households.

As of Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 appointments will no longer be necessary for bike and parts shopping. 

June 25, 2021

Ann Mackin, PhD

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Ann Mackin worked in corporate finance, accounting, and manufacturing operations for more than 20 years. For the past 12 years she has served in leadership roles in Higher Education. Currently, she serves as Business Faculty at Western Governor’s University (WGU). Previously she served as the Associate Commissioner at the Utah Colleges of Applied Technology (UCAT), Vice President at Davis Applied Technology College (DATC) as well as director of graduate business programs at Westminster and the University of Utah. Ann serves as a Planning Commissioner for the City of Holladay. She holds an MBA from the University of Utah and a Doctorate in Education from Pepperdine University.

Ann Mackin is a founding member of Real Women Run at the YWCA which launched in 2011. She serves on the Real Women Run Board. Ann created a non-profit organization, SpringBoard Utah to advocate and promote the placement of more women on boards & commissions in Utah. Ann has served in elected office in Lincoln County, Wyoming and actively promotes women to run for office.

June 25, 2021

Maria Vyas

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Maria Vyas, AICP, is a consultant with 23 years of experience helping communities become friendlier for bicycling and walking. In her professional life as a transportation planner at Fehr & Peers, she has completed a considerable body of work in active transportation. Her work includes designing on- and off-street bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, establishing a regional vision for active transportation and first/last mile connections throughout the Salt Lake metropolitan region, and developing actionable bicycle and pedestrian master plans for communities throughout the West. She has been recognized for her work by the Institute of Transportation Engineers’ Bicycle and Pedestrian Council, the Women in Transportation Seminar, and the American Planning Association. A Salt Lake native, she loves to camp and ride her bike all over the great State of Utah. She believes deeply in providing transportation access and independence to all people, and in the joy of riding a bike.

Are you interested in learning how to repair your own bicycle? Are you wanting to become a better volunteer?

This course will teach you the basics of bicycle maintenance and repair. Topic will include:

-Tire & Tubes

-Wheel Service

-Brakes and Shifting

-Bearing Systems

Attendants of this course will receive 10% off tool purchases.

Reserve your spot here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bicycle-mechanics-101-tickets-158145205567?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

*This course is for 16 years and up.