June 07, 2021

Nkenna Onwuzuruoha

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Nkenna Onwuzuruoha was raised in Marietta, Georgia, and is a first-generation American—both her parents are Nigerian. She completed her bachelor's in Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago and a master's in European Literature from the University of Bristol in England.In 2011, Nkenna moved to Salt Lake to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA at the SLCC Community Writing Center. After her year of service, she taught first-year writing and social justice courses at the University of Utah, Salt Lake Community College (SLCC), and Westminster College. Nkenna is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Writing & Rhetoric Studies at the University of Utah.Nkenna's first bike in Salt Lake City was a free one she received from the Collective as an AmeriCorps VISTA member in need of reliable transportation. She didn’t keep that bike for too long, but it turned her into a bike advocate and enthusiast. 

June 07, 2021

Glenn McMinn

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I moved to Utah in the mid 80’s to attend graduate school in computer graphics.  We formed a company that developed and marketed computer aided manufacturing software around the world.  I served as president of that company for 19 years.  During this time I also returned to school to get my MBA.  This company was purchased by the British company Delcam in 2003 and in 2014 Delcam was purchased by the US company Autodesk.  After working at Autodesk for a couple of years I retired.  

On the personal side I am married and have two grow children.  I have been an avid bike rider since coming to Utah.  I humbly participated in local mountain bike races in my 40s and biked to work.  I was involved it’s the Boys and Girls Club here in Salt Lake for over 20 years as a coach, Board member and fundraiser.  I have also served on the capital campaign for Wasatch Community Gardens.  I’m a fan of the Bicycle Collective because I like organizations that focus on making an impact on the local community.  I’m also a big fan of green initiatives and vocational training.  

June 05, 2021

Online Retail Sales

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Organization Overview:

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.

Position Overview:

The Online Retail Salesperson is responsible for the listing, sale, and shipment of bicycle components and accessories online. Revenue generated from these sales support the charitable programs at the Bicycle Collective. This position is designed to be flexible to fit any schedule with some partial work-from-home available.

Qualifications

  • Must be proficient with eBay and other online sales platforms
  • Must be capable of taking clear photos for listings
  • Basic Computer proficiency (Word processing, spreadsheets, etc.)
  • Basic Bicycle Mechanic skills
  • Expert familiarity with a variety of bicycle components 1960s - Present
  • Clear communication skills

Responsibilities

  • List items on our online sales platforms
  • Communicate with customers promptly and politely
  • Pack and ship sold items
  • Work closely with the director to meet monthly sales goals
  • Manage and organize online sales area

Location: Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective - 2312 S West Temple Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Reports to:  SLC Bicycle Collective Director

Full or Part Time available: 20 - 40 hrs/wk. This position can be flexible to accommodate school schedules, etc. Full Time staff are eligible for health insurance benefits after 60 days.

Compensation:  $15-25/hr DOE

To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to with the subject heading “Online Sales Position”. 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. Women, people of color, and people belonging to other underrepresented groups in the bicycling industry are encouraged to apply.

Organization Overview:

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.

Position Overview:

The Bicycle Collective is hiring Assistant Valet Coordinators for the bike valet for this upcoming season. Our Salt Lake City bike valet system has served over 100 events across the valley, parking more than 10,000 bikes. Coordinating the bike valet is a great chance to represent and recruit people to get involved at the Collective while supporting cycling in Utah on a massive scale. The Co-Coordinators will work with the Valet Coordinator to make sure all events are covered and staffed with volunteers in a professional manner. They will take scheduling cues from the Coordinator and work with them on any communication with client event staff. 

Qualifications:

  • Basic computer proficiency (Word Processing, Spreadsheets, email)
  • Valid driver's license
  • Clear communication skills
  • Availability on evenings and weekends March-October
  • Able to lift at least 50lbs

Responsibilities

  • Event setup / breakdown
  • Driving and securing truck and trailer at events
  • Scheduling and manage on-site volunteers
  • Representing the Bicycle Collective, sharing upcoming events, and being a spokesperson for our programs
  • Report bike parking statistics

Part time: Schedule subject to event bookings, typically one event per week.

Reports to:  SLC Bike Valet Coordinator

Compensation:  $14-17/hr, DOE

To apply: Interested applicants should submit a resume to with "Bike Valet Assistant Coordinator" in the subject line. 

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. Women, people of color, and people belonging to other underrepresented groups in the bicycling industry are encouraged to apply.

June 05, 2021

Youth Program Coordinator

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Organization Overview:

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.

Position Overview:

The Youth Program Coordinator is responsible for administering and developing the Bicycle Collective’s youth programs. The Youth Program Coordinator will work with volunteers to run Youth Open Shop, Junior Bike Mechanic Classes, Youth Mountainbike Camp, and work to develop additional programming for Youth at SLCBC.

Qualifications:

  • Must enjoy working with youth ages 4-18
  • Must be able and willing to work with kids who do not speak English
  • Basic computer skills, knowledge of Google Drive/Docs, Microsoft Word and Excel, etc.
  • Basic bicycle mechanic skills
  • Must consent to and pass a background check

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Facilitate youth programs at SLCBC, including supervising youth and teaching basic bicycle mechanic skills. 
  • Track and record program numbers
  • Encourage and mentor youth to stay engaged with Bicycle Collective Programs
  • Enforce rules and expectations for youth participants
  • Develop partnerships with schools and community organizations
  • Seek funding opportunities for Bicycle Collective youth programs

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

Reports to:  SLC Bicycle Collective Director

Full time: 40hrs/wk. Full Time employees are eligible for health insurance benefits, paid holidays, and paid time off.

Compensation: $15-18/hour DOE

To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to with the subject heading “Youth Program Coordinator”. The position is open beginning 1 August 2021 and will remain 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.

We're excited to partner with Retrospec bicycles to provide new, affordable, quality bikes in addition to our refurbished bicycles. You can purchase them safely online for pickup in the shop.



Beaumont Step-Thru City Bike

This vintage-inspired seven-speed commuting machine is made complete with its retro paint job, plush grips, cushy saddle, charming mid-century bell, and matching fenders. The step-thru frame is easy to mount and dismount. We brought in the Beaumont because it packs in a lot of bang for your buck. The quality and thoughtful component spec along with rack and fenders will make this one of the better bikes for casual riders, beginner commuters, and college kids on a budget.

Beaumont Step-Thru City Bike

$259.99

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Beaumont City Bike

This vintage-inspired seven-speed commuting machine is made complete with its retro paint job, plush grips, cushy saddle, charming mid-century bell, and matching fenders. We brought in the Beaumont because it packs in a lot of bang for your buck. The quality and thoughtful component spec along with rack and fenders will make this one of the better bikes for casual riders, beginner commuters, and college kids on a budget.

Beaumont City Bike

$259.99

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Kinney City Bike

We brought the Kinney in because it's the perfect bike for both getting to work or for a night out on 25th street. Toss your backpack on and go. Kinney’s 7 speeds and Shimano Tourney 500 derailleur and wide-range gearing is equipped to handle your commutes ups and downs. Sealed cartridge bearings keep the dirt and grime away from slowing you or your ride while a comfortable saddle, cushy grips, and riser handlebars keep you on the road longer.

Kinney City Bike 7 - Matte Dusk

$299.99

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Kinney Mixte City Bike

his bike is a take on classic riding straight from old-school France. Retrospec combined go-to cruising needs with a little “ooh-la-la” for a ride fit for bakery runs and farmers market flings. Grab your baguette and go with Kinney’s 7 speeds from its Shimano Tourney 500 derailleur and wide-range gearing equipped to handle all your tour’s ups and downs. Kinney-Mixte’s hand-built, high-tensile steel classic steel frame is easy to mount and ideal for comfortable cruising.

Kinney Mixte City Bike 7 - Crystal Blue

$299.00

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Venus Step-Thru City Bike

Fancy a ride on the river parkway? Perhaps a quick trip to the coffee shop? The Venus is your ticket to elevated city cycling with classic silhouette and first-class components for an all-around dreamy ride that is as durable as it is dazzling. We brought in this bike because it's a beautiful and practical city bike/commuter bike.

Venus Step-Thru

$349.99

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Harper Singlespeed / Fixed-Gear

Remember 2006-2007 when you were tearing up Washington Blvd and Playing Bike Polo at the Soloman Parking Garage? Is Critical Mass still a thing? When we saw this bike it triggered a nostalgic flashback and we knew we'd have to stock at least one. With a quick flip of the back wheel, Harper turns from a single-speed cruise to a hair raising, skid-inducing fixed-gear thrill ride

Harper SS/Fixed-Gear

$219.99

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Chatam 20" Boys Cruiser Bikes

We brought these 20" kids bikes into the shop so parents can be vicariously cool. These bikes look like full sized cruisers that have been shrunk down to kid proportions.

Chatham 1 20" Boys

$169.99

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Chatham 20" Girls Cruiser Bike

We brought these 20" kids bikes into the shop so parents can be vicariously cool. These bikes look like full sized cruisers that have been shrunk down to kid proportions.

Chatham 1 20" Girls

$169.99

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Koda 20" Kids Bikes

Koda is equipped with top-rated safety features for smooth, intuitive riding for beginner cyclists. This sporty, BMX inspired bike is perfect for little riders speeding off to the races. Koda’s sturdy steel frame is built to withstand every learning curve. A protected chain guard keeps their legs safe as they pedal off to the next pursuit. Sidewalk whips, park zips, and even some trip-ups along the way are to be expected. Koda’s specially designed frame, adjustable seat and handlebars allow the bike to grow with them. Koda is designed for early riders familiarizing themselves with bikes. Bright colors, BMX inspired plate, baskets and more make Koda the coolest kid bike to ever hit the sidewalk.

Koda 20" Kids Bikes

$149.99

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Cub Balance Bikes

A balance bike is better than training wheels. Riding along with no pedals means kids balance on their feet, which means their feet are almost always touching the ground. We brought in these balance bikes because we often get requests from parents looking for alternatives to training wheels. We want to offer the cycling experience to the entire family.

Cub Balance Bikes

$69.99

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Happy Bike Month, everyone! We're hosting some group rides for the month of May to celebrate bikes and the butts (and people) that sit on them. Check out the schedule below and note the last ride will be on Friday, May 31st where we'll end at the shop for a fun, FREE, concert!

Folks will meet at the SLC Bicycle Collective at 6 PM and we'll roll out at 6:15 PM. All riders welcome. Rides are routed between 7 and 20 miles.

Tuesday, May 7th - 9 miles.
Tuesday, May 14th - 16 miles.
Tuesday, May 21st - 7 miles.
Tuesday, May 28th - 18 miles.

FRIDAY, May 31st - LAST RIDE! 7 miles (most likely to Jordan River and back to the shop). We'll end at the shop for a FREE concert! Bring ALL your lights. We're gonna be loud and bright for this ride!

Michael is a cyclist, snowboarder, traveler, and independent Artist. Producing at the fulcrum of minimalism and function to create strong, lasting and remarkable memories. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

Essen grew up hiking in the beautiful forests of Virginia and pursued her journey west through Kansas to Utah. She hopes to continue her west-bound trajectory by biking the Pacific Coast in the next year. Before coming to the Bicycle Collective, Essen worked to develop refugee programming in a Title 1 elementary school for parent engagement and English Language Learners, through AmeriCorps VISTA. She has also enjoyed directing events, teaching kiddos in special education, and conducting social science research. These experiences helped solidify her love for community engagement with diverse groups. She previously volunteered at the Provo Bicycle Collective and is excited to be part of the Salt Lake team! She is passionate about the healthy lifestyle cycling promotes and the community the Collective creates. You can find her rock-climbing, camping, or scheming ways to recreate the mochi ice cream she buys at Whole Foods.