Community bike shops

Community bike shops — sometimes also called bike kitchens, bike collectives or bike cooperatives — are not-for-profit, volunteer-run organizations that offer such low-cost and free services as do-it-yourself bicycle repairs,  bicycle education and bicycle recycling, often with a special focus on serving youth, low-income populations and otherwise underserved communities.

Most community bike shops rely on donations of bike equipment, tools and cash in order to provide these services.

California has more community bike shops than any other state.

Alameda Changing Gears
Aptos Cabrillo College Bicycle Cooperative
Arcata Bicycle Learning Center
Berkeley BicyCAL
   Biketopia Community Workshop
   Street Level Cycles
Bakersfield The Bike Kitchen  (operated by  Bike Bakersfield)
Burbank Burbike Youth Workspace  (a project of the  Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition)
Camarillo    CSUCI Bicycle Kitchen
Davis   Bike Forth  (operated by the  Davis Bike Collective)
El Portal    Sustainable Action
Fresno    Fresno Bike Kitchen
Long Beach The Hub
Los Angeles   LA Bicycle Kitchen
Bike Oven
Orange 20 Bikes
Bici Libre  (a project of the  Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition)
Mountain View Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange/Bikex
Nevada City   Bicycle Recycle Project  (operated by the Seven Hills Middle School)
Northridge CSU Northridge Bike Collective
Oakland Bikes4Life
The Bikery
Ontario Ontario Wheelhouse
Orange    Bicycle Tree
Pasadena Caltech Bike Lab
Redding Living Hope Bike Shop
Redlands Bike BBQ
Riverside Bicycle Lounge
Sacramento Sacramento Bicycle Kitchen
Cycles 4 Hope
San Anselmo    The Bicycle Works
San Francisco Bike Kitchen
Bike Hut
Box Dog Bikes
San Francisco Yellow Bike Project
San Jose Good Karma Bikes
San Luis Obispo SLO Bike Kitchen  (operated by the  San Luis Obispo County Bicycle Coalition)
Santa Barbara    Bici Centro  (operated by the  Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition)
Santa Cruz Bike Church
Bike Co-op
Cabrillo Bike Co-op
Santa Monica   Bikerowave
San Diego    Bikes del Pueblo
Santa Rosa    Community Bikes
Van Nuys    Valley Bikery
Ventura Ventura HUB Bicycle Collective
Watsonville Watsonville Bike Shack

Do you know of a community bike shop that belongs on this list? Contact us!