From spring through fall, the BikeMobile travels around the Seattle area, primarily visiting areas designated as “bike deserts”, where bike shops are few and far between. All repair services performed by the BikeMobile are available for free or on a sliding scale. Most bike parts are offered at cost and we have used parts to fit almost any budget.
Because systemic racism and inequality denies resources to members of marginalized communities, the BikeMobile was created to increase access for:
- People from low-income households
- Black, Indigenous, People of Color
- Women, Trans, non-binary individuals
- Immigrants and Refugees
- People experiencing homelessness
- People with disabilities
- People dependent on their bike for daily transportation
If you are able, payment can be accepted onsite, or please make a donation to support this vital community service.
In order to support our mission-based work, the BikeMobile is also available “for hire” for special events.
The BikeMobile is designed to be a flexible service in order to meet the needs of our community. Please check our online calendar to find out where the BikeMobile will be and follow #BikeMobile on social media or check the below live feed for occasional schedule changes.
No service for now! Check back in March & April for our 2023 spring & summer schedule!
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The BikeMobile is staffed by Bike Works mechanics, and in the summer with support from paid youth apprentices in training.
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New BikeMobile schedule for the summer! This free & sliding-scale bike repair service is designed to increase access for youth, BIPOC, low income, and community members facing barriers to bike repair & maintenance.
-Wednesdays: Shaffer Park, 12 – 4:30 PM (S Holly St & 30th Ave S, New Holly)
-Thursdays: Central Park, 1 – 5 PM (Jill Pl S & S Genesee St, Rainier Vista) (No service 7/14, 8/11)
-Saturdays 7/9 & 8/27 at @thegtstables, 1 – 5 PM (980 S Nebraska St, Georgetown)
-Saturdays 7/23 & 8/6 at @elmercaditosouthpark South Park Community Center, 1 – 5 PM (8319 8th Ave S)
#seabikes #bikemobile #bikeworks206 ...
We’re hiring seasonal part-time positions in our bike shop and BikeMobile! If you’ve got some bike mechanic skills, a love of community-building, and are looking for a spring-summer job, consider applying today. $22-24/hr DOE. Link in bio. Please help us spread the word! #bikeshop #bikemobile #bikeworks206 #seabikes ...
Celebrate #bikeeverywhereday with a morning ride - we’ll be under the West Seattle Bridge (21st Ave SW) offering free/sliding-scale small repairs with the #BikeMobile along with friends at @seattledot @commute_seattle @bike_connections & @westsidebicycle #seabikes #bikeworks206 ...
The BikeMobile is BACK! This free & sliding scale bike repair service is designed to increase access for members of marginalized communities, and is found in “bike desert” neighborhoods in South King County where there aren’t any bike shops. Follow #BikeMobile for the most up to date schedule. #bikes4all #bikeworks206 #seabikes ...
Thanks to the @thenorthface Explore Fund for partnering with Bike Works to expand our bike education programs. In 2015, with their support, we launched the #BikeMobile to offer summer apprenticeship opportunities for youth and bring free and low-cost bike repair services to Southeast Seattle communities.
During the pandemic, the BikeMobile has been crucial to helping us adapt our community services while our regular programs have been on hold. Since April, the BikeMobile has provided free bike repair to hundreds of youth and adults. We even launched a series of small-group in-person bike education clinics for youth out of the back of the BikeMobile! #ExploreFund #bikes4all
**Thanks to @merrillimages for taking these awesome pre-pandemic shots of the BikeMobile in action in the summer of 2017** ...
No #BikeMobile services at @thestationcoffeeshop today due to hazardous air quality 😤😓 Stay safe friends - can’t wait to be back out in the community again. Follow the schedule on our website for any last minute changes. #seabikes ...
The organizers of tomorrow’s #PeacePeloton could still use a few volunteers from about 10 AM - 4 PM. DM @ingaj_doc for more details and to sign up. Ride starts at @thestationcoffeeshop and ends at Maple Wood Park with #foodtrucks from @roaminghunger & #swaggnwagon / @seattlefoodtruck
See you there, we’ll bring the #BikeMobile for free small bike repair to riders!
#seabikes #economicjustice #bikes4all #bikeworks206 ...
Hey all, the #BikeMobile will NOT be at @thestationcoffeeshop today. See you tomorrow at the @tilthalliance farm stand in Rainier Beach. Apologies for any inconvenience.
#seabikes #bikeworks206 #bikes4all ...
There will be a break in #BikeMobile services from 6/29 - 7/6, and then this temporary schedule will be in effect from 7/7 - 7/18. Follow #BikeMobile to find this free bike repair service out in the community! #seabikes #bikes4all ...
Can’t make it to a BikeMobile site? Consider contacting the Seattle Bike Repair Mutual Aid Network to be connected with a neighbor who will work on your bike for free.