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, 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.
All bike repair services from the BikeMobile are free during Washington’s Stay Home order. If you receive bike repair services and would like to donate to Bike Works, you can do so on our Donate Page.
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The BikeMobile is staffed by Bike Works program staff, and in the summer with support from paid youth apprentices in training.
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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 ...
The #BikeMobile will be at @thestationcoffeeshop tomorrow & the @tilthalliance farm stand in #RainierBeach on Thurs from 12:30 - 4:30 PM (note the early end time this week). There will also be NO BIKEMOBILE SERVICES from 6/29 - 7/7: stay-tuned for the summer sched! #seabikes ...
The #BikeMobike will follow this temp sched through June 25th - Wednesdays @thestationcoffeeshop and Thursdays at the @tilthalliance farm stand in Rainier Beach, followed by a week-long break in services 6/29 - 7/7.
Stay tuned for the summer schedule and follow #BikeMobile to stay up to date with this flexible, mobile community service 💙💛💙 #seabikes #bikes4all #bikerepair4all ...
*RSVP to this event ➡️ ingajnow.com/peacepeloton-ride* Tomorrow, join organizer @ingaj_doc for a #peacepeloton to support #blackownedbusinesses like @tougocoffee & @ezells_chicken. All riding abilities welcome. Wear a face mask/helmet and practice physical distancing. We’ll bring the #BikeMobile to the starting location to offer free basic repairs. Check event site for details & route map. #seabikes #blacklivesmatter #blacklivesmatterseattle #groupride ...
All Bike Works operations will be CLOSED this Friday, 6/12 in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County general strike (link in bio). We invite you to investigate what you can do to promote racial equity this Friday and everyday, whether it’s marching, volunteering, donating money, learning, or having hard conversations. #blacklivesmatterseattle #seattlegeneralstrike #seabikes #blm #bikeshop #werehaus #bikemobile ...
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.