Our Mission: Serving the community while
inspiring people to learn the art of bicycle repair.

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Location: 3961 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA MAP

Main volunteer workdays are 10am to 3pm on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of January-October. See the event calendar for more events and volunteer days.

Donate bicycles and parts after 11am during our Saturday workdays.

The Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange is a Section 501c(3) non-profit organization.

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Volunteer of the Month: Grant


A native to the bay area, Grant has been volunteering at the Bicycle Exchange for seven years. Many new folks get their orientation from him. He likes to make the orientation engaging and informal - ensuring everyone knows that along with fixing bikes, our goal is to learn. He encourages people to ask questions. 

Grant commutes to work each day - five miles total - on a 1991 Bridgestone MB-3 bike that he converted from a mountain to commuter bike. He enjoys mountain biking at night when it's not as hot and a better time to ride slower. One of his hobbies is blacksmithing, and his current goal is create one really good knife. He has even built his own forge.