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

Volunteer days are back, in a new format! They're the second and fourth Saturdays, on a smaller scale. See our Eventbrite site at bikex.eventbrite.com for details and to RSVP. Grab your spot and join in on the wrenching for good! See the event calendar for more events and volunteer days.

Donate bicycles and parts by appointment. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and details of what you have. We have specific drop-off times on Wednesday and Friday and other times by special arrangement. We'll let you know if we have a need for your items and get you drop-off details.

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

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Bicycle Exchange is Hiring!

Bicycle Exchange has opened two paid staff positions to work with its hundreds of volunteers. The vast majority of our work repairing bicycles to donate, holding community bicycling events and working with external partners is done by our volunteers. However a few full-time and part-time staff members work with the volunteers to support them and make sure all necessary tasks get done. We're looking for applicants for part-time positions in volunteer coordination and sales. Read on to learn more about these positions and how to apply.

Many volunteers repairing bicycles at workbenches in a large bicycle repair workshop
Volunteers repairing bicycles at newly set up workshop on Bayshore Road in Palo Alto

Community Bicycle Shop Volunteer Coordinator (see job description (PDF))

Calling Changemakers: Be the Heart of our Volunteer Community!

Do you thrive on connecting people and fueling purpose? Are you energized by empowering others to make a difference? If so, apply to be the Volunteer Coordinator at Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange!

Community Bike Shop Sales Associate (see job description (PDF))

Calling bike enthusiasts and community champions!

Make a difference while fueling your passion for bikes.  More than just a retail store, SVBE is a hub for bike lovers, fostering a supportive and social environment while inspiring people to embrace the art of bicycle repair.  We are looking to add a Sales Associate to support our mission.

To apply for any of these positions, please submit your CV and a cover letter by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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