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

Currently our volunteer days are on pause due to COVID-19. Main volunteer workdays when we're not in a pandemic 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 by appointment.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and details of what you have and schedule a drop-off time for items we can use right now.

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

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Some Recent Quotes from Organizations That We Serve

“Dear Dave and Everyone at the Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange, Thank you so much for donating 24 bikes to our program! Our families are always so grateful to be given the opportunity to earn bicycles with their hard-earned tickets. Thank you for making it poOld gas pump reading "ride your bike"ssible! We truly appreciate your on-going support. Best Regards, Caitlyn - Sunday Friends

Catholic Worker House writes to us: “What an amazing operation the Bicycle Exchange is!  Not only do they fix up donated bikes to give away, but they teach and mentor others in bike repair.” There are photos and more on the Catholic Worker House website.

Dear Friends at Silicon Valley Bike Exchange, We had another great Bike Shop day last Sunday. Eighteen children were able to earn the “new” bikes through Sunday Friends. They ride off with helmets and big smiles. I love to watch the circles on the blacktop as they get the first feel of riding. Very joyous! ...So wonderful to be working with you! - Janis, Executive Director, Sunday Friends