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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Volunteer of the month: Calvin

calvinCalvin started working at the bicycle exchange in 2014 and was promoted to QA about 6 months ago, so you'll see him wearing the yellow/green vest making sure that bikes are fixed to the specifications before donation. He found the Bicycle Exchange as he was looking for bike parts on Yelp to fix his own bike. Calvin finds truing wheels some of the hardest work on a bike, but also the most satisfying when done right. He grew up in Connecticut then Minnesota and went to college in Atlanta before coming to Stanford for graduate school in Biology. Calvin also enjoys making videos, taking photos, and cooking.


Learn more about the superstars who keep SVBE rolling through our previous featured volunteer spotlights!

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