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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: Rao

raoLooking around for my next person to interview I couldn’t help noticing Rao hard at work on a bike. He has been volunteering since April this year at the Bike Exchange.

A resident of Palo Alto, he is a member of the Western Wheelers cycling club, a group favored by many here.

He originally started riding bikes back in 1982 to meet people and rides his Cannondale around town frequently. On weekends you will find him in the saddle doing 50 mile rides. He loves his Trek 1200 best though.

Asked if he has had any memorable rides, he cited cross country tours from here to Boston and here to Chicago. I think that qualifies him as a pretty serious enthusiast. I bet he met a lot of folks on those two epic journeys and has some interesting stories to tell. You should ask him about them!

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

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