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inspiring people to learn the art of bicycle repair.

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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: Eduardo

eduardoToday I want you to meet Eduardo. He is one of the veterans we serve who heard of the good work we do from Rebecca, the Veterans Administration Coordinator, and decided to come out and volunteer. Eduardo served 'hardship duty' in the Signal Corps in France from 1960 to 1963. He was a 19-year-old from Texas who had seen little of the world, and he loved it there. Being fluent in Spanish, he had little trouble with the language. A great dancer - especially the Tango - he was the life of the party and never lacked for dance partners.

Back in the USA he was a bookkeeper and eventually pursued his dream of opening a Mexican restaurant, using family recipes to the delight of his customers. Eduardo is now retired. He does yoga three times a week. He works with horses and is currently preparing for an 8-day trail ride in Idaho.

His advice to the youngsters: “Keep moving and keep your head held high.”

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

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