The Bicycle Collective is a full community bike shop with virtually every tool one could ever need to keep a bike up and running. The Collective promotes cycling as a clean and healthy mode of transportation and, according to Catharine Scott, the Coordinator of the Earn-A-Bike Program, teaches kids about the benefits of riding bikes and gives them access and knowledge to fix their own bikes.
SLC Bicycle Collective works with schools around the valley, the Boys & Girls Club and even juvenile offenders and troubled young people. It provides youth with structure, “a sense of building community and the chance to meet different types of people they may not otherwise meet,” Coil-Pittman says. … read more