Our Mission: Serving the community while
inspiring people to learn the art of bicycle repair.
Location: 3961 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA MAP
Volunteer workdays are 10am to 3pm on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of January-October. See the event calendar for November and December volunteer days.
Donate bicycles and parts after 11am during our volunteer workdays.
The Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange is a Section 501c(3) non-profit organization.
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Volunteer of the Month: Greg
Written by Lauren Z. Lauren Z.
Published: 01 March 2018 01 March 2018
Greg has been volunteering with the Bicycle Exchange for about a year and provides a lot of guidance to new volunteers (especially since recovering from an ice hockey injury). He loves to work on the kids bikes because he knows that it is going to go to someone who really appreciates it and will smile. He also enjoys working on the bigger bikes because they are more complex. Another challenge is working on derailleurs and getting them to shift smoothly, Greg looks forward to working on hydraulic brake systems. Formerly a Chemical Engineering professor at San Jose State, he enjoys hiking, surfing, rock climbing, camping, playing ice hockey, and riding bikes - mostly around the neighborhood and on errands.