Bicycle Coooperative of Fort Collins, Inc.Bicycle Coooperative of Fort Collins, Inc.
Building Community through Bicycling To keep our community riding, including those who can't afford to buy a bike. To educate our neighbors in all things bike-related including bike maintenance, bicycle education and safety. To keep good bikes out of... Read more
Building Community through Bicycling To keep our community riding, including those who can't afford to buy a bike. To educate our neighbors in all things bike-related including bike maintenance, bicycle education and safety. To keep good bikes out of the landfill and to recycle poorly built or unsafe bikes. To refurbish and donate bicycles for a wide variety of charity events and programs for those in need.
How it Works Our shop is your shop... 1. You are welcome to use any of our tools. 2. We will teach you how to use the tools properly to fix your bike. 3. You can earn parts for your bike by donating labor. The community donates bikes... 1. The public are always encouraged to Donate 2. Local businesses like to help us out too. See our Sponsers. 3. Lots of bikes come in from our Lost and stolen bike program Sort, Sort, Sort... 1. We sort out the parts that are beyond repair and/or poor quality. These parts are dismantled for recycling. 2. All donated bikes are held for a period of time and cross referenced with the Fort Collins Police departments stolen bikes database. More about our police connections. 3. Parts that are determined good are separated into three groups, Parts for the Earn-a-bike program, parts for the Fort Collins Bike Library, and parts to be sent the Ghana We get the bikes running... 1. We sell used bikes, parts, helmets, lights and locks. 2. When a person wants to earn a bike they volunteer 20 hours to a local non-profit and we provide them with a bike. 3. Many local Non-profits benefit from bikes the FCBC dontates for auctions, raffles, and charity events.