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Bikes

There are several organizations in Colorado that help people get a bike. Sometimes the bike is free, sometimes you have to earn the bike by volunteering a small number of hours.

Boulder

Community Cycles
2805 Wilderness Place #1000, Boulder, CO 80301
720-565-6019
Hours: Tuesday, Th-Sunday: noon - 6pm

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Community Cycles Earn-a-Bike program

  • You are asked to pay $20, volunteer two shifts, and take a maintenance class to earn a refurbished bike, helmet, lock, and membership to Community Cycles.
  • Get started with an application online or you can call or drop by.
  • If the cost is too much, scholarships are available. Ask to talk to the development director.

Denver

Bikes Together
2825 Fairfax Street, Denver, CO 80207
303-393-1963
Hours: T,W,Th: noon - 7pm, F,Sat.: 11am - 5pm

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Bikes Together used to be called Park Hill Bike Depot. It has an Earn-a-Bike program.

  • After you’ve volunteered for 10 hours, at the bike shop or a partner nonprofit, and taken a 3-hour class on safety and maintenance, you get a bike, helmet, lights, and U-lock!
  • To get started with Earn-a-Bike, complete the application online at their website. If you have a problem filling out the form, you can call the staff at the number above, extension 2.
  • Their Fix-Your-Bike program has open shop hours. Anyone can come in and use the shop’s workbenches, tools, and get help from volunteers on a first come/first served basis.

 

Recycle Bicycles
303-908-7982
Call Bruce and let him know you’re looking for a bike. He will do his best to help you get a bike and lock. He has connections outside of the Denver metro area, too. It’s worth a call to find out.


Fort Collins

Fort Collins Bicycle Co-op
1501 N. College Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80521
970-484-3804
Hours: M,W,F: 2-5pm, Sunday: noon - 6pm

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The Fort Collins Bike Co-op Earn-a-Bike program

  • You can earn a bike through volunteering at the bike shop or at an approved nonprofit. They also sell refurbished bikes, so you can pick up a good bike at a decent price. Call or visit to learn more.
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