Thanks to all the folks who donate the bikes we fix up and get back out into the community. Here’s some recent matchmaking.
Team leader since the Bike Kitchen’s inception, Emily Sinkhorn is leaving our parent non-profit, RCAA, to take a job as Environmental Services Director for the city of Arcata.
It has been a privilege to work with Emily. She’s led with grace and kindness.
We’ll miss you Emily, but we’re happy to see you in such an important and responsible position.
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City of Arcata Selects Emily Sinkhorn as New Environmental Services Director
Neighbors of mine have had both their vaccines. We’re by no means out of the woods but things are looking brighter! We continue to receive donations, refurbish and make bikes available. Also, especially for folks whose bikes are their main source of transportation, we’ve been booking repair appointments. Best way to contact us is via email firstname.lastname@example.org or message us at our Facebook page.
Priscilla found us through Craigslist. Until the BK is open to the public again, probably the best way to find out if we have a bike for you is to check our CL page… https://humboldt.craigslist.org/search/sss?userid=223518213 Happy riding Priscilla!
Fingers crossed! Vaccines on the way. Picture a sunny day in May with the Bike Kitchen open! In the meanwhile, the Bike Kitchen is closed for January. If you have a (not rusty, runs more or less) bike to donate please contact us here in the comments, via email or phone (see sidebar) or through Facebook or Instagram. If you depend on your bike for transportation and need some help with an emergency repair, likewise contact us to set something up. Be well and safe out there!
As the number of COVID cases continue to rise in Humboldt, the Bike Kitchen will remain closed to the public for the month of January. If you have urgent bike needs please contact the Bike Kitchen through our Facebook, Insta or right here on the site with a comment! See also: email & phone# in sidebar.
Sorry folks, due to the current COVID situation the Bike Kitchen will be closed to the public for the month of December. Bike Kitchen elves will be hard at work fixing up donation bikes and making them available on Craigslist. But if you have a special request or need an emergency repair, you can contact us here.
The Bike Kitchen will be closed to the public the week of Thanksgiving (Nov 24-28) and also the last two weeks of December/first couple days of January (Dec 22 – Jan 2). But rest assured the elves will be hard at work getting bicycles ready for the holiday season.
Sorry for the short notice but we suddenly realized we were overwhelmed with bikes we haven’t been able to get to since the pandemic hit.
Free As-Is Project Bikes available at the Eureka Bike Kitchen on Saturday, November 14, 2-4 PM. Because we’re not having volunteers into the Bike Kitchen, we find ourselves with a bunch of bikes that are a little too far gone and less time for us to refurbish them. For that reason we’re having a 1 day free as-is project bike giveaway day (whatever is left will be parted and recycled) on Saturday, November 14 2-4 PM. You should know that there are good reasons why these bikes are free… hard to find replacement parts or cheap bikes to begin with, for example. You’re welcome to them… but please don’t bring them back to us as drop-off repairs lol! We also have a bunch of clean used bike clothing and shoes. Also… If you see a bike here that you donated, please understand that we do our best to refurbish bikes and get them back out into the community.
One person on the ramp at a time.
Please maintain 6 feet social distancing.
Please wear a mask.