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Now closed for moving

We’re moving to a trailer just across from the plaza from our current location. Our new home is next to Brock Hall, and in front of IKB. Come visit us next week when we are open again.

Shop Closed July 1 & 2

Shop Closure March 25-28

The Bike Kitchen will be closed from March 25-28 for the long weekend. It will open again as per usual March 29 at 10AM for all your cycling needs. If you know you’ll be riding a lot this weekend, why not come in Thursday to tune up your bike or even just oil the chain? Show your bike some love!
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Closed Dec. 6 – Jan. 3

The Bike Kitchen will be closed for the holidays December 6 through January 3. Have a great December and see you in the New Year!

Learn bike mechanics this November

Intro to Mechanics is a 4-session workshop series that runs on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Bike Kitchen.

During these interactive sessions, you’ll learn to become more familiar with different types of bike tools and different parts of bikes. Simple repairs and maintenance will be taught by knowledgeable mechanics in a friendly and supportive environment. Throughout this series of workshops, demonstrations and explanations of basic bike mechanisms will be given to help with understanding of the entire bicycle system.

The workshop schedule for November is:

November 5th – Introduction to the Bicycle, Flats and Tires
November 12th – Bearings: A bearing is the point of contact between a turning part and a non-turning part. Major bearings on a bicycle are the headset, the bottom bracket, and the hubs. There are also bearings in brakes, pedals and freewheels.
November 19th – Brakes and Truing
November 26th – Drivetrain:  This includes the parts of a bicycle which have to do with generating forward motion, including the pedals, cranks, chainwheels, bottom bracket, chain, derailleurs, rear sprocket(s) and rear hub.

Click here to register.

*You must be available to attend all sessions if you sign up for the series.  If you can only make certain sessions but still wish to register, email programs@bikecoop.ca with the workshop name(s) and date(s) and we will try to accomodate your request if there is space available.

The Bike Kitchen
UBC Student Union Building
6138 Student Union Boulevard
Phone: 604.822.2453
Register for all 4 workshops
Member Pricing $ 50.00
Non-member pricing $ 70.00
(Optional) Add Membership
UBC Student $ 15.00
Faculty/Staff/Community $ 20.00

We’re closed Labour Day weekend

The Bike Kitchen will be closed Saturday, September 5 through Monday, September 7 for Labour Day weekend. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday.

No bike rentals available

The Bike Kitchen is currently in the process of selling our rental fleet and will not be acquiring new bikes until the new year (at the latest). Bikes are still available for rent on campus at More Bikes, or consider becoming a part of our campus bike share.

We’re closed Aug 1,2,3

The Bike Kitchen will be closed Saturday through Monday for the long weekend. If you really miss us, we’ll be hanging out at the Pride Festival at Sunset Beach on Sunday giving free tune-ups and cycling resources; come say hi!

We’re closed July 24 & 25!

The Bike Kitchen will be closed Friday July 24 and Saturday July 25… because we’re going camping and you should too! See you on Monday!

Bike Drive August 9!

Got a bicycle collecting dust? On Sunday August 9 from 10am to 2pm we will be hosting a bike drive at the Kitsilano Farmer’s Market.

As a non-profit, community bike shop, our organization relies solely on donations of bikes and parts for our bike builds and community programming. Our professional mechanics use and repair what they can, and ethically recycle all parts and materials that are too damaged or worn to be reused.

If you have a bike you are no longer using, simply bring it by the Kitsilano Farmer’s Market on Sunday August 9 and we will take it off your hands. If you are unable to make this date we also offer free pick-up. Contact sustainability(at)bikecoop.ca for more information.

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