[TheThinkTank] which shops have a women's program?

Erik Stockmeier eriks at therecyclery.org
Fri Feb 6 09:57:25 PST 2009


The Recyclery Collective in Evanston/Chicago runs a Womens' and Trans'
night.

Erik

On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 10:11 PM, Kathleen Banville <
kathleenmachine at gmail.com> wrote:

> at the Community Bicycle Network in Toronto Canada we have the Wenches with
> Wrenches program.  it is technically separate from CBN but uses the space
> and tools and then donates a portion of the workshops income to the CBN.
> its a 4 week course on intro to bike maintenance including bike fit, brakes,
> flat fix and adjusting gears.  there are 2 senior classes that u can
> register for separately that are ball bearings & wheel truing.  its been
> completely volunteer run including volunteer bike mechanics, keeping the
> cost low ($25-40 or so) and involving lots of women, keeping participants
> coming back to be volunteers etc.  that
> www.communitybicyclenetwork.org/wenches
>
> at Bike Pirates (www.bikepirates.com) also in toronto we have started a
> Women & Trans only day which runs for four hours on sundays every week.  we
> keep the whole day for women & trans activities to avoid overlap and
> awkwardness.  this has been going on since oct or nov?  we were inspired by
> bike bike to finally go ahead and do it but people have been wanting it for
> a while.  there's been a great reponse so far and support from allies
>
> peace, kathleen
> Bike Pirates
> CBN
> Toronto
>
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 11:57 AM, David J. Zielinski <djzielin at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Durham Bike Co-op
>> Women's Shop
>> Durham, NC
>> http://www.durhambikecoop.org/
>> durhambikecoop at gmail.com
>>
>> Best,
>> -Dave
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 12:50 AM, allison karow <bike.saviours at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > which shops currently have a women's program (open to interpretation)? i
>> am
>> > putting a list together..
>> >
>> > please include:
>> > the name of your shop
>> > the name of your program (if applicable)
>> > the city/state where your shop is
>> > your website or a way to contact/find you
>> >
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