[TheThinkTank] Women operated/own shops

Judith Feist judith.feist at gmail.com
Wed Feb 19 08:16:36 PST 2020


Gladys bikes in Portland.


I can do a little research but I know t here is a tiny shop
In Seattle as well...the focus of commuting/touring.

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> On Feb 19, 2020, at 9:45 AM, Daniel Hall <director at londoncyclelink.ca> wrote:
> 
> In London, Ontario we have two shops run by non-dudes. One is owned and operated by a non-dude (To Wheels) and the other is managed by one (Outspokin Cycles). They're two of the best shops in our city!
> 
> Daniel Hall
> Executive Director
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>> On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 6:31 PM Deb Salls <deb at bikeworks.org> wrote:
>> Hi All 
>> 
>> Free Range Cycles in the Fremont Neighborhood of Seattle is owned by Shawna Williams and lead mechanic Nikki Mcthewson  ( both former Bike Works staff members and amazing people!!) and before Shawna it was owned for many years by Kathleen Emry.  See this article about their great work  in this  post in the Seattle bike blog https://www.seattlebikeblog.com/2020/02/14/how-free-range-cycles-works-every-day-to-become-a-more-and-more-welcoming-bike-shop/
>> 
>> Also this post in the Seattle Bike Blog is about a survey about how comfortable WTFNB folks feel at bike shops https://www.seattlebikeblog.com/2020/02/14/splain-survey-rates-seattle-bike-shops-by-how-comfortable-women-trans-femme-and-gender-nonconforming-people-feel-there/  this kind of survey is likely replicable in other cities
>> 
>> Deb
>> 	
>> Deb Salls
>> Executive Director
>> she/her pronouns what's this?
>> 206.695.2607
>>        bikeworks.org
>> Bike Works promotes the bicycle
>> as a vehicle for change to empower
>> youth and build resilient communities.
>> Bike Shop: 3709 S Ferdinand St, Seattle, WA 98118
>> Office, Warehouse & Classrooms: 3715 S Hudson St #111, Seattle, WA 98118
>> 
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>>> On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 3:14 PM Sunny Nestler <programs at bikecoop.ca> wrote:
>>> Would love for someone to prove me wrong on that last point btw :))
>>> 
>>> Sunny Nestler, Programs Manager
>>> AMS Bike Co-op + Bike Kitchen
>>> University of British Columbia
>>> 604-822-2453 | thebikekitchen.ca | @BikeKitchenUBC
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 2:44 PM Sunny Nestler <programs at bikecoop.ca> wrote:
>>>> Sidesaddle in Vancouver BC !
>>>> 
>>>> The Bike Kitchen's program office is also operated by me, a non-dude ✌
>>>> 
>>>> Also a fun fact, when I was the founder of Bike Saviours Bicycle Collective in Arizona in 2007 there were ZERO non-dude bike mechanics employed anywhere in the entire city of Phoenix.
>>>> 
>>>> x
>>>> sunny
>>>> 
>>>> Sunny Nestler, Programs Manager
>>>> AMS Bike Co-op + Bike Kitchen
>>>> University of British Columbia
>>>> 604-822-2453 | thebikekitchen.ca | @BikeKitchenUBC
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>> On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 2:42 PM Judith Feist <judith.feist at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Wheelhouse in Detroit.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>> 
>>>>> > On Feb 18, 2020, at 5:40 PM, Tigre Bici <bici.uanl at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> > 
>>>>> > Hello everyone!
>>>>> > So, a question has going on among us.
>>>>> > Any of you know any bike shops on your city that are owned and/or operated by/mainly by women?
>>>>> > 
>>>>> > Thanks
>>>>> > 
>>>>> > R.
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