[TheThinkTank] Women operated/own shops

Morgan Rehme morganrehm at gmail.com
Fri Feb 21 07:43:33 PST 2020


Oh! And Bikurious in Montreal is run by a non-dude Marissa Plamondon-Lu

https://bikuriousmontreal.com/pages/notre-equipe





On Fri, Feb 21, 2020, 10:35 Morgan Rehme <morganrehm at gmail.com> wrote:

> Haven't seen it posted here but Mooncycles in Arcata, CA is women owned
> and operated and looks like a wonderful place. I'm in no way affiliated
> with them though
>
> https://www.instagram.com/arcatamooncycles/
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 20, 2020, 18:06 Caleb Evenson <caevenson at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Bluestem Bicycles of Brookings, SD. LLC owned by three people; 50% owned
>> by a woman, 50% owned by two men.
>>
>> Back story if anyone cares: She helped me formalize and operate a
>> 501(c)(3) (inspired by my times at Bike Farm and Plan B) when she lived
>> with me in my brother's house during her graduate studies. The organization
>> worked in a space my former boss (owner of previous sole shop in town for
>> decades) rented until he tried using that space to coerce me into working
>> more days/hours, at which point we swiftly moved that organization out and
>> I quit working for him. She immediately offered to invest money for me to
>> open a new shop. Overwhelmed by the prospect, I then asked my former
>> co-mechanic to join me and take part of my half of the ownership. Coming up
>> on four years later, we still pay ourselves shit (when we can afford to pay
>> ourselves), and she's pulled nothing out of the place, but we all have fun
>> with it, and the shop's future looks bright (so long as one ignores mass
>> extinction, climate change, politics, etc). As she did from the beginning,
>> she insists she embraces the possibility she'll never see any return on
>> that money. She's loving life in Alaska, and we wish she'd come back for
>> awesome bike rides and community.
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 4:17 PM Audrey Wiedemeier <audrey at bikelibrary.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> The Iowa City Bike Library!
>>>
>>> McGuirk and I are the only paid staff at our shop here in Iowa City and
>>> we are both ladies. Our board president is also a woman.
>>>
>>> Thanks for starting this thread!!!
>>>
>>> Peace & grease,
>>>
>>> *Audrey Wiedemeier* (She/her/hers)
>>> Iowa City Bike Library, Director
>>>
>>> 700 S. Dubuque St, Iowa City
>>> *Hours: *Sat. 10-3, Mon. 5-7, Tues. 6-8,
>>> Wed. 6-8, Thurs. 6-8, Fri. 4:30-6:30
>>>
>>> BikeLibrary.org
>>> C: (515) 450-1651
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 11:33 PM Catarina Gutierrez <
>>> catgutierrez at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, 20 Feb 2020 at 5:56 PM, Aida Mas Baghaie <aida.masb at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi!
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm with a bunch of rad women & non-binary bike people and we put
>>>>> together this list
>>>>> <https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1qwpoIYbQbaRMvre2BJ4d37xz6R2XKi3vxwNFDbNXJmA/edit?usp=sharing> of
>>>>> shops! Feel free to use & add to the google doc.
>>>>>
>>>>> Shop Location
>>>>> Moxie Bikes Atlanta, GA
>>>>> Kindred Cycles Pittsburgh, PA
>>>>> Bikes Together Denver, CO
>>>>> Bike Shop Girl Denver, CO
>>>>> Fairmont Bicycles Philadelphia, PA
>>>>> Brewerytown Bicycles Philadelphia, PA
>>>>> Frontier Bikes Eudora, KA
>>>>> Gravel City Bikes Eudora, KA
>>>>> Chili Pepper Moab, UT
>>>>> Cutters Bike Shop Bethelhem, PA
>>>>> Queen Bee Cyclery Portland, OR
>>>>> Gladys Bikes Portland, OR
>>>>> Sugar Wheelworks Portland, OR
>>>>> Bike Recyclery Portland, OR
>>>>> Four Star Family Cyclery Chicago, IL
>>>>> BFF Bikes Chicago, IL
>>>>> Cosmic Bikes Chicago, IL
>>>>> Uptown Bikes Chicago, IL
>>>>> On the Route Chicago, IL
>>>>> Sun & Air Brooklyn, NY
>>>>> Kween Kargo Bike Shop Brooklyn, NY
>>>>> District Bicycles Stillwater, OK
>>>>> Sidesaddle Vancouver BC (Canada)
>>>>>
>>>>> Hope that helps!
>>>>>
>>>>> <3 aida
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 3:34 PM dave ellis <enjoybikes at gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> I feel like one of the Kansas City non profit bike shops is founded
>>>>>> by a female social worker, names of both individual and shop I forget.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> dave
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Feb 19, 2020, at 2:46 PM, Jim Sheehan <jim at ohiocitycycles.org>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I think the worker-owned http://broadwaybicycleschool.com/blog/  was
>>>>>> founded by a group of women...
>>>>>>
>>>>>> LAB's Equity report may have data on female owned shops:
>>>>>> http://bikeleague.org/sites/default/files/The_New_Movement_Report_Web.pdf
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Jim Sheehan
>>>>>> Executive Director
>>>>>> Ohio City Bicycle Co-op
>>>>>> 1840 Columbus Rd
>>>>>> <https://www.google.com/maps/search/1840+Columbus+Rd+Cleveland,+Ohio+44113?entry=gmail&source=g>
>>>>>> Cleveland, Ohio 44113
>>>>>> <https://www.google.com/maps/search/1840+Columbus+Rd+Cleveland,+Ohio+44113?entry=gmail&source=g>
>>>>>> 216 830 2667
>>>>>> OhioCityCycles.org
>>>>>> jim at ohiocitycycles.org
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 2:55 PM Kevin Dwyer <kevidwyer at gmail.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi There-
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Here are the ones that I am aware of:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The Bike Lady- Salt Lake City, UT
>>>>>>> Chili Pepper-Moab, UT
>>>>>>> Bingham Cyclery-Salt Lake City, Sandy, Sunset and Ogden, UT
>>>>>>> Salt Cycle-Sandy, UT
>>>>>>> Spun Bicycles-Cincinnati, OH
>>>>>>> Gladys Bikes-Portland, OR
>>>>>>> Frontier Bikes-Eudora, KS
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Kevin Dwyer
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>> On Feb 18, 2020, at 4:31 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
>>>>>>> <http://www.bikeworks.org/>
>>>>>>> Deb Salls
>>>>>>> *Executive Director*
>>>>>>> she/her pronouns what's this?
>>>>>>> <https://uwm.edu/lgbtrc/support/gender-pronouns/>
>>>>>>> 206.695.2607
>>>>>>> <https://www.facebook.com/BikeWorksSeattle>
>>>>>>> <https://twitter.com/bikeworks206>
>>>>>>> <https://www.instagram.com/bikeworks206/>   bikeworks.org
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> *Bike Works promotes the bicycleas a vehicle for change to
>>>>>>> empoweryouth and build resilient communities.*
>>>>>>> *Bike Shop: *3709 S Ferdinand St, Seattle, WA 98118
>>>>>>> <https://www.google.com/maps/place/3709+S+Ferdinand+St,+Seattle,+WA+98118/@47.5576203,-122.2879379,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x54906a0c217011bf:0x636bcae5fac16123!8m2!3d47.5576203!4d-122.2857492>
>>>>>>> *Office, Warehouse & Classrooms: *3715 S Hudson St #111, Seattle,
>>>>>>> WA 98118
>>>>>>> <https://www.google.com/maps/place/3715+S+Hudson+St,+Seattle,+WA+98118/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x54906a0ea2b3bb1d:0xc31eaefbc937e82d?sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjRv7KImaHiAhVM-lQKHWhJC4UQ8gEwAHoECAoQAQ>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 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  <http://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  <http://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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