[TheThinkTank] Women operated/own shops

Tigre Bici bici.uanl at gmail.com
Thu Feb 27 15:00:34 PST 2020


We updated the spread sheet with the names on this thread.
If anyone remembers any shop that is missing, please reply to this thread
or just add it!
We just got out computer back to life and will see if we can map them on a
different platform that isnt google maps (any tips appreciated)
Saludos


On Sat, Feb 22, 2020 at 7:34 PM Cyclista Nicholas <cyclista at inventati.org>
wrote:

> When I was in California around 2011 there was a shop near downtown
> Berkeley that seemed to be owned and operated exclusively by women, it
> also seemed to be very popular. I don't remember the name though.
>
> (apologies if I sent this already, I checked and it seems like I didn't)
>
> ~cyclista Nicholas
>
>
> On 2020-02-21 21:21, Josh Bisker wrote:
> > Bicycle Roots in Brooklyn, NY
> > Dashing Bicycles, New Orleans, LA
> >
> > Josh Bisker
> > 914-500-9890
> > New York Mechanical Gardens Bike Co-op <http://bikecoop.nyc/>
> > 596 Acres <http://596acres.org/>
> > Bindlestiff Family Cirkus <http://bindlestiff.org/>
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 9:43 AM Morgan Rehme <morganrehm at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> 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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