FrankenBike # 51~ August 16, 2014 ~ 10am-4pm

Earn A Bike Coop ~ 2619 Guadalupe St ~ 78207

 

The San Antonio Earn-A-Bike Co-op. (EAB) is a collective bicycle workspace that seeks to act as a hub for positive community development and interaction through bicycle skills-sharing.

The EAB Co-op.

The San Antonio Earn-A-Bike Co-op (EAB) is a volunteer driven initiative with a mission to to create equitable access to cycling by providing affordable bicycle maintenance, services and education. To achieve our mission , we operate a community bicycle repair shop.  The Shop provides a central forum for  sharing equipment, materials and expertise, and facilitates affordable, practical, hands-on support for cyclist of all ages and skill levels.

The San Antonio Earn-A-Bike Co-op is located at 2619 Guadalaupe St. in San Antonio, Texas and welcomes anyone who wants to learn about cycling, repairs, maintenance or safe riding. Aside from the pleasure of fixing and riding  bicycles, members of the EAB believe that bikes are vital vehicle for sociality and movement and they  offer an option to the automobile. The Earn-A-Bike program pairs those in need of bicycles with skilled volunteers to rebuild and repair donated bikes.

Earn-A-Bike Principles

  • Promote sustainable transportation, especially riding bikes.
  • Increase self-empowerment through the hands-on do-it-yourself transfer of skills and knowledge.
  • Engage the community through a cooperative model of sustainable development on a non hierarchical basis.
  • Provide equitable, affordable and practical services with a priority to those in need.
  • Create a safe space based on mutual respect, tolerance, and acceptance.
  • Operate with transparency and accountability in all aspects, including program planning and operations, finances, etc.

Why Become a Volunteer?

By sharing resources and knowledge, you are making San Antonio a cleaner, safer, happier, and healthier place full of empowered people who are doing the right thing together.  Specifically, you are ensuring that EAB volunteer needs are met and that the EAB remains a community based organization.

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FrankenBike # 50 ~ July 19, 2014 ~ 10am-4pm

This Saturday in San Antonio at Alamo Bikes and Taps y Tapas!

We will have Bikes, Bands, Beer and Tapas! Live music from The Human Circuit at NOON and Live Streaming Music all day from Richard Parrilla and Merge 98FM!

NOTE: Please do not set up until the event organizers are onsite which should be no later than 8:30am.

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Store Hours – Monday – Friday – 11:00 am — 6:00 pm – Saturday – 10:00 am — 6:00pm

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Taps y Tapas – 1012 N. Flores St 78212- 210-277-7174

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