- Good Cycles is in the latest issue of Ride On Magazine, a Bicycle Network publication. Check it out.8 hours ago
Giving back with bikes
Iain Treloar and Danielle Madeley find that, when paired with a social conscience, bikes have the ability to change lives. The bicycle has long been a powerful tool of empowerment and freedom. Cap...
- Attention Ladies and ........ other Ladies! In light of all the online backlash against a certain bike shop for its TOTAL lack of understanding about how to treat women, we were thinking now is probably a good time to announce that Good Cycles will next year be holding women's workshops in bicycle repair and maintenance. They'll be for women and run by women. A positive and empowering space for learning how to take care of your own bike. Spokeswomen, watch this space.4 days ago
Good Cycles operates teams of mobile bicycle mechanics across Melbourne CBD and close surrounding suburbs. Our professional bike doctors service bikes and teach basic maintenance skills at offices, universities, events, public spaces and on bike paths. Our headquarters/workshop is in the Docklands. We are a non-profit social enterprise, providing ongoing work opportunities and direct support for people experiencing long-term unemployment and disadvantage.
Is your bicycle in need of a little love and attention? Been avoiding getting it serviced because you don’t want to take time out during the day or at the weekend? Book your bike in and have it taken care of by a highly skilled mechanic at a place convenient to you in the CBD or close surrounds. We have a range of servicing options to suit your needs. Standard service $77; Commuter service $120; Gold service $170. Group bookings encouraged, discounts apply.
A social enterprise is an organisation led by an economic, social, cultural, or environmental mission; it trades to fulfil its missions; and its profit is reinvested to help achieve its mission. Social enterprises apply market-based strategies to help create a fairer and more sustainable world. We’re not a regular charity (although we are registered non-profit organisation with DGR status) and we’re not a regular business. We’re somewhere in between.