What We Do
(MY) BIKE IS… emission-free transportation that gives better access to education, employment, and health. Need a bike? Check how to get one.
Learn basic bike mechanic skills during one of our free workshops and upskill during our paid classes.
Recycling is only the final resort in the environmental sustainability practice. Take action with Yellow Bike towards a more holistic approach!
Need a Bike?
Get one from us! Your transportation choices not only impact your physical and mental health, but also the world around you. Bicycle is an emission free vehicle that gives better access to education, employment and health, while supporting and promoting a healthy lifestyle; oh, and most importantly – it’s fun!
Join the global cycling community with Yellow Bike!
Need tools, guidance and
Our organization was created by the community and for the community. So an important part of our mission is to provide free access to the shop to the public. Choose one of the workshops below and check the Calendar for available dates.
If our calendar doesn’t match yours, consider becoming a Yellow Bike Volunteer and help us open the shop at new times and more often.
Want to learn bike mechanics?
A focused learning experience for everyone who wants to learn about how bicycles work. A rotating selection of classes covers the different mechanical systems.
All Yellow Bike classes are free for the City of Austin employees.
Basic Bike Maintenance (101)
Volunteer Workshop / 6-9pm Sold Out
Open Workshop / 6-9pm
We measure our impact by collecting data on the number of refurbished bikes; the number of bikes given away through our donation programs; the number of volunteer and staff hours dedicated to fulfilling our mission; and the number of sorted and recycled materials (steel, aluminum, and rubber) – the last resort of the environmental sustainability practice.
Check out the numbers from 2022 below or read the latest annual report for more details.
Refurbished bikes that were kept away from landfills
Bikes donated to Austin communities and school kids
Tons of steel, aluminum, and rubber recycled and diverted from landfills
Hours by 309 volunteers dedicated to fulfilling our mission
Yellow Bike 2022 Annual Report
YELLOW BIKE MAG
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