Bicycle Resource Center

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in ONGOING PROJECTS

The Bicycle Resource Center (BRC) is our flagship project.  This is a hands-on bicycle workshop where Chainbreaker members who have gone through one of our training programs help others get a used bike and/or learn how to repair and tune it up.  Since we aren’t a service-based organization, we don’t do repairs or tune-ups in […]

Transit Riders for Public Transportation

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in PAST PROJECTS

After we successfully stopped sweeping service cuts and fare hikes to our bus system, we joined a national alliance of transportation justice organizations called Transit Riders for Public Transportation (TRPT).  TRPT is a coalition of grassroots organizations like Chainbreaker and was working on a coordinated campaign targeting the Federal Surface Transportation Bill that was being […]

Women’s Night and Spanish Night for BRC

Posted by on Oct 20, 2012 in PAST PROJECTS

Because society imposes different gender rolls for men and women, the Bicycle Resource Center can, unfortunately, be very male-dominated.  Many self-identifying women have told us that this can create an uninviting climate for them. A group of dedicated female mechanics responded by creating a workshop night by women and for women. In response to a […]