HELP !The Workshop owns two 20 ft / 6 m shipping containers, one a workshop, one the bike/spares store. We recently re-located from Plympton to the City. Our containers are temporarily in a car…Continue
Adelaide Community Bicycle Workshop has a new addressThe Joinery, at The Old Bus Depot, 111 Franklin Street, City.The depot, once BikeSA, is now Conservation Council of SA.At "The Joinery" -…Continue
Hi - Bikes for Refugees got a request for a trailer bike - y'know' the kind kids sit on and ride behind you.If you have one you no longer need - and you'd like to donate it - We can come and pick it…Continue
Christmas eve morning - a call from Mike at an Adelaide welfare organisation. Was the bike workshop open? The organisation was looking after a family - mother father 2 kids - recently arrived from overseas. No relatives in Adelaide, not much to live on, would be great if they could get some bikes. Could we do this in time for Christmas?
The Workshop isn't usually open Tuesday afternoons, but on Christmas eve, we can make exceptions. The other Mike turned up in a van, with the…Continue
Photo (C) STTARS, Adelaide.
STTARS is a small Adelaide not-for-profit, which helps refugee families overcome severe trauma. It's skilled specialied work and STTARS is about the only organisation in Adelaide, which provides this service.
Every December, STTARS run a camp for children, and the Bike Workshop contributes bikes. As the above photo shows,…Continue
The Bike Workshop’s Saturday morning sessions remain busy. There are people looking for bikes –people with bikes for repair – people bringing bikes to donate.
We’ve expanded to 6 work stations in the car park, and set up trolleys, to make it easy to move tools & equipment outside. The year hasn't been too hot so far, but just in case, we have large parasols so people can work in the shade. An added summer bonus - fig trees nearby - very sweet fruit last…Continue
First Trailer A visitor 'dropped in when passing', looking for a bike trailer. His son or son-in-law played cricket, the ground was within cycling distance, but he had to get his gear there as well as himself. Cricketers sometimes refer to their large canvas bags with pads and bats and whites, as "coffins"—which sums up the…Continue