GoodTurn Cycles is a Nonprofit Social Enterprise
We love eBikes because they make cycling accessible to all. But we’re so much more than the product we sell. GoodTurn Cycles is a nonprofit social enterprise. Through a program called JOBS 180, our store provides job training to young people facing challenging circumstances. People accepted into the apprenticeship program receive training in bicycle mechanics, retail, customer service, and life skills.
SERVICESAt GoodTurn Cycles, we are passionate about investing in people in every facet of our organization. When you bring your bike to GoodTurn Cycles for any service or repair, you are directly supporting our job training program
WHAT IS AN ELECTRIC BIKE?
For many, an eBike allows individuals who are no longer able to bike long distances or up hills to get back on the bike. With the assistance of the lithium ion battery-powered motor, the rider can rely on the motor whenever the strain of the ride is too much for the body. Whether an individual is limited by age, illness, or disability, the eBike can help provide a healthy lifestyle in which they can get outside and exercise while protecting their body.
Some people who walk into our store will ask, “Electric bikes? What’s the point?” or “Doesn’t that defeat the purpose of bicycling?” Here are five reasons why you could use an electric bike. Health or physical limitations: Electric bikes can be very helpful for riders...read more
An electric bike is a bicycle that has a battery-powered motor located somewhere on the bike that provides the rider with optional assistance. All the other components of electric bikes -- the pedals, the drive-train, the brakes -- are just like a traditional bicycle....read more
Yuba’s founder Ben Sarrazin grew up in France riding and loving bicycles. In his early twenties he travelled to East Africa and Latin America, where he observed how merchants often used bicycles to transport their goods. In areas with dirt roads and unreliable cars...read more