Winter Health: Braving The Cold Commute

There’s No Bad Weather, Just Bad Clothes I sold my car over two years ago, so I commute on my bike year round. After several winters of bike commuting, I have a pretty good idea of what to wear for every temperature range and have amassed a large amount of winter...

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Winter Health Series: Staying Active

Winter is a hard season to stay active. Days are short, weather is cold and motivation is lacking. Not to mention the indulgence of holiday treats makes us feel sluggish. Luckily for us though, we live in such an active environment which eases the difficulty of the...

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Winter Health: Seasonal Cooking

In our last blog we talked a bit about how to maintain health through eating with moderation and meal prepping. At the end of the blog I talked a bit about how a good diet should be plant based. In this blog I wanted to talk a little bit about how we should go about...

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Winter Health: Food Moderation and Meal Prep

Here at GoodTurn Cycles we are much more than just a standard sales focused bike shop. If you didn't already know, we are a nonprofit social enterprise dedicated not only to helping people achieve better health, but also to providing job training to young people....

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Kyle’s Six Week eBike Commuting Update

Six weeks of commuting by bike and I can definitely say that my life will never be the same. eBike commuting has been so beneficial to both my mental and physical health that I can't imagine not continuing to commute by bike. I think the biggest challenge will be...

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eBike Commuting In Denver

When I started this eBike commuting journey I really had no idea what it was like to commute on a bike regularly.  I had heard the other guys in the shop talk about what it was like but I didn't have any hands on experience. Being fresh to the bike commuting community...

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eBike Commuting Health Effects

There were many different reasons that I wanted to start commuting to work by bike instead of with my car. Reducing my carbon footprint, working at a bike shop and wanting to test out our bikes, not wanting to sit in forty minutes of Denver traffic, but the reason...

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Jobs180 Partnership with Project ReCycle

A key component of our bicycle mechanic apprenticeship at GoodTurn Cycles is our ability to provide practice opportunities. Each apprentice in our program receives multiple chances to practice bike repair skills on various kinds of bikes. We couldn’t provide this...

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Mobility Done Differently at GoodTurn Cycles

Recall for a moment riding a bike for a first time: you’re free, out of the sights of your parents, speeding down the road with your friends and now, with your new machine, your world just got a lot bigger. You’re now independent, maybe you’ll get a job, make a new...

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