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.
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...read more
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...read more
At Good Turn we have seen that there is a disconnect with jobs that should be entry level but still require experience. Jobs180, a nonprofit dedicated to providing on-the-job training and life skills, is a program which allows us to combat that issue by providing work...read more