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.
Are electric bikes allowed everywhere that traditional bikes are allowed? Are they even legal? What are some of the laws that govern e-bikes? Electric Bikes have the same rules and regulations as standard bicycles and are not subject to registration, licensing, or...read more
Yes -- electric bikes have a battery and motor, but how do they actually work? Most electric bikes work in the same way as regular bikes but have a battery-powered motor that provides assistance on demand to the rider. Although some e-bikes have a throttle that...read more
Once you’ve decided you want to get an electric bike, the most important question becomes: what type of electric bike should I get? Electric bikes are an exciting way to get outside and enjoy exercise on a bicycle while getting assistance from a battery-powered motor....read more