Working Bikes Cooperative

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2434 S Western Ave
Chicago, IL  60608-4723
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Wed, Thur: noon-7pm
Fri, Sat: noon-5pm

sells used bikes?: yes
sells used parts?: yes
offers Active Transportation Alliance discount?: yes
offers rentals?: no

Working Bikes moved from 927 & 1125 S. Western Ave. to current location at 2434 S. Western Avenue in March, 2009.

Sells used bikes that have been given a general tune-up to get them in rolling condition. Proceeds fund shipments of bicycles and bike parts to developing countries. All bikes were landfill/scrap-pile bound or donated.

Sells used and new-old-stock accessories. Huge stock of oddities.

New in 2011: Has opened a service department and is now doing repairs.

Working bikes is mostly volunteer. New volunteers are always welcome (see website). Accepts donations of bikes and bike parts. See website for listserv information.

Conducts partnerships with campus bike sales, bike donation drives, and other community functions.

This shop last sent us information (unsolicited) on April 18, 2011.