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Revision as of 09:21, 22 July 2020 by Angel (Talk | contribs) (these are my bikes, in case you were wondering)

[Updated: July 2020]

Angel York learned to ride a bike in ~1989, joined the Bike Collectives Think Tank Listserv in 2009 and this wiki in 2011. Wiki Administrator with access to backend.

Bike Collectives volunteered or worked for include

Davis bike collective angel2010.jpg

Bike Collectives visited include

  • Salt Lake Bike Collective (including getting dragged to one of their formative meetings at the Coffee Garden) 2002, I think. Oh hey, their wiki page corroborates my date. Plus a few visits in its current main location.
  • One of the ones in New Orleans, probably. If any of them existed in 2005. I was so impressed by the place, so it must have been. Confirmed! Described it to someone and they confirmed that it was the one that is apparently no longer there.
  • Bike Church in Santa Cruz both at its original location on Church Street and its current home: 2005-2007
  • (The former) Davis Bike Church, 2008
  • Assorted visits to the Sacramento Bike Kitchen circa 2010
  • Bikerowave in Los Angeles for Bici Bici, 2012
  • Bike Kitchen in San Francisco, 2014
  • Our Community Bikes in Vancouver, 2014
  • New York Mechanical Gardens Bike Coop in NYC, 2017

Bike life outside of bike collectives

Bike tours longer than a few days, all on recumbents

  • Florida to California with Aaron Wickstrom, 2005
  • Toronto to Iowa with Charlie DeTar, 2006
  • SLC to Sacramento with Meara McClenahan, 2006
  • Portland to Davis with Darin Wick, 2011
  • North Bay to Sacramento & back, then up to Portland, all with Darin Wick, 2018
  • Salt Harvest: Portland to Whalen Island County Campground and back, 2019

My friends on the wiki (add yourself!)


  • Lightning Thunderbolt (2005~2008) - recumbent bike
  • Lightning Phantom (~2009-2012) - recumbent bike
  • Burley Taiko (2013-2019) - recumbent bike
  • Volae Expedition Pro (2020) - recumbent bike
  • Vision R82 (2018-2020 shared custody) - recumbent tandem bike
  • Flevotrike (2015-present shared custody) - moving bottom bracket recumbent trike


Tell me about your bike collective! And/or your experience with bikes! --Angel York (talk) 16:35, 8 March 2016 (PST)