Address: 1523 Riverview Drive Suite B Kalamazoo, MI 49004
By Bike: Mile Marker 6.6 on the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail
Thursdays: Open to the public 4pm - 6pm (Youth Fix)
Fridays: Open to the public 3pm - 6pm (Adult Open Shop)
Frequently Asked Questions
1 Q. Is Open Roads still accepting Bike donations?
2 Q. Do I need to make an appointment?
3 Q. How do I sign my child/student up for Open Roads programs?
4 Q. How do I earn-a-bike if I can't attend an Earn-a-Bike program?
5 Q. Are you hiring for youth apprentices?
1 A. YES! Open Roads accepts bike donations on Thursday and Fridays, during open shop hours.
2 A. Appointments are not necessary for most fixes. Bring your bike down during open shop hours for a diagnosis and help with repair.
3 A. Earn-a-Bike programs are currently being run in coordination with CIS and Kalamazoo Public Schools. Ask your school counselor to find out if our program is coming to your school.
4 A. Youth under the age of 18 can earn bikes at no cost by coming to our shop during open hours, and asking to do a 'scholarship' bike. Our capacity for these earning opportunities is limited; we may ask you to come back at another time when our capacity to serve is higher. We encourage scholarship applicants to email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about this opportunity.
5 A. Open Roads accepts apprentice applications twice annually, with spring and fall deadlines. The Fall deadline for apprentice applications is August. 31, and the Spring deadline is April 30.