June 2, 2020

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Boise Bicycle Project

BBP is considered an “essential” business under the Governor’s Stay at Home Order as a...

BBP is considered an “essential” business under the Governor’s Stay at Home Order as a social service and transportation organization. Below are the essential services being offered.

Social Services

Free Bicycle Repair: If your bicycle is your only/primary source of transportation, BBP is providing up to 30 minutes repair services at no cost. This service is intended for those without the ability to pay. Knock on the door Wed-Saturday 11-5pm and we will get you rolling.

Nonprofit Bike Repair: Partnering nonprofits can drop off bicycles to be repaired for their clients. If you are a nonprofit and have someone/s who needs their bike fixed, please call 208-429-6520 or email info@boisebicycleproject.org. Adult and teen referrals are receiving priority repair services.

Bikes for Nonprofits: Partnering nonprofits can request bicycles for their clients in urgent need. BBP will work hard to provide these bicycles within 1-5 days of request. If you are a nonprofit and have someone/s who needs a bike, please call 208-429-6520 or email info@boisebicycleproject.org.

Voucher Bikes: If you are collecting unemployment and need a bicycle to help find work, please ask your unemployment officer if you qualify for a voucher to purchase a bicycle from BBP.

Mobile Bike Repair: BBP is providing free bicycle repair for kids at Community Centers and nonprofits in the Boise area. If you work at anyplace where children of low-income families are gathering, please email Christa@boisebicycleproject.org to request a mobile repair stop.

***Refugee/New American, people experiencing homelessness, formerly incarcerated, low-income populations are receiving priority consideration.

Shop Services (Transportation)

Quality Affordable Bikes: BBP is continuing to provide quality affordable bikes to the community at-large, but we are doing it online only. At this time, we cannot do test rides, but you can return it within 30-days for store credit or another bike. All bikes sales now come with free $25 gift certificate for used parts.

Curbside New Used Parts: Need new or used parts to keep you rolling? Call 208-429-6520 and we’ll pull together all of your requested items, you pay online, and have them waiting for you at the door.

Essential Online Purchases: BBP has growing selection of essential new items for commuting. Pay online and we’ll have them waiting at the door.

Repair as service: Drop off your bike at BBP we’ll fix it/tune it up and get it back to you at a fair price. See our bike servicing menu for rates!

Volunteer Opportunities

Adopt-a-bike: Give us a call 208-429-6520 or email info@boisebicycleproject.org and we’ll find a fun project for you to work on from the safety of your home. We can even help load them so you don’t have to get out of your car. These bicycles will either sold to help is pay for our staff or will be donated through one of our programs.

Virtual Volunteers: This is a time when in-person volunteering is not safe. This is also a time when we need to work together to help the vulnerable. One of the best ways you can help is by serving as a part of our virtual volunteer army. It’s very easy and your help will be POWERFUL in helping us expand our reach to vulnerable community members. Subscribe to the newsletter (below) Follow us on Instagram (@boisebicycleproject) or facebook. We’ll be posting information and action items daily.

Other Volunteer Ideas: Please let us know if you have and idea you can do from home.

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