Bike to Market is an initiative to provide free or low-cost bike repairs in low-income neighborhoods where there are no local bike shops. The program is delivered by the Boston Cyclists Union as a way to serve the community, get to know the neighborhoods, and introduce their mission across the city. In 2013, more than 150 Boston Cyclist Union volunteers repaired 816 bikes at Farmer’s Markets in Dorchester, East Boston, Mattapan, Mission Hill, Roxbury, Roslindale, and South Boston.

2014: Free Bike Repairs All Over Boston!

Does your bike need some help? Find low or no cost bike repairs and tune ups at a location near you – and learn to do some of the repairs yourself! Some locations will also sell low cost locks and helmets.

These bike repair stations are sponsored by the Boston Cyclist Union, Commonwheels Bicycle Co-Op, Rozzie Bikes, and the Yawkey Bike Club.

Many of the scheduled repair sessions have already happened for the season — a few are still happening and listed below.

Commonwheels Open Shop
James F. Collins Sq, intersection of Franklin St & Holton St
Every other Monday, 4:30-7p
June 23, July 7, July 21, Aug 7, Aug 18, Sept 15, Sept 29

Commonwheels Open Shop
Union Square, Allston Village, 500 Cambridge St
Every other Wednesday, 4:30-7p
July 2, July 16, July 30, Aug 13, Aug 27, Sept 10, Sept 24

Harvard Farmer’s Market
Swissbakers, North Allston, 168 Western Ave
Last Friday of the month, 3–6:30p
June 27, July 25, Aug 22, Sep 26, Oct 24

Allston Village Farmer’s Market
Jackson Mann Community Center, 500 Cambridge St
Every other Saturday, 12-4p
June 28, July 12, July 16, Aug 9, Aug 23, Sept 6, Sept 20, Oct 4

Roslindale Farmer’s Market
Roslindale Village Commuter Rail, corner of South Conway St. & Roberts St.
Saturdays, 9–1:30p
June 21, July 19 (Bike Day), Aug 23, Sept 27, Oct 18, Nov 1



Did you know?

Joining the Boston Cyclists Union not only supports increased bicycle access across Boston: It also carries great benefits at local merchants. Find out more about their mission and membership.

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