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The Bike Station - Glasgow

Name of project / organisation

The Bike Station - Glasgow

Type of organisation

Charity

Address / directions

65 Haugh Road, Glasgow G3 8TX

About this project

Glasgow based charity that encourages and promotes good mental and physical health through cycling as a means of transport; aims to advance the education of the public in the safe use of bicycles and their repair; and to protect and preserve the environment for the public benefit by promoting cycling as a means of transport.

The organisation teaches cycle training, bike maintenance and cycle safety to the communities.

GBS refurbishes donated bicycles and sell them at affordable price to the communities with 3 month warranty, GBS also sells second hand parts, and accessories. There are others service such as FYOB (Fix Your Own Bike) workshops where users can use the workshop and tools and advice from accredited mechanics to fix their bikes for only £4 an hour; and Dr Bike where a mobile mechanic services bikes at your workplace or community event.

Accept bikes donated by the public

Yes Tuesday to Saturday 9am to 5pm, to 8pm on Wednesday

Collection service for donated bikes

Yes – phone 0141 248 5409 ext 1

What happens to the reconditioned bikes?

They get sold to the public with 3 months warranty /  A few sent to prison projects / a few sent to Africa

Reconditioned bikes for sale

Yes – as above

Contact details

0141 248 5409

glasgow@thebikestation.org.uk

http://www.thebikestation.org.uk/glasgow

Information confirmed April 2013

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  • Patron: Her Majesty The Queen
  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Carol McKinley (Acting)
  • Cyclists' Touring Club (CTC): A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no.25185. Registered as a charity in England and Wales No 1147607 and in Scotland No SC042541

 

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