To provide cycling education and services with a focus on youth development, sustainable practices, and community access.
We envision a Detroit where all people who want or need bicycles can access the resources to build, maintain, and repair them.
Support: The skills we teach are necessary to maintain and reuse Detroit’s bicycle heritage and support our community.
Ride: Riding bicycles is an inclusive activity with numerous benefits that everyone can enjoy.
Unite: Bicycles bring people together and strengthen communities.
Empower: We believe that learning how to build, maintain and repair bicycles empowers individuals.
Justice: Through our mission, programs, and employment practices, Back Alley Bikes seeks to address social and economic inequalities.