Work Exchange http://kalw.org en The Sharing Economy: Bilingual Bike Repair in Fruitvale http://kalw.org/post/sharing-economy-bilingual-bike-repair-fruitvale <p class="p1">Bike culture in the Bay Area runs the gamut, from high performance racing to hipster fixies. Keeping a bike can be an expensive hobby, and as with cars, some people use their bikes as an extension of their personal style.</p><p class="p1">At <a href="http://www.colectivelo.org/">ColectíVelo</a>, a community bike shop in East Oakland, bicycles are still seen for their primary purpose: transportation. The shop provides free space and tools, bike repair training in Spanish and English, and access to bicycles for those with low incomes.</p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 20:28:49 +0000 14602 at http://kalw.org The Sharing Economy: Bilingual Bike Repair in Fruitvale