Volunteer and Donate!

Ventura Bike HUB
Interested in Volunteering? We are always looking for folks. Drop in, or email Toby@vccool.org HUB is currently looking for Donations of whole bikes (no huffy or magna if we can help it, but anything helps) and used parts particularly shifters, seat posts, seats, and derailleurs. Donations of Time and Money and skills are always welcome and very helpful too! Find out how you can get involved! The more people involved in our community the healthier and safer it will be, Have it be in Climate Change - Roads and Infrastructure - Neighborhood Councils - or just helping out at your local community garden or bike shop. These things make a difference! Give us a ring (805)641-2665
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A Different Kind of Biker Gang

A Different Kind of Biker Gang

Event, HUB Club Youth Program, Ventura Bike HUB
This year, children and teenagers from the Ventura area who have been signed up through The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program are going to find something special under their tree. For between fifty and sixty of them, they are going to see a gleaming, completely refurbished like-new bike courtesy of the HUB Community Bike Shop in Ventura. The HUB Bike Shop is a program of VCCool, a local climate change grassroots non-profits with the mission to get as many people riding bikes instead of cars as feasible. This mission, intersected this Christmas season with The Salvation Army in Ventura’s mission to get as many gifts into the hands of as many children as possible. Taking bikes that had been returned to Target for a variety of reasons such as missing…
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VCCool Helps Sponsor Ride of Silence 2014

VCCool Helps Sponsor Ride of Silence 2014

Advocacy, Ventura Bike HUB
To get more involved in making streets safer for bicyclists, drop us a note at action@vccool.org. (Oxnard's new bike advocacy group meets every other Friday.)  This year VCCool helped sponsor the Anthony Martinez 3rd Annual Memorial ride. This is the third year that Anthony Martinez and his family have held an annual "Ride of Silence," in honor of his son, and others who have been killed by motorists while riding their bicycles. The Ride of Silence is held nationally on May 21. The tradition started in 2003, and rides are held in hundreds of cities across the country each year. Anthony's ride was well attended. Official count is still out, but a rough estimate has it at 100 riders. VCCool was able to provide non-profit status. We handed VCCool's first "spoke-cards," and…
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Bicycle Awareness Actions!  (Nov 23 & Dec 2)

Bicycle Awareness Actions! (Nov 23 & Dec 2)

Advocacy, Event, Ventura Bike HUB
"In Ventura, Cyclists to Ride for Safety, Awareness" -VC Star, November 22 by Jennifer Letzer VCCool and the Ventura Bicycle Union along with many friends from Oxnard, (and even an artist from L.A.) are taking it to the streets. We are bringing awareness and solutions to the traffic casualties that bikers and walkers are experiencing. Our Message This is a public safety issue and must be addressed. People are getting hurt and killed on our roads - but many, many more people are sick and dying due to in-activity. Fear of active transportation is resulting in epidemic rates of heart-disease, diabetes, asthma, and obesity. Everyone deserves safe roads. TAKE ACTION X 3 1.) Bicycle Awareness Ride Saturday, November 23, 2:00pm-4:30pm, Starting at the HUB Community Bike Shop 1150 N. Ventura Avenue, Ventura Wear signs…
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