Our volunteers will be spending this weekend riding bikes and visiting family, so no Open Shop on Sunday. See you next week!
Mission of MoBo:
The MoBo Bicycle Cooperative is a non-profit volunteer-run cooperative dedicated to making cycling accessible and practical to everyone in the greater Cincinnati area. We build community by providing a welcoming and communal workspace, knowledgeable staff, and the tools and parts for cyclists of all ages and skill levels to repair, maintain and acquire bicycles. Members learn from and teach one another by sharing knowledge and experience. Mobo facilitates healthy and sustainable transportation through bicycle programs, events, and advocacy in our immediate community and beyond.
Vision of MoBo:
The Mobo Bicycle Cooperative envisions a world made healthier through the increase of people using bicycles for environmental, social, creative and practical purposes. We believe that cycling and its benefits should be made equally accessible to people from all walks of life. We see that the promotion of the social and educational aspects of cycling creates empowered individuals and communities. We see the intrinsic value cycling has for developing community, and we acknowledge that as our culture and infrastructure become more inclusive of bicycles, quality of life is enhanced for all.
- April 30, 2017
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- May 3, 2017
It might be winter (though that seems up for question sometimes), but that doesn’t mean that the shop shuts down!
With normal shop and volunteer hours slowing down, there is energy left over to plan and get ready for the next season. If you want to get involved in making decisions on how the co-op is run, now’s a great time.
At the Village Green Board meeting on Sunday the 12th at 6PM we’ll be discussing the possibilities for an edible forest on the Boyd Street lot, ideas for summer Kids’ day, and developing more workshops for the end of winter.
Speaking of workshops, the following Saturday, the 18th, we’ll be putting all those used flower pots you brought in at a Seed Starting Workshop hosted by board members and expert gardeners Sharon and Julz. Check the Village Green Facebook page for details.
This Monday, the 6th at 7 PM, will be the first meeting of the year for the Mechanics/Shop Committee. This committee is largely responsible for keeping Open Shop running, and for training new mechanics to spread the good word of bike repair. Agenda items include an overhaul of the used parts storage, our spring bike sale, and a winter workshop and certification series.
January 9, 2017
Do you have leftover plastic garden pots? The Village Green gardens program needs them! Round, square, any size! Drop them off Sundays 2-5pm or Wednesdays 6-9pm.
October 8, 2016
Save the date! The Village Green Foundation/Mobo Bicycle Co-op fundraiser is set for Saturday, October 29 at Hoffner Lodge. Wear a costume and compete in our costume contest for a cool trophy. Dance to some rad bands and great music, enter the raffle to win cool prizes, and help support your local community garden and bike co-op! https://www.facebook.com/events/1675993042728915/
Oct 1, 2016
We had a busy and productive summer! Our annual Kids Day program took place in July and August. Our Kids Day workshops teach kids the basics of bike safety and bike maintenance. At the end of the workshop each child is provided with a refurbished bicycle, free of charge. Over 25 kids participated this year! A huge thanks goes out to everyone who donated kids bicycles this past year and made this program possible. Read more…