Our workshops are fun and suitable for people of all ages and backgrounds. No bike experience is needed as we have a number of roles for our volunteers! We are open on the days and times listed below – come and join us!
SUNDAYS & WEDNESDAYS
Open for collection & volunteers every Sunday & Wednesday
- 12 noon – 5.00pm
WORKSHOP and VOLUNTEER ENQUIRIES
E: [email protected]
For bike donations please email [email protected]
26 Gwynne Street
Cremorne (Richmond) VIC 3121
Other Bike Collection / Drop Off points
Monday – Friday 9.00am – 3.00pm
38 Kitchen Road
Dandenong South VIC 3175
(03) 8793 4800
Every day 6.30am – 4.00pm
Whitehorse Recycling & Waste Centre
Cnr Burwood Highway & Morack Road
Vermont South VIC 3133
(03) 9262 6333
Check out what’s happening at our other workshops
1000 bikes, 2 containers and just 2 days! Can we do it?
We need volunteers in Altona North on December 9 and December 10 for a huge bike pack weekend for our latest projects in Uganda and Pakistan!
All kinds of helpers needed: ie. artists (free creative licence* to paint the containers) bike mechanics, handy men, BBQ assistants, runners, bike counters, bike packers, wheel removers, cleaners and tyre pumpers – literally a job for all!
Please email [email protected] for more info and to register your interest! All skill levels – there’s literally a job for everyone and all ages welcome too! A great weekend planned with BBQs, art, 1000 bikes and a huge celebration once packed and ready to ship!
We really need all hands on deck and even a couple of hours of your time on just one of the pack days would be a huge help!)
BBQ, refreshments and beers provided. Come and join the fun and excitement – and be a part of something truly amazing!!
Date and Time: Sat December 9 and Sun December 10 (from 9am – 5pm)
Location: Visa Global Logistics Shipping Yard
37 Toll Drive Altona North
October 2017: Rider registration still open for our annual charity bike ride with 25,000 Spins! This time its a 3 day event during the 2018 Australia Day Weekend – on the east coast of TASMANIA! Get in quick to secure your spot and chance to support us and ride on this epic adventure! See: www.25000spins.com
Deadline: December 5th, 2017
December 15, 2016: Riders needed to join our annual bike ride fundraiser with 25,000 Spins! All levels welcome, but it is a 3 day bike ride, with support cars welcome for the less experienced!
Don’t miss out on the next 3 day charity bike ride challenge along the Great Ocean Road, Feb 5 -7, 2017. The journey is from Geelong to Warrnambool! Get fit, and do your bit!
25,000 Spins has just announced a special offer of $100 registration for those who sign up with Bikes 4 Life before Monday December 19.
Sign up now and take advantage of this huge discount before it’s too late. See our events page for more info or go directly to: www.25000spins.com
Thanks and Love from The Bikes 4 Life Team
Volunteer with us
We’re always on the lookout for skilled, short and long-term volunteers for our bike workshop. No experience is necessary, however it’s always welcomed! If you would like to volunteer at our Melbourne warehouse, please contact Angela Poon to register your interest.
All volunteers need to complete an application form. Click here to download the form.
Donate a bike
To donate a bike to our Melbourne warehouse, simply bring it down to us on any of our collection days. Bikes should be in good working condition. If you are unsure, then send us a pic first and we can assess to see if its suitable. Send to Angela Poon
REQUEST A BIKE / PROJECT PROPOSAL
If you are an organization or know of a deserving organization that has a need for bikes either locally or internationally, then please contact Ebony Butler with your proposal. We are aiming to send approximately 5 containers of bikes per year and are currently looking for partners for our 2016 and 2017 projects.
CORPORATE VOLUNTEER DAYS
Bikes 4 Life can offer a unique team building day for your business. Your staff will work alongside our regular volunteers and be shown how to prepare a bike for its new life.
Take a day out of the office and come and work with us.
Up to 12 places per day for your staff or team.
Time: 10am – 2pm
Enquiries: [email protected]