GoodTurn Cycles is throwing a party this Saturday, May 6, from 10-7, complete with live music, good food, beer and wine, and lots of giveaways, not to mention the chance to ride an electric bike on the Platte River Trail.
Raffles will be conducted hourly, with such prizes as:
- Bike helmets
- Breckenridge Brewery bike jersey
- Bamboo sunglasses from Colorado Glasses
- Camelbak packs
- Tattered Cover gift card
- Breckenridge Brewery gift card
The first three people to purchase an eBike during the Grand Opening will receive a 2-night stay in a 2-bedroom condo at One Willow Bridge in Vail Village.
GoodTurn Cycles is more than just another eBike store, it is a nonprofit social enterprise that provides job training to young people facing challenging circumstances. People accepted into the apprenticeship program receive training in eBike mechanics, retail, customer service, and life skills.
The shop is part of the One Good Turn family of nonprofit social enterprises, including CAFE 180 at 3315 S. Broadway, which provide meals to people whether they can afford to pay or not, and offers job training to those who need it.
"When you buy an eBike from GoodTurn you know that the profit returns to the community in the form of job training. When you purchase an eBike at GoodTurn, you do something good for yourself and also for your community," said Founder Catherine Clements.
GoodTurn sells pedal assist bikes which require people to pedal in exchange for a selected level of electric boost, which means riders definitely get some exercise. Because they are classified as bicycles, riders need neither licenses nor insurance, both of which are required for moped or scooter use. GoodTurn also repairs all bikes, non-electric and electric, and leads local eBike tours.
Wine for the event is being provided by One Hope Wine. Beer is courtesy of Breckenridge Brewery.
If you go:
Who: GoodTurn Cycles
What: Grand Opening of nonprofit eBike shop
When: May 6, 10am - 7pm
Where: Aspen Grove Shopping Center, 7301 South Santa Fe Drive, Unit 342, Littleton, CO 80120
Contact: Executive Director Sarah Lesyinski, Sarah@goodturncycles.org, 720-320-1113