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Bicycles for All

Salem's Community Bicycle Shop

 

What is The Northwest Hub?  

The Northwest Hub is a not-for-profit full service bicycle shop, bike reclamation program and training center.  Proceeds from our cycling center directly serve neighbors in need of transportation who "purchase" a bike through service to our community.    

Volunteers help us reclaim bicycles that would otherwise be scrapped or end up in the landfill.

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Those same bicycles mobilize neighbors in need of transportation so they can find jobs, make appointments, save time over walking, and enjoy the great outdoors.  Shawn (below) now has a full time job at Fred Meyer, thanks to our help.  His next goal:  a car.

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Long term volunteers get repair education, and can learn fabrication techniques like machining and welding.  

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If you dig what we do and want to support us, there are many things you can do:

1.  Make a tax deductible contribution.  Your donations are efficiently used to help mobilize and empower neighbors.  This winter, $4000 of your contributions will be matched by a generous donor.  That means your impact will be greater than ever.

2. Donate your unwanted bike - your donation is tax deductible.

3. Come into our store and check us out.  You might consider investing in a new or used bike, all-weather clothing, accessories, or repairing your bike.  

4.  Volunteer your time with us - our volunteers are our most precious asset!

The Northwest Hub is a non-profit organization per IRS Code 432.56.215-B, section 501(c)(3). Our tax identification number is 32-0439729. Our group exemption number is 31954. 

 

 

Phone

503-584-1052

LOCATION

The Northwest Hub               1230 Broadway St NE
Salem, OR 97301

HOURS

Tues    10 am - 6 pm
Wed      10 am - 6 pm
Thurs  10 am - 6 pm
Fri        10 am - 6 pm
Sat         10 am - 5 pm

 

Products

The Northwest Hub provides affordable new and used bikes, lights, locks and other accessories, all-weather clothing, used bike parts, and amazing service, all at some of the most attractive prices in our region.  As a non-profit, we are able to turn your investment into transportation, training and jobs for disadvantaged Salem residents.        

The Hub is excited to be partnering with KHS Bicycles, Marin Bikes, and Kryptonite Locks for 2017-18.   Kryptonite has come up with some amazing lights that we are now offering in store.  They are a great value, having the same quality as much more expensive lights.  For a limited time, for every Kryptonite light you buy, we provide a rechargeable bike light to a community member in need.

The Hub's used bikes are a central feature of our store.  The Hub has developed a special relationship with community donors and state resources to capture a stream of bicycles that would otherwise go to waste.  Many of these bikes are provided freely to our program participants in need of transportation - a few of the best are put through complete overhauls, and rigorous safety standards to be sold to the public.  Available at a cost far below their original retail price, they are an amazing value and contribute to our mission to provide "bicycles for all".  Come in to our store today, and see how affordable owning a great bike can be.

The Northwest Hub stocks an amazing array of extremely affordable used parts - from cranks, shifters, reflectors, wheels, forks and handlebars to used accessories like racks and fenders.  Parts vary from $1 to $8 generally.   

The Hub continues to explore various "up-cycling" projects to better utilize scrap bicycles and associated parts. Currently, The Northwest Hub is building trailers, attractive yard art, light fixtures and other bicycle-inspired functional sculptures for residential and business use. 

Services

repair costs are commensurate with a client's ability to pay
EBT cardholders receive a 30% discount of all services


Simple Tune $35

Includes:

  • Inspect / clean frame for safety
  • Inspect / adjust brakes
  • Inspect / adjust headset
  • Inspect / adjust derailleurs
  • Inspect / lubricate chain
  • Inspect / inflate tires to recommended tire pressure (Flat fixes are an additional $5)

 

Basic Tune $50

Includes:

  • All included in Simple Tune, plus:
  • Inspect/adjust bottom bracket
  • Inspect/adjust hub bearings and true wheels

 

Standard Tune $75

Includes:

  • Simple and Basic Tune, Plus:
  • Clean/Lubricate all components
  • Tension both wheels for longer life
  • includes installation of cables and housing, if needed.
  • True disc rotors
  • Lubricate brake and shift cables
  • Includes: labor to install service parts
 

Full Overhaul $150

Includes:

  • Simple, Basic and Std Tune, Plus:
  • Solvent cleaning of drivetrain components
  • Removal and re-installation of all components 
  • New grease for all components
  • Replacement of all ball bearings
  • Labor to install all new parts or accessories
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Fork

cut steerer $20
cutting threads $30
face crown race seat $10
fork installation $40
suspension fork service $inquire

Rear Shock

eyelet bushing $5 each
installation $20
air sleeve rebuild $25
single pivot service $30
multi pivot service $60

Headset & Bottom Bracket

headset adjust $10
overhaul headset or bottom bracket $15-30
bottom bracket tap $30
install headset or bottom bracket $40
face head tube $30
bottom bracket face $30

 

Handlebar & Stem

install grips $5
install bar ends $5
install stem with faceplate $10
install bar tape $15
install handlebar $20
install aero bars clip on $20
install single bolt stem $10-30
install aero bar w/ levers & shifters $60

Drivetrain

install chain $5
install chainring $10
install cassette/cog $5
derailleur adjustment $10
derailleur adjustment w/cable install $20
hanger alignment $10
derailleur installation $20
crankset installation with BB $15-30
drivetrain clean $20

Wheels

install tire and/or tube $5
install tubeless tire $10
spoke length calculation/wheel $10
install/add sealant (tubeless only) $10
hub adjustment $10-20
wheel truing minimum charge $10
front hub overhaul $15
wheel truing average charge $20
spoke replace $15-25
rear hub overhaul $20-30
wheel building (per wheel) $60

 

Brakes

disc pad installation $10
true brake rotor (each) $10
brake cable & housing install $15
brake adjustment $15
brake adjustment w/cable install $20
face disc brake tabs (each) $20
hydraulic brake bleed $30
disc brake hose install/cut $30
aero lever install $40
top mount/ CCX lever $40
disc brake lever rebuild $40
disc brake install hydraulic $40

Odds & Ends

install lights(free w/purchase) $5
install cleats(free w/new shoes) $10
install rear rack $15
install training wheels $15
install fenders $15
install computer $20
helicoil pedal insert $30
drill out old cleat $45/hr
broken bolt removal $45/hr
frozen seat post removal $45/hr
cleaning charge $45/hr

polishing and frame detail $45/hour

Shifting

install shift cable $15
install STI/ergo/gripshift/aero $40

Education

The Northwest Hub endeavors to empower our clients with the confidence to utilize their bicycle to the fullest.

Currently, we offer a 4 week course on bicycle maintenance and repair, taught by master mechanic Dan Shell.  We cover 4 topics: Wheels, Brakes, Derailleurs and Headsets, teaching students the basic skills they need to begin repairing their own bike.  Advanced students can work one on one with Dan and our other technicians to become apprentice bike techs, and even move on to paid positions with the Hub. 

Classes are from 5:30 to 7 PM on Wednesdays.  Please call 503-584-1052 or visit our store in person to inquire about sliding scale prices, and opportunities for low and no income participants. 

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Contact

info@thenorthwesthub.org

503-584-1052

Visit Us

1230 Broadway Street NE, Salem, Oregon 97301