About Us

ON YOUR BIKE

 

On Your Bike is a Charitable Social Enterprise based at two locations in Taunton. Our key aim is to train and employ the socially underprivileged, ex-servicemen and long term unemployed. To help themselves, help us and other volunteers recycle and sell bikes. We have recycled or serviced over 3,000 bikes and aided over 50 individuals. We have over 250 refurbished bikes for sale, plus ton of used parts and a selection of new bikes, parts, tools and accessories.

We offer servicing on all makes and models of bike, which is overseen by one of our Industry Standard Cytech II qualified mechanics. On your bike is committed to providing a comprehensive service to local cyclists. If your looking for a new bike or in need of servicing or minor repairs please give us a call or just drop into our workshop.

LOCATION

 

Our Station unit at Taunton Railway Station (southbound platform next to taxi rank) for hire, secure storage, service and sales, with over 40 bikes on display.
Tel OYB on 07464 485493
 
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Our main unit in Trinity Business Centre with hundreds of bikes on display and six mechanic workstations for services, repairs and refurbishing.
Tel OYB on 01823 259035
 
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MORE ABOUT US

 

Team Volunteers

At On Your Bike we rely on our team of volunteers to help keep the charity running. Each person brings a different skill set and enthusiasm to the organisation, and without these people giving up their time and expertise in the community, we would not be able to keep going – so a big thank you to those people!

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Our History

A registered charity formed in Wellington, Somerset, in June 2010. The key aim is to train and employ the socially underprivileged, ex-servicemen and long term unemployed. Through working in our fully equipped workshops with support and supervision to refurbish unwanted bicycles, volunteers gain employability skills and confidence. We have recycled or serviced over 3,000 bikes!

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Charity Vision

On Your Bike hopes to build on its reputation as a great bike shop and to continue to offer varied and interesting work placements. Our vision is to support our volunteers to improve their lives and gain in employability skills.

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OUR MISSION

 

The On Your Bike mission has 3 interrelated parts:

  • To recycle and sell bicycles at affordable prices.
  • To build community cohesion through promoting health benefits, training & employment and encouraging recycling
  • To operate on a sustainable financial basis through the sale of bicycles and to support the development of cycle transport schemes and organisations that promote cycling to their staff.

 

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