A: Good Karma Bikes is located in the Midtown Mercantile at 460 Lincoln Ave, St. 25 in San Jose.
When is Good Karma Bikes open?
A: Good Karma Bikes is closed Monday.
Retail is closed Tues-Wed. Open Thurs/Fri/Sun: 12-5 and on Sat from 10-5.
Service is open Tues-Fri: 12-5, Sat: 10-5 and closed on Sunday
Is your bike shop open to the public?
A: Yes! We have a retail shop in the front and repaired bikes in the back. You are welcome to come to us with all of your bicycle needs.
I heard you have another location?
A: You are correct! Good Karma Bikes has a smaller location at Renascent Place – 2450 Senter Road, San Jose. Open Saturdays where we host our free repair clinic. You may text ahead for an appointment. First come, first served. We have reduced our hours recently. Please text to be sure we are open before you come.
I am interested in a granted bike, how do I receive one?
A: We are happy to help you. Please bring in a letter of advocacy from a case manager, boss, pastor, etc. letting us know that you need a bicycle. Please note that the letter must be on letterhead.
I am interested in volunteering. Who do I contact?
A. Send us an email or stop by during business hours and introduce yourself. We offer Park Tool School which is 25 hours of instruction. You may fix up your own bike during the course or one of our bikes that need refurbishing. The tuition for Park Tool School is $275. If you promise on the honor system to volunteer 50 hours, we will provide you with a full scholarship to Park Tool School.
I would love to support the great work you do by making a monetary donation or a gift of stock. Who should I contact?
A: To make a donation please visit the Good Karma Bikes donation page. Every gift makes an impact, regardless of the amount, and is deeply appreciated. We encourage you to join our Good Karma Peloton, a group of monthly donors committed to our mission to transform lives through the medium of bicycles. If you have questions about making a gift, please contact our Development Director, Jenny Circle at email@example.com.
Where does the money you make go?
A: Approximately 40% of our net bike shop revenue is invested into our programs. We have provided $3,5M in financial assistance for people in need in the form of free bikes, free parts, and free service.