Staff

  • Samantha van Gerbig, Mechanic & Special Projects

    Lover of fine bicycles. Recent transplant to Burlington from Boston via a lot of bike touring and traveling around the country. Completed the Tour Divide on her LHT. Graphic designer and illustrator with a degree in museum science. 

  • Chuda Karki, Mechanic

    Father. Bike builder. Mechanic with the biggest smile. Chuda started working on bikes in his Nepali refugee camp, moved to Burlington in 2015, completed a work experience at our community workshop through a partnership with VABIR, and was hired at Old Spokes Home shortly thereafter. 

  • Erik Glouchevitch, Mechanic

    Burlington bike shop veteran of five years. Resident suspension and tubeless expert. Likes to dance. Struggles to pick up pennies. They are so small, you know?

  • Sammi Hedlund, Mechanic

    Racer. Smiley. Lover of purple nail polish (but who isn't).

  • Rob Voland, Mechanic

    Expert mechanic and resident IGH expert. Old Spokes Home veteran. Lover of the rare and vintage. He'll make any bike purr.

  • Malcolm Achilles, mechanic

    Hinesburg resident. Soon-to-be RPI engineering student. He likes bikes.

  • Chuck West, Community Workshop Mechanic

    Chuck started volunteering at our community workshop after Veterans' Affairs recommended it to him as a way to get involved in the community. Thanks to a partnership with the VA we were able to bring Chuck on as staff for summer 2017. If he's not cranking through bikes for our Everybody Bikes program, he's cranking through centuries on his bike.

  • Laura Jacoby, Executive Director

    Old Spokes Home's first executive director as of October 2016. Most recently worked with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) founded by Syrians and Iraqis to respond to the crises in their countries. Grateful for the opportunity to be part of a local effort to distribute  a valuable resource -- bikes -- in an equitable way as a means of increasing the health of our community, economy, and environment. Also excited to revist Vermont's amazing mountain bike trails.

  • Jim Brennan, Mechanic & Instructor

    Bike shop veteran. U.S. history buff. Drinker of purple drink. J&M's best customer. Ask him how much he loves getting people on bikes.

  • Jeremy Kehoe, Retail Manager

    Navy veteran. Voted Best Bartender in Missoula, Montana... twice. Lover of dirt roads and fat tires. Total clown.

  • Christine Hill, Outreach Director

    Lover of bike camping, bike picnics, and class 4 roads. Accidental glitter enthusiast. Derives more joy from riding bikes with friends than pretty much anything else.

  • Sam Wooster, Service Manager

    Semester-at-sea-er, cross-country bike tourer. Often refered to as "the tall one with the amazing hair."

  • Wil Blanchard, Mechanic & Nice Guy

    Lover of fat bikes, and more specifically his 2017 Salsa Beargrease. Cofounder of Vermont Mountain Bike Assosiciation's Bikepacking Chapter. User of the word "dooryard" to describe driveways. The nicest guy you'll ever meet.

  • Dan Hock, Operations Director

    Old Spokes Home veteran of 10 years. Lover of touring around South America, Rainbow Dash, racing 12" bikes, and sporting. Organizer of annual Klunk Party Fun Time America. He is pizza.

  • Tom Anderson-Monterosso, Buyer

    After an all-terrain adolescence, Tom drank the Simple Green at Oberlin Bike Co-op in Ohio before turning wrenches for love and money in Connecticut, Tucson, the Berkshires, Pittsburgh, and the San Francisco Bay Area. He has toured the continent, managed a distributor warehouse, supported a charity ride from Seattle to DC, and co-founded a community bike shop in New London, CT. He spends his evenings with his rocking chair, wood stove, bookcase, and boombox.

  • Orest Pazuniak, Mechanic

    Grad student. Most recently from Philadelphia where he worked for Philly's bike share program, Indego. Has lived and ridden his bike all over this county; ask him about it.

  • Board of Directors

    Yiota Ahladas

    Ted Berg

    Mel Grant

    Liam Griffin

    Michael Hill

    Ron Manganiello

    Michael McDonald

    Rich Pearce

    Kelli Rockandel

     

     

     

OLD SPOKES HOME

 

322 North Winooski Ave.
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Tel:
(802) 863-4475

HOURS
Monday: 10am - 7pm
Tuesday: 10am - 6pm
Wednesday: 10am - 6pm
Thursday: 10am - 7pm
Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm

COMMUNITY WORKSHOP

(formerly known as Bike Recycle Vermont)

664 Riverside Ave.
Burlington, VT 05401

Tel: (802) 264-9687

EVERYBODY BIKES PROGRAM HOURS
Tuesday: 1pm - 8pm
Wednesday: 1pm - 5pm
Friday: 1pm - 5pm

Hours for volunteering, classes, and youth programs vary. Check out their respective pages to learn more.

CREATING ACCESS TO BIKES AND THE OPPORTUNITIES THEY PROVIDE FOR OUR WHOLE COMMUNITY.


 

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