Staff

  • Sara Spencer- Fall Marketing Intern

    Student at the University of Vermont racing for UVM cycling, but mostly just likes going on long rides in the woods. She likes the techy sections and has the scars to prove it. 

  • Tom Schoorlemmer, Programs Associate

    Remembers his first time on a bike more clearly than most other things. Former OSH intern. Likes to play bass and frisbee (still working on doing them simultaneously). Lover of cleaning both dishes and technical climbs

  • Tom Anderson-Monterosso, Friend of the Shop

    After an all-terrain adolescence, Tom drank the Simple Green® at Oberlin Bike Co-op in Ohio before turning wrenches, pedaling, and breaking down cardboard boxes across the USA. Former Inventory Manager, current part-timer. Capt. Wooster's stokerPrincipal investigator for the Everybody Bikes But Tom pilot program.

  • Greg Hostetler, Mechanic

    Long time community shop volunteer. Has more college degrees than bicycles, but is more proud of his bikes. Dynamo hub aficionado. Believes everyone should have a bike and every bike should have some panniers, but realizes there may be some limitations.
  • Will Warren, Mechanic

    Will spent many a season in the 80’s and 90’s spinning wrenches in Burlington bike shops.  His main gig now is science teaching in Colchester, but he is excited to be with Old Spokes many weekends in the summer.  He’s ridden, raced, broken, and fixed all kinds of bikes since he was a wee lad. He’s been known to chase IMBA Epics and has what he considers the best bike-boat-bike commute in the world from South Hero to points south.

  • Meagan Rinier, Mechanic

    Mechanic of 5 years and loving every second of it. Likes high fives, riding up hills, dogs, and rose colored lenses. Born and raised in Lancaster, PA, and now living the vacation life here in Burlington. UBI Graduate

  • 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?

  • Sammy Hedlund, Marketing

    Smiley. Goes fast on bikes. Went full enduro. 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

    Student at RIT, avid enduro racer. Can do 360s both ways. Go fast turn last!

  • 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 in 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, Friend of the Shop

    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, Programs 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.

  • Orest Pazuniak, Bike Share Operations Manager

    Avid urban commuter and cycling infrastructure advocate. Lover of data and bicycles. Has ridden in many cities and between a few as well. Working towards keeping the Greenride Bikeshare operating smoothly, even if the bikes are pulled with a hitch. Feel free to engage if seen around any of the bike rental hubs.

OLD SPOKES HOME

 

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

HOURS
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday:
CLOSED

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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