Confluence Courier – Denver, CO

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Location: Denver, Colorado Industry: Bicycle Number of employees: 5 Became employee owned: 2014 From the company http://confluencecourier.com/ https://www.facebook.com/confluencecourier/ Learn more The Denver Channel – Delivery industry sees increasing demand, lack of resources for health and safety (2020) Denver Post – Bike messenger industry in decline, but some look to adapt (2015) Employee Owned Small Businesses […]

Baltimore Bicycle Works – Baltimore, MD

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Industry: Bicycle Location: Baltimore,  Maryland Number of employees: 9 Became employee owned: 2008 From the company www.baltimorebicycleworks.com Learn more Christian Science Monitor – Faces of a new capitalism: How Millennials are embracing socialist values (2018) Hari – Reconnection to Meaningful Work (2018) The Guardian – Is everything you think you know about depression wrong? (2018) Baltimore Community Wealth […]

Hub Bike Co-op – Minneapolis, MN

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Industry: Bicycle Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Number of employees: 45 Became employee owned: 2002 Financing: Shared Capital Cooperative Learn more thehubbikecoop.org MPR – Minimum wage workers in Mpls. to see boost in pay in July (2019) NCB – A Bigger, Better Hub for Bike Lovers (2016)   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Minnesota Employee Owned Small Businesses […]

Pedal Express – Berkeley, CA

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Industry: Bicycle Location: Berkeley, California Number of employees: 3 Became employee owned: 1994 From the company https://www.pedalexpress.com/ https://pedalexpressblog.wordpress.com/ Worker Owned Pedal Express Job Opening (2014) Learn more Public Bikes – Petal Power: Bike Flower Couriers (2017) Design Action – Oakland Local: Oakland’s Solidarity Economy (2014) City of Emeryville – 2012-13 & 2013-2014 Budget  Emeryville Tattler […]

PedX Courier & Cargo – Santa Cruz, CA

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Industry: Bicycle Location: Santa Cruz, California Number of employees: 3 Became employee owned: 1994 From the company http://pedxsc.com/about/ https://www.facebook.com/pedxsc/ Learn more Gofundme – Help the Hub Survive (2020) Metroactive – The Top 10 Things to Do With a Bike in Santa Cruz (2014) The Santa Cruz Hub for Sustainable Living – Projects of the Hub […]

Citybikes – Portland, OR

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Industry: Bicycle Location: Portland, Oregon Number of employees: 5 Became employee owned: 1990 From the company http://www.citybikes.coop/ http://www.citybikes.coop/about-citybikes/the-co-op/ Learn more  Bike Portland – Citybikes will close one location amid business downturn (2016) Anthem – Citybikes Uses Cooperative Structure to Keep Portland’s Cyclists Up and Running (2012) Bike Portland – Accusations, boycott from anti-fascist group puts […]

Burley Design – Eugene, OR

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This business demutualized in 2006. Industry: Manufacturing Location: Eugene Oregon Number of employees: 100 Became employee owned: 1978 Learn more Boldt – Burley Design Cooperative (2011) Shoening – The Rise and Fall of Burley Design Cooperative (2010) Marshall – Dissolution One of Oregon’s most successful worker-owned co-ops goes private (2007) Salon – Cheap labor vs. a […]

Broadway Bicycle – Cambridge, MA

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Industry: Bicycle Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts Number of employees: Became employee owned: 1972 From the company http://broadwaybicycleschool.com/ https://www.facebook.com/broadwaybicycleshop/ Learn more Finison – Boston’s Twentieth-century Bicycling Renaissance (2019) Atlas Obscura – Mapping the Lost Countercultural Hotspots of Cambridge, Massachusetts (2018) The Crimson – A Woman Without A Bicycle Is Like A Fish Without A Man? (1991) Video   […]

Missing Link Bicycle Cooperative – Berkeley, CA

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Industry: Bicycle Location:, Berkeley, California Number of employees: 16 Became employee owned: 1971 Learn more https://www.missinglink.org/ The Bold Italic – Inside the Berkeley Bike Co-Op Getting Evicted for Condos (2016)   Employee Owned Small Businesses in the Bicycle Industry Employee Owned Small Businesses in California