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Holiday Schedule

Holiday Schedule

With volunteers traveling, we will be closed for the foll0wing times: Thursday 10/26 Volunteer Orientation Thursday 10/26 Open Shop Friday 10/27 Volunteer Hours Saturday 10/28 Open Shop We will remain open 10/28 Saturday for the bicycle sale 10am-noon. As always, you can purchase new accessories at the sale, but installation, repairs, and buying used parts […]

Holiday fundraiser: Give a Tailwind for Tools!

Holiday fundraiser: Give a Tailwind for Tools!

Everyone knows what a difference does it make to ride with a tailwind. We are looking for one too! Starting today, we are launching an online fundraiser “Tailwind for Tools”. We’ve set a high goal – $10,000! But our dreams are big too. Here is what we will do with that amount: Update our space […]

Not your church BINGO benefitting Recyclery @ Hamburger Mary’s, Novembe...

bingo for recyclery

On Sunday, November 29th at 8 PM, join us for post-Thanksgiving revelries at Hamburger Mary’s. Spend a rousing evening playing bingo with fellow bike enthusiasts!An amazing ball caller Velicity Metropolis will keep you entertained! Guess, what’s her favorite number? look for answer bellow* HamBINGO -that’s how locals call it – starts at 8pm downstairs in the dining […]

Recyclery camping retreat to Minooka 2015


We had a great bike camping trip together. Check out how it went and maybe you will join us for our next ride! Click on the picture to see a slideshow.

Kids bikes in focus! Friday social dedicated to children

kids bikes

It’s that time of the year – our events return to the shop space. It’s sad that the warmth is almost over but we have a number of great events coming up! On that note, we are hosting Kids bikes repair night! Friday, September 25th, 5 pm – 8 pm. We will be working exceptionally on […]

Bicycle mechanic job available

Bicycle mechanic job available

We’re looking for an experienced bicycle mechanic for our lead shop coordiator job. Email us a cover letter and resume with references if you are interested. Bicycle Mechanic & Shop Coordinator Position at The Recyclery Collective Description: The Recyclery Collective is hiring a full-time bicycle mechanic to fix bicycles for sale. The mechanic will work […]

Extra Wednesday Sales in September

Extra Wednesday Sales in September

For the month of September we will sell bicycles at our shop Wednesday evenings 6pm-8pm in addition to our regular Saturday 10am-noon hours. We’ve got a lot of great bikes in stock! Learn more about Used Bike Sales.

New Website

New Website

Everything looks different because this is our new website! We hope it’s organized, clear, and will help you to know about everything going on around here.


Bike Sales
• Saturday: 10am-noon
Open Shop
• Tuesday: 7pm-9pm
• Thursday: 7pm-9pm
• Saturday: 1-5pm
Spanish Open Shop
• 1st Mondays 7pm-9pm
Youth Open Shop
• Monday: 4-6pm
Volunteer Hours
• Tuesday: 12-5pm
• Friday: 5-8pm
Volunteer Orientation
• 2nd and 4th Thursdays 6pm


½ block north of the Howard stop

7628 N Paulina St. Chicago, IL 60626