How the UBC Bike Kitchen breaks down gender barriers


Chelsea Enslow is one of only two female mechanics currently working at UBC’s Bike Kitchen. Besides helping people fix their bikes, Enslow also helps run workshops like “Women and Queer Night,” which happens the first Wednesday of every month.

“The purpose of Women and Queer Night is to both introduce people to the bike shop and to provide a safe space for someone who might not feel comfortable working in a regular bike shop environment,” Enslow said.

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