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.

Keep reading here.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s