West Philadelphia

  • Neighborhood Bike Works 3939 Lancaster Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • ☎ (215) 386-0316

Visit us at 3939 Lancaster Ave. in West Philadelphia. This is our Bicycle Education Hub and the site of all onsite youth and adult programs.

Mel's Community Bike Shop:  Stop in to Mel's to learn more about our programs, donate a bike, or purchase a refurbished bike. We also sell basic accessories.

("Winter Hours": October 1 - March 31)

Tuesday - Friday: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Saturdays: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Bike Church open workshop program for adults:  During the hours below we open Mel's as a DIY workshop space for the community (18+). Use our tools to fix your bike or buy a bike to repair yourself.  We also sell a limited selection of refurbished bikes.

  • Tuesdays..............6:30PM - 9:00PM
  • Wednesdays* .... 6:30PM - 9:00PM
  • Thursdays ...........6:30PM - 9:00PM
  • Saturdays.........10:00AM - 2:00PM

* Wednesday Bike Church is open to those identifying as women or trans, which includes all gender identities beyond cisgender, i.e. transgender, genderqueer, nonbinary, genderfluid, and so on.


After-school Youth Programs are by registration only, and occur Monday - Thursday, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.


Youth Drop In is for graduates of our youth programs only, and is Saturdays 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM.


Want to donate a bike?  Read this for info on how to donate.


Our Office Hours (next door at 3943 Lancaster Avenue) are Monday - Friday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM.

Programs Offered


© 2013 Neighborhood Bike Works. NBW is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Federal EIN 23-3012779, United Way Donor Choice #14084. Official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling 1 (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.