What’s new at the Des Moines Bicycle Collective

Welcome to DSMBC!

Urban Assault Ride – Des Moines

We couldn’t be more jazzed that new Belgium selected Des Moines as just one of five host cities nationwide for the Urban Assault Ride. Once again that puts us up there with the Big Boys in Denver, Minneapolis, Tucson and Austin.
Organizers expect that we’ll exceed the 1200 fine folks that participated the last time Urban Assault was in town. If you’re not riding, we need your help to make it a success.
Will you volunteer for the country’s BIGGEST, RADEST Bike Obstacle Race? Not only will it be a blast, the Collective will receive a generous donation for every volunteer!
The FUN is going down on August 16. That’s only a month away so don’t wait to sign up for your choice shift here.


Did you know that the Des Moines Bicycle Collective, and all it’s great programs, is operated mainly with volunteers? All bikes are donated to us and refurbished by wrenchers who volunteer their time and talents in our shop.
Ride your bike to the Downtown Farmers’ Market on Saturday mornings? Volunteers help us park your bike at the valet while you shop for goodies.
Love riding your bike to great events like Bike Month, Ingersoll Live! or 80/35 and parking it safely at our valet service? Those are our volunteers, too!
We can’t do it without you and we need your help. Volunteering with us is fun, easy and you meet the best people ever – people that love bikes!
We have all the Farmers’ Market and Hinterland valet shifts loaded and will be adding Shop shifts soon, as well as additional upcoming events.
To sign up for a shift or two here! You know you want to.
For additional information on volunteering individually or with your group, contact jen@dsmbikecollective.org.

Thanks to Volunteer Local, a Des Moines-based company for the streamline method of signing up.



Regional trail maps are here!

New copies of the 2015 Greater Des Moines Regional Trail maps, produced by the Bike Collective, are now available at most locally owned bike shops, many UnityPoint Health, and city and county offices. Pick one up today!


We moved to the East Village

After five years near Seventh and Grand in downtown Des Moines, we moved a new shop in the East Village. Our new shop—about 1/2 block north of Grand on East Sixth St.—provides double the space of our old shop. Stop by and visit or work on your bike in our shop.

Take a tour of the Collective Shop!

Become a Des Moines Bicycle Collective member
We now offer memberships with benefits. 
Read about the different membership options and select the one that is right for you. Click here to make your payment.