Ride On! Bike Shop/Co-Op is a full service bicycle shop, offering repairs, sales and rentals. The Co-Op is a member run bicycle collective that provides tools, space and a community environment (by appointment) to facilitate bike repair education. Ride On! also conducts workshops on bike safety and advocates for bicycle infrastructure equity in South-West Los Angeles. We have created a space where community members can commune get the service needed for their bikes or learn basic bike repair knowledge, as well as enable them to more easily connect with the cycling community in a fun, safe environment.
Adé E. Neff
Owner & Co-Op Leader
Adé (E. Neff) was born and raised in Ayiti (Haiti) and grew up in Boston, MA. He is a social entrepreneur with a Masters in Urban Sustainability. He is the founder of Ride On! Bike Shop/Co-Op, a full service bike shop/Co-Op in the heart of Leimert Park. Ride On! conducts monthly bike rides, advocates for transportation equity and improved bike and pedestrian infrastructure in South-West Los Angeles. Adé has also served as an adjunct professor at Antioch University, Co-teaching a course on Social Entrepreneurship. He has lectured at several Southern California colleges and universities. Including a group breaking lecture on Ritual & Symbol in Conflict Transformation, for UCLA’s World Arts and Culture department. He’s received recognition from the City of Lynwood and the County of Los Angeles for his dedication and service to the community. Recently, Adé worked directly with Mayor Garrett’s office as the Events Production Coordinator and Fundraising Manager for the Street Beats Project. Adé’s work is centered in equity and environmental justice.
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Owner & Co-Op Leader
Damon Turner has been in the bike business for 10 years His passion for the lifestyle of cycling led him to start Unity Sports in 2007 a youth development cycling team base out of Leimert Park area of Los Angeles, CA. I’m excited for the opportunity to help grow bicycling in my own community. My vision is to create a bicycle training academy that will focus on mechanical and retail training to prepare youth for opportunities in the bicycle industry.