about Speed & Sprocket Cycle Works
We love bikes. Period. It's that simple.
Sean - when not riding or racing any of his twelve bikes (like handbags and shoes - a different one for different occasions - and no, he doesn't play favorites with them), Sean has been professionally working as a mechanic on bikes of all kinds for close to 20 years and is Shimano tech certified. Road, mountain, cyclocross, tandem, you name it and he's worked on it. In addition, he has held USA Cycling certifications as an official and Race Director. Sean also rides or volunteers his mechanical services at numerous charity rides around New England, such as the Pan-Mass Challenge, Katelynn's Ride, the MS Bike and Hike the Berkshires Ride, the Rodman Ride for Kids, the Connecticut Challenge, and others, has volunteered in an Earn-A-Bike program for urban youth in Holyoke where he taught kids the intricacies and joys of being a mechanic, and sits on the Board of Directors for MassBike and Pioneer Valley NEMBA as well as being a community member and co-chair on the Holyoke Bicycling and Pedestrian Committee. You can find him pedaling around twelve months of the year, come sun, rain, or snow.
Liz - is a long time fitness enthusiast and bike mechanic. She has worked in the wellness and fitness industry for 9 years as a personal trainer, group exercise/spin instructor and Fitness Nutrition Specialist. She has worked with all ages from 9-89 and enjoys helping people reach there fitness goals. Her experience in the fitness industry means she understands the importance of a strong and well maintained fleet of stationary spin bikes. She is proud to be a fully trained bike mechanic, leading mechanics trainings and lending her expertise to other riders in a career often dominated by men. In her free time she enjoys riding and competing in cyclocross bringing the passion she has for bikes to other women and girls. Over the years she has volunteered as a mechanic at several major rides including the Pan-Mass Challenge and the MS Bike and Hike the Berkshires.
Charity and Advocacy
We firmly believe in the inspirational and transformative powers of bicycles. If you have a cause or event that you need help with, please contact us so we can figure out how to partner together. Looking to set up a fundraiser for your school or non-profit organization? We can help you with that, too!
In addition to volunteering our services at numerous charity rides, as a member of the 1% for the Planet network, we pledge to donate at least 1% of sales to nonprofits dedicated towards preserving our planet.
We proudly support the following groups and offer 10% off labor and parts:
** Proof of current membership required. Sorry, but discounts are not stackable! **