What an immense tragedy it is when there exists a multitude of bike parts, and we extinguish its purpose in the abyss of landfill – particularly when it could beContinue readingTike Parts Burned Art
Big Spring Bike Garage Sale 2021 !
As some of you may have heard, good ol’ Mechanical Tempest is moving on to different pastures. We have a bunch of stuff to pass on to ostensibly better homesContinue readingBig Spring Bike Garage Sale 2021 !
2021 AGM and updates!
We held our 2021 AGM in June of this year. The AGM is generally the only time we get together as a collective in-person, and when we discuss and makeContinue reading2021 AGM and updates!
New location update 2018
We have started offering occasional DIY bike repair again in our new location, and will soon be returning to a regular schedule of opening hours and a workshop staffed byContinue readingNew location update 2018
Summer Relocation Working Bee 2017
Mechanical Tempest needs your help moving stuff out of 128 Abel Smith Street. The working bee will be on Sunday, February 19th from 11am-5pm. Feel free to come anytime andContinue readingSummer Relocation Working Bee 2017
Wellington’s Community Bike Workshop Seeks New Home
Thursday, 2 February 2017, 2:37 pmPress Release: Mechanical Tempest Wellington’s Community Bike Workshop Seeks New Home 2 February 2017 Following a reorganization of the space at the 128 Collective’s RadicalContinue readingWellington’s Community Bike Workshop Seeks New Home
Bike Space Open for Daytime DIY Bike Repair
Council open Bike Space to encourage Wellingtonians to maintain their bikes CHELSEA MCLAUGHLIN Last updated 05:00, January 26 2017 There is a new, bright blue shipping container in town with aContinue readingBike Space Open for Daytime DIY Bike Repair
Newtown Community Centre brings Mechanical Tempest workshops to Newtown
Thanks to the enthusiasm of Renee Rushton at the Newtown Community Centre, The Mechanical Tempest will be leading a monthly summer bike workshop in Newtown. Wenches with Wrenches will alsoContinue readingNewtown Community Centre brings Mechanical Tempest workshops to Newtown
Wenches with Wrenches – Sunday 13 December
Wenches with Wrenches is hosting it’s monthly Skill-Share/workshop/drop-in for the Woman and LGBTQIA cycling community on 13 December 2015. The theme for December is BRAKES! Brake related puns including “BRAKING THEContinue readingWenches with Wrenches – Sunday 13 December