Southwest Rides is a down-to-earth bike shop that positively influences youth and Southwest Detroit.


  • Meet and advance the bikes needs & culture of the community
  • Have year-round opportunities for positive youth development
  • To have a financially sustainable business
  • Provide opportunities for an active, healthy lifestyle (the Isaac clause)

Value Statements

People – we are a place for inclusion, mutual respect and youth development.  We welcome all people.
Relationships – We provide quality customer service, are friendly, honest and build positive relationships with individuals, organizations and community.
Economy – We want to provide opportunities for employment and be economically sustainable and have affordable bikes.
Bike Culture – We value safe biking places that the community can easily access.