Shawn Kane – Manager
It is said that some people were raised by wolves. Shawn was raised by bicycles (…and parents). A highly skilled mechanic, Shawn has worked in bicycle shops since he was a young boy. Shawn doesn’t only have a penchant for fixing bikes. He is passionate about all kinds of riding and racing. Shawn raced collegiality for NC State University (mountain, road, and cyclocross), where he was president of the cycling club and captain of the road and mountain bike teams. He’s promoted and organized races, taught numerous maintenance clinics, and wrenched for professional major races in the US and Canada. Shawn is also trained in the BG FIT method. As manager of the Bicycle Gallery, Shawn’s goal is to spread the joy of cycling and racing to the Jacksonville community. He is especially interested in developing high school and youth cycling programs, starting locally and expanding into a regional program. In addition to cycling, Shawn enjoys running and snowboarding.
We Are Hiring – Service Manager
Job Title: Service Manager / Bicycle Mechanic.
Business: The Bicycle Gallery,www.bicycle-gallery.com Visit Our Facebook
We are looking for an individual who strives to elevate their skill set through becoming an apprentice in the arts of carbon repair and custom bicycle painting. Ultimately, we are looking for a mechanic who is looking to take his/her mechanic service to the next level.
-Servicing, repairing, building bicycles
-Working with customers on the sales floor
-Assisting Shawn with repair estimates
-Full time or Part Time
-Previous Experience as a bicycle mechanic
-Able to build and tear down any type of bicycle
-Able to bleed any hydraulic brakes
-Suspension system knowledge (Downhill (DH) knowledge not required but the more knowledge the better)
About US: The Bicycle Gallery is an independent bicycle shop dedicated to helping people fall in love with riding their bike. Whether they are a a beginner, a recreational rider, a commuter, or a racer, the Bicycle Gallery provides the expertise, resources, and passion to help riders enhance their cycling experiences.
The Bicycle Gallery can help with anything from reviving a comatose bike to selecting a new bicycle that fits a riders needs, wants, and body. From mountain biking trips to weekly rides to local racing, the Bicycle Gallery was founded on the idea of building a strong bicycle community — and we want you to be a part of it!
Please email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Service Manager Position” in subject title or bring in the resume to the shop.
The shop is opened Tuesday-Saturday. We are closed on Sundays and Mondays.