Glen Mason – Head Mechanic / Workshop Instructor
Glen has a long history of recycling and giving new life to bicycles, described as a ‘magnificent bike mechanic’ by his peers. He has strong capability with teaching people bike repairs through his more than a decade experience in the industry. Glen founded Cycle Saloon in 2012, a community bike workshop that allowed the general public to use the tools to fix their own bikes that ran until 2018. Glen helped develop Inner West Community Bike Hub as it is today, instrumental to its fit-out and day to day running. With a passion for sustainability, he enjoys being efficient with resources, making use of things instead of throwing them out like keeping old bikes running rather than producing new ones. Living by the ethos it helps save the environment and helps people live simpler, happier lives.
Dominik Zylka, Educator / Workshop Instructor
Dom aims to provide young people with opportunities that stimulate curiosity and inspire positive growth and development. He is well known for the creation and implementation of the Full Cycle program, an engaging bike education repair and recycle program at Point Cook College. It aimed to build a practical skill base that students can use and apply to a workplace. With over ten years across primary to high school, he has covered all aspects of teaching from developing curriculum to designing planning lessons based competences, and developing innovative programs for engaging learners in meaningful experiences and quality learning. Dom is a registered Secondary School Teacher with the Victorian Institute of Teaching, with Diploma of Education and an Applied Science degree in Human Movement and Exercise Science. Also armed with a current Senior First Aid and CPR certificate and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. Dom has a passion for road cycling, mountain biking naturally extending to bike packing, repair and refurbishing. In addition, he has a keen interest in sustainable living as demonstrated by being part of a sustainability team that achieved a 4 star recognition for their school.