Sylvie Baele, Executive Director

Sylvie has been involved with Second Chance Bikes since 2018. She started out planning our 2018 and 2020 Fall Festival Fundraisers, and then became Programs Manager in June 2020. She is currently a candidate for a Master of Public Administration and a Master of Environmental and Sustainability Studies at the College of Charleston. Her thesis research focuses on gaining a deeper understanding of the impacts of the Change a Tire, Change a Life program on the lives of people experiencing homelessness. Prior to joining the Second Chance Bikes team, she worked as a trip leader for VBT and Austin Adventures, which she still does part-time. Originally from Charleston, she has travelled or worked in almost every state in the U.S. and prides herself on synthesizing her travel experiences with her passion for bicycles to facilitate collaborative and innovative approaches to help solve complex public problems and get more people feeling good on two wheels!

Tim Streets, Lead Mechanic

Tim loves all things outdoors- cycling, camping, canoeing, and waving to folks riding along on the West Ashley Greenway from his hammock. He enjoys spending quality time with his grandchild, children, and wife. His favorite thing about working at Second Chance Bikes is sharing his love and knowledge of bikes with others.