2020 in review

It’s a wrap! Our 2020 campaign is over–All the bikes we have been able to refurbish are now in the hands of children, thanks to our tireless volunteers, our bike donors, and our sponsors. More than 235 volunteers collectively devoted more than 2200 hours cleaning, refurbishing, and repairing the 914 bikes donated by the public…. Read more »

2020 Progress: Week 9

We are no longer asking for donations of bicycles for this year’s Giveaways–We need to turn our attention to giving them all away. If you have a bike that you can’t keep until next October, contact us and we’ll figure something out–but it will go into our 2021 Campaign. Starting tomorrow, in fact, Free Bikes… Read more »

2020 Progress: Week 8

It’s hard to believe, but our first local Giveaways are only a week away! Unlike last year’s single big show, this year we have scheduled well over a dozen giveaways between December 7 and December 19 in order to reduce gathering sizes during the pandemic. We are nearing the finish line for refurbishing bicycles. We… Read more »

Progress: 2020 Week 7

Another solid week of progress is behind us. We received 51 new bicycles, bringing our total to 811, more than 50% higher than last year’s. Twenty-five unique volunteers spent 150 hours refurbishing 50 bikes. We are essentially finished with the 26″ bikes, and about halfway through the 700c and other adult sizes, while scrambling to… Read more »