Community Cycles ... offers a spot where locals can drop in for repairs, learn about basic bike maintenance, donate used bikes, and even pick up a refurbished one. More than half of Community Cycle's funding is derived from bike sales and tune-ups, and about 10 percent comes from donations.There's more about it in the Colorado Daily.
Monday, June 04, 2007
Give 'em, fix 'em, let someone ride 'em
A new friend was saying the other night that we ought to have a place in Miami where people could donate their old bikes and poor people could fix 'em up and earn a bike for themselves. It would help people hold a job who can't afford a car, and put into use a lot of neglected bikes that are gathering dust and rust in people's garages. Well, here's just such an enterprise in Colorado, and it looks like a smash success:
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