Build a bike, build your confidence

Girls part of the Build-A-Bike Program, Sonic and Kinchy, happy to be test riding. Build a bike, build your confidence Interview by Tammy Thorne and Alex Chronopoulos Photos by Ainsley Naylor and Thea Jones  New this year, Charlie’s Freewheels has … Continue reading

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Shah Mohamed: Brickworks Bike Works

Brickworks Bike Works Evergreen program plants seeds of bike mechanics with kids Story by Leila Kent photo by Jamie Rosenthal ~ This article is from our current Youth and Employment Issue (Summer 2012) ~ Leaning his bike against the outside … Continue reading

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Central Commerce Collegiate’s innovative and popular Bike Repair and Maintenance Course

Popular Mechanics: New high school program gives students hands-on bike repair experience “Bikes that have actually gone out and lived a real life as bikes are more interesting ones.” ~ Instructor Toby Bowers describing the massive but-lightly-mangled bike stash the class … Continue reading

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Youth Master Mechanics: Charlie’s Freewheels

Youth Master Mechanics: Program recruits and teaches youth about bicycles Photos by Dana Lacey Story by Azam Abowath This story is from our current Summer 2012 youth and employment issue of dandyhorse. Order it here. For more information on Charlie’s … Continue reading

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dandyARCHIVE: Policy Pumpers Community Group: Charlie’s FreeWheels

~ This article first appeared in dandyhorse’s Issue No 3, Summer 2009 ~ Related on the dandyBLOG: Youth Master Mechanics: Program recruits and teaches about bicycles

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