Special Thanks to:
Cheryl Cornish, Julia Hicks and everyone at First Congregational Church UCC
Hal, Bobby, and the rest of the crew at The Peddler Bicycle Shop
Jon, Joel, Cole and the Union Ave. Outdoors Inc. store
Daniel Duckworth at The Midtown Bicycle Company Inc.
Jason and Dan at Bikes Plus
The Faculty and administration at Rhodes College in Memphis
Good friends of Revolutions who do a lot of great work in Memphis.
And to everyone throughout Memphis who has supported our efforts over the years….THANKS AND PRAISES TO YOU!
Community Bicycle Program links:
The International Bicycle Fund is a non-governmental, nonprofit, advocacy organization, promoting sustainable transport and international understanding. Major areas of activity are non-motorized urban planning, economic development, bike safety education, responsible travel and bicycle tourism, and cross-cultural, educational programs.
Bikes Not Bombs is a non-profit organization working for alternative transportation and community development. The group operates the Bicycle Recycling and Youth Training Center in Roxbury, MA, to promote environmental education, meaningful employment, and safe sustainable communities, both in Roxbury and abroad.
Bike Works has been working for kids, bikes, and community in the Rainier Valley since 1996. Our programs invest in young people and encourage bicycling as a clean and healthy transportation alternative. Our mission is to build sustainable communities by educating youth and promoting bicycling. We teach young people how to fix bikes, reward them with their own set of wheels, and provide affordable bicycle services to the community.
Recycle a Bike, Brooklyn, NY is an innovative, fun, youth training and environmental education initiative that has taken root in New York City public schools and respected after-school youth programs. Recycle-A-Bicycle promotes everyday bicycle use, and it is a great place to learn bicycle mechanics, interact with positive, forward-thinking NYC youth. Our retail shops are the place to find that city bike you need.
Working Bikes Co-operative: Working Bikes Cooperative recovers landfill-bound bicycles, repairs them to working condition, and sells them to Chicagoans at a low cost in order to fund shipments of bicycles and bike parts to developing countries. Working Bikes co-operative is an almost entirely volunteer organization; we currently employ six part-time mechanics to ensure that our bikes are plentiful and in full working order.
A Map of North American Community Bicycle Programs, care of Sopo Bikes in Atlanta, GA, can be found here
Youth Bicycle Education Network: The Youth Bicycle Education Network (YBEN) links, supports, and strengthens organizations that use the bicycle as a vehicle for youth development and community building.
Other wonderful Cycling organizations:
Adventure Cycling is the worlds largest not for profit cycling organization. Since 1973, their mission has been to inspire people of all ages to travel by bicycle for fitness, fun, and self-discovery. They have mapped out over 35,000 miles of on and off-road routes throughout North America.
Sheldon Brown is a cycling guru living in the Northeaster United States. If its bicycle related and you cannot find it on his website, it probably doesn’t exist.
Park tool is the world’s leading bicycle tool manufacturer. Park Tool has been manufacturing bicycle specific tools since 1963. Based out of St. Paul Minnesota, they are the world’s largest bicycle tool manufacturer. A long-term dedication to quality, innovation, and customer service has made Park Tool the first choice of professional and home bicycle mechanics around the world.