In 2019, we worked with our partners to fund 11 projects that create real, local change and contribute to the sustainability of the bike industry.
Absolute Bikes (Salida, CO):
Partnered with Ride Right, Cycle Safe to give every 4th grader a new helmet and safe cycling instruction in partnership with Salida Police and Fire departments.
Bluedog Cycles (Viroqua, WI):
Helped fund Camp Bluedog, a combination of day- and week-long mountain bike camps for youth riders, with a scholarship bike option for select participants.
Bikenetic & Phoenix Bikes (Falls Church, VA):
Supported an important earn-a-bike club and 12-week bike mechanic classes for girls aged 12-18.
Sycamore Cycles (Hendersonville, NC):
A project that revitalized the Hendersonville Bike Park to attract new riders from surrounding areas.
Recumbent Cycles (Marietta, PA):
Building and providing two recumbent bikes in partnership with IM ABLE Foundation, in order to remove obstacles that prevent people with disabilities from being physically active.
The Recyclery Collective (Chicago, IL):
A combination of earn-a-bike, bike mechanic and safe cycling programs for community partners including: Family Matters, GirlForward, and Gale Elementary School.
Southwind Cycle and Outdoor (Iola, KS):
Supported weekly earn-a-bike classes for children grades 3-6 and a bicycle safety rodeo.
Joe’s Garage, Inc. (Haydenville, MA):
Increased youth ridership by helping purchase a fleet of bikes and helmets for elementary schools to use in Physical Education classes and after school programming.
Susitna Bicycle Institute (Anchorage, AK):
Bicycle mechanic classes for a broad range of underserved and in-need communities
, who live in areas that don’t have access to bike shops.
Roadrunner Bicycles (Tuscon, AZ):
Empowered women/trans/femme individuals to ride safely by providing bikes, mechanic classes, equipment, and knowledge of infrastructure/laws.
Neighborhood Bike Works (Philadelphia, PA):
Improved equitable access to bicycling and bike repair through hands-on education, recreation, leadership, and career-building.
These 2019 Community Grant projects were made possible through the generous donation from these partner sponsors: