Category: Press and Media

Amy Little Featured in Northwestern Magazine

Working Bikes co-founder Amy Little was recently featured in the Alumni Life section of Northwestern University’s Northwestern Magazine, discussing her role in the creation of Working Bikes. You can view pictures of Amy in our shop and read the full article, “Amy Little, Full Cycle”, here.

May 23, 2014 – Bronzeville Bike Giveaway in Chicago Tribune

Working Bikes manager Paul Fitzgerald makes an appearance in this Chicago Tribune video piece about our collaboration with the T.A.G. Foundation to donate 500 bikes to Bronzeville youth.

May 14, 2014 – Drop Off Location in Ames Tribune

Nevada, Iowa resident Richard Atwell has been collecting bikes for Working Bikes for about 8 years, amassing 6,500 bikes total in that time. In the past month, Atwell and a team of volunteers that includes Don Hale, Bill Ward, Bob Collins, Jay Barker, and Mike Potter have donated 275 bikes total to Working Bikes, all of which were driven … read more »

May 2014 – Working Bikes & Bronzeville on WBBM Radio 780

Working Bikes was featured in a radio segment on radio station WBBM 780 on May 23. The segment focuses on our collaboration with the T.A.G. Foundation to donate 500 children’s bikes to youth in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood.   You can listen to the segment by following this link.

May 2014 – Bronzeville Project on WGN News

Working Bikes was featured on WGN Channel 9 News on May 14. The segment focused on our donation of 500 bicycles to youth living in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood. The project is a partnership with the T.A.G. Foundation and its executive director, Angela Ford.   You can watch the segment by following this link.

Working Bikes Featured on Vocalo’s Bicicultura Series

Working Bikes was recently featured on Vocalo 90.7, a next generation public media service here in Chicago that connects with younger, culturally diverse audiences through music, stories, and training.  Every month Vocalo host and producer Rocío Santos and monthly collaborator Brenda Azueta present Bicicultura, a new segment en español dedicated to bicycle culture. Working Bikes members Omar Lopez, Lee … read more »

April 2014 – Working Bikes in the Beverly Review

In April 2014 Working Bikes was featured in the cover story of the Beverly Review, excerpted below.   “Beverly resident Jack Millerick was looking for a volunteer opportunity when, at a bike show, he met Lee Ravenscroft, the founder of the non-profit organization Working Bikes. “We started talking, and he said, ‘Come on by,’” Millerick said. “I just … read more »

April 11, 2014 – A Donor’s Story: Giving Up Huffy

One of our generous donors wrote about her experience with Working Bikes on her blog, Chicago Catalyst. Check out this short but sweet piece to learn about the bike she donated and why she gave it up.

January 27, 2014 – McHenry County Sustainability Center

Working Bikes has long been listed in the McHenry County Sustainability Center’s annual Green Guide. Providing information about recycling and environmental resources around McHenry County, the guide is a good source of information for those looking to “live green” in the Chicagoland area. You can see our listing by following the link to the Green Guide on … read more »

December 20, 2013 – Working Bikes in World Cycling Atlas

Read our entry in the World Cycling Atlas, a project of bike product brand Selle Royal that aims to “[develop] a worldwide map showing the most significant initiatives, organizations and bike riders that share [their] vision of cycling and life.”