We’re another year older and thankful to still be here to help the community after 18 years. Please join us for our annual fundraiser as we celebrate the work we’ve done, honor our wonderful donors, and make new friends! Join us Monday, November 6th from 5:30p to 8:30p at Lagunitas Tap Room in Pilsen. We’re dedicated to recycling … read more
Our next shipping party is on Tuesday, August 29 through Thursday, August 31. This shipment is going to our partners at Africycle in Malawi. Bikes are being prepped in the dock to make the shipping party run more smoothly. Want to help? Simply come to one of our volunteer sessions.
We’ll be providing bikes for this guided tour of fruit and nut trees in the Lawndale and Garfield Park communities. Join Chicago Region Trees Initiative and Slow Roll Chicago on Saturday, August 5th at 9am to learn about the joys and challenges of growing food on trees in the middle of a city. Register here.
Dave Gorman, a former Peace Corps volunteer and founder of Bikes for Lesotho, will speak at the next general meeting. Working Bikes has partnered with Bikes for Lesotho since 2014 and we’ve shipped over 2,000 bikes to community members in need. Come out on Wednesday, August 2nd to hear Dave discuss his recent trip to Lesotho, a … read more
Our regular Thursday night WTF (Women Trans Femme) night is tranforming on August 17th as we partner with Women Bike Chicago to teach basic bicycle maintenance. Participants will learn how to fix a flat, on the road essentials, and other important information for bicycle care. To attend, RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “WTF Working … read more
We will be partnering with Exodus Projects this upcoming Saturday to give away bikes to registered participants at Smith Memorial Park in Chicago Heights. We are excited to work with this organization and assist with their community building goals. Come join the party July 15th, 11:00am to 1:00pm.
We will be preparing bikes to ship out to Zambia for the Mfuwe Bike Project next week. Please join us next Tuesday, July 18th from 3pm until sundown and/or Wednesday, July 19th, 12pm to 5pm. As usual, we will be packing up bikes at our warehouse at 2434 S. Western Avenue. Hope to see you there.
Join us for a shipping party on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 27 and 28. We are in collaboration with Abercrombie & Kent to ship bikes to the Bwindi Bike Project in Uganda. Shipping party hours are Tuesday from 4pm-sundown and Wednesday from 12pm-5pm at our lovely warehouse at 2434 S Western Avenue. No need to RSVP.
We’ve confirmed a shipment to the Village Bicycle Project in Sierra Leone. Join us for our shipping party on Tuesday, May 30, from 4 p.m. to sundown and Wednesday, May 31, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. We will still have our regularly schedule volunteer sessions for both days. For inquiries regarding the shipping party or volunteering … read more
Date: Saturday, April 29th, 12 – 3 p.m. Location: 13134 S. Vernon Ave., Chicago, IL (Next to Golden Gate Park) Info: -Bike safety by the Chicago Bike Ambassadors at 12:30 p.m. The bike ride starts at 12:45 p.m. -Free loaner bikes and helmets for participants (25 available) -Ride on a Divvy loaner bike (15 available). Must pre-register -Learn more … read more