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incoming ! stuff

things that are "bike house" in nature - from recently-donated parts to bike tours
iris-first day-2nd grade

iris-first day-2nd grade

The commute on the first day of 2nd grade is in the books.  Can be described as weather-affected - uncomfortably hot and humid enough to slice the air...  But any day on a bike is good.

decent 80s/90s road bikes

decent 80s/90s road bikes

decent 80s/90s bikes are colorful and functional.  these bikes have spent more of their lives in garages and houses.  these bikes are worth between $200 and $400.

dependable 80s road bikes

dependable 80s road bikes

 These donated bikes come to us in pretty good shape - have been in garages and barns mostly...  We make them mechanically sound and try to get them back out to people who need them asap.  Some need a good cleaning.  Bikes in this condition are worth about $100

gelsey & eli ride the great divide…

gelsey & eli ride the great divide…

Note from Eli - "Bikes are doing great! We just rolled into Rawlins through the Great Basin. It was crazy beautiful going through there but we’re heading east to get to Fort Collins to finish the ride. Mission almost accomplished."

Bianchi Trofeo (totally like vintage)

Bianchi Trofeo (totally like vintage)

We are lucky to have nice folks out there donating nice bikes.  If you like Celeste Green and you are about 5'6" or over, this bike is for you.  The red CXP 22 Mavic wheelset is kind of cool as well and though its a 90's bike everything still works really well......

Lapierre Audacio (a french bicycle)

Lapierre Audacio (a french bicycle)

Sabio Santan came to us from Brazil with his wife.  She is here to study for her doctorate at Florida State University.  Sabio speaks very little english and so he is excited to volunteer with us!  He loves bikes and and helping people.  He donated this French racing...

a trip: mtns.boston.cooper

a trip: mtns.boston.cooper

On July 2rd, we left Tallahassee in a rented van and drove to Boston, Ma - 1,400 miles in 2 days.  In the middle of “day 2” we took our bikes on a ride through Washington DC. We stayed in a hotel in Connecticut the 2nd night.  Woke up the morning of the 4th and drove...