Give all of your stuff, including your old bike and bike accessories, new life by recycling it at the Columbus Green Purge, this Saturday (June 25th) from 8am to 2pm at the Ohio History Center. FCW accepts donations of all bicycle related items, no matter the condition. Your donation helps people overcome transportation barriers, and…
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Registration for the FCW Bike School 101 is now open! Class begins on March 6th and caps at 12 participants so sign up fast. Scroll down click on the “Upcoming Events” link in the right side bar to learn more!
Yay Bikes is a Central Ohio bike organization that specializes in cyclist education, mobility solutions, mobility research and all things bike culture. Join them for their monthly Year or Yay rides and become a member today to support their work in making Columbus a safe and thriving bike city. Yaybikes.com
Consider Biking is an important Bicycle Advocacy group serving the cyclists of Central Ohio. Keep up with their action alerts and events at Considerbiking.org
Sheldon Brown Sheldon Brown’s website provides an A-Z resource of everything bicycle. This is probably one of the most used and referenced bicycle guides for researching used bicycles and repair tips.
Bike Geometry Project: Central Ohio native, and FCW bike Mentor Dave Mann, is determined to collect the geometries of every road bike out there. His site is an incredible resource for choosing an old frame to build upon. Also check out his cycling page which describes in detail the differences between the road frames of the 70’s and…
Bikes Not Bombs has been inspiring FCW for years. Based out of Jamaica Plain Boston, Bnb donates thousands of bikes to international Bicycle Shops that they help create. Bnb also has some incredible youth programs which motivate us to work with the Youth of Franklinton and Greater Columbus http://bikesnotbombs.org/
Third Hand Bike Co-op: Columbus’ original Bicycle Co-op. They serve the Weinland Park area on the north east side of downtown. Third Hand has been operating since 2005 and has been able to provide an impressive amount of open shops and events throughout the week. Check their website for their latest open shop hours.