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The Columbus Green Purge (Saturday June 25th)

Posted on June 23, 2016 at 9:43am by franklintoncycleworks No Comment
The Columbus Green Purge (Saturday June 25th)

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…

FCW Bike School 101 Now Open for Registration

Posted on February 3, 2013 at 5:35pm by FCWorks 1 Comment

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

Posted on June 22, 2012 at 2:53pm by FCWorks No Comment

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.

Consider Biking

Posted on June 22, 2012 at 2:46pm by FCWorks No Comment

Consider Biking is an important Bicycle Advocacy group serving the cyclists of Central Ohio.  Keep up with their action alerts and events at

Sheldon Brown

Posted on November 6, 2011 at 1:47am by FCWorks No Comment

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

Posted on November 6, 2011 at 1:47am by FCWorks No Comment

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

Posted on November 6, 2011 at 1:47am by FCWorks No Comment

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

Third Hand Bike Co-op

Posted on November 6, 2011 at 1:47am by FCWorks No Comment

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.