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Join the FCW Team as an Americorps VISTA

Posted on April 4, 2017 at 10:27am by franklintoncycleworks No Comment
Join the FCW Team as an Americorps VISTA

I’m excited to announce that FCW will be accepting 2 applications for Americorps VISTA members this year! FCW is committed to helping people overcome transportation barriers, be more physically active, and connect with others in a supportive community. Many community residents rely on bicycles for their everyday transportation but lack the resources necessary for proper…

Giving Tuesday

Posted on November 29, 2016 at 1:53pm by franklintoncycleworks No Comment
Giving Tuesday

At Franklinton Cycleworks, we help folks get where they want to go both around town, and in their lives. We believe self-determination and control over one’s own life with a path to achieve personal goals is vitally important so everything we do is with the aim of empowerment and wellness. You could say we focus on…

Bike School 101: Jan 11th – Feb 1st

Posted on November 28, 2016 at 3:28pm by franklintoncycleworks 1 Comment
Bike School 101: Jan 11th – Feb 1st

Hey folks. A few weeks back another great group of students graduated from FCW’s Bike School 101 course. In case you haven’t heard, FCW’s Bike School is a great way to learn the basics of bike repair and maintenance in a supportive, laid-back environment. The class is a combination of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on practice and students…

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Posted on November 23, 2016 at 3:12pm by franklintoncycleworks No Comment

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! To honor the holidays and give our volunteers a chance to be with family, the shop will be closed this Saturday (11.26.16). We’ll re-open on Tuesday for Volunteer Night and will be open December 3rd for Open Shop. The shop will also be closed on December 24th and 31st for the Christmas…

Comfest Awards FCW Grant

Posted on June 23, 2016 at 12:05pm by franklintoncycleworks No Comment

FCW was awarded a grant for $1,400 by Comfest this year, to install an outdoor fix-it station in front of the shop at 897 West Broad. The fix-it station will provide round the clock access to a bike stand and tools for essential bike repair. We hope this station will enable bike commuters to fix their…

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

Posted on June 8, 2016 at 9:09am by franklintoncycleworks Comments Off on FCW Bike School 101
FCW Bike School 101

Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/franklin/public_html/wp-content/plugins/event-espresso.3.1.15.P/templates/event_post.php on line 60 Monday April 17, 2017 – Monday May 8, 2017 897 West Broad Map and Directions | Register Description: Franklinton Cycleworks is hosting another round of Bike School beginning Monday April 17th 2017. The west side’s bicycle cooperative is offering a four week course,…

FCW Is Now On Amazon Smile

Posted on March 24, 2016 at 4:58pm by franklintoncycleworks No Comment
FCW Is Now On Amazon Smile

You can now support FCW by shopping on Amazon! Not a novel concept for many non-profits, but we simply hadn’t thought of it until a patron said she tried to make FCW her Amazon Smile non-profit of choice, only to find, we weren’t yet an option. Thanks for the heads up Donna. For those of…

Wanted: Bike Commuter Stories

Posted on March 15, 2016 at 8:45am by franklintoncycleworks No Comment
Wanted: Bike Commuter Stories

Hey Columbus Bike Commuters. We’d like your stories! Why do you bike? To what kind of places do you bike and how often? What do you like about biking? And so on. Basically, if you supplement travel with biking, even if its just for short trips around your neighborhood, we’d like to hear your story….

Wheel-Night Tonight

Posted on March 15, 2016 at 8:36am by franklintoncycleworks 1 Comment
Wheel-Night Tonight

FCW was donated a bunch of wheels by Baer Wheels and Cyclist Connection this past Sunday (Thanks Dave and Ric!) So this evening, for Volunteer Night, we’re going to process the wheels and get them ready for use, sale, or scrap. If you’ve been looking to learn more about wheel care, consider coming to the…