Archive for the 'Updates' Category
Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
By Randi Orth, Former Volunteer & Outreach Manager at the Community Cycling Center
For those who don’t know, Jim O’Horo holds the title of longest running volunteer with Community Cycling Center in its entire history. Having started his stint with us in 1996 on a suggestion from a former Bicycle Transportation Alliance staffer, his presence was frequent and widespread. Most of his energy, however, was spe
Friday, January 23rd, 2015
By Kelly Hansen, Program Director
Jorge, an 11 year old who frequents the Bike Skills Park at New Columbia, wanted to learn to do a wheelie. He asked me for help. I told him I couldn’t help. One day I showed up and found him covered in dust with skinned elbows riding around on the berms popping his front wheel off the ground a little at a time until he discovered his tipping point.
Jorge embodies the can-do spi
Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
By Jake Schorr, Bike Camp Manager
Can you count to 145 on your tingling, frost-numbed fingers? Because that’s how many days we have until Bike Camp begins! As the season stretches toward spring and summer, we’ll be trading out rain pants for Ray-Bans (or perhaps a more affordable option), winter wear for water bottles, fenders for front-wheel racks, long sleeves and layers for T-shirts and sunscreen. And what b
Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
By Lillian Karabaic, Development Coordinator
We are wrapping up the most successful Winter Campaign we have ever had at the Community Cycling Center, having raised more than $204,413 of our $203,000 goal, from 576 individuals and businesses.
Most notably, a whopping 31% of our donors this campaign are first time donors! It’s a privilege to share the work of the Community Cycling Center with so many supporter