Never give to charity

Support charities sustainably by purchasing their goods and services, just like we do at The Bikes College in Leeds. Buy, don’t donate, to make a real impact.

More in common; a story of an unlikely partnership

We have more in common. Jo Cox Jo believed that we have more in common and she paid the ultimate price for such beliefs. Her sister Kim continues with the legacy now and we were asked to give her a hand. We partnered with The Jo Cox Foundation and The Jo Cox Way to look […]

In it to win it.

It is a real pleasure to give stuff away for free to those who need it.

Stop nodding

It is extremely difficult to explain certain things to the people who really are not trained.

Together we can do it better

Do you know where TARA community centre is? We think you should find out as it becomes a bit more important now once you own a bike…

The apple does not fall far from the tree

The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Donít wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope. Barack Obama It sometimes occurs to us suddenly that […]

‘…I want to ride my bicycle…’

The average family earning minimum wage spends 141 percent of their income struggling to meet basic needs – food, shelter, clothing.† Sherrod Brown We met Labbonti today. He was a bit late but he said that he has had a busy night last night. We patiently listened to his story. He lived in Wales in […]

Old friends new things

…there is no such a thing like free… Local phrase We have had a busy time at The Bikes College in the last few weeks. We had a few interesting conversations that can lead to more good things- keep your eyes peeled so you can be upto date. Some new faces appeared in our workshop; […]

It is fine not to know

Common sense is not so common. Voltaire It gets extremely difficult to impose imagination and aspiration onto people. It is arduous to emphasise the importance of remaining imaginative while maintaining a helpful and cooperative approach. The teaching is a long process and it takes a lot of patience. It also consumes your time and energy […]