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 […]

Too much for a few

Strive not to be a success but rather of a value. Albert Einstein We struggle to explain to the majority of people on our way that what we do is not for profit. Despite our soon-to-be legal structure we are not working like a standard company. When the bikes are being given away we prepare […]

Pay back what you never owed

A great accomplishment should never be the end of the road; just a starting point for the next leap forward. Harvey Mackay This very rainy day we were featured in Yorkshire Evening Post following an interview with a columnist Neil Hudson. It made us very proud of what we do and we would like to […]

Get on yer bike!

“…revolution will be mobilised…” We are surrounded by means of transport that rely on perishable resources. One who needs to travel needs to exchange their resources to obtain the means of travel. In plain English it is money that you pay for travelling by means of transport destined to collapse upon the oil reserves drying […]