In it to win it.
It is a real pleasure to give stuff away for free to those who need it.
Please carry on stealing…
We would like to officially thank you for your generous input into the lives of all the common folk.
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…
‘…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 […]
Sunny days just a smile away
You cannot buy happiness but you can get a bike and that is pretty damn close. Anonymous It gets you sentimental sometimes. It does. That sad and overwhelming feeling of powerlessness and inability to help. It is enslaving. But what comes following the days filled with powerlessness and pessimism is empowering and euphoric awakening. Those […]
You are a tool too
The remarkable thing is, we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for the day. Charles R. Swindoll It slowly got to the point when we are doing much more than we ever wanted. We not only fix, repair, swap, replace and give bikes. We also get everyone together and get things done. […]
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 […]
We hate free stuff
I’ll do anything for free stuff. Sandra Bullock The Bikes College, since its very first day, was about turning waste and unwanted stuff into something that others can turn into a functional machinery. We get bicycles that feel and look pretty sorry for themselves and turn them into fully functional ‘vehicles’; ‘vehicles’ that power the […]
What would you do with this gift?
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance. Confucius We give an astonishing number of bikes away for free. We get them refurbished to safe standards and simply seek kids in the area that need a bicycle. For numerous reasons there are plenty of children around Leeds (and beyond we believe) that simply […]