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Tagged: Recycle-A-Bicycle

Bridging the Accessibility Gap: Adaptive Bike Education with InTandem and Recycle-A-Bicycle

From the whoosh of the wind while coasting on a descent to the unmistakable sound of a grinding gear, cyclists tend to be tuned in to the music of the road. But for riders with low vision or blindness, what they hear isn’t just background noise – it’s a critical source of information about the conditions of their environment and the state of their bike.

Building Bikes and Stronger Teams with GoogleServe

One of the best parts of volunteering: everyone walks away with something meaningful. Each Friday in June, Recycle-A-Bicycle's Long Island City location opens its doors to corporate volunteer groups, inviting them to lend a hand in the bike shop. While these teams help Recycle-A-Bicycle and Bike New York assemble a full stock of swap-ready bicycles for monthly Bike Bonanza events, they're also gaining the fundamentals of bike repair – and with that little bit of knowledge, they’re empowered to give kids the joy and freedom of their very own bike.

Bike Maintenance 101 with Recycle-A-Bicycle’s David Heslop

It’s all fun and games until someone gets a flat. Nothing takes the joy out of a ride faster than an unexpected mechanical malfunction. But many common problems are easier to fix than you might think. Knowing the basics of bike maintenance lets you pedal with confidence, no matter what surprises the road may have in store.