S2 Episode 20 – Your Old Bike’s New Home: An interview with Dave Gorman of Working Bikes

May 26 2020

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In this episode:  Interview with Dave Gorman, board member and representative of the fabulous non-profit Working Bikes. Working Bikes gives donated bicycles new life by redistributing them as tools of empowerment in local and global communities. Since its inception in 1999, the amazing community of Working Bikes volunteers, staff, partners, and supporters have enabled new life for 70,000 bicycles across the globe and tens of thousands here in Chicago.

Also in this episode: 500 bikes to Africa in one week! Quick-study bikers and Lesotho’s culture of bicycling. Making a huge difference in a person’s life. Drop-off sites and volunteers all over Chicago area. Collect bikes at your home or business. 

In addition to ???, Working Bikes also collects:

  • Bike tools
  • Helmets
  • Pumps
  • Jerseys
  • Bicycle seats

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