Tuesday, May 29, 2012

40 Hours and a Bike! Community Service Bike Barter

Eventbrite - 40 Hours and a Bike! Orientation

40 Hours and a Bike is a community service and cyclist-training program that rewards constituents with a bike at the end of the program. The program consists of 25 hours of cycling education and 15 hours of community service at one of WeCycle Atlanta’s partner service sites. This initiative seeks to improve community involvement through all ages, and provide cyclist with adequate knowledge in bicycle safety, advocacy, and maintenance needed to make them confident city cyclist and active community members.

The Program is broken down in the following sequence:
1.     Choose a used bicycle
2.     15 hours of community service
3.     10 hours of Bicycle Maintenance
4.     7.5 hours of Bicycle Education (Safe Cycling Training)
5.     7.5 hours Advocacy Project


This program directly correlates with WeCycle Atlanta's three points of focus:
  
     -Health
     -Environmental conservation 
     -Economics

(*Hours of educational lesson vary by participant. Classes requires reading/ viewing of cycling material, bicycle road demonstrations and cycling manuevers)

WHERE:  Morehouse College at Kilgore South Lounge
WHEN: 5:00pm - 6:00p September 17th, 18th, 19th 

If there are any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at: wecycleatl@gmail.com (Subject: 40 Hours and a Bike Participant) and visit our website: www.wecycleatlanta.org

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