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Aelin, young mechanic in Earn-a-Bike program for Phoenix Bikes, stripping bikes of parts

Meet Some of the Youth Bike Mechanics from Phoenix Bikes!

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Meet Aelin and Liam! On our recent visit and helmet drop-off to Phoenix Bikes in Arlington (read more about it here), we had the pleasure of visiting not only with Executive Director Emily Gage, but a few of their young bike mechanics as well. Through their trademark educational Earn-a-Bike program, participants learn bike mechanics by

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Helping Phoenix Bikes continue to empower local youth

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About Phoenix Bikes Anyone who has not yet had the pleasure of visiting nonprofit Phoenix Bikes would be well-advised to pay them a visit, whether to shop for a bike, find replacement parts, or to learn more about their youth programs in person. Once headquartered in a makeshift workshop right off the W&OD Trail, the

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Donating Bikes, Helmets and More to Phoenix Bikes

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Last month, attorney Doug Landau was not only able to visit local public elementary schools to donate bike helmets and Abrams Landau backpacks through Loudoun County’s Safe Routes to School Bike Donation Program, but he was also able to stop by Phoenix Bikes to drop off helmets, bags, a bike, bike parts and a check

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Local NGO Phoenix Bikes Serves Community and Youth

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Phoenix Bikes is a nonprofit organization in the Washington, D.C. area that educates youth, promotes bicycling and builds community. The Phoenix folks actually teach kids how to put a bicycle together!  They supply the tools, the frames, the spare parts from donated bikes, tool boxes, and cannibalized cycles previously used for needed items. The kids first

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