Every Wednesday from 10am – 5pm, free to Earn-a-Bike project-users, donations welcome!
This session is for ongoing maintenance of returning bikes from our ‘Earn-a-Bike’ Scheme. When bicycles are earned through the project, we acknowledge our responsibility to provide a point of call to assist with future needs, from routine service to damage caused by an accident; bicycles that are used for transport require regular servicing. This enables our project-users to continue using their bikes in the long term, even if they cannot afford the costs of maintenance themselves. Our fix-a-bike workshop now sees a constantly-growing fleet of bicycles returning for repairs (punctures more than anything!), and allows for socialising and follow-up, as well as teaching more in-depth tasks. The session is run on a drop-in basis and no appointment is necessary.
We also work with many people who own a bicycle that has not been earned through the project and who cannot afford to pay commercial repair rates.