Salem Lutheran Church bike collection for Freewheels, Oct. 14

Salem Lutheran Church will collect used bicycles and parts (any condition) for Freewheels Houston at the church parking lot, 4930 W Bellfort Blvd, Houston, TX 77035, on Saturday, October 14, between 9:30 a.m. and noon. Freewheels always needs hybrid and mountain bikes for adults. Right now, we need more bikes with 20-inch and 24-inch wheels Read more about Salem Lutheran Church bike collection for Freewheels, Oct. 14[…]

Keep Houston Rolling: Freewheels joins effort to provide bikes to flood-affected Houstonians

Freewheels Houston is joining Houston BCycle, BikeHouston and Rice Bikes in Keep Houston Rolling, an effort to provide reliable transportation for Houston residents who lost access to a car in the Hurricane Harvey flooding. The effort begins Saturday, Sept. 9, with a bike drive from 9 a.m. to noon at Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston, 3303 Read more about Keep Houston Rolling: Freewheels joins effort to provide bikes to flood-affected Houstonians[…]

Making older road bikes more useful for refugees

Many of the bikes donated to Freewheels Houston that will be distributed to refugees are older road bikes with drop handlebars and aggressive riding positions–not optimal for riders making their way to work or school in Houston. Our volunteer mechanics have developed a cost-effective way to adapt these reliable bikes to make them more useful.  Read more about Making older road bikes more useful for refugees[…]