Freewheels gets new Park Tool grant

Freewheels Houston has been chosen as one of the 10 winners of the Park Tool 2018 Community Grant Program, and the leading bike tool manufacturer will sending two new Park Tool repair stands, a Park Tool professional mechanic tool kit and the authoritative Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair.

The company reported that it received over 100 applications from deserving organizations all over the world. "You’re doing great work and we appreciate it," they said.

The new repair stands will arrive at a great time. Freewheels is getting lots of interest from people who want to help us repair bikes as a result of recent new coverage, including this story on KHOU --  http://www.khou.com/article/news/investigations/stands-for-houston/free-bikes-help-refugees-settle-in-houston/285-517960550 and this one in Houstonia magazine -- https://www.houstoniamag.com/articles/2018/1/30/free-wheels-bikes-refugees-houston.

Do you want to put your bike mechanic skills to work? Do you want to learn how to care for a bike? Please let us know by contacting Freewheels:

 

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