Pedals2People’s first annual “Santa Helps Bring Bikes on a Bike to Kids for Christmas”

Winter at the shop can be surprising (apparently the arctic temperatures brings riders to the shop!), recharging, inspiring, and sometimes cold.  Winter usually brings about a bit of a lull, and after a few weeks of organizing parts, cleaning the shop, and missing some familiar and not-yet-familiar faces, we get antsy.

This idea is the result of this antsy-ness.

Vision: Pedals volunteers hauling a huge trailer of kid’s bikes throughout Spokane.  One volunteer, dressed as Santa, knocks on door, a kid opens it, Santa gives him/her a bicycle and rides off to deliver another.

Things we have at this point:

Santa suit

A 7-foot bicycle trailer

Pedals volunteers

A few kid bicycles

A date and time: December 21, delivery time between 10am and 2pm.

What we need to make this a reality:

Maybe a few more kid bikes? (Especially smaller ones).  If you have a bike to donate, please drop it off at the shop this weekend so we can get it tuned up to make a kid’s Winter Solstice!  Shop hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 1pm-6pm.

Help tuning up kid bikes this weekend.

KIDS TO GIVE THESE BIKES TO!

We’re going to do our best to get everyone we can a bike.  There are a few caveats though.

Caveats:

1. We have a limited number of bikes in a limited number of sizes.

2. We’re going to be delivering bicycles on bicycles in mid-December in Spokane, so safety and distance are both on our minds.  We’re not setting definite boundaries for where we’ll deliver, but central-ish areas with less-severe topography will be our preference.

IF YOU KNOW A KID WHO WANTS/NEEDS A BICYCLE:

Please email Erik at erik.41@gmail.com with the following information as soon as possible:

1. Kid’s name

2. Boy or girl bike

3. Age and height (or a rough estimate so we can size close-ish)

4. Address

5. Contact phone number (so we can arrange a drop-off time for December 21

RELATED HOLIDAY SHOP INFO

Pedals2People will be open regular hours on Friday, December 20 (1pm-6pm), but will be closed the 21st for bicycle delivery.  The shop will also be closed the 22nd and 27-29th so we can all enjoy the late December weather.

 

 

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