A Modular Guide to Youth Development & Bicycle Repair

Our mission is not just to build bikes, but to build sustainable communities by educating youth and promoting bicycling.

Below you will find links to the 250 page modular curriculum we have created. Bike Works’ intention is to provide a useful resource to our community and help promote youth leadership and empowerment. Please consider making a contribution to offset the cost Frameworks.

The Frameworks guide is also available in hardcopy, full-color form ($50 for printing & shipping) for sale on our web store.

The Bike Works Frameworks curriculum includes everything you need to set up or breathe new life into your youth bicycle education program. Inside you’ll find sections helping you understand:

  • Lessons from Bike Works
  • Group Forming
  • Mechanic Skills – Theory & Explanation
  • Mechanic Skills – Hands On & Practicum
  • Additional Activities
  • Safety
  • Reflection & Review

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Part 1: Introduction and How to Use this Book
Part 2: Group Forming
Part 3: Mechanic Skills: Explanation
Part 4: Mechanic Skills: Practice
Part 5: Additional Activities
Part 6: Safety
Part 7: Reflection & Review
Part 8: Appendix and Additional Resources

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If you have any comments, questions, suggestions or thoughts, please email

*Please be aware that the page numbers referenced in the PDF are the ones printed at the bottom of the page. The PDF page numbers are different since it is broken into sections.