A Modular Guide to Youth Development & Bicycle Repair


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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 form ($50 for printing & shipping). Contact Tina Bechler, Bike Works Program Director, to order your copy, or make a $50 donation and indicate ‘Frameworks’ when you checkout.

Make a $50 donation to order a hardcopy

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.