Virtual Community Resources

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

Here you’ll find a collection of readings, videos, quizzes, activities, and experiments to keep learning about bicycles from wherever you are! If you want to send in your experiment findings/quiz results/questions/or get more lessons please email us at: programs@bikeworks.org

Fix-a-flat

Fix a flat: Fast edition (2:00)

Fix a flat: Long version (14:47)

Think you’ve got it down flat? Take this Flat Tire Quiz and put your skills to the test!


Basic Bike Maintenance in 3 Parts

In this video, learn a few easy at-home bicycle maintenance tips and some basic roadside repairs.

Lessons & Quizzes

Our intention is to provide a useful resource to our community and help promote youth leadership and empowerment.

Activities from Frameworks

Frameworks is our 250 page modular youth development and bike mechanics curriculum. Our vision is to create a just world where young people are empowered and engaged in communities that foster understanding and participation and encourage the health of people and our planet. We provide opportunities for youth to learn, lead, explore and challenge themselves and each other. 

Did you enjoy these lessons? Consider making a gift to Bike Works to help us continue producing educational materials for all to enjoy for free! If you’d like us to mail you a hardcopy, simply make a $50 donation and indicate ‘Frameworks’ when you check out.


Sew Your Own Face Mask

When Bike Works Senior Program Coordinator, Ricky, isn’t teaching bike education classes for youth in the community, he’s running his own small business, Toast Tea Threads (https://www.toastteathreads.com/) selling hand-sewn cotton & wool cycling caps! Now he sets his talents on a new task: sewing masks at home to keep yourself and others safe. #staytoasty


Balancing Bike Skills

Ricky breaks down how to master some bike balancing skills!