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Bike workshop up and running

Posted: April 8th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Residents | Tags: , | 1 Comment »

For about a month now local residents have been rocking up to Grow Heathrow every Thursday with their bicycles to come and learn how to get them fixed. The bike workshop is still in it’s early days so still needs people to spread the word but it’s looking good for the future.

The bike workshop is a place to come and learn how to repair your bike in a friendly environment. Some of us have the skills, some of us don’t. The emphasis is based on us all learning together. We’re not fully stocked yet but we have nearly all the tools and parts to fix any problem.

Why Bicycles? Bicycles are a great way to get around. It’s cheap as you avoid paying the rediculous London travel prices, it’s healthy as your body benefits from the exercise – and of course the climate likes it too. ONE LESS CAR!

If you have a bicycle that needs mending, or if you want to come and build a bike yourself then please get down to Grow Heathrow on a Thursday afternoon from 2pm – and why not bring a friend. The workshop can only grow through word of mouth.


One Comment on “Bike workshop up and running”

  1. 1 Transition Heathrow » Blog Archive » Come on down! Making, fixing and growing at Grow Heathrow said at 1:27 pm on May 6th, 2011:

    [...] If you want to learn how to fix your bike then bring your bicycle down and get involved with the bike workshop running on Thursdays from 1-5pm. And if you want to get your hands dirty with soil rather than oil [...]