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7rider
06-14-2007, 03:57 PM
Got an extra bike taking up space in the basement?

From the most recent WABA (http://www.waba.org/index.php)newsletter, "Event Hub":


Bikes For the World Collections

more info at bikesfortheworld.org (http://www.bikesfortheworld.org/)

Saturday, June 16th, 9 am - 12 noon, sponsored by Warrenton Rotary Club, at the Warrenton Community Center, 430 E. Shirley Avenue (next to the Wal-mart), Warrenton VA 20186. For info, contact FauqHear@aol.com or 540-905-3633.

Saturday, June 23rd, 9am - 1 pm, at the Washington Area Bicyclist Association Bicycle, Parts & Accessories Consignment Sale (http://www.waba.org/events/), behind the Bicycle Place, 8313 Grubb Rd, Silver Spring MD 20910. For directions: www.thebicycleplace.com/directions (http://www.thebicycleplace.com/directions) or 301-588-6160.

Sunday, June 24th, 9 am - 3 pm, Bikes for the World bike collection sponsored by Reston Town Center Grand Prix, under the Pavilion, at the Reston Town Center, Reston VA 20190.

Sunday, July 22nd, 12 noon - 3 pm, at the Herndon Friends Meeting, 660 Spring Street, Herndon VA 20170. For info, call Paul @703-359-8980.

Kalidurga
06-14-2007, 07:26 PM
BftW is great. When I got my new bike last year, I cleaned up my old one and took it over to Bob's Bikes in Poolesville, where they'll take donations at any time of the year. I've got a bag of old saddles and cleaning supplies that I'm going to drop off one of these days, and Bob told me that they also need things like used sewing machines. Definitely check out the link Regina posted, it's a very cool organization.

divingbiker
06-16-2007, 06:12 AM
If my sister doesn't take my old commuter home with her on Tuesday, I'll give it to them. Sounds like a great organization.