Learn more with this chain of bike links.

There are lots of like-minded organizations and people out there working to share and promote bicycling. Here are some great educational resources that can help you expand your bike knowledge.



Yay Bikes is a Central Ohio bike organization that specializes in cyclist education, mobility solutions, mobility research and all things bike culture.  Join them for their monthly Year or Yay rides and become a member today to support their work in making Columbus a safe and thriving bike city. Yaybikes.com



Sheldon Brown’s website provides an A-Z resource of everything bicycle.  This is probably one of the most used and referenced bicycle guides for researching used bicycles and repair tips. SheldonBrown.com


bikes not bombs

Bikes Not Bombs has been inspiring FCW for years. Based in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Bnb donates thousands of bikes to international Bicycle Shops that they help create. Bnb also has some incredible youth programs which motivate us to work with the Youth of Franklinton and Greater Columbus bikesnotbombs.org


third hand bike co-op

Third Hand Bike Co-op is Columbus’ original Bicycle Co-op serving the Weinland Park area on the north east side of downtown. Third Hand has been operating since 2005 and has been able to provide an impressive amount of open shops and events throughout the week. Check their website for their latest open shop hours. thirdhand.org