Virtual Spin-a-Thon 2020
$16,950 raised
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Bike mentoring keeps spinning through COVID-19, and so do we.

Community Bike Works teaches life lessons through bicycles to the young people of Allentown and the Lehigh Valley who could benefit most for 25 years. Through our Earn a Bike and Junior Earn a Bike programs, we connect students with mentors and lessons in bike mechanics and safety. At the end of the program, students earn their bike and a helmet, and are invited to take part in our afterschool and summer enrichment programs. You can learn more about our high-quality youth development programs and their impact here.

Community Bike Works and Lehigh Valley Health Network work together to bring the Spin-a-Thon event to downtown Allentown. Riders compete for prizes for the most miles ridden and dollars raised in support of our bike mentoring programs. Over the past four years, the Spin-a-Thon has become a fun, engaging event for Bike Works' supporters to connect with each other and our students that we look forward to every year.

To celebrate our 25th Anniversary, this year's Spin-a-Thon will take place virtually over 25 days! From September 20 to October 14, you can earn your miles wherever and whenever you please to raise money for bike mentoring programs.

We're asking teams to raise a minimum of $200 per team member, or at least $1,000 per team. Our fundraising guide is coming soon! More details can be found in the "Event Information" tab.

Mileage tracking, event guidelines, and more exciting updates coming soon!

Thank you to our Spin-a-Thon Sponsors!

Sponsorship opportunities still available - email hannah@communitybikeworks.org for more information!

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This year's Spin-a-Thon will look a lot different. Here's some basic information to get you started:

 

Click here for our Rider Instructions and Offline Donation Form

 

WHO: Teams of up to 8 people - friends, coworkers, family members, whoever you ride with is welcome!

WHAT:  Compete for prizes in fundraising and miles ridden. The top three teams in both categories, plus the team that has the most fun on social media, will win medals and prizes!

WHERE:  Anywhere your wheels can take you - indoor spinning, road riding, mountain biking, and more! Get some bonus miles by using our Treasure Map to ride around the Lehigh Valley (coming soon)!

WHEN:  Collect miles from September 20 at 12:00 PM EST to October 14 at 11:59 PM EST. Fundraising starts when you register - the more money you raise, the better chance you have to take home the gold!

WHY: Community Bike Works is dedicated to teaching life lessons through bicycles, especially through this COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about how we're continuing to connect with students here.

HOW: Register today to get started! Our mile tracker and Treasure Map are coming soon, so stay tuned!

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