Revolutionizing people and places using the energy and equity of bicycles


Your favorite Nonprofit Bike Center

By making a donation or buying a new or refurbished bike from The Common Wheel, you are supporting revolutionary programs that are transforming the Lancaster Community. Click here to read more about how our impactful programs are changing lives everyday!

Cranksgiving Lancaster

Cranksgiving is an Alley Cat-style fun food drive by bicycle that benefits The Lancaster Food Hub. All you need is a bike and a bag! Join us on Sunday, November 20th. Click here for more information!

Join us for Drop-in Volunteer Night!


Drop-in Volunteer Night is back at the King Street Co-op & Donation Center! Join us every Friday from 6-8 PM as we work on children’s bikes for the Maryann Caldwell Spring Bike Fling, break down scrap bikes, or work on adult bikes for our Bikes for All program. The best part…no experience is necessary!

You must be:

~willing to have fun

~willing to get a little grimy and gritty

~masked up if you aren’t vaxxed up

We hope you’ll join us each Friday for a whole lot of fun!

The Extra Give is November 18th!

The Common Wheel is excited to participate in this year’s Extraordinary Give! Will you help us reach our goal of $25,000? Click here to donate on Friday, November 18th.

Do you REALLY love The Common Wheel? Consider becoming a Fundraising Champion and help us meet our goal! Click here to learn more.

Statewide Active Transportation Summit

The Statewide Active Transportation Summit is taking place on Saturday, November 12th from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM at Franklin & Marshall College. Come learn more about the state of bikes and beyond at this great summit! The cost will be $30 (in advance) per registrant and goes up to $35 for registrations completed after October 31. Registration includes lunch and snacks. If registration is a hardship, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the organizers as scholarship funds may be available.

Click here for more information and to register!

Joel's Painting Sponsors Youth Bike Workshop!

We here at The Common Wheel are excited to announce a partnership with Joel’s Painting! Joel’s Painting is sponsoring Youth Bike Workshop for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Joel and his team see the impact that Youth Bike Workshop has on the Lancaster community and they jumped at the chance to fund the program for the year. We are grateful for their support to enable us to have safer kids on our streets riding safer bikes!

Earn-a-Bike is Back!

Earn-a-Bike is back for the season. If you know a youth aged 11-21 get them signed up today. Click here for more information!

Queers & Gears

Presenting Queers & Gears, an affinity group for the LGBTQ+ community in partnership with the LGBTQ+ Coalition. Click here for more information!

Support The Common Wheel via AmazonSmile

You can make an impact when you shop on Amazon by switching to AmazonSmile and designating The Common Wheel to be your nonprofit of choice! Click here to learn more.

We've Got Bikes!

The Queen Street Community Center & Shop is fully stocked with new Brooklyn Bicycle Company Bikes, Public Bikes, and Marin Bikes! Plus, we have an amazing selection of fully refurbished bikes that are ready to go! Cycling season is right around the corner and we are ready to get your booty on the perfect bike. Come in and check out our selection today!

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Bike Shop

324 N. Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

Tuesday 11 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday 11 AM - 7 PM
Thursday 11 AM - 7 PM
Friday 11 AM - 7 PM
Saturday 12 PM - 4 PM



Bicycle Co-Op

701 E. King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602


12 PM - 6 PM

Wednesday 12 PM - 6 PM
Thursday 12 PM - 6 PM
Friday 12 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 12 PM - 4 PM



© Copyright 2020, The Common Wheel

The Common Wheel is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization. We rely on the generosity of the community we serve to better the community as a whole through the power of bikes. Any and all donations that directly support our mission are tax deductible, and we can always provide you with the correct documentation.

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