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Inspired by our passion for bikes and the community we call home, we’ve built our organization to have a maximum impact in transforming lives through bikes. Check out our stories to see how we’re making a difference!

Community Stories

F&M Students Create Impact at The Common Wheel

  We are grateful to the wonderful F&M students who have been volunteering with us every Wednesday at the King Street Co-op & Donation Center. Also, did you know that Adriana is an F&M alumna? Click here to read more about the impact F&M has on...

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Sheldon Thorpe on Volunteering

    Sheldon Thorpe on Why He Volunteers "I'm a 56-year-old cyclist, avidly on my bike 3-4 hours a week. My first introduction to The Common Wheel was when I donated a bike or two, then my daughter Savannah called from the Mayann Caldwell Holiday Bike Drive -- so we...

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Some Thoughts on Bicycles and Drivers

Bicycle sales are up 73% this year. Why? Because telling people they have to stay inside does not bode well. Instead, they dust off their old bike or buy a new bike and hit the trails. But how do you get to that trail? What if you’re a person who lives in the city and...

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Doug’s Story

Riding the City Block by BlockLast week, Franklin & Marshall College Professor Doug Anthony came into our Queen Street Shop and mentioned he was riding the entirety of the city...block by block! We thought it was a pretty cool undertaking and asked him to share a...

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George Floyd Statement

Here at The Common Wheel, we believe that the bicycle is a vehicle for freedom and happiness.  But freedom is not something that we have seen for our Black friends and family since the first slaves were kidnapped and forcefully brought to this country. Since 1619...

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Adriana’s Story

Adriana’s Story

Adriana spent most of her life fearing bikes due to an early accident. The Common Wheel helped her overcome all that.

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Velarmino’s Story

Velarmino’s Story

Velarmino, a Cuban immigrant, inspired us to create our Bikes For All program, which provides bike transportation resources for immigrants, refugees, and others in need.

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Maryann’s Story

Maryann’s Story

Remembering Maryann’s spirit and passion continue to inspire us everyday. Learn more about her legacy.

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Bike Shop

324 N. Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17603
717-461-3386

Sunday CLOSED
Monday CLOSED
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
717-461-3386

Sunday CLOSED
Monday CLOSED
Tuesday

12 PM - 6 PM

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

 

 

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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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