Transforming Our Community Programs

Our community-focused programs provide the practical training, mentoring, and confidence required to help diverse members of our community intergrate bicycling into their everyday life.

Programs at The Common Wheel

Earn A Bike

An after-school program where youth learn the basics of bicycle maintenance and safety through hands-on training experiences.  

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Spring Bike Fling

Each year, we rescue and restore hundreds of sad, unused bikes from garages, basements, and sheds and gift them to kids who need them most.

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Youth Bike Workshop

A weekly drop-in workshop for kids and teens to work fix and maintain their bikes in a structured, supervised, and fun environment.

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Art Party

Reduce, reuse, recycle! Utilize scrap bike parts to make new and cool things during Art Party.


First Friday

First Fridays we host phenomenal artists and vintage purveyors at the Queen Street Community Center & Shop


Bikes For All

This program provides a reliable set of wheels to our formerly incarcerated, refugee, and low-income neighbors, helping them meet their unique transportation needs.

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Adult Mechanic Class

This two-day, hands-on workshop enables adults to learn the fundamentals of bike maintenance and empower themselves in the process.

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Queers & Gears

Come together in a safe and affirming space where you can receive free guided repairs on your bicycle and 10% off of new parts and accessories. We’ll also hold space for discussion, and when the weather is nice we’ll go on a guided bike ride protected by TCW allies.



Safe Spaces

A space for BIPOC folks to receive free guided repairs and 15% off new parts and accessories. We hold space for facilitated discussion and go on a ride when the weather is nice.


Donate Today

Your donation helps us run our impactful programs. Donate today to revolutionize people and places utilizing the energy and equity of bicycles!


Bike Community Center & Shop

324 N. Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17603
717-461-3386 x1

Tuesday 10 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday 10 AM - 6 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 6 PM
Friday 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday 11 PM - 5 PM



Bicycle Co-Op & Donation Center

701 E. King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602
717-461-3386 x2


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.