Wheels of appeal on the Kent Trails

by (nancyfinney)

Submitted 07-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

The moment I decided never to leave Grand Rapids, there was no engine rumble in the background or car window obstructing my view of the city. I was moving wheels with my own fuel on pedestrian terrain just west of the downtown district. It was my...

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GR Gets Bike Friendly

by (shannoncunningham)

Submitted 04-20-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

When Josh Leffingwell and Tyler Doornbos met for the first time, neither one of them imagined they’d become immediate friends, let alone business partners. However, as the conversation and ideas started rolling, so did the premise for...

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Catalyst Radio: Motion Initiative uses cycling repair to teach life skills to urban youth

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-29-2010 under NONPROFITS

Thomas Fish, executive director of Motion Initiative, joins us on air. Motion Initiative is part of United in Christ Ministries and teaches urban youth life skills through their bicycle shop. Acitivities include training in bike mechanics and...

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