A Different Kind of Biker Gang

A Different Kind of Biker Gang

Event, HUB Club Youth Program, Ventura Bike HUB
This year, children and teenagers from the Ventura area who have been signed up through The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program are going to find something special under their tree. For between fifty and sixty of them, they are going to see a gleaming, completely refurbished like-new bike courtesy of the HUB Community Bike Shop in Ventura. The HUB Bike Shop is a program of VCCool, a local climate change grassroots non-profits with the mission to get as many people riding bikes instead of cars as feasible. This mission, intersected this Christmas season with The Salvation Army in Ventura’s mission to get as many gifts into the hands of as many children as possible. Taking bikes that had been returned to Target for a variety of reasons such as missing…
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Community Sponsors Youth Bicycle Safety Rodeo

Community Sponsors Youth Bicycle Safety Rodeo

Advocacy, HUB Club Youth Program, Partners, Ventura Bike HUB
Community businesses and organizations are making generous gifts to support youth bicycle safety!  Channel Islands Bicycle Club and Trek Bicycles of Ventura  form the cornerstone of VCCool’s 7th annual Youth Bicycle Rodeo – allowing VCCool to provide helmets, odometers, training, and more to youth ages 5-19. Other top sponsors include the VCReporter and the Downtown Ventura Partnership. Additional generous sponsors include:  Open Air Bicycles, Crown Plaza, Real Cheep Sports, Red Brick Pizza, and Patagonia.  Gifts of support also come from Truffle Hound Fine Chocolates, Jimmy’s Slice, the Breeze, and The Refill Shoppe. In tough economic times, business people across Ventura are looking out for Ventura’s Youth as they make the healthy, green choice of transportation – the bicycle! And VCCool is proud to provide this community service for the 7th…
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VCCool’s 7th Annual Youth Bicycle Rodeo

VCCool’s 7th Annual Youth Bicycle Rodeo

Advocacy, HUB Club Youth Program, Partners, VCCOOL historical, Ventura Bike HUB
Friday, September 28th 10:00am to 2:00am  (Be sure to arrive by 1:30!) Start at Mission Plaza 211 N Main St., Ventura CA Free to the Public Youth 5-19 and their Family English/Spanish Friendly Come to VCCool's 7th Annual Youth Bicycle Safety Rodeo! It’s the biggest youth bicycle event of the year. A fun and exciting event for the entire family. VCCool wants to make sure youth have the bike equipment, a safe properly -working bicycle, and a strong understanding of bicycle “street smarts.” We’re also bringing in the COOLNESS: a bicycle fashion show and “Bling my Bike.” Features Include: Bicycle Helmet Fit – Free helmet to all youth (19 and under) who need one. Special gift to all youth who have one. Bike check and basic repairs – Free to…
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