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A rack of Divvy bikes in Chicago.

A rack of Divvy bikes in Chicago.

Antonio Roberts

A rack of Divvy bikes in Chicago.

A rack of Divvy bikes in Chicago.

Antonio Roberts

A Chicago bike shop is training a new generation of mechanics

A rack of Divvy bikes in Chicago.

Antonio Roberts

   

In an effort to expand bike transit to the South and West sides, the Chicago bike shop Working Bikes partnered with Divvy to train future bike mechanics.

The program pays a weekly stipend and could lead to employment at Divvy.

Reset speaks with the instructor for the program and one of her former students to learn more.

GUESTS: Xail Hernandez, repair manager at Working Bikes, Eli Jackson, graduate of the apprenticeship program

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