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“Bike To Work Challenge”: WBEZ Defends its Crown!

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"Bikes for Lesotho" sources most of its bicycles from Chicago.

“Bikes for Lesotho” sources most of its bicycles from Chicago. They help with development in hard-to reach areas in the enclave Kingdom of South Africa.

Bikes for Lesotho

WBEZ looks to defend its 2017 crown for Chicago’s Bike To Work Challenge. The 2018 fun happens June 15-29. Every year, Chicago-area organizations and businesses sign up and compete. They track their bike miles and trips to win prizes, bragging rights, and help our ecosystem. It’s a Worldview tradition to kick off the Challenge by “talking smack” to our fellow not-for-profits, exploring the importance of biking to sustainability, and giving WBEZ staff a chance to get their bikes repaired!

Over the hour, we’ll get visits from numerous Bike To Work organizers, featuring Dave Gorman, a former Peace Corp volunteer in Lesotho.

Through his collaborative partnership, “Bikes for Lesotho”, he’s made biking a
cultural “thing” in a country, where previously, it didn’t really exist.

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