Bike Mechanic Training Offer

Bike Walk Wichita has received a grant from the Wichita Community Foundation to offset the costs of a volunteer to attend bicycle mechanic training courses conducted by the Barnett Bicycle Institute (BBI) in Colorado Springs, Colorado. BWW is seeking applications from individuals to attend that training to be held either October 22 – October 26, 2017 or November 26 – November 30, 2017. For further information about this training, see https://www.bbinstitute.com/.

BWW will pay a scholarship not to exceed $2,892.85 to the recipient of the to attend the BBI Bicycle Assembly and Maintenance and Spoked-Wheel Lacing training, including the cost of training, training manuals, travel and lodging.

We are seeking applications for one person to attend this training. To apply, please complete the form as soon as possible due to the timing of this opportunity.

In addition, QBP, one of the principal suppliers of bicycles, has announced that it is providing a scholarship for a woman to attend the United Bicycle Institute’s 2-week Professional Repair and Shop Operation class in Ashland, OR. BWW is not involved with this opportunity, but is very interested in promoting gender diversity in our ReCycle program, so would encourage any woman who is interested to apply for this scholarship. More information about the QBP Women’s Bike Mechanic Scholarship can be found at https://qbp.com/womens-bike-mechanic-scholarship-2018.

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