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July 2, 2019

Bike Stories event raised a net total of $12,000! 

That is more than we have ever raised before at an event! I think that a big reason why people gave so generously was that we heard some really heart felt stories. 

I want to give some special acknowledgment to our youth...

May 2, 2019

May 3rd, 6-9pm

WTF non-binary open shop night: A fundraiser for the rainbow center  

We will be selling raffle tickets with 100% of proceeds going to benefit rainbow center in downtown Tacoma! You can learn more about the rainbow center's mission and programming her...

April 6, 2019

2nd Cycle offers multiple sessions of Earn A Bike programming each year. These classes empower young people to learn bicycle repair and maintenance skills through a six week course where they are able to build up (and take home) a bike!

These classes are open to youth a...

March 26, 2019

We are really excited to be featured on the Tacoma's Urban Green show. Thanks to the team that put this together. Thanks to Emily for showing us how to fix a flat tire! 

This one's for you mom.  

March 19, 2019

What is an alleycat race?

Alleycats are unsanctioned community bicycle races, most often held in cities and urban areas. The informality of the organization is matched by the emphasis on taking part, rather than simple competition. For instance, many alleycats present p...

March 9, 2019

Starting today March 8th We will be having shop rides going on every other Friday!!! going into the week end like: 

The idea behind these rides is to just have a casual short slow social ride where we can hang out, listen to some music, and ride around our cities neighb...

February 22, 2019

What is the youth bike summit?!

The Youth Bike Summit (YBS) is a 3-day national conference bringing together students, educators, advocates, researchers, policy makers and community leaders in order to: gather and share ideas; give youth a voice, and; encourage civic en...

February 6, 2019

 In Partnership with Cascade Bicycle Club 2nd Cycle just completed a Winter Earn A Bike program for students participating in the "Major Taylor Program"after school bicycle club! 

Over the course of five weeks these 12 students completely overhauled and rebuilt bic...

January 23, 2019

Event time 6-9pm

Join us for a night of food/friends/bikes!

This is a pot luck style dinner party celebrating the women in Tacoma!
Bring something to share or just bring yourself!
We will provide some beverages, and a small snack.

At 8pm we will close down the open shop...

January 11, 2019

We are raising funds so that we can bring a student to the youth bike summit with

us in February! 
We are $800 dollars away from achieving our goal!

We are hoping to bring amazing student volunteer Kytae!
Kytae is a junior at iDEA (industrial design engineering and art...

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Thanks to donors - 2nd Cycle Attends Youth Bike Summit in Queens, NY !

February 22, 2019

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