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Bearings Bike Shop

Bearings Bike Shop is a youth development organization where kids in Atlanta can earn and maintain a bicycle while developing the skills and character essential to success in adulthood.

When founders Tim and Becky O’Mara moved to southwest Atlanta, it was evident that, among other things, idle time often led to destructive behavior. Kids needed positive influences pointing them in a different direction — often in the direction of a job.
 
Bearings Bike Shop seeks to do three things: eliminate idle time, replace negative influences with positive ones, and teach the essential character strengths critical to succeed in adulthood.