Warren Wilson College Catalog 07-08

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Community Bicycle Crew: 3-5 students --The crew repairs bicycles that are donated to the program to be distributed to community members wanting bicycles. The crew conducts bicycle maintenance workshops, and works to promote the use of bicycles on campus. The crew also manages the campus bicycle shop, which repairs personal bicycles for the members of the college community. Students who work on the crew share a knowledge of bicycle mechanics and a passion for promoting cycling as an economical and environmentally conscious means of transportation. Educational opportunities include learning to maintain the workings of a functional bicycle shop which includes bicycle maintenance, shop organization, and development of learning opportunities for the campus community. Crew members also teach others how to maintain their personal bicycles and promote the use of bicycles as a realistic form of transportation.