A bike building program for Indigenous youth and youth at risk
Riding High© aims to use the positive and enjoyable hands-on fun experience building a pushbike as a means of engaging young people in learning about bikes and the fun and valuable exercise that comes with riding. Once the Program is completed, students will have the option of mentoring students in future classes.
Skill development will include students building good working relationships with the instructor and fellow students. They will also have the opportunity of accessing the wider world of riding by forming a bike club during the Program
Build, Inspire, Kind, Endeavour (BIKE)
The project aims to provide a hands-on and fun pushbike building experience for young people In the process young people will develop the skills needed to:
1. Competently identify and assemble bike parts
2. Work individually and in small groups
3. Listen to and understand instructions
4. Be organized and on time
5. Accept responsibility for the security of equipment
6. Enjoy learning .
The value of this project. This project will show young people that bike building can be a fun activity where they can gain very valuable skills and knowledge. They will also have the opportunity to meet other people while experiencing the joy and thrills of building and riding pushbikes