Glen Cove Boys & Girls Club and Road Runners Partner for Community Bicycle Drive

Top Quote Glen Cove Boys & Girls Club is seeking bicycle donations for their First Annual Community Bicycle Drive and Sale. End Quote
  • Nassau-Suffolk, NY (1888PressRelease) May 30, 2013 - Glen Cove Boys & Girls Club is partnering with Road Runners Bicycle Shop in Glen Cove to hold its First Annual Community Bicycle Drive and Sale. The Club is currently collecting pre-owned bicycles for a Community Bicycle Sale to take place on Tuesday, June 18 and Wednesday, June 19. The proceeds from the Sale will benefit the Club's Summer Project Learn Program, an enrichment curriculum designed to keep kids engaged in learning throughout the summer with fun, yet educational activities.

    Pre-owned bicycles can be dropped off at the Club from 10 am to 5 pm until June 14. For those in the market for a new bike, Road Runners is generously offering a 10% discount off the purchase of a new bicycle in exchange for a pre-owned, gently used youth or adult bicycle in working condition. Road Runner is also offering buyers purchasing a bicycle over $329 a free bike computer valued at $36.99, in addition to the 10% discount. Bicycles acceptable for the donation or exchange must be in resalable condition. The Club and Road Runners maintain the right to refuse bikes that do not meet donation or exchange criteria.

    "We are very happy to be supporting the Boys & Girls Club and all the work they do on behalf of the children of our community, and we look forward to this being the first of many successful cooperative bike drives," said Rick Jones of Bike Runners.

    "We are very excited to be working with Road Runners on our First Annual Bicycle Drive. Their generosity in offering a discount to the community on the purchase of a new bicycle in exchange for an older one will certainly help us with bicycle collection. This collaboration is a community effort for the children of Glen Cove and we are thrilled to be working with a family owned and operated business that has been a cornerstone of the Glen Cove area for almost 50 years," said Melissa Rhodes, Executive Director.

    To help support the drive with a purchase of a new bike in exchange for a pre-owned one, contact Road Runners Bicycle Shop ( located at 8 Forest Avenue in Glen Cove, NY. To simply donate a pre-owned bike without making a purchase, call Glen Cove Boys & Girls at 516-671-8030 or visit

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