(L)earn-a-Bike is a prosocial program that provides court involved youth with an opportunity to learn bicycle repair and interpersonal skills. The 16-hour program uses hands-on bike repair education to teach effective communication and problem solving.


Shannon Secrist
(540) 433-8844
[email protected]



821 Mt. Clinton Pike
Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Located near Gift & Thrift, just behind Artisans Hope.

From Rt. 42, turn west onto Mt. Clinton Pike. Immediately after bus stop #259 (Bus Route 5), turn left into the parking lot, pass the Gift & Thrift building on the left. (L)earn-a-Bike sessions are held in the building on the right, just past Artisans Hope (entrance faces the Gift & Thrift).


Shop Open House

Please join us for an open house at the (L)earn-a-Bike workshop this Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. The open house will include a brief presentation by (L)earn-a-Bike staff about recent program updates, our partnership with Bikes for Refugees, and what we hope to accomplish in the coming year. Drinks and snacks provided!

Help keep the wheels turning by making a donation to (L)earn-a-bike

(L)earn-a-Bike has been gaining momentum in our community, and we seek to increase its impact. What is (L)earn-a-Bike? (L)earn-a-Bike is a program in the Harrisonburg/Rockingham area built on a long standing partnership between Harrisonburg Gift & Thrift Shops, Inc. and Virginia’s Department of Juvenile Justice. Its current objective is to provide local at-risk youth practical …

(L)earn-a-Bike Partners with Bikes for Refugees

We’re happy to announce that (L)earn-a-Bike is now partnering with Bikes for Refugees, an initiative of the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition, to help local refugees get access to bicycles and bicycle riding instruction. Bikes for Refugees is now storing all their bikes  and parts at (L)earn-a-Bike, and will be using our workshop space and tools …