TITLE

Worth the work

AUTHOR(S)
Lilley, Andy
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
High Country News;6/25/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Jeremias Pink, founder of Poky Free Bikes, graphic designer and bicycle mechanic in Pocatello, Idaho. Pink has a mixed political background for his father is connected with the Republican Party while his mother is from the Democratic Party. He founded the Poky Free Bikes, a nonprofit organization which educated people on how to patch tubes, adjust derailleurs as a response to the growing number of urban sprawls and to protect the economic condition of the county. Pink states that walking on the street wearing torn, dirty jeans and T-shirts makes him feel secure of being a part of the group which affirms the worth of his work.
ACCESSION #
25580161

 

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