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Midlands Gives is right around the corner

Midlands Gives is right around the corner

Last year, with your help, the Cola Town Bike Collective raised $13,391 during Midlands Gives which put us as the 3rd largest fundraiser for small nonprofits! What's just as amazing is that we had 160 unique donors, 160 individuals who chose to support us! Thank you...

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2021 Impact Report

2021 Impact Report

Cola Town Bike Collective's 2021 Impact Report 2021 was a BIG year of growth for the Cola Town Bike Collective. We were able to hire our first full-time employee and executive director, Scott Nuelken, which has allowed the shop to be open 5 days a week and really let...

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First Quarter Musings from our Executive Director

First Quarter Musings from our Executive Director

As we are coming to the end of March, I wanted to share some of the exciting things happening this year with the Cola Town Bike Collective. We have been busy this year and are excited about things to come this spring! As we rolled into 2022, we have cultivated our...

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Success Story: Timothy

Success Story: Timothy

Timothy was walking 5 miles each direction to get to work to support his family. But with a single, minimum-wage income supporting two children and himself, Timothy couldn’t afford a car to get to work, and the bus timetable didn’t align with his working hours.  Until...

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Letter from the president, Midlands Gives

Letter from the president, Midlands Gives

Dear friends, This week Cola Town Bike Collective celebrated its fourth birthday: four years ago, we were incorporated as a 501(c)(3) organization. In that time, we’ve upgraded shop spaces twice, installed bike stands across Columbia, launched a web app called...

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2018-2019 Impact Report

2018-2019 Impact Report

2019 was a huge year for the Cola Town Bike Collective. We moved to a new home, launched the first-of-its-kind app to help bicycle commuters, hosted a half dozen events, and participated in another half dozen providing free bike valet and repair services. All of this...

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Sprocket Launch Party and News Release

Sprocket Launch Party and News Release

Nonprofit Cola Town Bike Collective to Launch ‘Sprocket” Cycling App for Columbia, S.C., at May 1 Event Event and launch are timed in honor of national Bike Month in MayTo kick off national Bike Month, the Cola Town Bike Collective (CTBC) is launching Sprocket, its...

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Bike!Bike! SE 2018

Bike!Bike! SE 2018

Thanks for coming! Everybody, we cannot express how grateful and happy we are to have had such a fulfilling and amazing weekend with everybody. I learned a ton and really enjoyed getting to know everybody in the process of Bike Bike SE! To take a  look back at BBSE18,...

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Open Streets Columbia is this Sunday!

Open Streets Columbia is this Sunday!

Open Spaces is this Sunday, April 2nd on Divine Street from King Street to the Fire House. We will have a bike valet there, as well as some tools to work on bike issues. Come by and check us out! The weather should be perfect! Open Streets initiatives temporarily...

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2016 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

2016 was an unbelievable year for us. I want to thank everyone that contributed time, resources, and financial support to make the Collective a success! We are hitting the ground rolling in 2017 with some really exciting opportunities. CTBC_AR2016

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