January Updates

  • Good news!   Because of your generous donations, we were able to put a decent down payment on a truck that will help us keep the program rolling along!  Thanks so much for your support!

  • The I-9 wheelset raffle is up and running again.  Don’t miss your chance to win an amazing wheel set from this awesome local company.  I-9 does a lot to support local events, organizations and athletes.   Click here to get your ticket now!  $20 each, only 100 available.

  • While our ride programs are taking a winter hiatus,  The Bicycle Thrift Shop is staying busy, cleaning, repairing and stocking lots of donated bikes and goods.  Stop by and check it out!  Check our Facebook page for updated hours.

Help Needed


My name is Stephen.   I have been hesitant to put this out there, because I never want to be a burden to the community that supports us so well.  But sometimes, we all need a little help from our friends, and I am humbly reaching out.

I am the director of Trips For Kids WNC.  Along with the support of the community, we provide mountain bike outings to youth who would not otherwise have that opportunity.

The truck I am using to haul bikes for the outings, to support area events, and to pick up bike products to stock The Bicycle Thrift Shop is ailing and threatening to stop in it’s tracks sooner rather than later .

$5000 will give us a healthy down payment on a quality truck and leave us with a manageable payment plan.

Please help Trips For Kids WNC continue to fulfill our misson.

As always, thanks for the support.


The Annual Trips For Kids WNC- REI Gift Wrapping Extravaganza

Every year Trips For Kids WNC help REI customer’s stress levels down by offereing gift wrapping for items purchased at REI. We do this on a donation basis, and this event really helps out a lot of people and enables us to continue offering mountain bike outings to youth who would not otherwise have that opportunity! Sign up today and get your gift wrapping on

Contact Stephen with questions: stephen@tripsforkidswnc.com.   828-777-1022


Providing Mountain Bike Outings to the Youth of Western NC