Moving U: Recycled Bicycles Get Kids & Adults Moving

Moving U: Recycled Bicycles Get Kids & Adults Moving


SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO RAMP UP RECRUITMENT FOR THE 2017 2018 SCHOOL YEAR AND RECRUITING IS STARTING EARLIER THAN EVER. RECRUITERS ARE EXPLORING OUT-OF- STATE CANDIDATES IN THE MIDWEST AND NORTHEAST.>WHAT IS “MOVING YOU” TO BE HEALTHY AND HAPPY? EVERY MONDAY HERE ON CBS FOUR NEWS — CBS4 NEWS WE WILL BE SHARING STORIES. CHIEF METEOROLOGIST CRAIG SETZER REPORTS ON A COMPANY PUTTING CHILDREN AND ADULTS ON BIKES. I CAN’T RUN BECAUSE IT HURTS MY KNEES. SO I STARTED WRITING. I FELL IN LOVE WITH THE SPORT. NOW I RIDE 20 250 MILES PER DAY. Reporter: WE FOUND A CYCLE ENTHUSIAST WHO ALSO WORKS AS A VOLUNTEER TO MAKE SURE THOSE IN NEED CAN ALSO DISCOVER THE BENEFITS OF HAVING A BIKE. I MET THIS GENTLEMAN DOWN IN MIAMI RANDOM. HE CAME UP TO ME BECAUSE I WAS WEARING THE SHIRT AND HE TOLD ME HE HAD A BICYCLE AND HIS WIFE GOT A BICYCLE. HIS WIFE WAS IN GOOD SHAPE AND HE WASN’T. HE STARTED WRITING BICYCLE SO MUCH NOW SHE DOESN’T WANT TO RIDE WITH HIM BECAUSE SHE IS EMBARRASSED. HE LOST LIKE 20 POUNDS. IT MIGHT NOT SOUND LIKE A LOT BUT TO HIM IT MET THE WORLD — MEANT THE WORLD. HE FEELS SO MUCH BETTER AND HEALTHY. WE ARE ALL VOLUNTEER EXCHANGE. WE FIX UP BIKES. WE COLLECT PREOWNED BIKES FIX THEM UP AND REALLOCATE THEM BACK TO SOCIETY LOCALLY. WE STARTED WITH LOCAL YOUTH AND NOW WE DO IT WITH ADULTS AS WELL. WE HAVE ALL KINDS OF SITUATIONS. WE HAVE SINGLE MOTHERS AND PARENTS THAT HAVE NO WAY TO GET TO WORK. WE HAVE LOTS OF CHILDREN. MOST OF IT IS CHILDREN. YOU COME IN AND PICK WHICH ONE YOU LIKE AND PITCH YOU BEST. THEY HAVE TO COME TO THE PLACE SO WE CAN MEASURE THEM FOR BICYCLES AND WE HAVE TO MEASURE THEM FOR HELMETS. WE HAVE TO GIVE THEM A HELMET. Reporter: WHAT YOU GET OUT OF THIS? SMILES. ENDLESS SMILES THAT YOU SEE ON THE CHILDREN’S AND MOTHERS AND FATHERS FACES. THAT IS WHAT WE GET OUT OF IT THE JOY OF KNOWING WE ARE HELPING OTHERS. CBS4 WANTS TO KNOW WHAT IS “MOVING YOU” ? WHAT ARE YOU

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