Dimitroff to host build a bike day

Partners with East Lake YMCA

Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff has partnered with the East Lake YMCA and Future Wheels to host a bicycle build day with 25 kids from their summer program, all of whom will be able to take home the bike they construct.

In addition to providing the bikes, Dimitroff will also provide bicycle helmets and locks to every child.

The event will take place on Monday, July 24 starting at 10:00AM.

Location:

YMCA Youth and Teen Development Center

1765 Memorial Drive

Atlanta, GA 30317

Timeline:

10 a.m. – Introduction of Thomas Dimitroff to the kids and Future Wheels staff

10:15 a.m. – Bike Preparation Demonstration

10:35 a.m. – Build Bikes

10:55 a.m. – Q & A

11:05 a.m. – Build Bikes

11:30 a.m. – Lunch (bike inspections by Future Wheels staff, Falcons will provide lunch for students)

12:30 p.m. – Optional bike ride

1 p.m. – Close

Throughout his time with the Falcons, Dimitroff has participated in a number of cycling events, including the 2012 Camp Twin Lakes Spin for Kids in Rutledge, the ABC’s 2011 BeltLine Bike Tour, and the Pedal with a Purpose to benefit Georgia Cancer Foundation 100-mile ride in 2010.

Additionally, the Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation awarded the ABC a grant to conduct a feasibility study for bike sharing in the city in 2012.