Empowering Young People With Bikes

 West Town Bikes Resource Development Director Garth Katner (left) talks about the program with First Light host Brian O’Keefe

West Town Bikes Resource Development Director Garth Katner (left) talks about the program with First Light host Brian O’Keefe

For all but the most dedicated riders, the arrival of the first snow flurries of the season signal the end of the cycling season. Despite that, a group of Chicago cyclists and philanthropists didn’t let a blast of cold air deter them earlier this week. First Light host Brian O’Keefe visited with them at ‘Bike-citement’

 Ulana Coutts is one of the young people to benefit from the West Town Bikes youth training program. Ulana works on bikes at Ciclo Urbano while studying to become a welder

Ulana Coutts is one of the young people to benefit from the West Town Bikes youth training program. Ulana works on bikes at Ciclo Urbano while studying to become a welder