This South LA Bike Club Is Steering Vulnerable Kids In The Right Direction
East Side Riders Bike Club is a volunteer organization in South Central Los Angeles with a mission to improve Watts through community service, charity work, and bike programs aimed at keeping local youth out of gang activity.
Over the past week, we've been focusing on bike equity as part of National Bike Month and we're showcasing the work of bike equity leaders across the country. Today, we're highlighting the work of John Jones III of the East Side Riders.
East Side Riders’ Dreams of a Bike Co-op Finally Materializing in Watts
It may have been a hot and sticky Sunday afternoon, but it didn’t keep the East Side Riders from firing up the grill and cooking for the community in front of their new bike co-op on Central Ave. in Watts.