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Hickory shop permanently closed

It’s been great, y’all.  Our Hickory street shop has housed our bikes, tools, and open shop days nearly every single weekend of 2009. As all good things must end, we are officially closing this shop while we complete construction and the move to the new shop on E. Sycamore, next to Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios … Continue reading

Fencing

After two cold, consecutive workdays last weekend, Querencia volunteers erected the wooden perimeter fence at the new shop space at Rubber Gloves.  We ran a generator/stick welder and bolted all the fence posts to the concrete, and then we hung the panels and almost finished the two rolling gates.  It was truly satisfying to accomplish … Continue reading

Shop Hours Change to 3-5PM

Since it’s dark outside at 5:30 now, we moved our Saturday Hickory St shop hours to 3-5PM so we can use available daylight. We still have parts organization work to do, so come on out and volunteer if you’d like to sort some of our recent donations.  And as always, we’re happy to assist with … Continue reading

Bikes To Kids – Oct 29

We’re excited to announce our first Bikes-To-Kids project with DISD! We’re restoring donated bicycles to give to the three winners of an Art & Essay contest. The after school art club from Tomas Rivera is participating, and bikes will be awarded to the winners at 2:30PM on Thursday, October 29. The ceremony will take place … Continue reading

Recycling Cycling

Querencia recently brought 300 lbs of discarded bike metal to a Denton metal recycling business, Fulton’s.  Pictured is the receipt and $14 in cash.  Unfortunately, we got the steel price of $.04 per pound instead of the aluminum price of $.40 per pound.  Next time, we’ll have to more thoroughly strip the aluminum frames off … Continue reading

Shirts For Sale at Circa 77

Here are the facts: These shirts are now for sale at Circa 77: $15 cash, $20 card These shirts are limited edition These are American Apparel shirts A local artist, Margaret McMillan,created the design A local printer, Squid Ink Kollective, printed the shirts (and posters) If you buy a shirt, we can use that money … Continue reading