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Bike Repair Class Gets Ames Students Geared Up

Generations of middle-school students have taken shop class and home economics, but few outside Ames Middle School in Logan Square have learned to repair bicycles for course credit. By the end of this school year, 500 Ames seventh- and eighth- graders will have rotated through the three- to four-week class, connected with LISC/Chicago’s Elev8 program and taught by Tony Hughes of West Town Bikes.