School Spotlight: Highline Academy

Wish for Wheels and Visible provide a ‘magical moment’ before the holidays Highline Academy is a tuition-free, DPS Charter School with a custom whole-child curriculum focused on inclusive excellence and rigorous academics. In December of 2019, Wish for Wheels...

Leaders of the Pack: Audi Denver

Over the years since I first founded Wish for Wheels, I’ve been truly impressed with the high-caliber partners who make our mission possible. They run the gamut from small businesses and large corporations – some are based here in Colorado and some are scattered...

Leaders of the Pack: Xactly Corp

Every year, Xactly Corp sales representatives from all over the world attend a Sales Kick-Off Event that incorporates a volunteer component. For its event last year, the company chose to partner with Wish for Wheels because the nonprofit offered a chance to connect...

What the gift of a bike means to a child

May is National Bike Month, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to share the story of why Wish For Wheels exists. “We all remember our first bike.” This is something we say a lot. Even beyond remembering the actual machine, you remember the feeling...

Best Places to Ride in Denver

Red Rocks Park The first good biking place in Denver is Red Rocks Park. This famous park is not far from Denver. It is located in Morrison, which is 15 miles west of Denver. Therefore, it is convenient for bikers to get there. What’s more, as a beautiful natural park,...

Road Rules

Riding can be an interesting experience for children, but it can also be a dangerous exercise in terms of road traffic and body balance. Even the most experienced riders can have accidents! Just a couple months back, our founder, Brad Appel was injured in a car vs....

Bike Safety

Riding a bike is an interesting experience for children. It gives them a sense of freedom and responsibility. However, as an outdoor exercise, riding can be dangerous, especially without certain security measures. Safety always comes first! Here are some tips for...