HOPKINS - The only thing better than a challenge between competitive people, is a challenge between competitive peoplefor a really good cause.
Fast forward to a warehouse in Hopkins Wednesday night, where crews from five local bike shops lined up to see who could assemble the most bikes in one hour. Dubbed "FB4K-Battle of the Bike Shops",it is just one interesting new wrinkle forwarded by an organization known as Free Bikes4 Kidz.
The organization received 125 brand new bikes as part of its holiday drive, gifts that need to be put together before they end up under the holiday trees of in-need children across the Twin Cities metro.
Those bikes are just the tip of the iceberg: On Saturday, December 1, 5,000 children will receive bikes that are new or completely refurbished by volunteers.