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Located near the Atlanta Beltline, which features miles of bike lanes, Bearings Bike Works does much more than build and sell bikes. The nonprofit organization works with underprivileged kids to not only provide them a bike, but also to teach them the process of building a bicycle. The students get both trade experience and a sense of ownership and pride that comes with something they’ve crafted. Bearings Bike Works teamed up with design firm NELSON Worldwide to combine and renovate an auto repair shop and its neighboring building in order to create a new retail component and state-of-the-art workstation area.