Dad helps replace stolen kids’ bikes

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – An Indiana man is doing his part in helping kids whose bikes were recently stolen.

Jeff Winchester is doing his best to combat a terrible situation with an act of kindness.

Monday night, Winchester and his two daughters saw a story about kids having their bikes stolen on a street in Terre Haute.

Winchester recently opened up a new bike repair shop in Clinton, Indiana called Pike Bike Tune-up and Repair.

It’s not only a business but also a hobby for him and his daughters, something they do together.

Winchester decided to utilize his business and fix donated bikes for free and then re-donate the bikes back to kids whose bikes were stolen.

Winchester says he really needs bikes for boys and girls ages 10 to 14; they’re the hardest to find.

If you would like to donate a bicycle or need to replace a stolen bike for a child, call Jeff Winchester at (812) 249-4515. Or you can send Winchester a message on the Pike Bike Tune-up and Repair Facebook page. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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