Atlanta Braves Community Heroes Week!
It was a normal day at the shop when the Atlanta Braves showed up with multiple Braves players, the film crew from Fox Sports South, and a $5000 donation! Bearings Bike Shop was honored as a Community Hero during the Atlanta Braves Community Heroes Week! Beam Imagination, a neighbor of the bike shop, showed up also and matched the Braves donation, totaling $10,000! Watch our video to hear the whole story!
At the start of July 2017, Tim and Becky O'Mara and no idea that they would soon embark on a journey with Mercedes-Benz USA. As part of their Greatness Lives Here project, Mercedes-Benz selected Bearings Bike Shop to be one of their featured organizations as they prepare to open the new Mercedes-Benz stadium!
11Alive shares the story of the bike shop
Tim and Becky O'Mara founded the Bearings Bike Shop in 2008, on accident. 11Alive recently shared their story with the city of Atlanta.
Pathways, a publication of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, featured Bearings Shop in a recent publication. Read it here.
westside on the rise
In 2015, Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy was honored by the Council for Quality Growth with their annual Four Pillar Tribute Award. He used the opportunity to draw attention to the challenges the Westside of the city is facing and featured organizations at work in the area, including Bearings Bike Shop.
2013 Hope award south regional winner
In 2013, World Magazine awarded Bearings Bike Shop as the South Regional Winner of their annual Hope Award. Read their story here.
What would you do with $200 in Atlanta?
Bank of North Georgia, a division of Synovus Bank, featured us in a 2015 commercial.
Our unique model has been featured in several books, including:
Renovate: Changing Who You Are by Loving Where You Are, Léonce B. Crump
City on the Verge: Atlanta and the Fight for America's Urban Future, Mark Pendergrast