Jack the Bike Man

This author Jack Hairston has created 29 entries.

Police Agencies Donate Bikes to Nonprofit to Benefit Kids, Adults in Need

by Kate Jackobson – Sun Sentinel – Jack Hairston has spent the last 17 years playing around with bikes. The West Palm Beach man isn’t your average gear head. Hairston runs a nonprofit called Jack the Bike Man, aimed at giving donated bikes to children and adults who can’t afford their own. A portion of those bikes, he said, comes from law enforcement agencies. Hairston received 38 bikes in need of a little care from the Boynton Beach Police Department...

Pedals & Pancakes!

January 23, 2015 West Palm Beach, FL – Everyone is invited to this Open House event at Jack The Bike Man, Saturday February 28, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Meet Jack Hairston founder of Jack the Bike Man and learn about the good works of his children’s bicycle charity and help us kick-off “Cycling Month” which culminates in the Dyer Challenge 8 on March 29th , 2015! The Dyer Challenge is an annual endurance mountain bike trail event for all ages held...

Same Building But a Much Larger Space!

January 22, 2014 West Palm Beach, FL – Please visit us at 2406 Florida Avenue, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401. Jack Hairston, Jack The Bike Man also can be reached via email by visiting and filling out the form on our Contact Us page. We are one block West of South Dixie and 5 blocks north of Belvedere Road. We are open monday through friday from 10 am till 6 pm, saturday from 10 am till 4 pm and on sunday from 12 noon till 5 pm. Please...

Jack The Bike Man does it again

May 14, 2013 West Palm Beach, FL – In March this year, the organization of Jack The Bike Man was nominated for the 16th Triunfo! Awards by the Hispanic Chambers of Commerce. It was a non-profit organization nominee. Well, it happens again. This time his organization is nominated by the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches. Jack The Bike Man has become a finalist for the Chamber’s 2013 Business Awards. The Business Awards Breakfast will be held on Monday, May 20, 7:45a.m. at...

Doyle Award for Nonprofit Excellence Spotlighting the work of Jack the Bike Man

June 28, 2012 Photos: by Kara Starzyk/Sun Sentinel West Palm Beach, FL – The Doyle Award for Nonprofit Excellence, established by The Dennis M. and Lois A. Doyle Family Foundation in partnership with Sun Sentinel Charities, spotlights local nonprofit sand the people behind them that make South Florida a great place to live. The award, which includes a $1,000 donation, will be given to one nonprofit in Broward County and one in Palm Beach County each month through December 2012. “This award pays...

We Are In Our New Building!

June 20, 2012 West Palm Beach, FL – Please visit us at 2302 Florida Avenue, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401. Jack Hairston, Jack The Bike Man also can be reached via email by visiting and filling out the form on our Contact Us page. We are one block West of South Dixie and 5 blocks north of Belvedere Road. We are open Monday through Friday from 10 am till 6 pm, Saturday from 10 am till 4 pm and on Sunday from 12 noon till 5 pm. Please...

Dyer Challenge III

Date posted: April 12, 2010 March 28, 2010 at 7:00 am the Mountain Bicycle Riders started to show up for a 6 hour Mountain Bike Endurance Race to benefit Jack the Bike Man, Inc. This took place in Dyer Park of Palm Beach County.  This is on the site of our old land fill and has been converted into a great park for outdoor activity. The weather was as usual great, cool slight breeze and the sun...

Bike man injured in break-in

Reported by: Thalia Hayden Channel: WPTV Date posted: January 20, 2010 West Palm Beach, FL – Jack Hairston’s bicycle shop opened for business Wednesday morning, even though hours earlier he was roughed up after 4 people broke into his store. Hairston, affectionately known as “Jack The Bike Man,” is not doing well. He has a black eye, arm in a sling, and blood covering his arms and shirt. The 68 year old said a group of teens broke into his store early Wednesday morning. Police notified Hairston...