Michigan Ross Alum Collects More Than 1,000 Bikes To Give To Detroit Youth This Holiday Season

NOVEMBER 28, 2018 – Michigan Ross Alum Bob Barnes, MBA ’91, is passionate about bicycles. He bikes to and from work every day in his home city of Detroit, and he strongly believes in the positive effects of riding, especially for young people.

“From a more active lifestyle to a stronger sense of freedom and independence, kids in our community can get a jump start on a healthier and happier childhood through bike ownership,” Barnes said.

That’s why this year, Barnes set the ambitious goal of collecting 1,000 bikes to give to Detroit youth this holiday season — a goal he exceeded by gathering more than 1,100+ bikes.

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