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Tom Condiff, of Park Rapids, restores bicycles and donates them to kids. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Park Rapids man turns junk into riches; donates bicycles to area children in need

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A Park Rapids man has found and restored about 350 bicycles in the last three years, giving them to kids in need.

Tom Condiff, of Park Rapids, said it all started when he saw a bicycle someone was throwing away and all it needed was a tire.


"It's amazing all the bikes that people just get rid of that only need a part or two," he said. "Probably 30 or 40 of the bikes I've found just needed air in the tires."

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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