Since his days as a firefighter for the city of Lancaster, local businessman Gonzie Mackey has been in the middle of bicycle sprockets, handle bars and kickstands this time of year.
Mackey and the brothers of Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church repair and recondition used bicycles to give to children as Christmas gifts.
But this year, it’s been a little different. Mackey said There aren’t enough bicycles to go around.
“Last year, we had bikes lined up as far as you could see,” Mackey said.