Bikes for The World 3108 17th St N, Arlington, VA22201 Bikes for the World is located on 17th Street, just a few blocks from the Clarendon metro station. As its name suggests,…More the mission of this organization is to distribute bikes throughout the world. Unwanted bikes are donated and shipped to developing countries to be used one of twoways, either as transportation or as a basis to start a business in bicycle repair. Tens of thousands of bikes have been donated to people in countries like Ghana, Panama and Costa Rica. In addition, a small amount of bikes are donated within the United States.