Bikechain is a not-for-profit cycling organization based out of University of Toronto St. George campus. We are a hub for cycling activity by providing DIY services, affordable repairs, unique educational opportunities, and a welcoming community of staff and volunteers.

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Our Mission

  • To preserve and protect the health of the public and to encourage safety and enjoyment of cycling by providing and operating one or more free bicycle repair and free rental facilities;
  • To educate the public by providing courses, seminars, and workshops about safe use of bicycles, bicycle repair and maintenance; and
  • To protect and preserve the environment by promoting cycling as an environmentally sound form of alternative transportation.



2005 – Bikechain started as a student group with the support of the Sustainability Office
2007 – Operations moved from a small space in the OISE Parking garage to the basement of the CIE
2008 – Incorporation
2013 – Moved to our current location in the North Borden Building