Workshops and Events

If you would like to organize a workshop for your residence, student or faculty group, please contact us at bikechainuoft@gmail.com.

Note: PWYC stands for ‘pay what you can’ – nobody will be turned away for lack of funds!

 

August

A little bit of effort can go a long way when it comes to keeping your bike running smoothly! The basic maintenance seminar will teach you the regular maintenance that you can do at home with minimal tools and supplies. This is a hands-on workshop, meaning you’ll be working on your own bike. Spaces are limited, so you must sign using the link below to reserve your spot

When: Wednesday, August 21 6:30-8:00
Where: Bikechain, 563 Spadina Crescent (entrance on Bancroft)
Cost: PWYC, suggested donation $5-15
Questions: email bikechainuoft@gmail.com  

Register here

September

 New Volunteer Orientation

Want to get more involved with Bikechain? Try volunteering!  This is the training you need to attend if you want to volunteer at Bikechain.  No mechanical experience necessary, just enthusiasm and a willingness to learn!

When: Wednesday, September 11, 5:30-6:15
Where: Bikechain, 563 Spadina Crescent (entrance on Bancroft)
Questions: email bikechainuoft@gmail.com

 
Introductory Mechanics Workshop
 

Whether you want to do your own repairs or just understand what your mechanic is telling you, it’s always helpful to know a bit about bikes! This workshop will get you started with an easy introduction to bike mechanics. You’ll learn about the different parts of the bicycle, how to assess a bicycle for needed repairs, and will get to practice fixing a flat tire – the most common problem we have with our bikes!

When: Wednesday, September 11 6:30-8:00
Where: Bikechain, 563 Spadina Crescent (entrance on Bancroft)
Cost: PWYC, suggested donation $5-15
Questions: email bikechainuoft@gmail.com