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!

January

Winter Cycling Workshop

While Toronto in January may not seem like the ideal place for a bike ride, with a little preparation, winter riding is totally doable! The winter cycling workshop will cover proper gear, setting up and maintaining your bike, and tricks and tips to keep safe while riding in the winter. Drop by the workshop, and you can avoid the steamy, crowded subway system all winter long!

When: Wednesday, January 23 6:30-8:00
Where: Bikechain, 563 Spadina Crescent (entrance on Bancroft)
Cost: PWYC, suggested donation $5-15
Questions: email bikechainuoft@gmail.com

 

February

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, February 13 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, February 13 6:30-8:00
Where: Bikechain, 563 Spadina Crescent (entrance on Bancroft)
Cost: PWYC, suggested donation $5-15
Questions: email bikechainuoft@gmail.com