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



New Volunteer Orientation

Want to get more involved with Bikechain? Try volunteering!

Our volunteer orientation is on the first Wednesday of every month. This is the training you need to attend if you want to volunteer at Bikechain. New volunteers should also fill out a volunteer form. No mechanical experience necessary, just enthusiasm and a willingness to learn!

When: Wednesday, September 13, 5:15pm-6:15pm (new date)
Location: Bikechain (563 Spadina Crescent, Bancroft St. Entrance)
Cost: Free!


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 13,, 6:30pm-8:30pm (new date)
Location: Bikechain (563 Spadina Crescent, Bancroft St. Entrance)
Cost: PWYC, recommended donation $5-$15 (free for volunteers)


Examples of previous workshops include:

Introduction to Bicycle Rim Brakes: Identification, Adjustment and Troubleshooting
Long Distance Touring
Introduction to Disc Brakes: Identification, Adjustment and Troubleshooting
Drivetrain Maintenance and Gear Adjustment
Winter Cycling