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!

 

 

May

Bike!Bike! Volunteer Orientation

Are you interested in volunteering during Bike!Bike! weekend?
Bike!Bike! Northeast is coming up soon and there are so many ways to get involved.

Come out for our Volunteer Orientation on Sunday May 5th at 2pm at Charlie’s FreeWheels to learn more!

We’re looking for volunteers to help in a variety of positions including:

– Registration/welcome table
– Group ride support
– Food prep, serving, cleanup
– Event set up/take down
– Party prep!
– First aid support
…and the list goes on!

Bike!Bike! is a volunteer-run event and so we need YOUR help to make it great. Meet some wonderful people, ride bikes together, learn more about community bike projects in Toronto, Ontario, Quebec, New York, Ohio and more. It’s gonna be great.

—What is Bike!Bike!?—
Bike!Bike! is a regional gathering organized by and for community bicycle projects. The conference is a space for participants from DIY shops and non-profit bike organizations to converge in a different city each year to learn from each other. Bike!Bike! Northeast is a collaborative project of a number of the Toronto Community Bike Collectives (TCBC), and will be held over three days, Friday May 17th through Monday May 20th, 2019.

Check out the event on Facebook…
Bike!Bike! Northeast 2019 (May 17-20, Toronto, Canada)
…and Register TODAY!

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