Q: What is the Community Bike Centre?
A: The Community Bike Centre-Brampton is a new initiative that aims to provide access to reconditioned bikes to families while providing bike mechanics training and opportunities for personal growth through bicycle related activities. The Centre provides a supportive, non-judgmental and community friendly space for anyone interested in cycling to learn, explore, build a bike, or mentor a newbee!
Q: What is Pedalwise?
A: PedalWise is a community focused program that promotes a fun, active and healthy lifestyle with biking. Join PedalWise this summer to build community connections while exploring ways to make shorter trips (less than 5km) by bicycle. Did you know that, for short trips, cycling is frequently the quickest way to get to your destination? Let’s build a bicycle community in Brampton!
Participants will be able to borrow bicycles and safety equipment. They will also be matched with pro-cycling mentors to get inspired.
Registration accepted from April 15 – May 8, 2015.
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line:Register me for PedalWise. Please make sure that you comply with the current eligibility criteria.
Q: What is BikeWrx?
A: BikeWrx is a program designed to empower the community to cycle efficiently and economically by providing basic bike mechanics skills. Pre-owned cycles will be reconditioned as per industry standard to make them roadworthy. The retrofitted bikes will also be available for purchase at reasonable prices.
Subsidies will be available based on eligibility.
BikeBrampton is partnering with Community Environment Alliance, TCAT (Toronto Centre for Active Transportation, Region of Peel, Walk+Roll Peel