Ready to ride a bike? Want to learn basic bike repair skills to maintain your bike? It’s FREE!

Caledon BikeWrx Pop-up Schedule

  • Sat Jul 9th 10:00am – Southfields Recreation Centre
  • Sat Aug 6th 9:00am – Caledon East, Caledon Trailway
  • Sun Aug 7th 9:00am – Inglewood, Caledon Trailway
  • Thur Aug 11th 5:00pm – Caledon East, Caledon Trailway
  • Sun Aug 14th 9:00am – Palgrave, Caledon Trailway – CANCELLED due to COVID
  • Thur Aug 25th 5:00pm – Palgrave, Caledon Trailway – CANCELLED due to thunderstorm
  • Thur Sep 1st 5:00pm – Inglewood, Caledon Trailway
  • Sat Sep 10th 9:00am – 12:30pm – Palgrave, Caledon Trailway

BikeBrampton is partnering with Punjabi Community Services, Town of Caledon, and Walk+Roll Peel, to offer basic bike repair training (BikeWrx) and bike mentorship (Pedalwise) at the Caledon Bike Hub. It’s fun and it’s FREE!

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Pedalwise

The Pedalwise Owl is looking for you! Become confident and ride with a mentor. Pedalwise is FREE!

PEDALWISE REGISTRATION LINK

We want to help you use a bicycle for short trips instead of using a car. You can use your bicycle to get to public transportation too. Each Pedalwise participant (called a protégé) is given a mentor in the Town of Caledon. The mentor is an experienced cyclist who will help you choose less travelled roads and paths, give you riding tips and even come with you as you ride a new route.

Ride a bike to destinations in your neighbourhood. Shop, dine, run errands, commute — all by bike. Be active with your family year-round. Meet new friends. Become healthier. Enjoy nature. Help reduce traffic congestion. Reduce your carbon footprint.

If you don’t have a bike, let us know. We will try to fit you with one from our bicycle library. We have a limited number of generously donated bikes. They have been lovingly repaired. An average of a $150 deposit (refundable up to 2 weeks after borrowing) is required to ensure its safe return to the library when you are finished using it. A sturdy lock is required. The program has a limited supply of locks available for a $50 deposit.

For more FAQ answered on Pedalwise


A well maintained bike is the secret to a safe pleasant ride!

If your bike isn’t working properly you can bring it to our BikeWrx drop-in centre. The closest location currently is Different Spokes at 8 Nelson St. W., Brampton, at the corner of Main & Nelson. There you can use Do-it-yourself tools, under the guidance of a bike mechanic. BikeWrx access is FREE. You may need to pay a small fee for necessary replacement parts.

Calling all Mentors!

Pedalwise teams up people who want to ride a bike more often with those who already do! Are you a confident cyclist on Caledon roads? Do you regularly use your bike to ride to destinations in your neighbourhood? Do your want to give back to your community?

What is involved? Assist your protégé with route planning; ride with them on a new route; demonstrate cycling safety; help them select clothing and gear for comfort and safety; encourage; guide; inspire; help them track trips.

Join a fun community of like-minded people who share their cycling joy with others! Become a Pedalwise program mentor!

For more information, contact Sonia at sonia@bikebrampton.ca


Town of Caledon

Town of Caledon supports the Caledon Bike Hub as part of their commitment to being a Bicycle Friendly Community. Parks and Recreation is providing bike hub space at the Southfields temporary Recreation storefront. Transportation Engineering and the Active Transportation Task Force are part of the valuable partnership team.


PCHS

Our partner, Punjabi Community Health Services empowers diverse communities to improve the quality of life of individuals, families and communities, by providing health, settlement and social services. Founded in 1990, this not-for-profit community based agency has grown over the years to be rated in the top 3% of the 7032 CARF accredited agencies in 20 countries! PCHS has made the Caledon Bike Hub possible and BikeBrampton is very grateful for this excellent partnership.


Walk+Roll Peel

Pedalwise and BikeWrx owe their origins to the Region of Peel’s 2015 community based social marketing pilot program. TCAT (Toronto Centre for Active Transportation) was retained by the Region of Peel Walk+Roll, to lead this collaborative initiative with Dr. Beth Savan and her research team at the University of Toronto’s ‘Toronto Cycle Think and Do Tank’, Culturelink, CEA and BikeBrampton. TCAT reported on the launch and the completion of the project. The current project would not be possible without the support and partnership of Walk+Roll Peel.

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