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BikeWrx Pop-up Events

Grab your bike and join us for a FREE Pop-up BikeWrx event for minor bike repairs, safety checks, route planning, family fun obstacle courses, group rides, and more bike fun! We will be visiting 16 locations across Brampton & Caledon. We will be hosting over 45 Pop-up events. Sign-up ahead of time and book a limited number of spots for a chance to win one of four bike prize packs as shown below. 

BikeWrx Pop-up

BikeWrx pop-up prize package   BikeWrx Pop-up prize package! As of Sept 23rd, we will have one winner for each week, so book your spot!

BikeWrx Pop-ups

  1. Minor Bike Repair – includes things like inflating your tires, cleaning & lubricating your chain, adjusting brake pads, and anything else our team can safely accomplish in a few minutes.
  2. Safety Check – ABC quick check
  3. Route Planning & Navigating
  4. Trail Safety & Etiquette
  5. Bike Bell & Bike Light Installation

Locations, Times & Dates:

  1. Carabram Park, Brampton | July 9 – 12
    1. Friday, July 9 | 5 – 7 pm
    2. Saturday, July 10 | 3 – 6 pm
    3. Sunday, July 11 | 3 – 6 pm
    4. Monday, July 12 | 5 – 7 pm
  2. Professors Lake, Brampton | July 16 – 19
    1. Friday, July 16 | 5 – 7 pm
    2. Saturday, July 17 | 3 – 6 pm
    3. Sunday, July 18 | 3 – 6 pm
    4. Monday, July 19 | 5 – 7 pm
  3. Roselea Park, Brampton | July 23, 25, & 26
    1. Friday, July 23rd | 5 – 7 pm
    2. Sunday, July 25th | 3 – 6 pm
    3. Monday, July 26th | 5 – 7 pm
  4. Jim Archdekin, Brampton | August 6, 8, & 9
    1. Friday, August 6 | 5 – 7 pm
    2. Sunday, August 8 | 3 – 6 pm
    3. Monday, August 9 | 5 – 7 pm
  5. Creditview Park, Brampton | August 13, 15, & 16
    1. Friday, August 13 | 5 – 7 pm
    2. Sunday, August 15 | 3 – 6 pm
    3. Monday, August 16 | 5 – 7 pm
  6. Kiwanis Park, Brampton | August 27 – 30
    1. Friday, August 27th | 5 – 7 pm
    2. Saturday, August 28 | 3 – 6 pm
    3. Sunday, August 29 | 3 – 6 pm
    4. Monday, August 30 | 5 – 7 pm
  7. Chris Gibson, Brampton | September 3, 5, & 6
    1. Friday, September 3 | 5 – 7 pm
    2. Sunday, September 5 | 3 – 6 pm
    3. Monday, September 6 | 5 – 7 pm
  8. Chinguacousy Park, Brampton September 17, 19, & 20
    1. Friday, September 17 | 5 – 7 pm
    2. Sunday, September 19 | 3 – 6 pm
    3. Monday, September 20 | 5 – 7 pm
  9. Bramalea Secondary School, Brampton 2:30 – 5:30 pm
  10. Knightsbridge Park | September 25 – 27
    1. Saturday, September 25 | 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
    2. Sunday, September 26 | 3 – 6 pm
    3. Monday, September 27 | 5 – 7 pm
  11. Fred Kline Park, Brampton – October 15, 17 & 18
    1. Friday, October 15, 4 – 6 pm
    2. Sunday, October 17, 3 – 6 pm
    3. Monday, October 18, 4 – 6 pm
  12. Farmers Market, Ken Whillans Square, Brampton – October 23, 8 am – 1 pm
  13. Inglewood, Caledon, Caledon Trailway – October 8, 4 – 6 pm
  14. Caledon East, Caledon Trailway, just west of Airport Rd – October 10 – 11
    1. Sunday, October 10, 3 – 6 pm
    2. Monday, October 11, 4 – 6 pm
  15. Foundry Park, Bolton – October 16, 3 – 6 pm
  16. Resilient Palgrave Eco-Fair – October 30, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SIGN-UP HERE or follow this link: https://forms.gle/19neAakEB8CGmMG96

Pop-Up Family Fun Obstacle Course

  1. All-ages event for riders of all abilities!
  2. Explore series of bike handling obstacle courses, way-finding, and common simulated traffic situations!
  3. Learn & improve safe biking skills including helmet fitting, bike handling, braking, turning, signalling, and basic bike maintenance.
  4. Have your family’s skills assessed by a certified CAN-BIKE instructor.
  5. Helmets are strongly encouraged.

Locations, Times & Dates

  1. Roselea Park | July 24 | 3pm – 7pm
  2. Jim Archdekin | August 7 | 3pm – 7pm
  3. Creditview Park | August 14 | 3pm – 7pm
  4. Chris Gibson | September 4 | 3pm – 7pm
  5. Chinguacousy Park September 18 | 3pm – 7pm

SIGN-UP HERE or follow this link: https://forms.gle/19neAakEB8CGmMG96

Pop-Up Group Rides

Group rides are dependant on attendance and weather. Times will be selected for either the last Sunday or Monday at any BikeWrx Pop-up location. By indicating you are interested in attending group rides when signing up for our BikeWrx events, you will be added to a mailing list that announces the meet-up time, date, and locations. Alternatively, you can sign-up for location-specific dates by dropping by any of our events.

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BikeBrampton is partnering with Punjabi Community ServicesTown of Caledon, Walk+Roll Peel, and Caledon Community Services 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


BikeWrx – program will be adjusted as per COVID-19 reopening guidelines

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. There you can borrow tools and get help from a bike mechanic to fix your bike yourself. You can also attend our revolving 6 basic bike maintenance and repair modules and receive a certificate of participation! BikeWrx access is FREE to registered Pedalwise participants. You may need to pay a small fee for necessary replacement parts.

BikeWrx participants are requested to sign up for Pedalwise first.

6 Modules for basic do-it-yourself maintenance:

  1. ABC quick check / flat tire repair
  2. Brakes
  3. Drivetrain
  4. Gears
  5. Cable replacement
  6. Bike fitting

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 David at info@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.


Caledon Community Services

The vision of CSS is a healthy, engaged, compassionate community for all. Their mission is to help people help themselves by working creatively and responding to community needs. Through their partnership, Caledon Bike Hub in Bolton is being held at The Exchange.


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 generous support and partnership of Walk+Roll Peel.


Southfields Official Opening, Apr 8, 2019

We were thrilled that a group of 28 came to our Official Opening celebration at the Southfields Recreation Centre storefront. David Laing, Chair of BikeBrampton explained the background of the program and introduced our bike mechanic Peter Bolton. Region of Peel Public Health Pat Bromby spoke about the importance of an activity such as cycling for a healthy lifestyle. Brandon Quigley represented Peel Walk+Roll. Caledon Recreation staff came to support. Mayor Allan Thompson welcomed us to Town of Caledon Bike Hub.

Councillor Lynn Kiernan, Councillor Johanna Downey, David Laing, Councillor Christina Early, Mayor Allan Thompson, Caledon Recreation Coordinator Alyson Monery.

A program requires volunteers to succeed! We had 11 BikeBrampton volunteers (most of whom cycled north for the opening). Two of the Caledon new mentors, Wayne (on left), and Phil (not in the photo) joined in the celebration. Several local residents checked out the new hub and the refreshments!

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