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Community Bike Centre

 

Record group of cyclists gathered in downtown Brampton Garden Square for 4th annual Bike to Work Day on May 30th, kicking off Bike Month. Downtown BIA joined City of Brampton, Region of Peel, BikeBrampton and Brampton Transit in partnering to plan the event for enthusiastic cyclists. Group-led rides from 6 starting points encouraged cyclists to try commuting to downtown Brampton. Mayor Linda Jeffrey spoke of an exciting future for cycling in Brampton. Peel Police Chief Jennifer Evans reminded us of rules of…

The Brampton Cycling Advisory Committee agenda for March 17, 2016 is available.   Delegations/Presentations There will be a delegation from Ranjana Mitra and Sarah Verma from the Community Environment Alliance, about Community Bike Centre Programs and Initiatives. There is an attached slide deck for their presentation (4.1-2).   Other/New Business/Information Items Alina Grzejszczak, Committee Member, will be presenting a CANBIKE Instructor Course Update. There is a report attached to the agenda as item 7.1. There will be a discussion at…

Reflecting on 2015, much progress was made.  BikeBrampton members can be proud our advocacy made a difference. Partial list of notable progress made: Community Bike Centre was created in partnership with Region of Peel and Community Environment Alliance. CBC ran a number of programs in 2015 including BikeWrx mechanics training and Pedalwise cycling mentorship to encourage public participation in active transportation. Two community bike rides including Bike the Creek and Bramalea CycleFest 2015 encouraged close to 600 participants to ride on Brampton’s…

They braved cold and rain for Manitou Park Community Picnic, Oct 24, 2015. Organized by local residents, City of Brampton supported with tents, signs, games and a BBQ. Members from BikeBrampton came out to educate on cycling skills, distribute route maps and join the fun! Community Bike Centre displayed their recent successes with the 1st ever Pedalwise program that just wrapped up after a summer of mentoring cyclists to feel comfortable navigating the streets and pathways of Brampton. Bikewrx trains bike…

Donate your used bike! Do you have a bicycle that you no longer use? Please consider donating it to the Community Bike Centre Brampton’s BikeWrx program. Community Bike Centre Bike Donation flyer Your used bicycle will help empower local youth and the community with basic bike mechanic training. Bikes will be reconditioned to provide families in need or sold to the community to raise funds for BikeWrx. Every donation will help transform lives while making Brampton a safe, bike-friendly community!…

PedalWise Mentors Sought

21 Apr 2015, Posted by Dayle Laing in Community Bike Centre

PedalWise Mentors are sought for the Community Bike Centre in Brampton. Do you love cycling and want to share your knowledge? Would you like to meet new people and have fun cycling? Volunteer this summer as a Mentor in the PedalWise program! Check out these flyers for the details: FAQ’s PedalWise Mentors April 20 Final PedalWise Mentor Recruitment Flyer Final April 20  

Community Bike Centre FAQs

27 Mar 2015, Posted by Dayle Laing in Community Bike Centre

Community Bike Centre FAQs 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…

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