Our mission is to empower residents to chose bikes over cars to get around. 

We believe that riding and fixing a bicycle is a powerful tool to connect neighbours, promote independence, improve health, and enhance environmental sustainability.

Brampton Pop-up Event Schedule *

Upcoming Events

Past Events

Saturday April, 23                    Fred Kline| 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday April, 23                    Norton Place Park | 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Tuesday May, 03                     Algoma | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Thursday May, 05                    Algoma | 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Wednesday June, 01               Bramalea Secondary School | 2:15 PM – 6:00 PM
Friday June, 03                        Massey St. Public School | 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday June, 18                   Bike the Creek | 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Tuesday June, 21                    Flower City Campus | 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Friday June, 24                       Sir John A Macdonald Park | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Saturday June, 25                   Farmers Market | 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Sunday June, 26                     Sir John A Macdonald | 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Saturday July, 02                    Farmers Market | 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Tuesday July, 05                    Creditview Sandalwood Park | 5:30PM – 8:30PM
Sunday July, 10                      Chinguacousy | 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Friday July, 15                        Chinguacousy | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Saturday July, 16                    Farmers Market | 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Sunday July, 17                      Mount Royal Park | 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Monday July, 18                     Mount Royal Park | 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Sunday July, 31                      Carabram Park | 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Tuesday August, 02               Carabram Park | 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Saturday August, 27              Chris Gibson | 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM CANCELLED
Sunday August, 28                Chris Gibson | 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM CANCELLED
Saturday September, 03        Farmers Market | 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Tuesday September, 06         Algoma – Fall Orientation | 11 AM – 1 PM
Saturday September, 17        Chinguacousy Park | 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Saturday September 24 Art Spin – Downtown 11:00AM – 1:00 PM

*Dates are subject to Public Health measures as per COVID-19 guidelines

BikeWrx

BikeWrx virtual event

A well maintained bike is the secret to a safe, pleasant ride. Learning basic bike repair skills is empowering! If you’re interested, please sign-up to help out here and Sonia will send you the schedule.

Bike Library

BikeBrampton lends bikes that have been donated to the program. Our bike mechanics and volunteers have lovingly refurbished these bicycles.

For more information on borrowing a bike or volunteering to repair bikes

Pedalwise

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

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 City of Brampton. 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. Keep track of your kilometres cycled. Reduce your carbon footprint.
Information about how to sign up for Pedalwise

Partners and Funders

BikeBrampton is a volunteer group that gratefully relies on the generosity of our partners and grant funders.

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 Brampton Bike Hub possible and BikeBrampton is very grateful for this excellent partnership.

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.

Our thanks to City of Brampton for subsidizing space for Different Spokes, Advance Brampton Fund grants, and promoting Brampton Bike Hub. The 14 annual Brampton Community Rides provide a backbone of group cycling support for program participants and mentors.

Our partner, The Bikeport by Kevin Montgomery, is handling the data collection to determine the impact on the carbon footprint of our increased cycling trips and reduced car trips during this program. Kevin has set up the BikeBrampton Strava Club to gather group statistics for both Brampton and Caledon Bike Hubs. For information about how to join Strava and the BikeBrampton Strava Club.

Bike Hub Reports

2022 02 22 Brampton and Caledon Bike Hub Year Three Final Report_1
2021 11 12 CCP Year Three Interim Report – Final
2021 03 02 CCP Year Two Final Report web version-FINAL
2020 10 24 CCP Year Two interim report_FINAL
2020 03 24 CCP Year One Final Report

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 Brampton 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, which is an essential part of our program.

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

BikeBrampton’s Cycling Tips Videos


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