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. Downtown Brampton DIY Bike Repair Co-op “Different Spokes” Register for an appointment to visit our new downtown bike […]
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.
Register for an appointment to visit our new downtown bike hub, Different Spokes
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.
BikeBrampton lends bikes that have been donated to the program.
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. Our bike mechanics and volunteers have lovingly refurbished these bicycles.
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.
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
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? Check out Pedalwise Mentors
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. Peel Region Pilot 2014-15. Peel Pilot Project Highlights and Final Report. 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.
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.
2023 02 28 CCP Year Four Final Report
2022 11 Region of Peel Community Cycling Program Retrospective Analysis 2015-2021
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
For more information, contact Sonia at Sonia@bikebrampton.ca