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Wayfinding on Wheels

By Jason Hanson, Saskatoon Cycles Operations Manager We live in a complicated world. 7.9 billion of us stress-test the social and environmental limitations of the planet every day, bumping into one another as we scurry from one task to the next. We are expected to manage our own individual perspectives, interests, and needs at exactly…

BYXE Winter 2022

Exciting times! This winter, “Bike to Work Day” will be the physically-distanced “BYXE Week”, where you’re encouraged to get out and explore a snowy Saskatoon by bike, anywhere, anytime, and all week! Commit to riding your bike any time during BYXE Week, February 14 to 21. Register for a chance to win prizes! Register below…

Thinking about transportation with a “C.A.R.” framework

By James Arnold, board member, Saskatoon Cycles I get car by riding a bicycle. I’m a mostly retired clinical-community psychologist, and board member of Saskatoon Cycles. I mostly travel around by bike. I’m very interested in making people’s lives happier and less stressful by looking at things within our city. Environmental and community psychology researchers…

Getting to know the Saskatoon Cycles board of directors: Dominic McKeith

As a non-profit, Saskatoon Cycles relies on the generous efforts of its volunteers. One of the ways you can contribute to and help shape the direction of our work is by becoming a member of our Board of Directors. At our AGM on November 3rd, 2021 three people joined our Board. We’ve already introduced you…

Happy Ending of 2021!

by Kira Judge, co-chair, Saskatoon Cycles Happy ending to 2021, everyone! It is always meaningful to reflect on the previous year by celebrating the growth and learning one has experienced. Saskatoon Cycles has so much to be grateful for in 2021, despite the challenges of the pandemic and climate change realities we all face as…

What’s in a name?

An ongoing issue when trying to improve the active transportation infrastructure in any city is getting past the “we have that” and “we don’t have any” part of the conversation. Particularly in the case of cycling infrastructure, people opposed to having more infrastructure will say “we already have that”, and they mean paved streets and…
Can-BICS classification system

Rate your ride with Can-BICS

THE CANADIAN BICYCLE INFRASTRUCTURE CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (pdf) WHAT’S IN A NAME? Many cities compile datasets of their cycling infrastructure, and increasingly these are publicly available through open data initiatives; however, there is no standard naming convention for cycling infrastructure. The Can-BICS aim was to provide a common nomenclature for cycling infrastructure in Canada to improve…

Saskatoon Cycles Alumni: Sean Shaw

Saskatoon Cycles has been advocating for a more cycle-friendly city since 2010, and over the years a number of wonderful people have graced the organization with their time, skill, and passion. We’ll be featuring some of these builders in an ongoing series, starting with Sean Shaw, Saskatoon Cycles’ first elected chair. He currently resides in…

Getting to know the Saskatoon Cycles board of directors: Merlin Toth

As a non-profit, Saskatoon Cycles relies on the generous efforts of its volunteers. One of the ways you can contribute to and help shape the direction of our work is by becoming a member of our Board of Directors. At our AGM on November 3rd, 2021 three people joined our Board. We’ve already introduced you…