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Get your Tees for Christmas giving

The new Saskatoon Cycles “Bike Your City” tees are going to be ordered TOMORROW, Wednesday, November 10. These will be in your hands to wrap and put under the tree in time for Christmas. So don’t wait! Order one for everyone in the family. Men’s, Women’s and Children’s sizes are available. Order yours today!

Inaugural Keep Rolling event a success

by Kira Judge, co-chair, Saskatoon Cycles Thank you to everyone who supported our inaugural Keep Rolling event on October 16th. The weather was fantastic and the site was magic with the view of the South Saskatchewan river – our city’s pride and beauty. On top of the gorgeous day, I was constantly reminded of Shakespeare’s…

We’re hiring: Operations Manager

Position is filled: November 1, 2021 If you want to help make Saskatoon a more cycling friendly city for people of all ages and abilities, this is the job for you.  We are recruiting a new operations manager.  This role includes a mix of social media management, writing in support of projects and grants, media…

Keep Rolling event: by community, for community

By Kira Judge, Co-Chair, Saskatoon Cycles Mark your calendar! On October 16th 2021 we — along with our community partners — are hosting the inaugural Keep Rolling event at the Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan site from 2 pm to 5 pm. Here’s why: In June 2021 Saskatoon Cycles participated in the first-ever national bike count event…

Bike restoration project a father-daughter labour of love

by Greg Basky For Saskatoon teen Layne Heuchert, a routine errand with her dad this spring led to a pandemic project that has brought the two of them closer together — and a vintage bicycle back to life. “I went to the metal scrap yard (BN Steel and Metals) with dad one day on a…

Finding new friends through Saskatoon Cycles

By Kira Judge, Co-Chair, Saskatoon Cycles If you are new to Saskatoon, volunteering for Saskatoon Cycles events is one of the best ways to find like-minded, self-empowered, self-reliant, and open-minded friends. Way back in 2007 when Robert and I were new to Saskatoon, we found our best friend Blaine through a cycling event. He is…

We need your help with Bike Valet at the Jazz Festival, Taste of Saskatchewan

We still have volunteer shifts to fill at SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival and Taste of Saskatchewan. We will be providing bike parking and security starting today and running until August 15th. It would be great if you can work a shift (or two). We need your help, whether you’re a seasoned Bike Valet volunteer or…

Book Review: Back on Your Bike

By Johanna Bergerman, Saskatoon Cycles board member One upside of COVID-19 restrictions has been the renewed interest in biking; some people, including author Allan Anderson, call it a “Bike Boom.” Cycling, according to Anderson is a “magic bullet” that achieves so many positive things in such a simple way.  It has taken COVID for many…

9 Mile Legacy Brewing hosting this week’s Hot Drinks Outside meetup

Long-time Friends of Cycling sponsor, 9 Mile Legacy Brewing, will be our meeting spot for this week’s edition of Hot Drinks Outside tomorrow from 2pm to 4pm Hot Drinks Outside is our weekly opportunity to meet — in a socially distanced, masked manner in accordance to public health regulations — and to celebrate all that…