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Book review: Cycling for Sustainable Cities

by Johanna Bergerman, Board Member, Saskatoon Cycles Cycling for Sustainable Cities edited by Ralph Buehler and John Pucher published by MIT Press 2021 (available at Saskatoon Public Library) This book is a timely read in a soon-to-be post-pandemic world that is ready for substantive changes to urban living. The editors of this book, Ralph Buehler…

#BYXEWeek starts Monday!

#BYXEWeek starts Monday! We are SO excited to be working with the City of Saskatoon on a new, physically-distanced approach to Bike To Work Day this spring. Rather than visiting commuter stations during one morning, we encourage you to get out and explore Saskatoon by bike anywhere, anytime, and all week! Commit to riding your…

Cycle commuting tips from three veteran Saskatoon riders (#BYXE Week 2021)

Next week (May 17-21) is Bike to Work Week in Saskatoon. If you’ve been toying with the idea of riding more — maybe to work, or to run errands — this post is for you. Saskatoon’s Lynne Meredith, Holly Ann Knott, and Robert Judge are seasoned experts when it comes to getting to and from…

3 easy steps to ensure your child’s bike helmet fits properly

The following is a guest post submitted by Cara Zukewich, Child Injury Prevention Program Coordinator, Saskatchewan Prevention Institute The research evidence is clear about the importance of children using bicycle helmets when cycling. Head injuries, with the potential for death or long-term disability, are a particularly serious outcome of cycling-related incidents. Bicycle helmets protect against head,…

Explore Saskatoon with Bike Bingo!

Want to get to know Saskatoon better, and see how much fun it is to get around town by bicycle? Then join our big game of Bike Bingo! Here’s how to play: Download the Bingo cards here and print a paper copy. There’s a regular version and a kids/family version. Or save the images on…

Show your support for Saskatoon businesses who are “Friends of Cycling”

Bike Doctor and 9 Mile Legacy Brewing are the first businesses in town to show their support for the work of Saskatoon Cycles by becoming official Friends of Cycling sponsors. Our new sponsorship program recognizes Saskatoon companies and businesses that share our passion for making cycling safer and more accessible for all. And we, in…

Guidance for cycling during COVID-19 pandemic

Up to date as of April 10/2020 Is it okay to ride my bike right now?  Yes, but be sure to adhere to the physical distancing rules (2-metre separation) set out by Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Health Officer.  If you do ride, be safe out there. Now’s not the time to take a spill and end…

And baby makes three…

In February 2017 Sara Crawford and her husband Shannon Hards were expecting their first child. They purchased a second vehicle, an SUV, in preparation for their family growing. Less than a year later, the couple decided to ditch their other vehicle — an older Honda Civic — and replace it with a cargo bike. Here…

Getting to know the Saskatoon Cycles Board of Directors: Gwen Charman

Q: Who are you and why do you ride a bike? I am a retired CPA who loves living in Saskatoon.  My husband Guy and I are recreational cyclists.  We have done some trails in our National Parks over the years, but most of our cycling these days is on the Meewasin Trail. Q: Any…