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Saskatoon Cycles December 2021 Newsletter

Happy Ending of 2021! by Kira Judge, co-chair, Saskatoon Cycles 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 faced as Earthlings….

Saskatoon Cycles November 2021 Newsletter

The Reality of Obstacles: Keep Rolling, COP26, Winter Cycling and AT Infrastructure by Kira Judge, co-chair, Saskatoon Cycles If you are like me, there’s an internal debate around whether to head outside when the temperatures get below freezing. One part of my brain tells me it’s cold and miserable; the other tells me I’ll be…

Saskatoon Cycles October 2021 Newsletter

AGM coming up November 3rd If you are a member of Saskatoon Cycles you are invited to attend our virtual AGM at 7 pm on November 3rd. In order to participate, you need to pre-register by midnight on Tuesday, November 2. Inaugural Keep Rolling event a success Thank you to everyone who supported our inaugural Keep…

Saskatoon Cycles September 2021 Newsletter

Nuit Blanche slow roll Tomorrow night light up yourself and your bike for a slow roll through the amazing artwork and performances put on by Nuit Blanche YXE. Visit the Nuit Blanche Saskatoon website for details on our riding route. We will be heading out at 7 pm, from Christ Church Anglican, 525 28th St…

Saskatoon Cycles August 2021 Newsletter

Finding new friends through 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 a veteran volunteer…

Saskatoon Cycles July 2021 Newsletter

Calling all volunteers: Bike Valet is back! With the easing of public health restrictions, some summertime events are back on the festival calendar. We’ll be set up August 10th to 15th, providing bike parking/security for the full run of Taste of Saskatchewan and a portion of this year’s SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival. We need your…

Saskatoon Cycles June 2021 Newsletter

Provincial regulations on e-bikes With increasing numbers of e-bikes around the city, Saskatoon Cycles would like to remind our members and #yxe citizens generally that there are provincial regulations in place that specify the physical characteristics of a “legal” e-bike: specifically, that the motor cannot exceed 500 watts, it must be pedal assist (not a…

Saskatoon Cycles May 2021 Newsletter

Saskatoon a pilot site for first-ever national bike count! The first ever national bike count happens next week. We’ve been selected as one of the pilot sites by Vélo Canada Bikes — so we need lots of volunteers to ensure we get an accurate picture of cycling numbers here in #yxe. Shifts are only two…

The heart of Kaleb Whittingstall: Guest post

The following is a guest post about a local cyclist named Kaleb Whittingstall. He started volunteering with our Bike Valet program back in 2010 and has worked at Bridge City Bicycle Co-op as well. Kaleb turns 18 on May 4th. By Miles Patrick Yohnke The cycling time trial is truly a race of truth. In…