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Saskatoon Cycles June 2024 Newsletter

Bike Valet Thanks to our amazing team of volunteers and a whole lotta eventgoers who like getting around by bicycle, the 2024 Bike Valet is off to a busy start. So far this year we’ve parked bikes at the Saskatchewan Marathon, the Saskatchewan Children’s Festival, and Saskatoon Pride and collected a bunch of appreciative smiles…

Saskatoon Cycles May 2024 Newsletter

Saskatoon City Council Decisions – May 29, 2024 Two new items were approved at City Council on Wednesday, May 29th, 2024 (click links to access all City of Saskatoon materials): The cycling community again answered the call for support, sending dozens of letters to committee and council to see these developments through the approval process….

Saskatoon Cycles April 2024 Newsletter

College and Wiggins: City Council Votes for Bike Box! When 400 cyclists showed up to ride for Natasha Fox on May 31, 2023, they weren’t just there to mourn her death. They were there because they knew she represented all the close calls, harassment, injuries, and fear that they all felt as fellow riders. They…

Saskatoon Cycles March 2024 Newsletter

Bike Valet 2024: Get Ready! We’re looking forward to a busy Bike Valet this year, and we’d love for you to be a part of the action! Our goal is to park over 4,000 bicycles in 2024. That means working with event organizers early and getting our amazing volunteers excited and ready to provide the…

Saskatoon Cycles February 2024 Newsletter

Winter BYXE Week 2024 Saskatoon Cycles is partnering with the city again this year to deliver BYXE Week activities to the broader community. The Winter session ran from February 17 -25, 2024, and saw scores of cyclists take part in a variety of pursuits, from a revamped Scavenger Hunt to a bustling series of Bike…

Saskatoon Cycles January 2024 Newsletter

Jan. 27 – Slow Roll: “The Weather’s Brisk, But Delightful!” Remember to join us for the “The Weather’s Brisk, But Delightful” Slow Roll on Saturday, January 27, 2024, our first group ride of the New Year. If the forecasts are to be believed, our attempts at keeping winter around will be challenged by temperatures above…

Saskatoon Cycles December 2023 Newsletter

In this edition A Colourful Wrap to 2023 The final month of 2023 brought a lively end to a tumultuous year, and the Saskatoon Cycles membership played a significant role in the action! We dedicate this last newsletter of the year to all of you, for helping to show how much our city wants better…

Saskatoon Cycles November 2023 Newsletter

The “Snow Doubt” Slow Roll – November 25 Mother Nature is keeping us guessing right down to the wire. Saturday, November 25, 2023 is the date for our “Snow Doubt” Slow Roll and we still don’t know for sure whether there will be snow or not! The forecast is suggesting a windy, snowy, yet near…

Saskatoon Cycles October 2023 Newsletter

Community Appreciation As we approach the 2023 Annual General Meeting and the conclusion of another operational year, Saskatoon Cycles extends a heartfelt “thank you” to all of our wonderful volunteers and supporters. The Bike Valet is our most visible and demanding program and it simply could not function without the enthusiasm and commitment of dozens…

Saskatoon Cycles September 2023 Newsletter

Darin Kinniewess, Not Forgotten Darin Leon Kinniewess died almost two weeks ago while riding his bike in the Pleasant Hill neighbourhood. According to news reports he was struck by a vehicle at the corner of 19th Street W and Avenue P South on the evening of Wednesday, September 6. He succumbed to his injuries early…

Saskatoon Cycles August 2023 Newsletter

Bike Valet: The Mission Continues The Saskatoon Cycles Bike Valet remains on the march to provide its top-notch services, free to event patrons, in this very busy and celebratory 2023. With the Fringe Festival, FolkFest, Teacher’s Convention, and WEGO venues now in the history books, we are approaching 3,500 parked and guarded bicycles so far…

Saskatoon Cycles July 2023 Newsletter

Saskatoon City Council Passes Bike Safety Motions On June 28th, 2023, the agenda for Saskatoon City Council’s regular business meeting included a series of motions from Ward 6 Councillor Cynthia Block, put forward shortly after the cycling death of Natasha Fox. The proposed actions included a safety audit of the intersection in which Natasha died,…

Saskatoon Cycles June 2023 Newsletter

Send a letter to City Council before 5PM Monday, June 26! We still need your voice! On Wednesday, June 28, Saskatoon City Council will be discussing four motions brought by Councillor Block to address the intersection where Natasha Fox was killed on May 24th. These motions present an opportunity for you to share your stories…

Saskatoon Cycles May 2023 Newsletter

Saskatoon Cycles’ Statement on Natasha Fox Saskatoon Cycles mourns the death of Natasha Fox, and extends our deepest condolences to her family, friends, colleagues, and loved ones. The more we learn of Natasha, the longer this list appears to become. The 33 year old mother, wife, teacher, and athlete was killed while riding her bike…

Saskatoon Cycles April 2023 Newsletter

Bike Valet: Get your volunteer hat on! Anticipation of this year’s Bike Valet continues to build! We’re hoping to park over 4,000 bicycles for 2023 which means we’re continuing to work with event organizers and inviting everyone to sign up for some shifts this season. Hopefully you’ll help us deliver the best bicycle attendant service…

Saskatoon Cycles March 2023 Newsletter

Slow Roll Lineup We had an incredibly fun time at the Ice Breaker Slow Roll on March 4. The literal ice wasn’t broken at all, and conditions made for some challenging riding, especially for some first time winter cyclists. However, conversations broke out everywhere, and everyone had a safe tour and arrived back at the…

Saskatoon Cycles February 2023 Newsletter

The “Ice Breaker” Slow Roll: March 4 It’s not looking likely that the physical ice in Saskatoon will be breaking up in the next couple of weeks, but we’re looking forward to getting out for a fun social ride that might help us all “break the ice” with some fellow cyclists! We’ll do a standard…

Saskatoon Cycles January 2023 Newsletter

Winterruption 2023 Winterruption is a multi-day, multi-venue arts and culture festival that’s intended to get Saskatonians outside and enjoying their winter environment. With captivating concerts, exclusive film screenings, outdoor activities, and so much more, Winterruption has something fun for everyone. It runs from January 26 – 29, 2023. Saskatoon Cycles is participating with a free…

Saskatoon Cycles December 2022 Newsletter

ZenZED for the Holidays! If the idea of traffic congestion and hectic holiday shopping weighs you down at all, we can offer an emission-free solution: bicycle delivery to your door from our ZenZED business partners! It’s as easy as: Check out our ZenZED page for more details. The Bike Doctor: World Bicycle Relief Campaign One…

Saskatoon Cycles November 2022 Newsletter

Annual General Meeting 2022 Saskatoon Cycles held its 12th AGM on Wednesday, November 9, 2022. In addition to getting necessary organizational housekeeping done, these meetings are an important time to review the year’s accomplishments and challenges, connect with membership, and look forward to the year ahead. AGM 2022 delivered on all counts. Highlights from this…

Saskatoon Cycles October 2022 Newsletter

Annual General Meeting 2022 A reminder to the Saskatoon Cycles membership: our Annual General Meeting is open to all members and will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 7:00pm on Zoom. This is a great opportunity to join us as we review the past year, celebrate all that we’ve accomplished together, and look…