Bike Doctor hosting this week’s Hot Drinks Outside
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Bike Doctor hosting this week’s Hot Drinks Outside

By Kira Judge, Co-Chair of Saskatoon Cycles This Friday our long-time supporter and original Friends of Cycling sponsor the Bike Doctor will play host to our weekly #HotDrinksOutside meetup. General manager Reid Challis will be there from 7 am to 9 am, to welcome us. He’ll have a fire going on the back patio and…

Community grant will give Ecoquest students chance to be winter sport leaders, sample winter fatbiking
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Community grant will give Ecoquest students chance to be winter sport leaders, sample winter fatbiking

By Greg Basky This winter students in Saskatoon Public School’s Ecoquest program will be rolling around town and trails on shiny new Salsa Mukluk fat bikes* thanks to a community grant from Quality Bike Products, one of the industry’s largest suppliers of bikes, parts, and accessories. Ecoquest partnered with Saskatoon independent retailer The Bike Doctor…

Police, local bike shops team up to repair bicycles in Pleasant Hill neighborhood
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Police, local bike shops team up to repair bicycles in Pleasant Hill neighborhood

Despite the cool, damp weather Saturday, about 50 Pleasant Hill residents stopped by to have their bikes repaired or tuned up as part of a Bike Day organized by the Saskatoon Police Service‘s Community Mobilization Unit. Mechanics from the Bike Doctor, Outtabounds, and Doug’s Spoke N’ Sport tackled everything that rolled — or was carried…

New bike patrol speeding up support for vulnerable people on Saskatoon streets
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New bike patrol speeding up support for vulnerable people on Saskatoon streets

By Greg Basky For Marcus McKen, a recent encounter with a gang member in the Riversdale neighborhood demonstrated to him the power of bicycles as both conversation starter and builder of bridges. McKen, who is a member of a new bike patrol unit rolled out this spring by the city’s Community Support Program, was hanging…

Saskatoon family tackling new adventures, cycling goals through virtual club rides
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Saskatoon family tackling new adventures, cycling goals through virtual club rides

Aaron Dennis and his kids exploring urban, rural gravel as part of Bike Doctor’s A Series of Detours event (#BikingStories) By Greg Basky When Aaron Dennis snagged a sweet deal on a bike for his son last winter, he had no idea it would be seeing such big mileage this spring.  “It was sort of…

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