Brighten up with our glow ride tonight!
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Fall is Happening!

Fall means workshops galore! With a little less demand for urgent maintenance and repair, we can make more time for theory and in-depth teaching. Our fall hours start October 22nd bringing about some change. B!KE will be closed on Mondays and we are offering workshop every Saturday morning! This week, join us for a Glow Ride tonight or a Community Conversation on Friday. Ride on for joy, read on for details.

Home Mechanic Workshop Series

November 5th to December 10th

Take your knowledge of bicycle mechanics to the next level with this complete workshop series. Learn about the function, potential problems, and basic maintenance needed for each component of your bicycle. Workshop topics and dates can be found on our website. Register by phone at 705-775-7227, in the store, or via email:

Community Conversations

Bethune & Charlotte Designs

Join us on Friday October 7th, from 12 to 5 to discuss proposed designs for the redevelopment of Bethune and Charlotte Street. Talk to city and community representatives from 12-2, and explore design ideas with conversations and the Complete Streets game till 5. Comment cards will be available at the event, and refreshments will be served.

DIY Frame Painting

You want to learn to paint a bike?

Two part workshop series led by Charlie Best! Week One: Frame Stripping & Prep, Sat. Oct. 22nd 10-1. Week Two: Masking & Painting, Sat. Oct. 29th 10-1. $65 for both workshops, includes instruction, and all supplies need to strip and prime your frame. Expect to spend another $6-$25 on paint. Register by email:

Fall Hours Reduction

A little less Open Shop, lots of time for DIY and workshops

We are reducing our hours through the off-season. Starting October 22nd:

Monday, Closed
Tuesday, Open Shop 12-7
Wednesday, Open Shop 12-7
Thursday, Retail & DIY 12-4
Friday, Retail & DIY 12-4

Saturday, Open Shop 1-4
Sunday, Closed

Just a reminder, Open Shop is when you can expect to have expert instruction in bike repair. Outside of those hours members are welcome to use the workshop for unsupervised repair and maintenance.

Glow Ride

Ride your bike & light up the night

We are excited to bling our bikes and go for a little ride! Join us this Wednesday, October 5th at B!KE. Come early to decorate, some glowsticks and blinkies provided. 7p.m. downtown departure, 7:45 campus rendvous. We ride till we're bored!

Until next time... 


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