Are you 14 years old or older and going to school?
Do you like bikes?
Do you want to learn how to build and paint a custom bike for yourself?
Would you like to make money with your new skills?
Sign up for the WRENCH’s Youth Bike Builders – After School Leaders program.
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICATION DEADLINE THURSDAY FEBRUARY 29th!
Please note space is very limited and that all successful applicants will be notified.
All applicants who don’t make it in this round will be wait-listed for the next session for Fall / Winter 2020.
Fast Pitch 2020 is a contest where everyone wins! We need you to come on down and cheer for The WRENCH as we pitch our Tandem Acts of Kindness project.
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020
Doors open at 6 pm; Program at 7 pm
The Met, 281 Donald Street
Ticket Cost: $25
Find out more information here!
Last year’s event sold out. Don’t miss this inspiring evening!
Saturday, January 25th 12pm-2pm
Back by popular demand! We are thrilled to be offering another informative workshop by Kim Segal (RMT) on The Bicycle & The Body.
In this workshop Kim will elaborate upon the ergonomics of bike riding, how to achieve proper bike fit for maximum comfort and minimal strain, as well as working with / preventing injuries.
This workshop is free (though donations are welcome!) and open to the public, no pre-registration required.
Together we turned over 7,000 kg of “waste” into dreams come true by re-building 560 bicycles for children in need across the city and beyond!
You can still be part of the Cycle of Giving! Support year-round bike programming for children and families by donating online.
Special thanks to all our Event Sponsors!
Sister Cycle is The Wrench‘s free bike mechanics workshop series by and for women, trans, non-binary, two-spirit and femme-identifying people!
There are limited spaces available in this highly popular workshop series, email Sarah at email@example.com with the subject “Sister Cycle” to register today!
—-Sundays from 12-3pm @ the WRENCH starting January 19th—-
12-2pm: Lesson + demos (+ snacks!)
2-3pm***: Hands-on learning / Practice time!
1. Jan 19: Intro to Bike Mechanics
2. Jan 26: Wheels I: Tires + Tubes
3. Feb 2: Wheels II: Hubs + Spokes
4. Feb 9 Cranks + Bottom Brackets
5. Feb 23: Handlebars + Headsets
6. Mar 1: Gears + Derailleurs
7. Mar 8: Brakes
8. Mar 15: Review + Celebration
We have Mellow Velo on the following Sundays from 3-5pm: Jan 26, Feb 9, Feb 23, Mar 8. This means that on these days you can stay all the way until 5pm practicing your new skills and/or getting help working on your own bike!
Questions? Email Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org
Primer for Cycle of Giving Volunteer Mechanics- Sat Nov 23st, 12-2pm (at The WRENCH, 1057 Logan)
Whether this is your first year volunteering at a repair stand or if you are a veteran mechanic of Cycle of Giving (CoG) – this primer has something for everyone.
Join us Saturday Nov 23th as we cover the history of CoG and the logistics of being a volunteer mechanic. Then get hands-on experience tackling some of the most common CoG kid’s bike repairs -repacking coaster hubs and 1 piece bottom brackets. Find out how you can become a CoG volunteer HERE.
Saturday, October 19th 12-2pm @ the WRENCH (1057 Logan)
This is a beginners introduction to Winter Cycling from an immigrant’s perspective and own winter riding experience. This workshop is intended to give participants an overview on the bike essentials needed to get you and your bike ready in order to have a safe and fun winter cycling season. Come learn how you too can overcome the fear in facing the elements and other mental and physical challenges that come with the winter cycling season; and if you’re already an experienced winter commuter come share your own winter riding tricks, ideas, and experiences with the group.
All are welcome, no pre-registration required.