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BikeWorks
EBC operates two non-profit, volunteer-run community bike workshops. We sell bikes (starting at $10), accept donations, and teach you to fix your bike for as little as $2/hr.
BikeWorks
Two non-profit, volunteer community workshops. Learn from mechanics for $2/hr. Bike sales starting at $10.
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The Spoke
The Spoke is a free program for youth aged 12-17. Over the course of a 6- to 8-week program, participants learn with volunteer mentors to repair & maintain a bike. Each participant leaves The Spoke with their very own bicycle!
The Spoke
The Spoke is a free earn-a-bike program for youth. Youth work with volunteer mentors to build their own bicycles!
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You Can Ride 2
EBC is a partner in a free learn-to-ride program and adapted bike loan pool for children with special needs.
You Can Ride 2
EBC is a partner in a free learn-to-ride program and adapted bike loan pool for children with special needs.
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Rentals
We rent bikes for getting about the city or river valley, including several tandem bikes. Daily, weekly or monthly rates.
Rentals
We rent bikes! $20/day, $50/wk, $100/mo. Double for tandem rentals.
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Bike parking
Rent or purchase bike parking racks through us to support our youth programs, or request racks on public property.
Bike parking
Rent or purchase bike parking racks through us to support our youth programs, or request racks on public property.

Calendar

  • BikeWorks Schedule

  • Events

    • All EBC members are welcomed to attend…

      Starts: 6:30pm
      Ends: Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:00pm

      Description:

      All EBC members are welcomed to attend and contribute to the board of directors meetings which are held monthly. The board of directors governs the direction of the organization so we welcome and value the input of our membership. Members are able to participate in all aspects of the board meetings except for the votes on motions.

      The location and agenda for this month's meeting are posted a few days in advance at http://edmontonbikes.ca/w/Board_of_Director's_Minutes

      Please RSVP to [email protected]

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    Non-EBC events are third-party events happening in Edmonton. These events are posted by members of the public, and are not necessarily endorsed or vetted by the Edmonton Bicycle Commuters Society.

    BikeWorks

    We have two locations to serve you.
    Information & Hours

    South Location

    8001 102 St Phone: 780.433.2453 Regularly scheduled hours (closed holidays) CLOSED Feb 20 Monday: 6pm - 9pm Tuesday: Closed

    North Location

    9305 111 Ave (SW corner of building) Phone: 780.433.2453 Regularly scheduled hours (closed holidays) CLOSED Feb 20 Monday: Closed * Tuesday: 6pm - 9pm

    Recent News

    EBC is hiring a Bicycle Assembler. This position will help EBC provide bicycles to the public by building a steady supply of refurbished bikes for sale, maintaining and repairing EBC’s rental bike fleet, and sharing knowledge and experience with EBC’s volunteer mechanics.

    If you have strong bicycle mechanic skills, the ability to work independently, and a desire to support our non-profit in helping more people to ride bikes, please consider applying.

    Application deadline is February 17, 2017. Please submit applications and inquiries to [email protected].

    View the full job description here.

    Join us for our fall MEC/EBC Club Night at the downtown MEC (12328 102 Ave) on Tuesday, November 29 from 7-9pm!

    EBC members can purchase regular priced merchandise at 10% off – even bikes and boats. Products on clearance or marked down or products that get a discount from packages are not eligible for the 10% discount. (read more…) »

    EBC is seeking an independent contractor to provide the Society with bookkeeping services.

    • Start date: November 2016
    • Qualifications:
    • Accounting designation or relevant bookkeeping experience with not-for-profit and charitable organizations.
    • Experienced with accounting software and Google programs. Training for specific programs will be available through EBC Treasurer and Executive Director mentorship.
    • Based in Edmonton or surrounding area.
    • Familiarity with EBC programs and services is an asset.

    Please review the full job posting for details, including how to apply.

    Application deadline is November 1, 2016.

    We thank all applicants for your interest; however only select applicants will be contacted for an interview.

    On Wednesday, September 28, at 1:30pm, Stantec’s technical assessment of a downtown Edmonton bicycle grid will be presented to council’s Urban Planning Committee.

    The report describes a 7.1km network of protected bike lanes, separated from traffic, in downtown Edmonton, connecting a grid of north-south and east-west routes to shared-use paths surrounding downtown. (read more…) »

    When you step out of your car, do you immediately don your safety vest? When you step out of the office after work, do you flick on the flashlight that you always carry with you?

    Are you properly equipped to cross the road?

    According to the City of Edmonton’s latest “traffic safety” campaign:

    “wearing a strip of reflective material or a reflector can save your life.”
    “pedestrians always come out the losers”
    “If you are lucky, it will only bump you.”

    Zero Vision

    Under the banner of Vision Zero, Edmonton’s “Heads Up” campaign firmly offloads responsibility for pedestrian injuries and fatalities from the City’s poor road designs and dangerous speeds and onto pedestrians themselves. (read more…) »

    Notice is hereby given to all EBC members that there is intention to propose the following resolution to be passed as a special resolution during the EBC Annual General Meeting on October 2, 2016.

    WHEREAS the Board of Directors of the Edmonton Bicycle Commuters Society recommends amendments to the Society’s Bylaws;

    THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Bylaws be amended as follows:

    1. Delete from Section 4(a) [Duties of the Board of Directors] in its entirety and replace it with:
      • 4(a) “The Board is required to hold a meeting, which shall be chaired by an Interim Chair who shall be an outgoing Board member or a member at large, within one calendar month of the AGM.
    2. (read more…) »