Posted by Chris on Friday, June 17, 2016 @ 9:46 am
Mul-kyeol Choi and her husband are travelling across Canada, but her bike was stolen just west of Edmonton on Sunday. The theft included their passports, money, laptop, and even clothes.
The couple are now trying to raise some funds to continue their journey across the country. If you’d like to support them, you can help them get back on the road by contributing here. You can also read more about the theft.
Posted by Chris on Friday, June 17, 2016 @ 12:48 am
Edmonton saw its first protected bike lanes yesterday. Sadly, they didn’t even last till lunch. You can read CBC’s story about the lanes, and their removal, here.
One end of the vanishing bike lane connected to the High Level Bridge. Closures to the bridge have been extended for another month, until mid-July. (read more…) »
Posted by Chris on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 @ 1:54 pm
Can Norwood Boulevard (111-112 Ave from 82 St to 109 St) be redefined as a Main Street, like Whyte Ave, 104 St downtown, Jasper Ave, or 124 St?
The City of Edmonton is having a public meeting on June 22 from 6-8:30pm at the Italian Canadian Senior’s Association (9111 110 Ave) to discuss the Norwood Boulevard Corridor Study. (read more…) »
Posted by Molly T on Friday, June 10, 2016 @ 8:52 am
EBC is partnering with Boyle Street Community Services to offer youth, ages 17-26, a build-a-bike program called Upshift! If you’re a mechanic and are interested in volunteering, please email Molly, the coordinator, at [email protected].
Classes run for 7 weeks on Wednesday afternoons from June 8th to July 20th, 1:30pm – 4pm. (read more…) »
Posted by Chris on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 @ 5:21 pm
Join us for Bike to the Symphony 2016 this Saturday, June 4!
We’ll be leading a short ride from BikeWorks South to the Winspear Centre, where the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra performs pieces by Bruckner & Bruch. Alexander Prior conducts.
Tickets are only $19 for EBC members ($24 otherwise), plus service fees.
Full details of the event, including our pop-up bike workshop for 100 in 1 Day at the Winspear, a dinner special at Under the High Wheel, and after-party at the Mercer Tavern, are available on our website.
Posted by Chris on Saturday, May 14, 2016 @ 5:18 am
The Edmonton Bike Swap, a non-profit annual one day bike buy & sell, is happening today, Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 11415 168 Street NW.
Please note the new location as the original venue of Northlands has become a reception centre for wildfire evacuees.
Bring your bike to sell it. (read more…) »
Posted by Chris on Thursday, May 12, 2016 @ 5:05 pm
The City of Edmonton is hosting a public open house tonight to provide input into Phase 2 of Envision 109, a project to redesign 109 Street, between the High Level Bridge and 61 Avenue. The more commercial section north of Whyte Ave has been identified as a future Main Street, similar to 104 St downtown. (read more…) »
Posted by Chris on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 @ 5:43 pm
You want to fix your bike, but don’t know where to start. Don’t find yourself helpless at the side of the road! Learn to fix a flat, maintain your chain, tune your brakes and shifters, and spot problems before they can ruin your day.
Our popular course, Bike Repair 101: Hands-on Intro to Bike Maintenance, returns this year with multiple dates and locations to choose from. (read more…) »
Posted by Chris on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 @ 7:27 am
Join us for MEC/EBC Club Night on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 7pm-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.
Door prizes will be awarded throughout the night as well. (read more…) »
Posted by Chris on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 @ 1:05 pm
Watch this short video to learn how to steal a bike in under 20 seconds. And how to protect against having your bike stolen.
Register your bike or report it stolen at http://bikeindex.org
If your bike is stolen, you can file an online police report with the Edmonton Police Service. (read more…) »