Youth & Adaptive Programs


The Spoke is a free program for youth aged 12-17. Over the course of a 6- to 8-week program, participants learn how to repair and maintain a bike, from start to finish. Each participant leaves The Spoke with their very own bicycle!

Volunteers work with youth, providing mentorship while teaching skills. (read more…) »

You Can Ride 2: Learn-to-ride is a free, accessible program that teaches children with special needs or coordination challenges how to ride a conventional two-wheeled bicycle. Since 2003, we have been working with families in the Edmonton area, and have a very high success rate.

We believe that all individuals should be given the opportunity to experience the joy of riding a bicycle. (read more…) »

You Can Ride 2: Borrow-a-bike (formerly You Can Bike Too) is an adapted bicycle loan pool which provides bikes on loan to children whose special needs make it challenging for them to ride a 2-wheel bicycle. This free service empowers children with the freedom to ride with their families. The program launched in 2013 and loaned out over 40 bikes in its first year. (read more…) »