Bicycling & other human-powered transport

Pedal for the Planet Action Training

Jul 21 2009 - 3:00pm

From Canada to Copenhagen: Pedal for the Planet

A new climate treaty will be negotiated during international climate talks in Copenhagen, Denmark, December 7-18, 2009. Canada now stands out as one of the last major industrialized countries opposed to targets for deep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and one of the biggest blockers of climate change negotiations.

Location

Good Life Community Bike Shop
Eau Claire Market 201, 200 Barclay Parade SW
Calgary , AB

Bicycle Tire Studding Session

Dec 5 2008 - 1:30am to 4:00am

Edmonton Bicycle Commuters' Society

Improve your bicycle's traction and stability during the winter (when it arrives) by installing studs on your tire(s).

Cost: if you've got your own tire to stud, $5 will buy you the studs and tire lining. If you'd like to buy a good quality used tire, cost will be from $10 to $20, including studs, depending on the tire we find you

Location

Edmonton Bicycle Commuters' Society
10047 80 Avenue (enter through Back Alley only)
Edmonton , AB

Sierra Club Panel on Bike Commuting: Mean Streets or Joy Ride?

Oct 2 2008 - 1:00am

Sierra Club of Canada — Chinook Group

How does Calgary stack up to other cities when it comes to encouraging citizens to ride their bikes to work? What are we doing right? What can we be do better?

That is the topic of a special panel discussion on bike commuting hosted by Sierra Club Canada’s Chinook Group on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 7 pm at the Calgary Area Outdoor Council (CAOC) building at 1111 Memorial Drive NW on the Bow River pathway (upstairs, entrance at the back).

Location

Calgary Area Outdoor Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary , AB

Community Bike Shop and Education Center adding Women's Wednesdays Workshops

 The Good Life Community Bike Shop

July 22, 2008

Since opening the shop doors in Eau Claire Market in early June, public support and attention has been overwhelmingly positive and many people have taken advantage of the shop’s services. Although many women have come in to use the shops resources, an obvious imbalance exists in the ratio of men to women.

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