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Early September Bike Events

Back to school and work for cycling commuters.

If you are new to this and want tips or support with your cycle commute try calling BEST 604-->669-2860. They do have a program of supporting workplaces becoming more bike friendly. Though it's not the most sociable organisation.

If you are a UBC student: check out the nonprofit Bikecoop Bike Kitchen in the basement of the SUB, ph 604*827=7333

Is there a bicycle group? I know the Critical Mass pre-ride meets at
Bikes on the Drive at SFU, 8999 Cornerstone Mews 604*291=7433 so you could ask there. Or try the SFP!RG?

Emily Carr students:
get involved with starting a new bicycle undefined advocacy/fun group sometime this month to be called Emily Bike. Talk to Paul or Rusl.

From the BEST Calendar:
  • Wednesday Sept 6
Sixth BEST Day at the Nat 1:05pm
free valet bicycle parking at nat bailey baseball game. if you come by transit or bicycle to the game you get 2 for 1 admission.
  • Thursday Sept 7
PEDAL Basic Bike Repair Workshop 6:30pm
Come and learn how to Fix Your Bike
what: Introduction to bicycle mechanics course
when: The first Thursday of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
where: Our Community Bikes (3283 Main St)

bring: your bike and a snack
Cost: $40.00, register early if possible

contact: 604.879.BIKE or email

PS to that: The Pedal Depot needs volunteers
Now open 5 days/week, the Pedal Depot is looking for volunteers to lively-up the space. We need help stripping and sorting bikes and parts, building up bikes for the free-bike program, decorating the shop, making burrito runs, etc. All levels of mechanical ability are welcome - the Depot is a relaxed, friendly place to hone your wrenching skills. Give us a call 604*708=4992 to learn more.

  • Sat Sept 9
Charity Bicycle Events promoting cycling
BEST Run/Walk Clean Air
Bicycle Trek for Life & Breath [Sat-->Sun]
  • Sunday the 10th

Traffic Jam 12 noon-7pm at SPEC
Come out to Traffic Jam! – it’s a fun filled music concert and free-school event! Alternatives to Highway Expansion? A chance for you to connect with other environmentally and socially interested people and organizations and show your support for protecting the community friendly character of this city. Come with your friends, families and dogs and be part of making Vancouver a healthy, sustainable city! Venue: Woodland Park (705 Woodland Drive at Adanac Street)
  • Sept 11, 2006, monday, 630pm jane and rusl's house
Bicycle Bee Space Proposal Planning Meeting
plan the inclusive energetic bicycle building event
on the international day to remember how incredibly stupid
things can get if we don't try to organize
  • Wednesday Sept 13
Jett Grrl Bike Studio - Intro to Mechanics for Women 6:30pm
Non-intimidating bike skills education by a professional
  • Thursday 14th
Pedal Revolutionary Bike Radio 5-6pm CiTR 101.9fm, also online and Cable

Midnight Mass Bike Ride 11:45pm Grandview Park


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