Fat bikes for MS, Sunday, February 14, 2016

Fatbikes for MS is a fundraising ride for MS Society of Canada- AB & NWT Division $50 entry fee is a straight donation to the scoiety.All bikes are welcome but Fatbikes encouraged.9am Registration will open.
Ride starts at 10am
20km course includes a lap of Dawson Park 50st Walking bridge and Riverside Upper trails and back to Dawson Park.
Lunch and fun will be provided.

Donations can be made to: https://secure3.convio.net/mssoc/site/Donation2;jsessionid=5ED4901DDBDECB9059330BE6026D6764.app354a?idb=2065254501&df_id=1982&FR_ID=4670&PROXY_ID=2121191&PROXY_TYPE=20&1982.donation=form1


VELO celebrates Earth Day in Edmonton!

Bikeology Festival was founded in collaboration with Edmonton’s environmental community, and we are pleased to continue the tradition!

Head down to Earth’s General Store on Sunday, April 27 to get the first scoop on Bikeology Festival 2014 and Edmonton’s burgeoning Bike Month calendar. If you want a fun “velo-teer” opportunity, we offer that too.

Get ready to ride for transportation and fun this summer!

Edmonton’s summer festivals and outdoor markets make great destinations for a bicycle outing, and our river valley trail network is world famous!

The Edmonton Bicycle Commuters Society provides expert training on the necessary topics: riding in traffic, maintaining and modifying your bike, choosing your gear and more. We are teaming up to help you make your summer cycling dreams come true!

Edmonton Earth Day Festival 2014
Sunday, April 27th
Noon to 4:00 PM
Earth’s General Store and Area in Front of the Store
9605 – 82nd Avenue

Find a new ride at The Alberta Bike Swap

You can find a sweet new ride for the summer at the Alberta Bike swap Ltd.. Chris and Laura and dozens of volunteers provide an amazing resource for you to change out that bike that is too small or too old or too red…

They focus on adult bikes, and are LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS for the May 10 gig they have going on in Edmonton at Glengarry Arena, 13340-85 St Edmonton. You can also follow them here for more deets!

Here’s what’s going down May 10…
Volunteer needs: starting about 7:30 running til the sale end, contact Chris and Laura for more information (albertabikeswap@gmail.com)
Bike intake: 8:00-2:00PM (that means there’s lots of time for you to get yer bike there for trading)
Sale: 2:30 PM. (that means there’s time for you to browse and buy)

Their goals:
Give used bike sellers a safe and convenient venue for access to thousands of buyers
Give used bike buyers access to hundreds of safe bikes in one visit
Generate funds to support local safe cycling initiatives in Alberta

The Otesha Project – Changemaker Outreach & Investigation Tour

The Otesha Project is seeking open-minded volunteers to dig into issues like natural resource extraction, climate change, and food production.Along the route your team will explore the interplay of factors like policy,governanceecology, and grassroots organizing, and will facilitate creative and interactive outreach in high schools, elementary schools, and community centres.

Oh – and did we mention you’ll do it all travelling by bicycle? But don’t worry – you needn’t start the tour an experienced cyclist – you may finish one, though!Training in bike maintenance and repair, touring, facilitation and presenting skills, and oh-so-much more, is provided.

Where: Alberta    When: May 11-June 20

How: Submit your online application by March 1; telephone interview to follow

For more information, check out www.otesha.ca.

Volunteer Party – October 21, 4-7 p.m.

YOU are invited to the Bikeology Volunteer Recognition Party, at Bohemia – 4-7 p.m. Sunday, October 21, 2012.  Particularly if you volunteered! We LOVE you and are so thankful for what you bring to our festival!  Please do come… Here’s the address:  10217 97 Street Northwest  Edmonton, AB T5J  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bohemia/158443797513825?fref=ts

Looking forward to seeing you there…

xoxo the VELO Team