Events

B!KE Events

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Recent Events

September 22, 2022
8:00 pm / 11:00 pm

The Equinox Glow Ride

B!KE: The Peterborough Community Cycling Hub
293 George Street
Glow Ride is back on September 22! This time we are headed to Trent University to celebrate the Equinox and back to school! You are welcome to meet at any of our pick up locations, or at the campus bookstore at 8pm with your bright lights on your bike.
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August 5, 2022
5:30 pm / 7:00 pm

Art Spin – First Friday Group Ride

B!KE: The Peterborough Community Cycling Hub
293 George Street
Come to a First Friday group ride to view outdoor art in Peterborough!
Starting point: Meet at 5:30 pm in the alley behind B!KE (entrance is off King St beside the parking garage).
Route: 11 relaxed kilometers through downtown, up the Rotary Trail and back to B!KE through Crary Park with stops to look at outdoor art exhibits along the route (there will be a link to a route map soon)
After ride activities: First Friday events around downtown, including live band Grey Area and collaging in the alley at B!KE.
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April 22, 2022
7:45 pm / 9:45 pm

Earth Week Glow Ride

B!KE: The Peterborough Community Cycling Hub
293 George Street
Light up your bike and come out for our first glow ride of 2022 on Friday, April 22nd!
Join us ready to ride in the alley behind B!KE at 7:45pm, we'll be leaving at 8:00pm sharp. The alley is located behind 293 George Street and can only be accessed from King Street.
NOTES ON THE RIDE: - By law, a front white light and red tail light are required - Helmets are strongly encouraged - B!KE will designate a ride leader who leads the route--typically people who pass the ride leader get lost! - We plan to ride at a maximum speed of 20km/hr - This ride may not be suitable for children under age 12, please contact info@communtiybikeshop.org to discuss bringing your family NOTES ON DECORATING YOUR BIKE: - You can borrow lights from B!KE. Schedule an Open Shop appointment and decorate your bike in advance! - LED lights come in many shapes, sizes, and power options. If you are looking to purchase strings of battery-powered lights in Peterborough we have had success at Home Hardware, Michael's, and dollar stores. The internet has a wide array of options available too. - We do not recommend using glow sticks as they are not bright enough to be impactful and create lots of waste See you there!
 
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March 8, 2022
6:00 pm / 7:00 pm

B!KE Annual General Meeting 20/21

Online
Join B!KE for our 2020/2021 Annual General Meeting. Our agenda will include a year in review, presentation of financial reports and the budget, and election of board members.
To RSVP: please e-mail director@communitybikeshop.org to RSVP and recieve zoom coordinates.
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December 17, 2021
5:00 pm / 7:30 pm

Winter Glow Ride 2021

B!KE: The Peterborough Community Cycling Hub
293 George Street
Bring light to the longest of nights and join us for the Winter Lights Glow Ride on Friday, December 17th. Join us ready to ride in the alley behind B!KE at after 5:00pm, we'll be leaving at 5:30pm sharp. The alley is located behind 293 George Street and can only be accessed from King Street. NOTES ON THE RIDE: - By law, a front white light and red tail light are required - Helmets are strongly encouraged - B!KE will designate a ride leader who leads the route--typically people who pass the ride leader get lost! - We plan to ride at a maximum speed of 20km/hr - This ride may not be suitable for children under age 12, please contact info@communtiybikeshop.org to discuss bringing your family NOTES ON DECORATING YOUR BIKE: - You can borrow lights from B!KE. Schedule an Open Shop appointment and decorate your bike in advance! - LED lights come in many shapes, sizes, and power options. If you are looking to purchase strings of battery-powered lights in Peterborough we have had success at Home Hardware, Michael's, and dollar stores. The internet has a wide array of options available too. - We do not recommend using glow sticks as they are not bright enough to be impactful and create lots of waste See you there!  
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November 5, 2021
8:00 pm / 11:00 pm

B!KE 15th Anniversary Party

B!KE: The Peterborough Community Cycling Hub
293 George Street
We're having an outdoor party to celebrate our 15th Anniversary! We'd like to invite our friends and community to gather in the back alley to enjoy some good company, beverages and music. When: Friday, November 5th 8:00PM-11:00PM Where: B!KE's back alley (off King St.) This has been a big year for B!KE. Aside from being the 15th Anniversary, we want a chance for friends and community to say thank you to B!KE's outgoing Executive Director Tegan Moss. Additionally, we want you all to be able to meet and welcome B!KE's new Executive Director Mark Romeril at the same time. We've got some Anniversary Edition merchandise for sale. We've brought in some metallic stickers and a new run of T-shirts that will be available to buy. We'll be doing cash only. When you join or renew your membership - You'll get a sticker and a waterbottle for free, or get a t-shirt for 50% off. We're also excited to have live music! That's right! This isn't just any band. B!KE's very own Jean will be performing along with the rest of her band, Pop Machine. They'll be playing a set starting at 9 PM. We'll have a donation jar for the band at the merch table. Big thanks for The Publican house for donating beer, and Shimano for lending us their Keg Bike.  
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September 17, 2021
6:30 pm / 9:00 pm

15-Year Anniversary Glow Ride

B!KE: The Peterborough Community Cycling Hub
293 George Street
Celebrate B!KE’s 15-Year Anniversary by lighting up the town! B!KE’s board members are proud to host you on this casual ride. Expect to travel 10-15km at party pace. Meet in the alley behind B!KE at 6:30 p.m., the ride will leave after short remarks celebrating B!KE. The alley is located behind 293 George Street and can ONLY be accessed from King Street. Decorate your bicycle (or your outfit) with LED lights! Put an extra bell on your bike for even more fun... Please remember that by law, a front white light and red tail-light are REQUIRED. Helmets strongly encouraged. LED lights come in many shapes, sizes, and power options. If you want to learn about lights, check out Tegan's recent post on different types of lights.  
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August 7, 2021
10:00 am / 4:00 pm

Community Pop-Up

Peterborough Public Library
345 Aylmer St N, Peterborough, ON K9H 3V7, Canada
Join our Pop-Up team Kennedy and Tahirih for this free downtown event. From 10am until 4pm they will be set-up outside the Peterborough Library. Visit our team for an ABC Bike Check-up, a trail map, or help registering your bike with Project 529.
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July 27, 2021
8:00 pm / 10:00 pm

Glow Ride

B!KE: The Peterborough Community Cycling Hub
293 George Street
Join us for a playful evening bike ride! Alex James, former B!KE staff member and one of our original glow ride organizers will be helping pick the route. This casual ride will travel 10-15km at party pace. Meet in the alley behind B!KE at 8:00 p.m., the ride will leave promptly. The alley is located behind 293 George Street and can ONLY be accessed from King Street. Decorate your bicycle (or your outfit) with LED lights! Put an extra bell on your bike for even more fun... Please remember that by law, a front white light and red tail-light are REQUIRED. Helmets strongly encouraged. LED lights come in many shapes, sizes, and power options. If you want to learn about lights, check out Tegan's recent post on different types of lights.  
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April 29, 2021
6:00 pm / 7:00 pm

Online Annual General Meeting

Online
Join B!KE for our 2019/2020 Annual General Meeting. Our agenda will include a year in review, presentation of financial reports and the budget, and election of board members.
Please RSVP to tegan@communitybikeshop.org to receive zoom coordinates.
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December 17, 2020
5:30 pm / 7:30 pm

Winter Lights Glow Ride

B!KE: The Peterborough Community Cycling Hub
293 George Street
Bring light to the longest of nights and join us for the Winter Lights Glow Ride. Our first stop on a winding route surrounding downtown is the new bike lanes on Charlotte Street! Let’s celebrate the season and this significant addition to our downtown cycling infrastructure! Join us ready to ride in the alley behind B!KE at 5:30. The alley is located behind 293 George Street and can only be accessed from King Street. NOTES ON THE RIDE: + By law, a front white light and red tail light are required + Helmets are strongly encouraged + B!KE will designate a ride leader who leads the route--typically people who pass the ride leader get lost! + We plan to ride at a maximum speed of 20km/hr + This ride may not be suitable for children under age 12, please contact info@communtiybikeshop.org to discuss bringing your family NOTES ON DECORATING YOUR BIKE: + You can borrow lights from B!KE! Schedule an Open Shop appointment and decorate your bike in advance! + LED lights come in many shapes, sizes, and power options. If you are looking to purchase strings of battery-powered lights in Peterborough we have had success at Home Hardware, Michael's, and dollar stores. The internet has a wide array of options available too. + We do not recommend using glow sticks as they are not bright enough to be impactful and create lots of waste.  
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November 6, 2020
6:00 pm / 9:00 pm

Pixie and the Bees – Book Release

B!KE: The Peterborough Community Cycling Hub
293 George Street
Join author, Erica Richmond and friends as she releases her first book, Pixie and the Bees.
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October 31, 2020
7:30 pm / 9:30 pm

Halloween Glow Ride

B!KE: The Peterborough Community Cycling Hub
293 George Street
Join us for a playful and socially distant way to celebrate Halloween! Decorate your bicycle with lights to light up the dark. Costumes strongly encouraged. Put an extra bell on your bike for even more fun...
Join us ready to ride in the alley behind B!KE at 7:30. The alley is located behind 293 George Street and can only be accessed from King Street.
NOTES ON THE RIDE:
+ By law, a front white light and red tail light are required + Helmets are strongly encouraged + B!KE will designate a ride leader who leads the route--typically people who pass the ride leader get lost! + We plan to ride at a maximum speed of 20km/hr + This ride may not be suitable for children under age 12, please contact info@communtiybikeshop.org to discuss bringing your family
NOTES ON DECORATING YOUR BIKE:
LED lights come in many shapes, sizes, and power options. If you are looking to purchase strings of battery-powered lights in Peterborough we have had success at Home Hardware, Michael's, and dollar stores. The internet has a wide array of options available too. We do not recommend using glow sticks as they are not bright enough to be impactful and create lots of waste.
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October 2, 2020
6:00 pm / 9:00 pm

First Friday Alleyway Art Opening

B!KE: The Peterborough Community Cycling Hub
293 George Street
Lovers of art & lovers of bicycles, Please join us to celebrate the incredible success of B!KE's 2020 alleyway season. On Friday October 2nd, from 6pm-9pm, we will gather in the alley located behind B!KE’s workshop for the official opening of two art pieces. Art includes a (yet unnamed) mural by Tiph Leonard, and “B!KEsy” a multimedia piece by Tiph Leonard and Kid Kawartha. During the event enjoy video projections by Lester Alfonso. New B!KE tee-shirts from Renegade Apparel will be available. This event is part of the First Friday Art Crawl. We encourage you to decorate your ride with LED lights to visit B!KE and tour the other art openings happening throughout downtown. Follow along on social media @communitybikeshop and @ffptbo The alley is an accessible location for all wheeled devices. It is located behind 293 George Street and can only be accessed from King Street. We hope to see you soon Love, Tegan, Tiph, LA and the entire B!KE team Special thanks to the DBIA and the Publican House Brewery for your support of downtown art and this event.
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April 24, 2020
6:00 pm / 7:00 pm

Online Annual General Meeting

Online
B!KE's Annual General Meeting will be held online on April 23 at 6pm. Please email tegan@communitybikeshop.org to RSVP and we will send you a meeting package along with the video link.
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