Bike with Mike – Sunday May 28, 12-5pm Christie Pits Park

Be sure to join us and Councillor Mike Layton at his annual Bike with Mike FREE Community Cycling Celebration this coming Sunday May 28 from 12-5pm in Christie Pits Park.

There will be;

* Kids Bike Swap from 1-5pm with a drop off at 10am
* Free BBQ
* Free Children’s Activities
* Bike Clinics
* Free Bike Safety Checks and Tune-ups
* Community and Cycling Advocacy info

and much, much more!

Be sure to join us for this fantastic kick off to Bike Month!

See you soon!!

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Call for Board Members

A Call for Board Members

The Community Bicycle Network is currently seeking several new Board Members to assist us in our current season. CBN is focusing on our events and rides in the short term to better fulfill our mission to promote cycling in the community.

We are putting on and sponsoring a variety of rides and events including the Toronto Vintage Bicycle Show, a Ride for Renewables, a Foodie Ride and others.

This is an opportunity to make an important contribution to one of Toronto’s most dynamic grassroots organizations.

Specifically, we are looking for individuals with expertise in social media and event planning to help us with our Vintage Bicycle Show.

These positions are for working board members, meaning there will be hands-on responsibilities. Candidates must be interested in our mandate & mission, can participate in governance & planning roles and also take on operational tasks as needed.

If you want to volunteer and help out, we could use your help!!

Requirements
* Ability to maintain a voluntary position

* 2-year commitment (approximately 10-15 hrs/month)

* Must be able to attend monthly meetings in Toronto (usually the 1st Monday of each month.)
* Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines


CBN is an equal opportunity work environment, and we welcome diversity. If you are interested, please send your CV, along with a brief letter of interest to info@communitybicyclenetwork.org.

c/o the Centre for Social Innovation
215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 400

Toronto, ON M5T 2T7

http://www.communitybicyclenetwork.org

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CBN Winter Party – Thursday December 1, 7-10pm

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Thank you to everyone who came out!!

It was a fantastic evening of music, fun, cake, conversation and good times!!

Thank you to our special guests Councillor Mike Layton, Jared Kolb of Cycle Toronto and Angela Bischoff of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance for saying a few words that resonated with the crown and set the tone for the evening!

A special thank you to the band By Request who played their heart out and got the crowd grooving and getting up to sing their hearts out!! You guys are fantastic!

A super thank you to Shinola Detroit for allowing us to use their beautiful store as a venue for our celebration. All of you were super generous and patient with the amount of revelry that took place!! Thank you so much!

And thank you to our partners for the evening!;

Patagonia
MEC
Curbside Cycle
Panago Pizza
Australian Boot Company
Famoso Pizzeria
Le Baratin
Pearls & Pockets
R-Squared Expresso Bar
Hoop Driver Bicycles
Dufflet Bakery
Wheels on BLoor
The Dog & Bear
Urbane Cyclist
Fire Dog Creative
Steam Whistle
Square Inc

You can check out photos on our Facebook page!

One more day before the big party!

Join us Thursday December 1 from 7-10pm as we throw our annual Winter Party at Shinola Detroit located at 1000 Queen Street West.

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This year we are planning something special;

A celebration of the cycling community’s accomplishments and the creation of the Bloor Street Bike Lanes!

We are inviting everyone in the cycling community to come out and fête, be merry and have a good time to cheer the successes that we’ve had in the last few years.

There will be;


* Giveaways from Curbside Cycle, MEC, Famoso Pizzeria and others
* Live music from By Request – a live karaoke band
* Beer from Steam Whistle
* Pizza from Panago Pizza
* Silent auction prizes from Patagonia, Pearls & Pockets and Australian Boot
Company and
* Cake supplied by Dufflet!

We have special guests lined up who will make speeches to mark the occasion.

Don’t miss out. This is one party you want to be there for!

Guarantee your spot by RSVPing here

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