Soft Serve Wednesday Bike Polo
Wednesday, June 26 at 5:30pm. Games usually wrap up at dusk, depending on number and keenness of attendees.
Repeats: Every Wednesday
By: East Van Bike PoloPlease invite all the new & aspiring players ! Soft serve Wednesday (around 6pm) is your chance to take your first steps & get your POLO started. Court time for new players is prioritized, although regulars will be on hand to provide loaner gear and nerd out about polo. You can play a few non-competitive games of pick-up, or just to say hi and check things out. Bring your friends, too! You can use your own bike, or borrow one at the court. Mallets will be provided as well. TV: https://www.btvancouver.ca/videos/learning-to-play-bike-polo/ WEB: www.evbp.ca
Bike Kitchen LGBTQIA2S+ Night
Wednesday, June 26, 6:15pm - 9:00pm
Repeats: Fourth Wednesday of every month
By: AMS Bike Co-op and Bike KitchenLGBTQ2I+ Night takes place on the fourth Wednesday of every month at the shop, from 6:15pm – 9:00pm. This event provides a positive space for anyone in LGBTQ2I+ community to use our shop resources for free in a relaxed environment facilitated by queer mechanics and volunteers. Bring your own bike and fix it with our tools, come with questions and ask away, or just come hang out with other community members and eat some free pizza. Beginners are always welcome! Gender and sexuality will not be policed at this event. We ask those who do not identify as part of [more...]
OCB Members & Volunteer Night
Wednesday, June 26, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Repeats: Second and Fourth Wednesday of every month
By: Our Community BikesOn the second and fourth Wednesday night of each month, Our Community Bikes members and volunteers get to use the shop for free! this is a perfect time to get your bike ready for spring and summer riding. Not a member yet? Its easy. The cost is $40 per year. And this gets you access to free shop time on member nights, 10% off used parts, a vote at the OCB AGM, a one time free $5-$15 used part, and the sweet satisfaction of knowing you are helping out your community bike shop!
Bike Rides Society (BRS!)
Thursday, June 27 at 8:00pm. Meet at 8, ride sometime after 8:30.
Repeats: Every Thursday
By: Bike Rides SocietyThis weekly ride will take you places you’ve never been before in a casual, follow the leader kind of way. All levels welcome, all encouraged; we go as fast as our slowest rider and no one gets left behind! We ride rain or shine, all year round, every Thursday. Anywhere from 6 to 30 riders, BRS is a weekly adventure built for good convo, steady peddling and roads less travelled and/or well loved. Going into it’s 7th year, BRS boldly bikes on full of enthusiastic smiles, plenty of laughs and good times. BYO whatever spells a fantastic bike ride for [more...]
Big June Critical Mass!
Friday, June 28, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
By: Stina VerbenaWho’s streets? OUR STREETS! June is bike month, so let’s make the bike world proud AND remind Vancouver what the joyful din of stoked cyclists looks, feels and sounds like! Meet at the Vancouver Art Gallery on the Georgia Street side between 5:00 and 5:30 p.m. — and roll and ride at 6:00 p.m. The ride is on rain, shine, or snow! Costumes and decorated bicycles, trailers, signs, flags, noisemakers, gettoblasters, sound systems, drums, and wildly modified bicycles are all highly encouraged! Invite your friends! What’s Critical Mass and how do I participate? Celebrated around the world, Critical Mass is [more...]
Leisure – Hail to the Honey Donuts
Saturday, June 29 at 9:00am. Arrive early we leave Olympic Village at 9:00am PST sharp!
By: Y. ChartrandLeave your indoor trainer behind. Put on your finest lycra and join fellow mamils in a leisurely yet refreshing ride exploring the bike paths and bike lanes (ahem… and small repetitious hills!) of North Vancouver. As we leave we ride through downtown Vancouver and Stanley Park. Once we cross the Lion’s Gate bridge we’ll ride along North Vancouver Spirit Trail. Then we follow Dollarton highway head to Deep Cove for some refreshments before we tackle the Mount Seymour Parkway’ short but epic climb followed by a very, very, long descent. On the way home, we’ll cross into Vancouver via the [more...]
North Shore Brewery Tour
Saturday, June 29, 12:00pm - 7:00pm
By: Terminal City Ridershttps://terminalcityriders.ca/events/north-shore-brewery-tour/ Let’s celebrate our love for riding bikes and drinking locally made beers by touring North Vancouver’s finest craft breweries! Meet at high noon at the Londsdale Quay Seabus terminal. See you there!
The 9th Annual Pink Floyd The Sea Wall!
Saturday, June 29, 8:30pm - 11:30pm. Meet at 8:30 pm - Ride leaves at 9 pm sharp!
By: JacsOn November 30th 1979 Pink Floyd released an album called “The Wall”. 40 years later on June 29th, 2019 a group of elevated individuals will ride the Sea Wall during the entirety of the album which is 1 hour and 21 minutes. Jacs will be coming back to Vancouver to host. We will ride under the moon this night but all sorts of trippy lights are appreciated to keep everyone comfortably numb. Is there anybody out there who wants to come? I will bring the boys back home or we will all be waiting for the worms. FYI if it’s [more...]
Pedals for the People Volunteer Night
Monday, July 1, 6:15pm - 9:00pm
Repeats: Every Monday
By: AMS Bike Co-op and Bike KitchenThe Pedals for the People (PftP) program was created by Our Community Bikes with the aim of increasing access to bicycles and bike repair for those who experience barriers to affordable forms of transportation. Through the help of volunteers and donors, we refurbish bikes and give them to low-income and marginalized people for free or for a sliding scale donation. Come to the Bike Kitchen’s Monday night volunteer night to help us build and repair bikes for Pedals for the People. Volunteers also help us build and repair bikes for our Bici Libre program and the Kids Bike Library on [more...]
Bike Club Free Teen Drop-in
Tuesday, July 2, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Repeats: Every Tuesday in May - December
By: Kickstand and Our Community BikesBike Club is a FREE drop-in bicycle mechanics program based out of Kickstand Community Bike Shop for people aged 12-19 years old based in East Van on Unceded Coast Salish Territories. Bike Club is a collaboration between Our Community Bikes ( Pedal Society) and Kickstand. At Bike Club, Teens can: -get FREE support servicing their bicycles -volunteer in exchange for a bike if they do not yet have one -learn bike mechanics skills -hang out in a supportive community atmosphere WOOHOO! Funding provided by the Province of BC and Coast Capital Savings
Purple & Yellow Volunteer Night
Tuesday, July 2, 6:15pm - 9:00pm
Repeats: Every Tuesday
By: AMS Bike Co-op and Bike KitchenCome help us work on our famed Purple and Yellow bike share fleet! From building, maintenance to painting the bikes with their signature colours, its a fun way to get involved and learn about bike mechanics. No experience needed – we’ll teach you! There’s no need to sign up beforehand, just drop in. All volunteers are provided with a free pizza dinner.