Cycle Transitions at the Shelter Valley Folk Festival

Cycle Transitions was out at the Shelter Valley Folk Festival this past August where they delivered a Basic Bicycle Maintenance Workshop at the Sustainable Living Village on Friday evening. The Shelter Valley Folk Festival celebrates music, juried art, wellness, sustainable living and harvest food in the heart of Northumberland County through an annual Labour Day Weekend festival.

Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop, Saturday, July 20th

Basic bike maintenance workshopBasic maintenance will go a long way toward protecting the investment you’ve made in your bicycle. Cycle Transitions is offering a Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop. It’s a hands-on session on how to clean your bike, clean and lubricate your chain, and change a tire. Knowing how to change your own tire may just come in handy!
Date: Saturday, July 20th
Location: Cycle Transitions, 739 D’Arcy St., Cobourg
Open Registration Time:9-9:30 am
Workshop Time: 9:30 to 12:00 (noon)
Cost: $10 (free for Cycle Transition members)

Memberships to Cycle Transitions: $30 single or $50 family membership for 1 year which gives you access to our do-it-yourself work space and tools during our hours of operation and workshops.Registration is limited – pre-register early at Cycle Transitions:

Become part of the CT Can-Bike Instructor team!

We’re looking for cyclists interested in becoming instructors for our various Can Bike courses and for school clinics. There will be opportunities to work with cyclists of all ages and abilities. You’ll be doing significant work in helping increase the level of safe cycling in our community. We have funding to cover the costs for your certification which includes Can Bike and First Aid training. If you’re interested, please contact Paul Mills or Rick Nonnekes. We’ll start the discussion of when to schedule the training once we have our group confirmed.

Community Bike Ride in Port Hope: Tues. June 4th, 6:30pm

The next Community Bike Ride is taking place in Port Hope and hosted by both the Northumberland Hills Cycling Club as well as Port Hope Bicycle. Just like in Cobourg, it’s an easy, family-oriented ride around Port Hope where members of the public are invited to join the NHCC for a group ride around town. There is no charge—all that’s required is to wear a helmet and sign a waiver prior to the ride.

Time: 6:30pm
Start Location: Port Hope Town Hall
Route map: Port Hope Route map here