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Kevin’s Bicycle Couture Collection

Bike Co-op Work Learn student Kevin Chan is known to have some serious bike pride.  Already a respected Vancouver cycling advocate (he was the Vice-President of the BC Cycling Coalition), he will soon be attending the University of Toronto to pursue a Master’s degree in Urban Planning, with the goal […]

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Volunteer Orientation – Aug 13

Are you looking for a new place to volunteer? We are excited to be able to expand the number of volunteer opportunities that we are able to offer. Volunteers will join the Volunteer Team, and will receive weekly volunteer announcements letting you know about programs where we need help: Cycling […]

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Women and Queer Night – Aug 6

Women and Queer night takes place on the first Wednesday of every month. It’s free of charge and no registration is required. Just bring yourself, your bike (if you have one), and drop by. A light dinner will be provided, courtesy of the AMS Bike Co-op.The aim of Women and […]

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ToolTime #9 Torque Wrenches

Today we’re going to look at a tool that has existed for a long time, but only recently made its way to the bicycle. The wrench… with torque. What exactly is the purpose of such a specialised wrench you might ask? Well, certain objects and parts are designed only to […]

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Recycling Party – July 30

At the Bike Co-op and Bike Kitchen we are constantly receiving donations of used bikes that are in various states of dis-repair. In the best case scenario we lovingly refurbish these bicycles. Unfortunately there are lots of bikes out there where some of the parts, or in many cases the […]

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ToolTime #8 Spoke Tensiometer

  Have you ever wanted to make up a word for a tool? Well someone did for absolutely no reason, hence the creation of The Spoke Tensiometer, also known interchangeably as the Spoke Tension Meter. A Tension Meter is a pretty handy tool when you are building a new wheel. […]

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