Archive for January, 2014


Women and Queer Night – Feb. 8

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

WQ Night Poster FinalComing up next Wednesday (2/5) is our monthly Women and Queer Night!

This monthly workshop is a positive space provided for anyone who’s female- or LGBTQ-identified. It’s also free of charge and registration is not needed (that means just bring your bike and drop in)! A light dinner (yum!) will also be provided, courtesy of the AMS Bike Co-op.

  • Where: The Bike Kitchen
  • When: Next Wednesday (Feb. 8)

Click here for the deets. Click here for the facebook event to RSVP.

 

 


 

Bicycle Recycling Party

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

The last Wednesday of every month from 6-9pm is our Bicycle Recycling Party!

  • Where: The Bike Kitchen
  • When: Wednesday (Jan. 29th), 6-9pm

Come to the Bike Kitchen and we’ll show you how to strip bikes, sort parts, and recycle! Taking bikes apart is a great way to learn how they work and understand basic mechanics. Not to mention that you’ll also get a free pizza dinner for pitching in. Sweet deal!

For more information on this event, click here.

For the facebook event, click here.

 


 

Feb Intro to Mechanics & Crash Course

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Registration is now open for our February Intro to Mechanics workshops!

This 4 part series (starting Feb. 6th) teaches the basics of bike mechanics, so you can learn how to tune up and maintain your own bike!

Our crash course is also open for registration! The crash course takes place on Sunday (Feb. 2nd) and teaches you all 4 topics in one intense 5-hour session!

Space is limited so register now!

For more information and registration, visit the program page here.

 


 

Bikes 101: Intro to Cycling at UBC

Thursday, January 9th, 2014
Everything you need to know about cycling at UBC… and more!
This workshop will go over what you need to know to get into cycling, infrastructure and resources at UBC, as well as some key maintenance tips!
  • Where: The Bike Kitchen
  • When: Wednesday, January 22nd, 6:30-8:30pm
Early registration needed, so click here to register!
Click here for more information on upcoming Bikes 101 workshops!

 


 

**New** Member Night!

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Starting this month, the Bike Kitchen is opening up the shop for the evening for Bike Co-op members to come, hang out, meet other awesome members, and have some fun!

  • Where: The Bike Kitchen
  • When: Wednesday (Jan. 15th), 6-9pm
  • What: Beat the winter chill with free tea, coffee and snacks. BYOC (bring your own cup)!

There will be a Bike Kitchen mechanic and knowledgeable Bike Co-op volunteers to help you work on your bike (so BYOBike too!).

We’ll also have information on how to get more involved with the Bike Co-op, including volunteer opportunities and how to make the most of your Bike Co-op membership benefits. Great for members old and new (and members to be! If you’ve been thinking of signing up Member Night would be a great time!)

See you there!

 

Click here for the facebook event to RSVP!

 


 

Women and Queer Night – Jan. 8

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

Happy new year!

Coming up next Wednesday (1/8) is our monthly Women and Queer Night!

This monthly workshop is a positive space provided for anyone who’s female- or LGBTQ-identified. It’s also free of charge and registration is not needed (that means just bring your bike and drop in)! A light dinner (yum!) will also be provided, courtesy of the AMS Bike Co-op.

  • Where: The Bike Kitchen
  • When: Next Wednesday (Jan. 8)

Click here for the deets. Click here for the facebook event to RSVP.