DID YOU KNOW?
There is a Rainbow (LGBTQ) Workshop Day
at Bike Pirates (of Toronto).
Bike Pirates is a completely volunteer-run
organization that provides a
Do-It-Yourself workspace where you can:
- Learn bicycle maintenance
- Work on your own bike on a drop-in basis
- Build up a new bicycle from scratch
They also sell new and used parts, and even fully refurbished used bicycles.
have striven to create an inclusive welcome space for all kinds of
people to learn about their bicycle and maintaining it. A new portion of
our programming is to include a specific time for members of the LGBTQ
community to come into our space and become more empowered about
bicycles. It will be staffed by LGBTQ and ally members of our volunteer
This new workshop-format event will take place every Third Wednesday of the month, from 6pm to 9pm.
Our Mission for this event is: To provide a safe
inclusive space for those with a common interest in cycling, and to
share skills through workshops and events.
Our Vision for this event is: To promote cycling among the LGBTQ community and to promote a sense of community among cyclists.
The first workshop will be on January 18, from 6pm to 9pm. This workshop will be on Preparing for winter: Taking care of your bike, and YOU the cyclist, during harsh winter conditions. Please join us!
Please note that during this time, the space is reserved for LGBTQ folks and will be closed to ordinary DIY participants.
1292 Bloor St. West