We regularly work with community groups and organisations to reduce barriers to cycling. Want to augment a community event you are organizing with supports for cycling? Want the WRENCH to host a mechanic or cycling workshop for your group? Lets talk.
Pop Up Repair Stand
Onsite bike repair for the whole community, for families, and teachers, too. This is a great addition to any outdoor event or celebration.
A tune up stand The WRENCH provides bicycle repair stations for participants to do simple repairs on their own bicycles with guidance. Community tune-up stands take place at the location of your choosing, and for the duration of your choosing.
Duration: 2-6 hours
Participants: Anyone who is attending your event. Excellent for families.
Value: $250 minimum for 2 hours; $75 per hour after 2. The more you can contribute towards our costs, the more we can share our work across communities.
Inquire: [email protected]
Skill Builder Workshops
The WRENCH brings the shop to you!
This full day workshop is perfect for a large group of young people- a full classroom, or group of up to 30.
The WRENCH brings the tools, supplies, and know-how to safely teach a larger group age appropriate skills to maintain, fix, and ride their own bikes. This can include
- Basic bike maintenance
- How to properly pump tires
- How to oil a chain
- How to patch a flat
- Learn to ride (for small groups)
- Group rides in the community (if feasible)
- Bike handling skills
Note that topics are tailored to the group with considerations for practicality, accessibility, and fun.
Duration: Up to 6 hours of program time
$1000 value per visit. Please contribute what you can towards costs- this helps us spread our impact more broadly.
Contact Education Lead Lasha Mackedenski at [email protected] for more info.
photo credit: The Winnipeg Foundation