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Women, Trans* & Femme day at Santrovelo

Biking, SantroVelo

On the last Saturday of each month from 1pm-4pm, our community bike shop SantroVélo hosts a Women Trans* Femme (WTF) day. We welcome people who identify as female, transgender, non-binary, femme, genderqueer, trans-masculine, trans-feminine or feel that their socialization or treatment as a woman, transperson*, &/or femme has impeded their participation in bicycle mechanics. If you self-identify as such, you …

A generous donation from Opus Bike

Biking, Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

Opus Bike has generously donated four extraordinary city bikes, including the Classico 2, two Zermatts, and a Porto for Meals-on-Wheels purposes! As you may know, bikes are essential for some of our volunteers who deliver meals to our Meals-on-Wheels clients. As soon as the bikes are ready to hit the road, anyone going on deliveries will be able to enjoy them. …

Save the Date – Santrovélo Spring Bike Tuneup – May 19th!

Biking, Events, SantroVelo

On Saturday, May 19th, SantroVélo (our community bike shop) will hold its annual spring Tune-Up event. This is a great chance to come and get your bike fixed while supporting the Roulant! When: Saturday, May 19th from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: In the alley next to the Roulant at 111 Roy East At this event, volunteer bike mechanics offer a basic check-up (brakes, shifting, bottom bracket, …

SANTROVÉLO – Recruiting New Volunteers!

Biking, SantroVelo, Volunteering - Personal

Want to empower people to repair their own bikes and maintain Santropol Roulant delivery bikes? Santrovélo is seeking volunteers who can commit to approximately six hours (or more) per month during the summer (May-August). We will be hosting an orientation on May 3rd at 6 pm, followed by a two-part mechanic training session. The first part will be on that same day, …

Santrovélo – recruiting new volunteers!

Biking, SantroVelo, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all aspiring bike mechanics! Santrovélo will be hosting two orientation sessions for new bike shop volunteers on the following dates: Thursday Feb 1st, 6:00 – 8:00pm and Saturday Feb 3rd, 11:00am – 1:00pm. Volunteers need attend only one of these sessions. We will provide mechanic training, if necessary, on several thursdays in February and March. Please email benevelo@santropolroulant.org to …

The 2018 bike mechanic calendar has arrived

Biking, Fundraising, SantroVelo

As per yearly tradition, your friendly neighbourhood bike mechanics have stripped down for a good cause. The 2018 naked bike mechanic calendar is a tool that raises funds for community bike shops and cycling initiatives around Montreal. The calendar also aims to raise awareness about cycling culture and rights, and to promote body-positivity by representing mechanics of diverse body types, …

The 2017 Bike Mechanic Calendar has arrived!

Biking, Fundraising, SantroVelo

The 2017 Bike Mechanic Calendar has arrived! Currently in its 7th year, the calendar is an annual fundraising project that provides financial support to community bike shops and cycling initiatives in Montreal. Each calendar costs $15, half of which goes to a local community bike shop, such as Santrovélo. To get your copy, contact Ben at ben@santropolroulant.org or 514-284-9335, or stop …

Women & Trans* Day at SantroVélo

Biking, SantroVelo

Did you know that SantroVélo, our community bike shop, is opened the 1st Saturday of each month from 1-4pm to welcome people who identify as female or transgender? This is an opportunity for women and transgender folks to feel empowered in a space traditionally defined as masculine! If you self-identify as such, you are invited to come work on your bike, lend a …

Women & Trans* Night at SantroVélo

Biking, Community Workshops, Events, Featured, SantroVelo

Did you know that SantroVélo, our community bike shop, is opened the 1st Saturday of each month to welcome people who identify as female or transgendered?  What: This is an opportunity for women and transgendered folks to feel empowered in a space traditionally defined as masculine! If you self-identify as such, you are invited to come work on your bike, lend a hand or …

Women & Trans Night at SantroVélo

Biking, Community Workshops, Featured, News, SantroVelo

Did you know that SantroVélo, our community bike shop, is opened the 1st Saturday of each month to welcome people who identify as female or transgender? This is an opportunity for women and transgender folks to feel empowered in a space traditionally defined as masculine! If you self-identify as such, you are invited to come work on your bike, lend a hand or …

Cycling Enthusiasts Unite!

Biking, Events, Featured, Fundraising, News, SantroVelo

SantroVélo is excited to announce the launch party for the 5th annual bike mechanic calendar! There will be live music by the Brass Mob and a burlesque show, with 2015 calendars and postcards for sale. For those who don’t know, every year Montreal bike mechanics from various community bike shops around the city create a calendar as a fundraising initiative. The calendar …