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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, …

SantroVélo’s Annual Spring Bike Tune Up is Back!

Events, Fundraising, SantroVelo

On Saturday, April 29th, SantroVélo (our community bike shop) will hold its annual spring Tune-Up event. This is a great chance to fix up your bike and support the Roulant! When: Saturday, April 29th from 12:30 – 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, headset, wheel …

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 …

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Santrovélo’s Annual Spring Bike Tune-up is Back!

Events, SantroVelo

On Saturday April 30th, SantroVélo – our community bike shop – will be holding it’s annual Tune-Up event! If you’ve been to the tune-up before, you know that volunteer bike mechanics offer a basic check-up (brakes, shifting, bottom bracket, headset, wheel axles, and tires) and will do the repairs on 2 or 3 things that need a bit of love. “Things” include, for …

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 …

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Bike Mechanic Calendar 2016 – Now on Sale!

Fundraising, SantroVelo

The 2016 bike mechanic calendars are now on sale at the Roulant! Every year, Montreal bike mechanics from various community bike shops around the city create a calendar as a fundraising initiative. The calendar contains fun photos of your friendly neighborhood volunteer mechanics posing (ahem… nude!) for a good cause. Nude, yes, but as a broader initiative to raise awareness and …

SantroVélo’s Annual Spring Tune-Up – Take 2!

Events, Fundraising, News, SantroVelo

If you missed last month’s spring bicycle tune-up, never fear! Our community bike shop, SantroVélo, will be holding its 2nd Spring Tune-Up of the season! This event falls just in time for the 3rd edition of Urban Bike Week organized by the Montreal Bike Coalition. On tune-up day, volunteer bike mechanics offer a basic check-up and will do the repairs on 2 or …

Women & Trans* Night at SantroVélo

Biking, Community Workshops, Events, 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, 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, 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 …

Portes ouvertes, rue Fermier: A Community Success

Agriculture, Categorize Me!, Communications, Events, Food, Fundraising, Kitchen, News, Press & Media, SantroVelo, Senneville Farm, Video, Volunteering - Personal

More than 500 neighbours, friends and new visitors flocked to the festive Roy street on July 31 for one of the Roulant’s largest events to date! They participated in workshops, tasted and voted on the appetizers of the Iron Chef competition and danced the night away. We saw a beautiful example the the unifying power of food and our shared …