For the last 17 years, Shifting Gears has challenged Peterborough to leave the car at home, and instead make the choice to walk, bike, carpool, take transit, or work from home. This year is different. We are all shifting gears already, in ways we did not expect. So, the Shifting Gears team has decided to do […]Read More about Shifting Gears rolls into spring with big changes
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There are two amazing local cycling maps available through Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism, and at all local bike shops. One is the Cycling and Trails map that has an overview of all the multi-use trails and cycling friendly roads in the Peterborough area. The other is the Peerborough Short Routes map, which provides details […]Read More about Trail and Cycling Maps At Local Cycling Shops
On August 9th from 4-7 pm, join us for a Kids Bike Swap at B!KE. The swap will take place in the alley behind B!KE and can be accessed from King Street near the entrance to the parking garage. B!KE aims to keep bicycles safe and affordable. In that sprit this swap is aimed at […]Read More about Kid’s Bike Swap Today!
Do you have favourite places to ride your bike, and places that you wish you could ride? Is Peterborough more bike friendly than 3 years ago? The Peterborough Bicycle Advisory Committee (P-BAC) wants to know, and are asking you in their newly released survey. Whether you and your bike are somewhat strangers or encounter each […]Read More about Peterborough Cycling Survey
Peterborough, Ont (June 15, 2017) Community Shifting Gears is an annual challenge that is held to encourage a shift towards active and sustainable transportation, including walking, biking, taking transit, carpooling, or telecommuting. “This year, over 850 participants logged over 31,000 active and sustainable trips,” explained Shifting Gears Coordinator, Lindsay Stroud, “With those trips, participants walked, […]Read More about Another successful year for Community Shifting Gears!
April 25, 2017 – As the weather warms and we pack those winter layers away there is an eagerness to spend more time outdoors, lighten up with some spring cleaning, and make some changes alongside the new season. So, what better time to begin Community Shifting Gears! Peterborough’s annual sustainable transportation challenge, Community Shifting Gears, […]Read More about Register Today! Community Shifting Gears returns this May!
Join GreenUP and B!KE every Thursday for a night all about bikes starting this April. 1st Thursday: The focus is bike mechanics – repair, maintenance and building. 2nd Thursday: The focus is family fun – tune-ups, rides, playgrounds, and skills courses for all ages. 3rd Thursday: The focus is confidence building – commuter skills, route […]Read More about Bike Night every Thursday – workshops and rides!
For 2017, SPARK Photo Festival has joined forces with Wild Rock, GreenUP, and B!KE to provide festival goers with FIVE SPARK Spin self-guided cycling routes that will take you to exhibits in Peterborough, Lakefield, Bridgenorth, Douro, Campbellford, and Warkworth. Each SPARK Spin route has been mapped using Strava, a free on-line and mobile route tracking […]Read More about SPARK Spin Routes through April
TandemEyes is a cycling club for people with vision loss. We provide the tandem bikes (bicycles built for two) and training for all captains (experienced cyclist on the front of the bike) and stokers (person with vision loss on the back of the bike). We need people to captain our tandems on Monday and/or Wednesday […]Read More about TandemEyes Needs Experienced Cyclists
The County of Peterborough is in the process of developing an Active Transportation Master Plan, and is looking for your input! To help the study team identify the needs of pedestrians, preferred cycling routes, potential facility types and supporting active transportation programs and policies, visit their booth at Peteborough Pulse next weekend, fill our the […]Read More about Active Transportation Planning for the County