Welcome to Cycles for Change

The mission of Cycles for Change is to build a diverse and empowered community of bicyclists. C4C implements a variety of programs that support people in getting access to a used bicycle, free bicycle repair, training in safe, confident cycling, and opportunities to help grow a broad-based, equitable bicycling movement. C4C’s operates two community bicycle education and repair shops in St. Paul and Minneapolis.

 

From the Blog

New Hours Begin April 3

  Beginning Monday, April 3, 2017, our hours will change to accommodate a busier summer season. Check out our new hours below! Retail – St. Paul Tuesday: 1-8pm Wednesday: 1-8pm Thursday: 1-8pm Friday: 1-6pm Saturday: 1-6pm Closed Sunday and Monday Open Shop – St. Paul Wednesday: 1-8pm Thursday: 1-8pm Friday: 1-6pm Saturday: 1-6pm Open Shop … Read more

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C4C Employees Attend Frostbike

By: Andrew Magill, C4C Open Shop Minneapolis Coordinator Frostbike is Quality Bicycle Products’ (QBP) annual wintertime educational gathering and bike industry trade show.  QBP is a major bicycle parts distributor located in Bloomington, MN, that also owns several popular bicycle brands including Surly, Civia, All City and Salsa. QBP plays an important role in advocacy … Read more

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Interview with Bryonna Baines About UBI Mechanic Training

C4C Mechanic Bryonna Baines was a QBP 2017 Women’s Bicycle Mechanic Scholarship recipient. Here, she reflects on her experience at United Bicycle Institute. What was the application process like? I applied a couple times before and didn’t get it, but thought about applying this year and the application was really easy. It wasn’t essay form, … Read more

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