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.

Cycles for Change envisions a Twin Cities region where:

  • Everyone has access to a bicycle and the tools and knowledge to ride safely and confidently
  • Bicycling has transformed the streets and paths of the Twin Cities into places where everyone feels safe and connected to their community
  • Bicycle-friendly communities make jobs, education, and economic mobility available to all
  • Bicycling helps people live healthy, empowered lives
  • Racial and gender equity is a cornerstone of our transportation system

 

From the Blog

Check Out Our Learn-to-Ride 2015 Report!

Cycles for Change taught over 100 people how to ride a bike in 2015. These courses have a huge impact on people’s lives—the smiles on participant’s faces when they are balancing and pedaling are gold. Our learn-to-ride courses consist of the most diverse group of people you might see in the Twin Cities. We have … Read more

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We’re Hiring!

Cycles for Change is Hiring! C4C is looking to bring on a full-time (35 hours/week) seasonal staff member to support the implementation of a variety of programs this spring and summer including our Bike Grant program, which provides free bicycles plus commuter support and training to low-income community members, and our adult Learn-to-Ride class which … Read more

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Winter Cycling Congress

From the Winter Cycling Congress 2016 website: The Winter Cycling Congress will be held February 2-4, 2016 in Minneapolis and St. Paul. This is a three-day professional development event uniting a diverse and international group of people with a shared vision of increasing bicycling and walking among people of all ages and abilities through the … Read more

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Job Posting: Bike Grant Program Mechanic

  Please find full job description and application requirements at Minnesota Council of Nonprofits. Primary Duties: Repair used bicycles for free bike program to a high degree of quality that ensures the safety and reliability of each bike Meet deadlines for bike repair schedule and keep an up-to-date inventory of the stock of bicycles Perform … Read more

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Holidays Hours/Closing Starts Next Week

  Our St. Paul and Minneapolis shops will be closed Tues., Dec. 22 through Sun., Jan. 3. There will be no retail hours or shop programming at the St. Paul shop during this time and no shop programming at the Minneapolis shop. Minneapolis retail will be open Dec. 26 and Jan. 2 from 10a-5p. We … Read more

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