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

7 Days until the Youth Bike Summit 2016

Are you ready to meet the next generation of bike advocates, planners, educators, engineers, teachers, senators and business leaders? We’ll have a chance next Friday when the sixth annual Youth Bike Summit convenes at Macalester College in Saint Paul. The nation’s third largest bike conference is expected to draw 400 people for the only bike … Read more

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Meet #YBS16 Keynote Speaker Robert Skipper

Cycles for Change youth apprentices will be telling their own stories at the Youth Bike Summit, 27-29 May 2016. Yesterday, we introduced Jaquelin Palestino.  Today, we’d like to introduce keynote speaker Robert Skipper. Robert is a 15-year-old sophomore at Community of Peace Academy in Saint Paul. He said the first time he went to Cycles … Read more

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Meet #YBS16 Keynote Speaker Jaquelin Palestino

Cycles for Change is very proud that two of our youth apprentices will be taking the stage to present keynote addresses during the sixth annual Youth Bike Summit, 27-29 May 2016. Today, we’d like to introduce Jaquelin Palestino. Jaquelin is a 15-year-old sophomore at Community of Peace Academy in Saint Paul. She was inspired to … Read more

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