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

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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Want to become a Learn to Ride instructor?

  Volunteer Learn to Ride Instructor Orientation is Saturday, April 22nd, 12:00pm-2:00pm at our Minneapolis shop – 1915 E 22nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55404. **We will be using bikes and helmets for the training, so let us know beforehand if you need to borrow one.** Link to register! About This orientation goes over each step that we use to … Read more

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