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

Meet Jenny Brown, Bike Grant Program Participant!

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Meet Lisa and Adura, Learn-to-Ride students!

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Tips for Confident Cycling in Traffic

By Andrew Magill, C4C Minneapolis Shop Programs Coordinator and Mechanic, League Cycling Instructor, CyclingSavvy alum How comfortable are you riding your bike in street and in traffic?  Would you like to be more comfortable? This short article will offer a few tips and resources to be more confident cycling in traffic. According to the founders … Read more

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