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

Big Dumb Bike Adventure Raises Funds for C4C

This summer, a foursome of bikers were brought together by Cycles for Change, rode a distance of 2039 miles on a way-one trek from the Twin Cities to Seattle, and did so in only 23 days. That’s an average of nearly 90 miles a day. And in honor of C4C, they made this ride a … Read more

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Advancing Pedal Power Technology: The Bici-Tec Story with Carlos Marroquin

  Come hear Carlos Marroquin, founder of Bici-Tec, talk about the context and challenges facing rural Guatemalan farmers, share his experiences addressing these challenges through pedal power machines, and how the School of Appropriate Bici-Technology is building a global network of  pedal powered innovators. Monday, October 24, 2016, 6-8pm Presentation will be in Spanish with … Read more

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Dine to Donate for C4C at Granite City

  What: A fundraiser for Cycles for Change! When: Thurs, Oct 27 Where: Granite City – Roseville How: Bring in the flyer below or show it on your phone and Granite City will donate 20% of your total bill to C4C! Why: Because awesome food, people, and bikes!

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