Looking for programs at our SPOKES location in Minneapolis?
We're busy combining our websites but until that happens, go to www.SpokesConnect.org for activities and hours in Minneapolis:
How to Find Us--St. Paul Rondo Location

Minneapolis--SPOKES location:
1915 East 22nd Street. (1/2 block west of Minnehaha Avenue in Minneapolis)
From the Hiawatha LRT Bike Trail, take the 22nd Street exit (just south of the Cedar Avenue Bridge) and go 1 block east on 22nd Street.

Harvest Bike Tour 2015!   

September 11-13


With so many cycle events in the Twin Cities, it's hard to figure out which ones are the best but by far and away, a human-powered weekend filled with local and organic food, rolling countryside, and visiting organic farms is up there! Our annual fundraising Harvest Ride is one of our most popular events and all fundraising supports Cycles for Change’s youth programming, engaging low-income participants to become community bike advocates and sustainable transportation leaders.

Dates and Itinerary
Friday, September 11th: 9 am departure. 40 mile scenic bike ride following the Gateway Trail to Martell’s Landing Education Center in Somerset, WI. Mid-afternoon arrival followed by relaxation, games and dinner.

More details here

Cycles for Change honored at Twins Game!

Ana, Eve, Hayat, Jason at Twins Recognition by Health Partners

Cycles for Change was recognized at Sunday's Twins game by Park Nicollet/Health Partners as a group making good thins happening in our community. Thank you!

"Park Nicollet has been recognizing individuals and groups who make good happen in the community throughout the season. This week they are recognizing Cycles for Change:

"Cycles for Change is a bicycle education non-profit with community bike shops in the Seward neighborhood of Minneapolis and the Frogtown neighborhood of St. Paul. 

"Cycles for Change's mission is to build a diverse and empowered community of bicyclists by supporting people in overcoming the barriers they experience to bicycling. They do this by:
· Offering safe cycling and learn to ride a bicycle classes for adults, who may need to use it as the primary means of transportation for their job or schooling
· Training youth in bicycle mechanics as a tool to build employment and leadership skills
· Providing refurbished bicycles, with helmet and lock, to low-income community members through our earn-a-bike and bike library programs
· Advocating for safer bicycle infrastructure at the city and county level

"For more information about Cycles for Change, check them out at www.CyclesForChnage.org.

"Park Nicollet would like to thank Jason Tanzman, Ana Begej and their team at Cycles for Change for making good happen in the community!"


Story in St. Paul Pioneer Press about our Learn-to-Ride program!

Great story about our Learn-to-Ride students in the Sunday Pioneer Press. Click here for the online version. (The title of the print version was better-- "Born to Ride: Eventually")


New Video about Our Bike Library Program: Aprendiendo a Pedalear (Learning to Pedal)

The woman in the above video learned how to ride a bicycle through the Community Partners Bike Library's Learn to Ride programming over the summer! Here, she speaks about her motivation for learning to ride, how she has gained confidence by practicing, and the positive impacts of learning something new. It's a beautiful story! (Spanish, with English subtitles.)

Earn-a-Bike Program Featured in Star Tribune

The Star Tribune has published a great article about our Earn-a-Bike program at Cycles for Change!

Press for Cycles for Change in Bicycle Times Magazine!

Check out this article on the growing popularity of cycling in the Twin Cities, and the bike-centered social justice movement that is growing with it.

Cycles for Change Partners with Gordon Parks High School

Cycles for Change is very excited about our partnership with Gordon Parks High School to teach basic bicycle maintenance for Physical Education credit. The Students from Gordon Parks created a video to highlight their school, and featured our partnership. Watch and enjoy:

Combine biking and bussing as transportation!

Have you ever wanted know how to put your bicycle on a bus? C4C is excited to have a new MetroTransit rack for you to try. Stop by anytime during our shop hours and give it a try. If you have any questions we are here to help. Feel free to look at this resource from Metrotransit.

See what people are saying about us In The News!


Are you looking for a way to help C4C? Do you have time to devote outside of open hours? Check out a list of projects with which we would love help.