Shops Closing Early Thursday for Staff Retreat


Cycles for Change is holding an all staff retreat this Thursday and Friday and will be closing both the Minneapolis and St. Paul shops at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 25th to make sure all staff can attend. There will be no Volunteer Night this week in Minneapolis. There is no regularly scheduled programming or retail hours at either shop on Fridays. Normal retail hours and open shop programming at both shops will resume on Saturday, February 27th. Volunteer Night in Minneapolis will resume next Thursday, March 3rd. Thanks!

Register Now for 2016 Youth Bike Summit!


Registration is now live for the 2016 Youth Bike Summit hosted by Cycles for Change at Macalester College the weekend of May 27-29, 2016! Early bird pricing is $25/youth and $50/adult. Prices go up after April 15! And remember, you still have time to submit a workshop proposal–deadline for applications has been extended to March 1, with selected presenters notified by March 15. Find more info at!

Check Out Our Learn-to-Ride 2015 Report!


Cycles for Change taught over 100 people how to ride a bike in 2015. These courses have a huge impact on people’s lives—the smiles on participant’s faces when they are balancing and pedaling are gold.

Our learn-to-ride courses consist of the most diverse group of people you might see in the Twin Cities. We have participants who have recently immigrated to the U.S., as well as people whose ancestors came to this country over 100 years ago.

Read the full report here.

We’re Hiring!

Cycles for Change is Hiring!

C4C is looking to bring on a full-time (35 hours/week) seasonal staff member to support the implementation of a variety of programs this spring and summer including our Bike Grant program, which provides free bicycles plus commuter support and training to low-income community members, and our adult Learn-to-Ride class which teaches adults how to ride a bike. The Program Associate will also support other classes and programs such as Open Shop, Volunteer Night, and group rides. We’re looking for someone great, so apply today! Deadline for applications is February 26, 2016.