Bikes + Children, Pt. 2

Our first Bikes + Children episode was so inspiring we just had to host a second one! Children, Part 2 was the theme of BIKE MINDS’ fourth virtual event on April 21st, 2021. Chris and his daughter Emily shared a fun story of their bike trip abroad where, despite Emily renting a bike that wasContinue reading “Bikes + Children, Pt. 2”

Bikes + Children

What could possibly be more positive and inspiring than stories related to kids and cycling? Children was the theme of the third BIKE MINDS virtual event on March 5th, 2020, and the Zoom audience was buzzing in anticipation. Bradley shared the story of helping his special needs daughter find freedom and joy through cycling andContinue reading “Bikes + Children”

Bikes + Empowerment

How has cycling empowered you to bring change to your own life and the lives of others? Empowerment was the theme of the second BIKE MINDS virtual event, and storytellers from across the world were challenged to ponder these questions when they shared their stories. Bikes + Empowerment was held on November 18, 2020 atContinue reading “Bikes + Empowerment”

Bikes + Fate

How did unexpected or unplanned events lead you to cycling and where you are now? Were there any random encounters or coincidences in your past that helped to create your love of cycling? Fate was the theme of the first BIKE MINDS virtual event, and storytellers from across Canada were challenged to ponder these questionsContinue reading “Bikes + Fate”

Bikes + Limits

Mar 3, 2020 @ Curbside Cycle, TorontoStory & photos by Robert Zaichkowski. Originally posted on Dandyhorse. The BIKE MINDS storytelling series has covered a wide variety of bike related stories since its inception in 2018 involving themes such as belonging, travel, career, and growth. The storytelling event even launched in Ottawa this past January with a second Ottawa event currently in the works.Continue reading “Bikes + Limits”

Bikes + Growth

Jan 30, 2020 @ Curbside Cycle, TorontoRecap and photos by Janet Joy Wilson & Jun Nogami. Video production and editing by Ryan Shissler, Low VELOcity Cycling. Originally posted on Dandyhorse. Bike Minds is  “a bicycle-themed storytelling event where guests share positive, personal, and inspiring stories related to cycling.”  There are three gatherings scheduled for Toronto inContinue reading “Bikes + Growth”

Bikes + Travel

January 30, 2019 @ Fix Coffee + Bikes, TorontoStory by Michelle K. Photos by David Keogh. BIKE MINDS kicked off its 2019 storytelling season at Fix Coffee ­+ Bikes with a focus on the impact of traveling on the saddle, unexpected destinations, and the challenges and hurdles overcome along the way. Matteo Zammit Our firstContinue reading “Bikes + Travel”