On June 24th, we heard stories from leaders across Ontario, Canada who are enabling and encouraging more people to get around by bicycle.
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
How does cycling help people to find and create a sense of community? The March 2019 installment of BIKE MINDS aimed to answer this question.
Despite the snowy weather, it was a full house at Fix Coffee + Bikes for the sixth episode of BIKE MINDS.
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”
On August 26th 2018, BIKE MINDS returned to the stage in Toronto, in collaboration with the City of Toronto’s Bike City exhibit, to share stories of transformation.