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January, 2012
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To find out more about P-BAC, visit our website

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To access the latest cycling resources and to find out more about cycling programs in your area, check out PeterboroughMoves
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To keep up-to-date on outdoor news, reviews and trail listings for Peterborough and the Kawarthas, go to TrailSwag
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For more information about great rides in the area, and to get inspired, visit PtboRides
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Find out more about Peterborough's amazing Community Bike Shop at B!KE
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Happy New Year,
Cycling Enthusiasts!
~ P-BAC wishes you great riding in 2013 ~
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Ministry of Transportation Cycling Strategy Submission
The Peterborough Bicycle Advisory Committee has submitted a series of recommendations to help inform the development of the Ministry's Draft Cycling Strategy. This Strategy will help to guide the development of provincial policy and infrastructure in the coming years, and we are pleased to have been able to contribute to this process. To find out more about the Ministry's Draft Cycling Strategy, click here.
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By-law Review Meeting
The City of Peterborough is conducting the second public consultation regarding changes to the by-laws regulating active forms of transportation. At this meeting, staff will present the draft recommendations that were developed using the feedback received during the first public consultation. To view the display boards that will be presented at this meeting, click here. To complete the public feedback survey, click here.
By-Law Review Meeting
Wednesday January 30th 7-9 p.m.
Peterborough Public Library
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Adapted Bike and Rec Show
Five Counties Children's Centre, with support from Trent University, will be hosting the Adapted Bike & Recreation Show. This is a terrific opportunity for families of children/youth with disabilities, adults with disabilities, seniors, community professionals, and anyone interested in adaptive biking and recreation to try out some fantastic equipment. To download the poster, click here.
Admission is free!
 
Adapted Bike & Rec Show
Saturday February 16th, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Trent Athletics Centre
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Wheel Building 101
Presented by expert mechanic Eric Freeman-Roth, this two part workshop will be a delight for those wishing to start building wheels. Eric's lifelong love for the bicycle is apparent in all of his teaching; this love affair extends in-particular to the fixed gear bike and the all-important wheel.

During first workshop each participant will have the opportunity to spoke and begin truing their own pair of wheels. The second workshop will provide each participant with the opportunity to tension and true their new wheel kit to perfection. Wheel building takes patience and care, but under Eric's guidance, its easy to appreciate the simplicity and beauty of the spoking and tensioning process.

February 20th 7 - 9 & February 28th 7 - 9
Fee (for both workshops):
$40 non-member
$30 member


Pre-registration is required. Class size is limited to 5.

To register, please email tegan@communitybikeshop.org or call 705.775.7227.

Participants must provide their own rims, spokes, and nipples, unless other arrangements have been made in advance. Participants ought to be comfortable with lateral and radial truing. Please email or phone with any questions.
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