Workplace Cycling Workshops

These fun, interactive and on-site workshops and lunch n' learns are part of the HUB Bike Friendly Business Program and are 1-2 hour sessions for staff of all riding abilities. HUB Cycling offers Organizational Members an additional 10% discount on workplace workshops. 

Cycling is a health promotion tool that reduces employer costs, lowers absenteeism and turnover, and creates higher productivity, loyalty, and morale. Biking to work also has the unique ability to promote employee health & wellness and environmental sustainability at the same time, helping to make an organization a desirable, sought-after employer.

If you’re interested in booking a workshop or just want to figure out if the workshops are right for you, please email us

Beginner Bike Maintenance

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Duration: One or two hours
Limit: Up to 15 participants

Description

This fun course is for participants that are new to maintaining their bike or would like a refresher. A knowledgeable instructor demonstrates performing a basic 'ABC Quick Check' to ensure their bike is safe to ride and demystifies the many working parts of the bicycle. Instructor also reviews simple maintenance tips that can be done at home to prolong bike life, as well as how to properly lock a bike to prevent bike theft. Includes time for participant questions. Two hour session includes flat tire repair demonstration. 

 

 

Biking to Work - Lunch-Hour Primer

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Duration: One hour
Limit: Up to 30 participants

Description

This one-hour primer is the perfect introduction to cycling best practices for employees looking to gain knowledge about how to bike safely to work. The course covers the rights and responsibilities of cyclists, and looks at various traffic scenarios encountered in city cycling. Participants will learn how to share the road and communicate with other road users, how to take their bike on transit, types of commuter gear and how to plan a safe route. 

 

Biking to Work - Commuter Skills

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Duration: Two hours
Limit: 12 participants (can add 6 participants for additional fee)

Description

Commuter Skills teaches employees the skills needed to bike to work with confidence through both in-class and on-road training. Participants learn about the safest place on the road to ride, how to maneuver their bike effectively, communicate with other road users, and much more through practical on-bike experience. This two-hour course can be split over two dates for additional fees. 

 

Biking to Work - Fall & Winter Cycling

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Duration: One hour
Limit: Up to 30 participants

DescriptionThis one-hour workshop covers everything you need to know about biking to work in Metro Vancouver's fall and winter riding conditions. Key topics include visibility, dressing for the weather, advanced cycling safety, cold-weather care for your bike, and how to take your bike on transit.

 

 

What people are saying about the workshops:

"The workshop had a clean and clear format, just the right combination of traffic scenarios, route planning information and a good overview of bike maintenance. It was very well attended and created cycling safety awareness at our workplace." - Mike F, Burnaby

"Informative and fun, one of our most successful lunch & learns to date. Thank you." - Mark T, Vancouver

"The instructor did a great job presenting the materials and showed a range of options for cycling gear." - Jennifer A, Richmond