Closed for August!

Just to let you know that we’ll be closed during August. Apologies for the short notice but it has taken us a while to figure out that quite a few of our volunteer mechanics will be away. Plus we could all do with a bit of a rest and a chance to do some sorting in the workshop!

So we will be open this week Monday 25th, Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th July 4 – 8pm but then we’ll be closed for the whole of August, re-opening on Monday 5th September at 4pm.

Thanks everyone and see you soon ­čÖé

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Bank Holiday (again)

Yes it’s the second May Bank Holiday on Monday 30th and we’ll be taking a break again. Back open as usual on the Wednesday! Thanks.

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May Bank Holiday

The May Bank Holiday is coming up so we will be closed (sorry for the short notice)!

Last time we were off for a while we managed to paint the floor:

Newly painted floor

We had some time off over winter 2015/16 and painted our floor.

but this time its unlikely we will get round to anything so productive and will just enjoy the sleet, snow and rain that the Tour De Yorkshire has to offer.

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Monday 4th April

Just to let you know- this coming Monday 4th we’ll be a bit short on volunteers for the first hour or two. This means that we’ll only have a limited number of stands in use and people will have to wait their turn. If you have a particularly tricky problem with your bike or a repair to carry out which you know is going to be complicated/ tricky then you might be better off visiting another day.

The same may well be the case for the following Monday too. Sorry about that!

Thanks for your understanding!

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Talk: Emily Chappell

FB_IMG_1454327707407Join us in the workshop on the evening of Tuesday 8th March at 7pm to hear from Emily Chappell about her varied adventures on a bike. Emily is currently on a book tour (by bike, of course!), to promote her first book ‘What Goes Around‘ about her exploits as a cycle courier in London. This has just been published by Faber and Faber and Emily will have copies for sale on the night.

25294.books.origjpgCycle couriering in London, cycling Wales to Japan, Anchorage to Seattle in winter on a fatbike, and last year entering the Transcontinental Race…Emily does a lot on bikes. Come along and be inspired!

We’ll have refreshments available and it’ll be a nice sociable evening. Hope you can make it.

Check out Emily’s blog at┬á

Free to attend and no need to book. Just turn up. Facebook event page here.

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Winter Closing

We will be closing for winter from Dec 18th till Jan 10th. If you need the workshop come down before then or else…

We all live in Leeds and most of us aren’t going anywhere (well, not far) but we decided to have a break and put some more time into tidying the workshop, sorting out jobs. If you’re interested in sorting through parts, labelling things, making signs etc. then your help would be much appreciated and we will reward you with refreshments! Please get in touch if you can lend a hand.

Enjoy the winter holiday!

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Birthday Party this Saturday!

As you probably all know by now, this Saturday we’ll be celebrating our 5th birthday!

The first ever Pedallers’ Arms drop-in was on Wednesday 6th October 2010, at The Common Place where our home was for the first 6 months. 5 YEARS AGO! Join us to celebrate this Saturday 3rd October.

First up will be a bike ride. This will be a nice amble along to the Skelton Grange Open Day! Leaving from Pedallers’ at 12 noon we’ll pedal out and join the fun for a few hours. Possibly extending the return journey by cycling somewhere else first…

From 6pm we’ll have some food and drink at the workshop, and we will be screening the documentary Bikes vs Cars! Please bring food to share ­čÖé

We’ll be collecting donations for the film screening so feel free to┬ácontribute but don’t worry if you can’t.

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