Back open and bike stripping day!

We’re open again from Monday 28th! Back to our usual hours of Monday, Wednesday and ThursdSculpture in Santa Rosa, CAay 4 – 8pm.

AND…we’d like to invite people to join us in stripping bikes! We have a pile of bikes that we need to strip for parts. We will be hosting two stripping days:

Sunday 11th October 10am-6pm and Friday 30th October 9am-5pm, where we will be working through the bikes upstairs to restock the parts bins and make more space!

This is great way to practice bike mechanics without much pressure. Feel free to come along all day or even an hour would be really helpful.

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September closing

We’ve had some incredibly busy sessions over the last few months, which is fantastic but we’re all in need of a bit of a rest (and a bit of space and time to do some sorting out). So:

Pedallers’ will be CLOSED from Monday 31st August for 4 weeks, re-opening on Monday 28th September.

But, the good news is that we’re having a PARTY!

Our first ever session was Wednesday 6th October 2010, so this year marks our 5TH BIRTHDAY! And we’re celebrating on SATURDAY 3RD OCTOBER. We haven’t quite worked out what we’ll be doing yet, but please put the date in your diary and check the website/ keep and eye on our Facebook/ Twitter for updates. It will probably involve a bike ride of some description and an evening do.

There’s also a Facebook event

Monster party

Thanks everyone

Pedallers’ Arms x

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Bigger Bike Revival

bbr15-facebookIn partnership with Leeds Bike MillCTC, and City Connect, Pedallers’ Arms presents The Big Bike Revival!

Based on last years success, this time we’re hosting the event over TWO days to give even more people a chance to come and revive their bikes!

So get that unloved bike out of the shed, bring it down to donate to a new home or to fix it up, give it a spring clean, ready for a summer of cycling.

Last Big Bike Revival: 

At Pedallers Arms workshop from :
10am – 6pm Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th May

Bring your old bike, or bring a friend with their bike if they haven’t used it in a while, you can either learn how to fix the bike or it can be donated to LeedsBike Mill who will repair it and find a good home for it.

On the day there will be:

  • Drop-in DIY repairs all day
  • Puncture repair lessons
  • How to health check your bike
  • Delicious smoothies made using bike power,
  • Spin art – bike powered art!
  • Recycled bikes for sale at subsidised prices
  • Free cake and lunch

Enter into CTC’s Prize draw to win

  • group VIP visit for 4 people to Raleigh’s UK headquarters in Nottingham, where they will each be kitted out with a new bike, cycle clothing, lights, locks and essential tools fully suited to their needs.
  • 100 brand-new bikes
  • 1,500 cycling accessory packs full of practical items to help keep you riding happily throughout the summer and beyond
  • 5,000 annual memberships to the CTC

 

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Bank Holiday Closing

Pedallers Arms is going to be closed on the upcoming bank holiday Mondays – 6th April, 4th May and 25th May.
We will be open as usual otherwise – so come down and get your bike ready for the spring and summer!

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Videos of the workshop

Final post about the Big Bike Revival we hosted with CTC.  Its just that CTC had a lovely video made.  This got us thinking, can someone offer to produce a short video introducing Pedallers’ Arms?  We would be very grateful.

Also, here is another video of our workshop only.  It gives you an idea what to expect if you come down, although it is often a bit darker

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The Big Bike Revival Success

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Over 90 people attended the event at our workshop, repairing old (and new) bikes, donating underused bikes and eating cake.  We had a stack of LED lights, mudguards, chains and cables to give away.  It was a very busy event … Continue reading

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Saturday 25th October 10am – 6pm: The Leeds Big Bike Revival

In partnership with Leeds Bike Mill, CTC, and City Connect, we present The Big Bike Revival!

Bike RevivalThere’ll be a celebration of cycles in the city centre – get that unloved bike out of the shed, bring it down to donate or to fix up, join in fun, games, and creativity in the name of cycling ☺ .

Share the Facebook event and tell us you’re coming! Download an A5 flyer to print out and display or distribute!

With a free set of USB rechargeable lights when you fill in a survey!

Throughout the day will be small competitions and activities, the winners of these will be entered into a raffle to win a bike!

This is a bring-a-bike event: bring your old bike, or bring a friend with their bike if they haven’t used it in a while, you can either learn how to fix the bike or it can be donated to Leeds Bike Mill who will repair it and find a good home for it.
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