Bike Works

A community bike shop located in the heart of Toronto's trail network

Hours of Operation
Open April 18–October 31
Weekdays 11am–7pm
Saturday 9am–6pm
Sunday 10am–6pm

Tel: 416-949-9310
Email: bikes@brickworks.ca

Supporting cycling as a healthy, active and sustainable mode of transportation is one of the first steps toward creating healthy, green cities.

To change the way we get around town, Bike Works community bike shop empowers people of all ages and riding abilities to get tuned up and biking all season long with workshops and DIY drop in hours.

Select a program for more information:


For more information on our bike programs, please Bike Works at bikes@brickworks.ca or  416-949-9310.

Cyclists making use of the DIY repair station at Bike Works (Photo: Kelly Cruise)DIY Bike Repairs

Bring your bike to the Bike Works shop and use our tools to keep your bike in tip-top shape. Whether you're fixing a flat tire or adding all-weather accessories, our trained staff will set you up with the right tools to get the job done.

Repair Station Pricing

Duration Price
30 mins $6 + HST
60 mins $9 + HST
Season Membership $150/person + HST

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Learn to Bike Lessons

Kids riding through a training course.New two-hour long, single lessons! Learn to ride a bike at your own pace and in a safe and encouraging environment with the help of experts at Bike Works.

For ages 6 and up, our skilled instructors will help you get moving, whether it's your first time on two wheels or you're looking to brush up on the foundations of riding a bicycle.

Fees: $35/lessson
Dates: August 9, 16, 23 & 30

Ages 6 and up

Sundays, 2–4pm

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Bike Mechanic Repair Workshops

A volunteer helping cyclists at the Bike Works (Photo: Mike Derblich)In four hands-on workshops, Bike Repair Basics will teach you the skills to maintain and repair your own bike—from patching a tube to troubleshooting and replacing your gears and brakes. No prior bike mechanic knowledge is necessary.

Course Topics

  1. Bike Anatomy and Proper Tool Use
    Gain an understanding around the basic anatomy and mechanical systems that make up a bike. This knowledge is a foundation for understanding how your bike works and how to fix it. We'll also cover proper tool use and safety precautions.

  2. Fixing a Flat | Rims, Tires and Tubes
    Learn how to fix a flat tire and the mechanical make-up of your bike's wheels, tires and inner tubes. We'll discuss the different causes of flat tires and learn to remove and re-install a wheel in order to replace an inner tube and patch a tube.

  3. Brakes | Set Up and Adjustments
    Explore braking systems and learn how to replace brake pads and asses cables, housing and brake pads for wear and tear.

  4. Gears and Safety | Derailleur Set Up and Gear Adjustments
    Learn about gearing systems, how they work and why bikes have them, including front and rear derailleurs and how to adjust them for smooth gear shifting. We'll finish off with a lesson on checking a bike for safety.

Dates & Times

Sessions are held on Tuesdays from 6–8pm. There are three course periods available:

  • July 7–July 28
  • August 4–August 25

Fees

$85/person (includes all four sessions)

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Bike Donations

Give your old bike some new love and donate it to Evergreen! We'll give it a tune-up and pass it along to someone in our community who needs it.

To arrange a pick-up or drop-off, please contact Bike Works at bikes@brickworks.ca or  416-949-9310.

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