On May 4th, Dominion City Brewing Co. is graciously hosting an event in support of Helping With Bikes. It’s your chance to donate that old bike collecting dust in your garage. Our Canotek compatriots at Helping with Bikes (a social enterprise by Helping With Furniture / Aidons avec des meubles) will fix them up and donate them to a neighbour in need.
The team from Retro-rides.ca will also be on-site offering pay-what-you-can bike safety checks (proceeds support Helping With Bikes).
We'll have hot dogs and beer on the treehouse patio!
Who's ready for Spring?
Retro-rides.ca is not only donating time but also holding a raffle for a very special ride. Join us at Dominion City Brewing Co. on Canotek on Saturday May 4th 2019 from noon to 4PM. Our HWB team will also be there accepting bike donations and doing tune ups.
Bruce Timmermans Charity Bicycle
Bruce Timmermans was a long-time Ottawa cycling educator and advocate. He was an active member of the Ottawa Bicycle Club and a founding member of Citizens for Safe Cycling. He worked tirelessly to promote cycling and safety for cyclists.
In his honour, Jason Komendat — owner of local bike shop Retro-Rides.ca — was able to purchase Bruce’s collection of parts and bicycle frames 20 years after his passing, and he has built a bicycle made exclusively of Bruce’s bicycle parts. The bicycle frame has been preserved and clear coated in its original state.
On May 4th at the Dominion City Bike Drive Retro-Rides.ca will donate all proceeds from a donation style raffle to Helping With Bikes. Your donation will be entered into the raffle and one lucky person will take the Bruce Timmermans bike home!