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Recyclore is looking for:

on Wed, 02/21/2018 - 13:40
  1. People who want a good bike at a good price;

  2. Cyclists who want to tune or fix up their own bike in our DIY shop;

  3. Donations of used bicycle so we can get them back on the street;

  4. And most of all, volunteers to help make it all happen!

Recyclore "garage" space re-opening soon

on Wed, 02/21/2018 - 13:11

Warm weather is coming and Recyclore has bikes ready to buy or repair. Our new "Garage" space boarders Britannia Park and the multi-use pathway. This excellent space will be re-opening once the weather warms up and allows people to work inside or outside with the garage door open.

Ottawa City cycling budget jumps from ~$7M/year to ~$60M just this year!

on Mon, 04/17/2017 - 11:14

  • This is an exciting time for cycling and active transportation in and around Ottawa. Read the 2017 budget hightlights from Citizens for Safe Cycling including the following enhancements in our local community:
  • enhancements to Multi Use Paths (MUPs)
  • Enhancements to the Pinecrest Road 401 overpass
  • Cycling Safety Improvement Program
  • New paths near Richmond and Croydon
  • Bike parking at transit stations

Helmet purchase discount at Ottawa retailers May 14 and 15th

on Wed, 04/20/2016 - 11:29

For a fifth straight year, Ottawa Public Health has partnered with sports retailers across Ottawa to bring Ottawa residents a discount on helmets. Visit for more information about getting a helmet discount between Saturday ay 14, 2016 and Sunday May 15, 2016.

Beautiful, but not always practical

on Wed, 04/13/2016 - 15:58

"Velocopedia is an amusing project by Italian designer Gianluca Gimini. For three years, Gimini has been asking his friends to draw bicycles, which he then renders in 3D. The result is a pretty hilarious reproduction of some very dysfunctional looking bikes. What Gimini has discovered is that most people simply do not know how to draw a bicycle."

See the full story (and many more gorgeous creations) here.

Bored of Directors: The 2016 AGM Report

on Sun, 04/03/2016 - 13:43

The 2016 Recyclore AGM was held on Mar 29th. We did alll of the usual stuff like pass past minutes and etc still my beating heart.

From there we did a report on 2015 in review. There are several important parts to that story. One would be the new work stations, tool boards and general shop clean up. A HUGE help in making this happen was The Green Bear Farm who provide us with free storage space, and volunteers Darcy T and Ray B. who did much of the work.

Another part of the story would be the general review which is present in the table below: