Education Programs

Learn about your favourite cycling and adventure topics with fello TBN'ers.

Members have the opportunity to attend education sessions on the following topics:

  • Spin to get in shape for the road cycling season
  • Cross-Canada bike trip stories and photos
  • Bike maintenance
  • How to pack your bike for travel
  • Group riding techniques
  • Nutrition for long rides
  • Cycling attire
  • Long distance touring

TBN has a lot more education sessions lined up so check back regularly for updates and/or to register online for same.

If you have an idea for an education session and/or would like more information, then contact

Upcoming Events:


This is a "Hands On" workshop for members who have never changed a tire. It will provide the necessary  skills required on how to deal with a flat tire when riding on your own.

Participants will be coached to change the inner tube in both their front and rear tires, then safely re-install after repair. You will also learn about “tire maintenance” to minimize the number of flats.

Time and Location:
Wednesday May 16. 2018 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Ralph Thornton Centre
765 Queen Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4M 1H3
(just east of Broadview, south west corner of Queen and Saulter)

Click here to register

It’s the CLIMB!

Have you ever wondered about "climbing hills" and how  "gears can make a difference"? Learn how gear ratios work and how to calculate ratios yourself. What types of gear ratios are available for different bicycles?

When: May 22, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Central Tech @ Bathurst and Harbord

PIZZA, POP & CYCLING -  Wednesday JUNE 6, 2018

On June 6, TBN will host a free information session on cycling in Toronto - this is open to both members and non members.

The session will take place at the Northern District Library, 40 Orchard View Boulevard (1 block north of Yonge and Eglinton)

Here is the preliminary agenda - stay tuned for more details

6:30 to 7: Registration and pizza
7 to 8: Three short talks  
  • Making Toronto bicycle friendly
Adam Sweanor, City of Toronto Cycling Programs Unit
  • What's new with TBN Rides
Ian Rankin, President, Toronto Bicycling Network
  • Tips for safe cycling
TBD, Toronto Police Service
8:00 - 8:30: One on one questions with speakers

Registration for this free event opens Wed May 9

Space is limited - Preregister for this free event and you could win a $25 gift certificate.

Upcoming events

Watch for more exciting events to be announced soon!

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