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Earn-a-Bike

Earn-a-Bike program is a hands-on way to teach kids basic mechanical and employment skills. This program builds confidence and teaches them life long skills. Students learn bicycle repair, leadership and teamwork skills during scheduled program sessions. Once they have completed the program, they earn themselves a community donated bicycle, lock and helmet.

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Expeditions

Two Wheel View offers a grass-roots approach to bicycle expedition programs that allow students and adults to take part in daily trip planning, engage with local communities, participate in service-learning projects and raise their level of environmental and social awareness.

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Donors

TWV is a registered charity and is operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. TWV has a broad range of support from schools, youth groups, local and national organizations, corporations, and individuals.

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Volunteers

Volunteers are Two Wheel View’s greatest supporters and the biggest champions for helping us reach our vision. The dedication of our volunteers is what allows Two Wheel View to accomplish more and we are committed to providing a meaningful volunteer experience and creating a culture of appreciation and empowerment among all staff and volunteers.

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Donate Bikes & Parts

Bikes, New Bikes, Old Bikes, Bike Parts, Accessories, and Tool donations are essential to the success of the Two Wheel View's programs. All donations are very appreciated and are used for cycling and community programming in Calgary.

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Welcome

Two Wheel View (TWV) creates opportunities for young people to learn and practice lessons in leadership, health and wellness, self-esteem, achievement and environmental stewardship through bicycle education programs and expeditions.

 

Bicycle education: The Earn-a-Bike after school BIke Club program uses the bicycle as a tool to develop leadership and teamwork skills as well as bike mechanic capabilities in youth ages 11-17. Students who complete the program earn a community donated, recycled bicycle of their own, along with a brand new lock and helmet.

 

Bike Trips and Expeditions: TWV offers adventurous and educational travel experiences for youth 14-17 years old, school groups, families and individuals. TWV cycling expeditions are one to two weeks in Argentina, Norway, Quebec and western Canada’s mountain parks. On these trips, participants become attuned to the local culture, assume new levels of personal responsibility and gain – literally – the experience of a lifetime!

 

Upcoming Opportunities

Make Canada Your Classroom

Two Wheel View is partnering with the YMCA Youth Exchanges Program Canada to provide students 14 years and older an opportunity to explore Canada, meet new friends, and get involved in community projects – from the seat of a bike. It’s a chance to discover new places and people, as well as a chance to share and discover your own community.... read more

 

Donate your old Bikes, Parts and Accessories

Bikes, new bikes, old bikes, bike parts, accessories, and tool donations are essential to the success of the Two Wheel View's programs. All donations are very appreciated and are used for cycling and community programming in Calgary. Click here for details.

 

 

Two Wheel Views - Our latest Newsletter, September 2014

 

v6

 

In this issue read about...

  • MORLEY: Earning bikes and building community thanks to the support of generous donors
  • CARDEL CAMP: City kids find a new way to explore their city with Two Wheel View
  • GOING THE DISTANCE: Justin Chadwick travels cross country so that other kids can enjoy the ride!
  • TEN WAYS TO HELP: Volunteer your fix-it skills at Good Life Community Bike Shop so that others can get their ride on

 

 

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