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!
/Go•ing the Dis•tance/:
“to continue to do something until it is successfully completed.”
In August 2014 Justin Chadwick will ride his bicycle coast to coast across Canada, starting on August 2 in Vancouver, BC and finishing 30 days and 6000 km later in Halifax, NS. His goal in doing this is to raise $50,000 in support of Two Wheel View. 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, June 2014
In this issue read about...
- BIKE CLUB Big smiles, big opportunities and big numbers!
- CYCLE @ CAMP A day camp of exploring your community from the seat of a bike.
- FAR AWAY LANDS Friends in Argentina get a to experience a bike club of their very own!
- BEST PARTY YET Our Vehicle For Change fundraiser was a smashing success!
See photos, updates and keep in touch with other Two Wheel View friends!
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