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Gateway Bicycle Hub
October Newsletter

Thank you for your continued interest in the Gateway Bicycle Hub!

This month we are launching our
logo design contest open to all Flemingdon and Thorncliffe residents! 

Wall art by The Paint Factory at GBH
Announcing...

GBH Logo Design Contest!

For Waste Reduction Week in Canada we are launching the The Gateway Bicycle Hub Logo contest for Flemingdon and Thorncliffe residents!

The winner will see their logo on all our promotional materials, and receive a certificate and a Gateway Bicycle Hub-refurbished bike!

Can you incorporate bikes, bike repair, waste reduction, empowerment, and community building through cycling initiatives into a logo? We’d love to see it!

The contest deadline is Friday November 15th at midnight.

Please see http://gatewaybikehub.org/logo-contest/ for a fill list of the contest guidelines.

We are looking forward to seeing your logo ideas!

Look for these posters up around Flemingdon and Thorncliffe!
News...

Learn to Mountain Bike

On Friday, September 27, the Gateway Bicycle Hub held their first mountain bike ride for Flemingdon and Thorncliffe residents. 

Five adventurous youth ventured into the vast network of Don Valley trails, getting the full experience of what it is like to be a mountain biker! Partnering with Evergreen Brickworks, everyone got to ride a Kona Fire Mountain bike for the day and it was a great time.

In the three hour excursion, they learned basic mountain bike skills on how to climb efficiently, descend faster, and staying under control. A fun filled day was had by all.

GBH aims to have more of these rides in the fall (weather permitting) so if you’re interested in participating, send an email to info@gatewaybikehub.org or call us at 416-551-2011

Taking a break at 3 rocks trailhead near the Redway Loblaws.
Learn to Ride

The Gateway Bicycle Hub held its first learn-to-ride lesson on Saturday, October 19.

It was a  beautiful sunny day at the Marc Garneau Collegiate running track, in which two young children got to ride on two wheels for their very first time! There were smiles all around, and something that GBH wishes to host more often for both adults and children.

We are looking to host more learn-to-rides in the upcoming weeks, so if you or someone you know is interested please email info@gatewaybikehub.org or call 416-551-2011 and we will register you!
Erin (right) a happy and successful participant of the Learn to Ride program. With Ed Mark and Louis Fliss (instructors) of the Gateway Bicycle Hub.
Earn-A-Bike is Back!

After a brief hiatus, the Earn-A-Bike (EAB) program is back after a successful ‘parents’ session on October 19, 2019

Eight parents were able to refurbish donated or abandoned bikes for their own children. The Gateway Bicycle Hub instructors were very proud of the final products that were ridden out the door and of course the happy smiles throughout!

We are looking to host more of these EABs, so go to our website http://gatewaybikehub.org/earn-a-bike/ for more information or contact us at info@gatewaybikehub.org or 416-551-2011

Earn-A-Bike for Parents and their loyal helpers.

Join us!

Sincerely,
The Gateway Bicycle Hub Team
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