11/2020 - As winter is on the horizon and the snow falling, Markham Cycle’s 2020 season has officially ended. It’s been great meeting everyone in our community at our pop-up bikes booths and seeing everyone riding despite the pandemic. While our in-person programming has wrapped-up, we will still be hosting a few virtual workshops throughout winter. Keep... Read More
10/2020 - For this final theme, tell us where you like to go. Take a photo of your favourite place to ride in Markham, and share it via social media or email. We'll do one final prize draw on Oct 16th. Happy cycling!
9/2020 - The fifth Markham Cycles More theme is: New Markham! As a companion to our last theme, Historic Markham, this theme explores the many great Markham landmarks that have been added in our recent past.
8/2020 - The fourth Markham Cycles More theme is: Historic Markham! The theme runs from Aug 28 to Sep 10th and is all about exploring Markham's rich past.
8/2020 - How to deal with your old and broken bicycle? A bunch of Markham volunteers are collecting donations of used bicycles and giving them to newcomer children and youths after repairing. Since the beginning of July, Markham Cycles has launched two programs aiming to collect donations of used bicycles from the community and give the newcomer... Read More
8/2020 - The third Markham Cycles More theme is: Markham Summer Treats! The theme runs from Aug 13th to 27th and highlights two new Active Markham routes that connect you to local businesses offering bubble tea, ice cream, cookies and so much more!
7/2020 - Congratulations to Emily and Linda, who won the prize draw for Theme 1: Markham’s Major Trails + One! Emily visited six out of eight photo stop locations and has a goal of biking 210 minutes a week this summer. She won a gift certificate to the Boiler Room at JoyRide150. Linda has a goal of... Read More
7/2020 - The second Markham Cycles More theme is: Art in Markham! The theme runs from July 24 to August 6 and celebrates Markham’s creativity, with photo stop locations at sculptures, murals, and artistic buildings across Markham.
7/2020 - The City of Markham’s Cycling and Pedestrian Advisory Committee and The Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT) at Clean Air Partnership is making it fun for people to get outside and get active on their bikes this summer while maintaining physical distance through Markham Cycles More. From July 9 until September 30, sign up for cycling... Read More
7/2020 - Neighbourhoods in Markham with more low-income residents have higher rates of pedestrian and cyclist collisions, finds a new research report by The Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT) at Clean Air Partnership. While studies across Canada have found similar results, this finding about York Region’s largest municipality is surprising because the research also found that cycling,... Read More
7/2020 - The first Markham Cycles More theme is: Markham's Major Trails + One! The theme runs from July 9 to 23 and celebrates Markham’s great trail system, with a photo stop location at each of the six major trails on Markham’s new cycling map.
6/2020 - On May 29th, the City of Markham announced that all summer programs are cancelled and community centres would remain closed for the summer.Since then, we have been working hard to find ways to celebrate cycling, support people riding and get our bikes out in the community, without opening our physical space at Milliken Mills. We’re... Read More