Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre, The Stop Community Food Centre, CultureLink, Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop, My First Wheels, and Bike Pirates
The Davenport West Bike Project has contributed significantly to the community over the past year by engaging a diverse range of community members, including seniors, youth, newcomers, local businesses, and media, and long-term residents around active living in the inner suburbs. Residents have been directly involved in education, promotion and engagement toward a healthier lifestyle in the community. They have developed and contributed talent, skills, time and resources to help expand bike culture in the community. Some of their accomplishments include: over 50 bikes have been repair and donated to the community; helping those with low or fixed income enjoy the benefits of cycling; 13 clinics have functioned as forums to both help children and adults to get basic bike maintenance and repair knowledge and support; several interactive community workshops were held; and group bike rides to help promote the benefits of cycling and a healthy lifestyle provided the opportunity for families and children to become more engaged and physically active. The response to the Bike Project has been overwhelmingly positive.