The Life of a Bike

We receive over 1,400 bike donations a year, from the general public as well as through Calgary Transit, Calgary Police Services and other partners.


All of the bikes at Two Wheel View have been donated - from the general public, Calgary Transit, Calgary Police Services and other partners.

Our donation model keeps 1,400 bikes from the landfill every year.

Repair & Tune

Bikes that can be fixed are delivered to the shop for a full assessment by our senior mechanic. From here, they’ll be worked on by our staff and volunteers, repaired and tuned with new parts and accessories.


Every bike we receive goes through a complete mechanical assessment, to determine whether the bike should be repaired or recycled.

Program Bikes

Some bikes will become Earn-a-Bike or GAP projects. These after-school program gives youth and young adults an opportunity to learn basic mechanic skills and earn a bike, helmet, lock and set of tools.

Bikes for Sale

Higher quality bikes and parts are cleaned, repaired, and marked for sale in our social enterprise bike shop. Revenue from the shop goes on to fund TWV programming.

Shop bikes

Second Chance

Whether a bike is given to a program participant or sold through our social enterprise, it gets a second chance with a new owner.

Bikes in major disrepair are recycled through our continuing cycles program, or set aside for one of our partners.

Bike Donations

Have a bike you’d like to donate? Drop by the shop.

Supporters & Funders

Thank you to all of our supporters and funders.

Partner with us

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In the News

Two Wheel View helps youth pedal to their potential

City of Calgary


May 23, 2023

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Calgary organization teaches young adults important job skills by fixing bikes

CTV News


March 29, 2023

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High school students earn free bikes, learn life lessons through 10-week course

CTV News


December 6, 2022

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‘A little bit of freedom’: Shaw Charity Classic helps Calgary charity give bikes to kids

Global News


August 30, 2018

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Reports and Financials

Annual Reports

Learn more about Two Wheel View through our Annual Reports

Financial Reports

Featured Story
My Story in GAP

May 11, 2023

I started GAP in late February and in the beginning of the program I was very shy and didn’t talk very much but with each week and getting to know the staff, my confidence grew more and more with each day of GAP.

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Intentional community building should not be overlooked. When we come together, we talk through our insecurities, our uncertainties and share stories to help us better understand each other and the world we live in.

TWV Team Member

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