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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Specialized

Source: Original photo - by Mistur Photography on Flickr.On the streets of Toronto. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Cycling Duo

Source: Original photo - by Ubique Ulf on Flickr.Toronto 2014 via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

Join (or Renew) with Cycle Toronto, win a set of Dandyhorse Magazine back issues!

  Right now, if you sign up (or renew) with Cycle Toronto, you can win 1 of 2 sets of Dandyhorse back issues! Dandyhorse has donated 2 sets of all their back issues to go into the prize draw (more … [ Read More ]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Harbord Bikelanes start to see some green paint

A little more green on Harbord, this time with bike lane markings! via Jo No - Photos from Jo No's post in City of Toronto Cycling. … [ Read More ]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Bikelanes FINALLY come to Lansdowne (5 years after being approved)

Great news!  5 years after approval, the city is FINALLY installing bikelanes on Lansdowne. Finally! Bike lanes on Lansdowne, a year after our Ward 14 & 18 Advocacy Groups organized the Phantom … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Flying

Source: Original photo - by hogtown_blues on Flickr.October 10, 2014. A BMX rider jumps an obstacle at the Wallace-Emerson park BMX pad. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in … [ Read More ]

NEWS: Chief Planner releases proposed Bike Policy Framework: A Toronto-wide Grid

Toronto's Chief Planner, Jennifer Keesmaat, has tweeted out a graphic of a proposed Bike Policy Framework, saying "a city-wide-grid would make cycling a *true* transportation choice. The downtown … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Fixed in TO

Source: Original photo - by Rolling Spoke on Flickr.  via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

OH YEAH: Why cycling is great for everyone – not just cyclists

At some point during most discussions about promoting cycling the question crops up: “Yeah, but some people don’t want to cycle or can’t cycle – how are bike lanes any use for them?” The answers … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: RideTO

Source: Original photo - by Rolling Spoke on Flickr.  via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

NEWS: Dandyhorse breaks down the leading Mayoral Candidates (and a clown)

Sketchy the Clown would make a terrible mayor, especially for those of us you who have an unnatural fear of clowns. But the candidate does support Toronto’s cyclists. Doug Ford would also make a … [ Read More ]

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Join (or Renew) with Cycle Toronto, win a matted print from Culture Snap Photography!

  Right now, if you sign up (or renew) with Cycle Toronto, you can win 1 of 3 matted bicycle prints from Henry VanderSpek of Culture Snap Photography. Henry has donated 3 matted prints (1 of which … [ Read More ]

NEWS: University of Toronto students create plug-free electric car-bike

It’s a car! It’s a bike! No … it’s a plug-free electric hybrid prototype! OK, so they need to work on the name, but it’s a smart concept: a team of PhD candidates from the University of Toronto has … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Biking

Source: Original photo - by gbalogh on Flickr. Totonto, Canada via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Toronto HPR Hallowe’en 1998

Source: Original photo - by slo:motion on Flickr.Chad from Minneapolis The Human Powered Roller Coaster, also known as The Alley Cats' Scramble, is the portable figure-8 Velodrome that hosted … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: A bike girl waiting for traffic

Source: Original photo - by snowpine on Flickr.  via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

OH YEAH! Latvian Cyclists Show How Much Space Cars Waste

To celebrate International No Car Day (Sept. 22), some clever Latvian bicyclists from the Let’s Bike It organization dressed their bikes up as automobiles in Riga to show how much space people waste … [ Read More ]

NEWS: Cyclist dead after collision in Scarborough

A male cyclist has died after being struck by a vehicle in Scarborough, Toronto Paramedic Services confirm. The collision occurred around 2:15 p.m., on Warden Ave., near Bertrand Ave., north of … [ Read More ]

ELSEWHERE: “Bike to Work” is the wrong message

Veronica O. Davis thinks “bike to work” is the wrong message.“Bike advocates need to focus on recreational trips. If you start off with, hey, you should bike to work, it becomes overwhelming for a lot … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: toronto..

Source: Original photo - by mark justin harvey on Flickr. Pentacon 6 TL | CZJ Biometar 80mm f2.8 | 160 VC via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr … [ Read More ]

NEWS: Ward 18’s Ana Bailao lying about supporting bikes?

I guess it means something that politicians are now blatantly lying to try and garner votes from cyclists. Before reading article linked below, I'll quote this article from 2012, after Bailao voted … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bicycle City

Source: Original photo - by Adam BStar on Flickr. On my recent trip to Copenhagen I was very impressed by how many people cycle compared to the people that drive in the city. This gave the city a … [ Read More ]

HOW TO: 10 tips for riding while pregnant

People rarely bat an eye at women doing tree poses in yoga while seven months pregnant, but taking to two wheels with a baby on board solicits everything from cheers to disapproving looks and … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Fixed Track Mind

Source: Original photo - by Rolling Spoke on Flickr.  via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Fall Morning

Source: Original photo - by @gfismybike on Flickr. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

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Join (or Renew) with Cycle Toronto, win a copy of the new Urban Cycling Survival Guide

  Right now, if you sign up (or renew) with Cycle Toronto, you can win 1 of 4 copies of Yvonne Bambrick's new book, the Urban Cycling Survival Guide!  Yvonne has donated 4 copies of the book … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Paradise Found!

Source: Original photo - by mandalaybus on Flickr. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Don’t Text & Ride

Source: Original photo - by Mawz on Flickr. A smart cyclist stops to text. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

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Advertise on Biking Toronto for just $8

Did you know that Biking Toronto accepts advertising? It has to be relevant advertising to the viewers of this site, of course (basically, if *I* am interested in the product or service, I think … [ Read More ]

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Join (or Renew) with Cycle Toronto, win a $50 Gift Card from Nuvango!

  Right now, if you sign up (or renew) with Cycle Toronto, you can win 1 of 3 Nuvango gift cards worth $50. Nuvango has donated 3 gift cards (worth $50 each) to go into the prize draw (more prizes … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: From Light to Shadow

Source: Original photo - by Ben Roffelsen Photography on Flickr.  via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

NEWS: Cyclict suffers serious head injury in collision with streetcar

A middle-aged male cyclist is the third person to be struck by a TTC streetcar in less than three weeks.Paramedics responded to a call of a cyclist hit by a streetcar on Queen St. W. near Spadina Ave. … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Redhead Cyclist

Source: Original photo - by Ubique Ulf on Flickr. Toronto 2014 via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Should the Jarvis bike lanes be re-installed?

The removal of the Jarvis bike lanes in November 2012 was costly and disregarded the wishes of the residents and cyclists who protested the removal and demanded public consultation. The removal of … [ Read More ]

INFRASTRUCTURE: How sitting in a parked car can teach you about the city’s priorities

Great post in Dandyhorse about the culture of parking in Toronto. You can learn a lot about a city’s priorities when you sit in a parked car. I recently spent a work day doing just that—first on a … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bathurst and Richmond

Source: Original photo - by AslanBaboon on Flickr.  via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Kensington Bike

Source: Original photo - by syncros on Flickr. A bike waits for its owner to return in Toronto's Kensington Market. Infrared photograph. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike … [ Read More ]

ELSEWHERE: Pittsburgh’s mayor wants to ‘Copenhagenize’ his city.

  As much as we wish that certain things which obviously make sense would happen all on their own, things don't always work that way, and it's often the case that leadership is the necessary … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Traffic Squeeze

Source: Original photo - by jer1961 on Flickr. Traffic squeeze on Yonge Street, Toronto via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

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Join (or Renew) with Cycle Toronto, win a Bikeshare Toronto membership!

  Right now, if you sign up (or renew) with Cycle Toronto, you can win 1 of 10 (!!!) Bikeshare Toronto memberships Bikeshare Toronto has donated 5 annual memberships (worth $90 each) and 5 monthly … [ Read More ]