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INFRASTRUCTURE: Fermanagh Contra-flow lanes are painted

Upon riding on Roncesvalles this morning, I noticed the Fermanagh contraflow bike lanes have been painted! Cheers for Ward 14 advocacy! via Rob Zaichkowski … [ Read More ]

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FREE I Bike T.O. Shirts – 48 are gone, 52 are left. Get Yours!

Biking Toronto has made a bit of revenue this year from ads and it is enough to get 100 shirts printed.I thought that a good way to decide who to give the shirts to would be to tie it in to … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Morning Bicycle and Shadows

Source: Original photo - by PureWest on Flickr. Walking around early on a Sunday morning. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

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FREE I Bike T.O. Shirts – 34 are gone, 66 are left. Get Yours!

Biking Toronto has made a bit of revenue this year from ads and it is enough to get 100 shirts printed.I thought that a good way to decide who to give the shirts to would be to tie it in to … [ Read More ]

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EVENT: Sun, Sept 21 – Bike Valet at The Word on the Street Festival

Via CycleToronto: Event date: 21 September, 2014 - 11:00 - 18:00 If you're gonna do something on your bike this weekend, ride it to Queen's Park for Word on the Street.  Bring … [ Read More ]

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80% of responding Toronto Mayoral and Council candidates support building the Minimum Grid

Today, Cycle Toronto is pleased to announce that 80% of 142 responding candidates from 42 of Toronto’s 44 wards support building the Minimum Grid in the next term of council. 63% of council incumbents … [ Read More ]

SHAME: Bike thief spotted near Bloor and Bathurst

Potential bike thief spotted in the Bloor and Bathurst area. Bike-riders, watch out for this guy. He was spotted trying to steal a bike in front of CSI Annex. via emma woolley on Twitter … [ Read More ]

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Join (or Renew) with Cycle Toronto, Get Free Stuff and Win Prizes

Biking Toronto has made a bit of revenue this year from ads and it is enough to get 100 shirts printed.I thought that a good way to decide who to give the shirts to would be to tie it in to … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Look Back

Source: Original photo - by Shakethatchicken on Flickr. I thought I was being sneaky and taking shots of cyclists and the street in general but little did I know I was spotted! As she looked back to … [ Read More ]

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OH YEAH! FREE I Bike T.O. Shirts and Prizes for supporting cycling in Toronto!

It's time for Cycle Toronto's Refer-A-Rider campaign, and I'm taking part!   If you join up (or renew - just use the same email and you'll get a year added onto your current membership), … [ Read More ]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Flex-post bollards now installed on Adelaide

Awww yeah.  Flex-post bollards on Adelaide.  Let's get these on every bikelane. Bollards now installed to Adelaide CycleTrack, Bathurst-Spadina via Toronto Cycling on Twitter … [ Read More ]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Stickers being used for bikelane parking shaming

Someone has started an instagram account about stickering cars parked in Toronto's bikelanes. I hate bikelane parkers as much as everyone else, but is defacing property the way to respond? … [ Read More ]

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OH YEAH: A No-Brainer – Wayfinding for Cyclists

Original Post: 10 NO BRAINERS: Lead the Way for Cyclists - Spacing Toronto. Here, Jared Kolb, Executive Director of Cycle Toronto, shares his No Brainer on how to introduce clear, consistent … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: I Have To Take This Call

Source: Original photo - by thelearningcurvedotca on Flickr. Taking a break from the ride to answer a phone call. Canon EOS 60D body with a Sigma 17-70mm f2.8 DC Macro OS lens and Silver EFEX Pro … [ Read More ]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Danforth protected bikelanes with no loss of parking or car lanes

I bike the Danforth twice a day. There is more than enough room for protected bikelanes WHILE maintaining current car traffic "flow" and parking.  Plus it'll make the entire street safer for … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Cruise Conrol III

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: 5 things Toronto could learn from Copenhagen

Over the least 50 years, Copenhagan has transformed itself from an auto-focused city into a paradise for cyclists. Every day, more people bike to work in Denmark's capital and its surrounding urban … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Cycling Past 53

Source: Original photo - by GBaker63 on Flickr. Thanks for viewing. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

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TODAY: Sun, Sept 14 – Bells on Danforth

A lot of people have been asking us when to saddle up for Bells on Danforth 2014. You’re going to have to wait just a little bit longer: this year’s ride is on Sunday, September 14. More details will … [ Read More ]

INFRASTRUCTURE: New bike markings at Lakeshore and Strachan

Great new road markings at Lakeshore and Strachan! LOVE the new markings across Lakeshore at the foot of Strachan! So much safer, and more clear, with these in place. via Yvonne Bambrick - City of … [ Read More ]

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TOMORROW: Sun, Sept 14 – Toronto Bicycle Music Festival

Toronto's free outdoor pedal-powered music festival is celebrating its 5th year. This free event is taking place at 3 parks across this great city with mobile performances leading group rides … [ Read More ]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Pan Am Games velodrome nears completion in Milton

If you're into competitive cycling, then this is news for you. The cycling track inside the still-under-construction Milton velodrome won’t be ready for another few weeks still, but even now Curt … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Toronto Public Library, College Street

Source: Original photo - by TMLMike1 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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INFRASTRUCTURE: Contraflow lanes on Shaw St have doubled bike traffic!

Following the great news that bike traffic has tripled on Sherbourne, it has more than doubled on Shaw St in less than a year, simply with the addition of a contra-flow bikelane! Contraflow lanes on … [ Read More ]

NEWS: Sherbourne lanes a cycling success that should inspire more

Following up on the news that bike traffic on Sherbourne is up a whopping 300%, here's Minnan-Wong trying to appear bike-friendly. The number of cyclists whizzing along Sherbourne St. each day has … [ Read More ]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Sherbourne separated bikelane sees 300% increase in bike traffic in 3 years!

Sherbourne's lanes have problems, but prove that if you build bikelanes that people (all people - novice and experienced, young and old) feel safe cycling in, more and more will use them. Bicycle … [ Read More ]

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REMINDER: Get a FREE I Bike T.O. shirt!

It's ALMOST that time of year again!  Time to give out a whole bunch of FREE I Bike T.O. shirts. Are you interested?  Sign up at the form below (or at this link) to get notified as soon as they are … [ Read More ]

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OH YEAH: Bike lanes have actually sped up car traffic in New York City

Since 2007, New York City has added 31 miles of protected bike lanes — that is, lanes protected by a physical barrier, such as a row of parked cars or a curb. The main point of building protected … [ Read More ]

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REMINDER: Sun, Sept 14 – Bells on Danforth

A lot of people have been asking us when to saddle up for Bells on Danforth 2014. You’re going to have to wait just a little bit longer: this year’s ride is on Sunday, September 14. More details will … [ Read More ]

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EVENT: Sun, Sept 14 – Bells Rides & Bikestock!

Date: Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 14:00 - 15:30 This will be the eighth edition of Bells on Bloor, the third for Bells on Yonge and Bells on Danforth. All three rides will converge on Nathan … [ Read More ]

NEWS: Remains of missing Toronto cyclist Kit Currie found

The remains of Kit Currie, a Toronto cyclist who went missing Aug. 14, have been found, her sister Jennifer Currie-Roy said. “We found her, and we’re preparing for arrangements. Her body was found … [ Read More ]

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GET INVOLVED: Mon, Jan 15 – Volunteer Orientation with Cycle Toronto!

Volunteer with us! Our next volunteer orientation is Mon Sept 15 at 6:30pm. See details & apply at http://cycleto.ca/volunteer. More: Cycle Toronto - Volunteer with us!  … [ Read More ]

NEWS: DAS5 – Darcy Allan Sheppard remembered

Ask most Ontarians about the case and they will remember it as the story about the crazed messenger who was justifiably killed after he "jumped on" a car and "attacked" Bryant and his wife who were … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Cycle bridge

Source: Original photo - by giltay 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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OH YEAH! Bill Murray biking around Toronto!

The other day I alluded to celebrities biking to film premieres at TIFF and parking at Cycle Toronto's Bike Valet (don't worry, non-celebs can use it too. It's free), and today saw Bill Murray biking … [ Read More ]

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REMINDER: Sun, Sept 14 – Toronto Bicycle Music Festival

Toronto's free outdoor pedal-powered music festival is celebrating its 5th year. This free event is taking place at 3 parks across this great city with mobile performances leading group rides … [ Read More ]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Toronto Island Quadricycle

Source: Original photo - by ClosetConfection on Flickr. see more at closetconfections.com 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: Good Morning!

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

EVENT: Early Bird Registration Now Open for the 2014 Complete Streets Forum!

Early Bird Registration Now Open for the 2014 Complete Streets Forum! The Toronto Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT), a project of Clean Air Partnership, is pleased to announce that … [ Read More ]

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OH YEAH! FREE I Bike T.O. shirts are coming!

It's ALMOST that time of year again!  Time to give out a whole bunch of FREE I Bike T.O. shirts. Are you interested?  Sign up at the form below (or at this link) to get notified as soon as they are … [ Read More ]