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STUFF: Toronto company designs world’s smallest folding bike

  Cycling season might seem like an eternity away if you're a fair weather rider, but here's a little something to get gearheads excited about. Toronto company Helix claims to have designed … [ Read More ]

OH YEAH: Toronto International Bike Show 2015

Kiera Bonifacio performing at last year’s bike show. Photo by Robin Sutherland Toronto International Bike Show 2015 This weekend, Exhibition Place is hosting the world’s largest consumer cycling … [ Read More ]

STUFF: Betabrand women’s bike commuter apparel for 2015

Read More: Betabrand women’s bike commuter apparel for 2015 … [ Read More ]

NEWS: Bikes included in re-development of Honest Ed’s property?

Early days here, and I encourage you to click through to the full Globe article to get all the details... but I'm optimistic about these two sentences about Markham St being left mostly as is, but … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Intense at Kensington Market

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

NEWS: Toronto’s new bicycle czar ‘excited’ by surge in ridership

By just about any metric, cycling is on the rise in Toronto. A recent count conducted by Cycle Toronto showed the number of bikes moving through the intersection at College and Spadina during rush … [ Read More ]

OH YEAH: Keeping it Fun Commuting By Bike!

Hey friends, a small plug for my friend Yvonne Bambrick's new book "The Urban Cycling Survival Guide" just out this month for purchase here. The book contains lots of great common sense advice for … [ Read More ]

NEWS: Toronto’s new bike chief pedals peace on hot-button file

An interview with Toronto's new Manager of Cycling Infrastructure and Programs, Jacquelyn Hayward Gulati.  She's got quite the job ahead of her, and will catch a lot of flack from the crankier cycling … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Stylish Cyclist

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

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STUFF: First Tilt-Action Cargo Bike to be available at Toronto Bike Show!

Okay - the tilt action on this Cargo Bike looks super cool. The world's first tilt-action cargo bike will be available to test and purchase at this years Toronto International Bike Show (which is … [ Read More ]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Mapping the City’s Bike Network Gaps

Toronto’s bikeway network is often a source of frustration for the city’s cyclists, and with the map above, it’s easy to see why. It illustrates the extent of Toronto’s bike infrastructure―or in some … [ Read More ]

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OH YEAH! Half-price tune-ups at Bateman’s Bicycle Company

March is pretty much here.  Get your bike ready for riding again!  Bateman's has a good deal on tune-ups on now.  Will share if I see other deals too. For the month of March, as a "Thank you" to our … [ Read More ]

OH YEAH: Ridership numbers continue to grow

Two different acquaintances recently remarked that when they returned from a couple of years working outside of Toronto, they were blown away by the increase in the number of cyclists on the roads. … [ Read More ]

PHOTOS: Icycle 2015 – Toronto’s bike race on ice

The most crazy of all of Toronto's bike events (except for the World Naked Bike Ride)... yet a great bit of fun in the middle of winter. Dandyhorse has a write-up of the night. For the 14th year … [ Read More ]

OH YEAH! Ed Begley, Jr. Rides his bike to the Oscars!

Respect, Ed. Respect. Never mind the rain. I'm riding my bike to the @TheAcademy Awards. Pardon the helmet hair. via Ed Begley, Jr. on Twitter: "Never mind the rain. I'm riding my bike to the … [ Read More ]

OH YEAH! Toronto may get a glow-in-the-dark bike path

Well, this would be awesome, obviously. “We’re getting calls like crazy from all over the world. People get really excited about the environment, for either safety reasons or energy reasons, or just … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bloor Street

Source: Original photo - by hogtown_blues on Flickr.February 21, 2015. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Bloor bike lanes delayed, again

Toronto: the City where everything takes forever, after delays and false starts and endless debate. The fault doesn't totally rely on city staff, as they are understaffed (they were even before the … [ Read More ]

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EVENTS: Tues, Mar. 3 – Ward 18 Meeting

Our monthly Ward 18 meeting! We'll discuss updates on bike advocacy in and around our ward. Plus let's nail down some of our 2015 outreach events and get the ball rolling on planning for … [ Read More ]

INFRASTRUCTURE: TTC looking at making a park out Scarborough RT

Will they include a multi-use trail a la the West Toronto Railpath? Then cyclists deep in Scarborough can have a safe dedicated way to bike all the way to the Kennedy subway station. The TTC is on … [ Read More ]

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HELP WANTED: 3 Bike Jobs at Evergreen

Well, these look awesome.  Need an awesome job? Evergreen has 3 jobs available on their website: Shop Coordinator, Bike Works Project Leader, Bike Works Program Leader, Bike … [ Read More ]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Despite drivers supporting it, Tory ready to scrap Bay-Bloor pedestrian scramble

Pedestrian friendly infrastructure on our streets make things safer for everyone, including people on bikes. But, although a HUGE amount of drivers supporting the pedestrian-priority crossing phase … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bay and Dundas. August ‘14

Source: Original photo - by sigma. on Flickr.via Tumblr ift.tt/1EDkf92 via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bay and Dundas. August ‘14

Source: Original photo - by sigma. on Flickr.via Tumblr ift.tt/1EDkf92 via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

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LOVE: Celebrate Valentines with a Toronto Politician

Hope you had a great day. Here are some funny cards featuring Toronto politicians, plus my fave featuring Jennifer Keesmaat, our City Planner, above. Feel the Love: #TOpoli Valentines 2015 - Album … [ Read More ]

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Garbage truck wrecks posts along Wellesley Street bikelane

A garbage truck mows down the Wellesley bikelanes flexposts and new City Cycling Manager says "oh, there's a learning curve"? C'mon now... even garbagemen have working eyes and know that if they … [ Read More ]

VIDEO: The Commuter Complex – Episode Two: Little Italy | Ryersonian.ca

Awesome video. Well made and with a great message. The Commuter Complex is a weekly online video series that examines Ryerson students' commutes from different neighbourhoods in the … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Love

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

EVENT: Thurs, Feb 19 – Flat Fix Clinic at Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop

When: Thursday Feb 19th: 6-7pm Where: Sweet Pete's Bike Shop - 1204 Bloor St West Cost: $20 including tax Fixing your own flat tire is one of the most essential repairs a cyclist needs to know. … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Marathon Toronto Oct 2014

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

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Commuting under a Cotton Candy Sky

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

NEWS: Community Bicycle Network Closes Space, to focus on Events and Rides

CBN is dead. Long live CBN! Looking forward to seeing where this "pivot" takes CBN.  Sounds interesting. CBN would like to inform you of, effective immediately, the closing of our 761 Queen St. W. … [ Read More ]

INTERVIEW: Jacquelyn Hayward Gulati – Toronto’s new cycling manager

Jacquelyn Hayward Gulati is the City of Toronto’s new Manager, Cycling Infrastructure and Programs, Transportation Services and comes to us from Mississauga where she grew up, and where she worked for … [ Read More ]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Toronto cycling group pushing for Riverdale bike lanes

A local cycling advocacy group wants the Riverdale area to create safe bike lanes that would connect the neighbourhood to the waterfront.Ward 30 Bikes has called upon the expertise of 4th year … [ Read More ]

HOW TO: Five Better Ways to Ride a Bike in Winter

She barely saw me but I sure noticed her. After years of year-round riding in Canada, I was accustomed to seeing a certain type of winter cyclist: wearing layers of synthetics, on an expensive … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bicycle Stands

Source: Original photo - by ToniMacky on Flickr.Bicycle stands outside the Corus Entertainment building Downtown Toronto via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking … [ Read More ]

OH YEAH: 3 Winter Cycling Myths Debunked

In cities around the world, people are waking up from a long winter slumber and embracing this dreaded season by hopping on their bikes. Some of these winter cycling enthusiasts will be gathering in … [ Read More ]

EVENT: Mon, Feb. 9 – Connecting Riverdale to the Lake

Join us for a presentation and a discussion on improving cycling routes from Riverdale to Lake Ontario Monday, February 9at 7:00pm South Riverdale Community Health Centre - SRCHC 955 Queen … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Mojo Bicycle Shop

Source: Original photo - by view[ ¤ ]finder on Flickr.Post-snowstorm at Mojo Bicycle Shop's old location on Queen Street and Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto. Please don't use my images for any purpose, … [ Read More ]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: How to (and not to) plough bikelanes

First off, above, a photo of Wellesley, close to Yonge (from the City of Toronto facebook group).  You may notice that the bikelane has been plough, and then blocked by snow from a driveway. And … [ Read More ]