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Tomorrow is BikeFriday!

Tomorrow is the last friday of May – so it’s BikeFriday:

BikeFriday is an initiative to promote (and encourage) bike events happening in Toronto on the last friday of every month, with the aim of turning that day into a de facto “Bike Day” that happens once a month.

Here’s what is scheduled for tomorrow:

8:00 – 9:30 AM:
Grassroots Bikers Breakfast

Join Grassroots staff and customers for a free Bikers Breakfast! We’ll have organic fruit and juice, fair trade coffee, and other delicious breakfast snacks. Get there early to ensure plenty of breakfast treats are left at Grassroots Environmental Products
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Location: 372 Danforth (at Chester)

8:00 – 9:30 AM:
Alternative Grounds’ Coffee for Cyclists

Free IN-STORE coffee for anyone with bike helmet (or other proof you biked there!) at Alternative Grounds Cafe
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Location: 333 Roncesvalles (at Grenadier)

12:00 – 8:00 PM:
Janet Bike Girl – Open Studio

Local Toronto Bicycle Stencil Artist, Janet Bike Girl invites the public to see her bicycle art studio. Photos of Janet’s Work
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Location: 401 Richmond St West (Studio S-26)

5:30 – 9:00 PM:
Toronto Criterium Race

The Toronto Criterium kicks off with a Children’s Race at 5:45 pm. Anyone under 18 is welcome to participate. Competitive cycling begins at 6:00 pm with Masters level amateur races. The professional and elite athletes race at 7:30 pm. Each of the competitive races last for one and a half hours.
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Location: St. Lawrence Market (Start/Finish line near Front & Church)

6:00 PM:
Take the Tooker Takes Bloor

Take the Tooker will unfurl 44 metres of a pre-fab bike lane to give cyclists a real sense what bike lanes along Bloor would look and feel like. Ride the lane with us, and then join us for the monthly Critical Mass Ride through city streets.
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Location: Bloor and Spadina

6:00 – 8:00 PM:
Critical Mass Toronto

Critical Mass is an event typically held on the last Friday of every month in cities around the world where bicyclists take to the streets en masse. The purpose of Critical Mass is not formalized beyond the direct action of meeting at a set location and time and traveling as a group through city or town streets. [from Wikipedia]
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Location: Bloor & Spadina – meet at 6:00, ride at 6:30

6:30 – 8:30 PM:
TBN Friday Night Ride

Join the Friday Night Riders on this popular social ride ending at a local eatery. Bring lights. Helmets are mandatory.
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Location: Broadview and Riverdale (Park north of Bridgepoint Health)

10 PM – Midnight
Critical Ass

A great big party like Critical Mass, but without all the clothes. CAUTION: IF YOU PARTICPATE IN THIS RIDE YOU MAY FIND YOURSELF SURROUNDED BY CRAZY CYCLISTS WHO ARE NOT WEARING ENOUGH CLOTHES!
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Location: Bloor and Spadina

More info and a map on the BikeFriday site.





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