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June 19: New Content on BikingToronto

June 18: Added Yesterday to the Stolen Bike Listing [Main Blog]

Posted: 18 Jun 2009 12:08 PM PDT

jradecki on “Rare 2000 Stumpjumper M2 (Baby blue and Orange) Stolen Saturday June 13″ My bike of 7 years was stolen form my apartment building this last weekend.Last seen In the Danforth / Main Area…. Read more…

June 18: Latest Comments Update [Main Blog]

Posted: 18 Jun 2009 10:11 AM PDT

Re: Toronto Moving Forward on BikeSharing Posted: 17 Jun 2009 03:04 PM PDT Its amazing how what the public doesn’t know, in theory, wont hurt them. Toronto has endeavored into a failed business mode… Read more…

toddtyrtle on “About the Directory” [Forum]

Posted: 18 Jun 2009 10:05 AM PDT

You’re always so positive Joe. Something for me to aspire to, I guess. I agree – having a list of bike-friendly businesses is a great idea. That said, call me spiteful but I think I am about as concer… Read more…

joe on “About the Directory” [Forum]

Posted: 18 Jun 2009 09:11 AM PDT

This came from an idea on the Support Bikelanes on the Danforth post on the blog… why not have a directory of stores in Toronto that *like* bikes and cyclists… Making sure these stores are suppor… Read more…

joe on “Support Bikelanes on the Danforth!” [Forum]

Posted: 18 Jun 2009 07:38 AM PDT

The Danforth BIA seems to be starting a campaign against bikelanes on the Danforth… setting up a petition for their members to say they do not support bikelanes because they don’t want to lose parki… Read more…

Headlines: Naked Cyclists Wage War on Cars? [Main Blog]

Posted: 18 Jun 2009 07:23 AM PDT

Spacing Toronto: How to fan the flames of the fake War on the Car in Toronto I suggested that car culture has always been at war with itself: city driving has never been pleasant, not in the good-old… Read more…

toddtyrtle on “Bloor – Danforth” [Forum]

Posted: 18 Jun 2009 06:58 AM PDT

Wrote the BIAs and copied the manager of Grassroots and The Big Carrot as well as these are two stores I *very* regularly patronize. The frustrating thing is that this alarmism is based totally on spe… Read more…

BikeMonth Events on Fri, June 19, 2009 [Main Blog]

Posted: 18 Jun 2009 05:45 AM PDT

TBN Friday Night Ice Cream Ride6:30pmViva L’Italia! Join TBN in celebrating the Taste of Little Italy Festival and cycle the Beltline to La Paloma for gelato. Brings Locks. Helmet and lights are manda… Read more…

joe on “Bloor – Danforth” [Forum]

Posted: 18 Jun 2009 05:07 AM PDT

I just posted about their petition… and sent them (and other Danforth BIAs) a Supporting Bikelanes email and have made automated email links to encourage others to do the same. … Read more…

Support Bikelanes on the Danforth! [Main Blog]

Posted: 18 Jun 2009 04:40 AM PDT

The Danforth BIA seems to be starting a campaign against bikelanes on the Danforth… setting up a petition for their members to say they do not support bikelanes because they don’t want to lose parki… Read more…

joe on “Bloor – Danforth” [Forum]

Posted: 18 Jun 2009 04:27 AM PDT

Wow… that is crazy. They actually believe car drivers are the majority of their business. Anyone who has spent any time on the Danforth, especially in this BIA (Broadview to Donlands, approximately)… Read more…

June 18: New in the BikingToronto Forum [Main Blog]

Posted: 18 Jun 2009 04:12 AM PDT

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toddtyrtle on “Bloor – Danforth” [Forum]

Posted: 18 Jun 2009 04:09 AM PDT

June 18: New Content on BikingToronto [Main Blog]

Posted: 18 Jun 2009 01:48 AM PDT

joe on “Posting Video” [Forum] joe on “Physically Seperate Bikelanes” [Forum] joe on “Bloor – Danforth” [Forum] joe on “Bike Train” [Forum] joe on “Bike Train” [Forum] joe on “Bike Summit 20… Read more…

Photos of the Week (June 8 – 14) [Main Blog]

Posted: 18 Jun 2009 01:43 AM PDT

Just in case you missed one of the extremely popular Photos of the Day, here’s a re-cap from last week.Photo of the Day: Criterium FinishFinish Line at the Toronto CriteriumPhoto by bikerooPhoto of th… Read more…

joe on “Ward 5 Cycling Survey” [Forum]

Posted: 18 Jun 2009 01:20 AM PDT

Ward 5 Etobicoke Councillor Peter Milczyn posted a Bike Lane survey to his website last week. Please take a moment to complete it. You can find it here. … Read more…

Photo of the Day: Victoria Street [Main Blog]

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 11:54 PM PDT

Photo by chewie2008~… Read more…

June 18: BikingToronto Flickr Group Update [Photos]

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 11:52 PM PDT

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June 18: Style Flickr Group Update [Style]

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 11:29 PM PDT

0374 Posted: 16 Jun 2009 07:47 AM PDT Xander N’Dante has added a photo to the pool: Posted: 17 Jun 2009 02:37 PM PDT Gabi~ has added a photo to the pool: … Read more…

BikingToronto Archives: June 18 [Main Blog]

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 10:51 PM PDT

2006 Playing PoliticsIt’s Very ConvenientToronto Cycling Committee Meeting Tomorrow 2007 Photo of the Day – Mon, June 18th2008June 18: Cycling News from Around the World News Links for Wednesday June… Read more…

June 18: News from Other Cities [Elsewhere]

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 10:46 PM PDT

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DO IT: Danforth Loves Bikes Pledge (and Pub Crawl)

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NEWS: Hit and run kills cyclist in Milton

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