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July 10: New in the BikingToronto Forum

Orange Karakoram GT (East York)

ALL RIGHT. ENOUGH ALLREADY. EVERYBUDDY RIGHT NOW take some pics of your ride… Personally I don’t know all the manufacturers and styles etc… so as they say… a Pic is worth a 1,000 words. Please … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Bikes+Transit.com

Media Release: Calling all pioneers on two wheels – ‘twitterflickrfest’ runs to July 13 * Try, test, ‘twitter’ and photograph these 2009 sample transit and cycling routes * Upgrade your local cyclin… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Bikes+Transit.com

Article from the Toronto Sun: Website puts wheels in motion A new website is making it easier to get your two wheels on to four. Bikesandtransit.com is urging families to use bike racks on buses so t… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Best deals for a new bike???

I want to buy my wife a new road bike, and we’re not in any hurry to get it. I’m trying to find our where and when I can get the best price on a bike for her. Should I wait for the fall? Will the sale… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Riding the Rails

Great post by Val Dodge in Torontoist: On-road bike lanes have been in the news quite a bit recently: the battle over Jarvis Street, the ongoing crawl toward lanes along Bloor Street and Danforth Aven… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Recent Posts

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TRUTH: The business of bikes and parking

Click on through to Spacing to see the full infographic. There has been some debate about whether bike lanes on Bloor would hurt or harm businesses. Spacing is republishing this infographic from our Fall 2014 issue to help inform the discussion. View Full Graphic: INFOGRAPHIC: The business of bikes and parking – Spacing Toronto

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VIDEO: A DIY repair shop created by students for students

A great video introduction to U of T’s BikeChain from Global News (except there’s an ad that runs before it): ‘Bikechain’ was created in 2005 as a student project serving the University of Toronto student community. This DIY bicycle repair shop is based out of the St. George campus and is open to everyone on […]

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MAPS! Helping cyclists avoid smoggy routes in Toronto and Montreal

  Amazing tool!  Played with it a long time.  Very telling that when you turn off the street map, high pollution levels still indicate where roads (and especially highways and the airport) are, and where the ravines (without highways) are. It is essentially a Google Map with an extra layer representing the average concentration of […]

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OH YEAH! Get Biking Toronto Updates, Win A Shirt

This is on until midnight on Saturday, April 30th, 2016! If you’re a regular visitor to Biking Toronto, you may notice little asks for you to join the update list.  This list updates you about new things on the site (and then you decide what you want to click through and read).  There are over […]

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NEWS: Bloor Bike Lanes Pilot Should Be a Council No-Brainer. Here’s Why It’s Not. 

An excellent piece in Torontoist about why a bike lane pilot designed to collect data about benefits/detriments and overwhelming supported by the community is getting static from politicians: There really should have been little to no debate about this 2.5 kilometre bike lane pilot project running along Bloor Street West from Shaw Street to Avenue […]