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July 14: New in the BikingToronto Forum

West Toronto Railpath

Looks awesome. How do you get on to it? … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

West Toronto Railpath

I rode the West Toronto Railpath on Friday after work. I’ll post some photos of a former railpath turned into awesome cycling infrastructure as soon as I upload the photos. It’s a pretty long thing…… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Riding the Rails

I rode the West Toronto Railpath on Friday after work. I’ll post some photos of a former railpath turned into awesome cycling infrastructure as soon as I upload the photos. … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Toronto Star: Field guide to Toronto cyclists

Cool Annie… I like how you made your own profile. I’ll do one too: Average Joe Commuter Call: Thank you (I try to be courteous to drivers who are nice) Plumage: Cargo shorts and t-shirts in the summ… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Councillor Michael Walker to propose a bicycle licensing scheme in Toronto

Yeah, it’s kind of weird how Walker equates helmet use with licensing and/or registering cyclists and/or bikes. I suspect that he has 3 issues mixed up into 1. … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

The Danforth

Thanks for the feedback on the Carrot, Annie and Todd. I guess that because the Carrot is so unique, it pulls *some* customers from non-pedestrian, cycling, or subway users… but I’d wager it is not … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Perceptions of Bike-Friendliness

Interesting discussion in my status feed on Facebook after I “re-tweeted” something from a NYCer visiting Toronto: “Toronto is very bicycle friendly. It’s inspiring. Can NYC do the same?” We here in T… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

The Danforth

I would tend to agree that The Big Carrot is not a fan of bike lanes going in on the Danforth. Their parking lot is always pretty full. Now this time of year their bike rack is also full (and numerous… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

American Links

Bike-related websites from across the United States. The “@” links are links to twitter feeds. Other Links: Toronto | Canada If you know of some not already in this list, let us know below. Chicago, … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

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VIDEO: What’s it like to ride Bloor Street without bike lanes?

Metro Morning‘s Matt Galloway decided to document what it was like riding Bloor St. without bikelanes, in advance of the City Council vote about a bike lane pilot: What does it look like to ride a bike down Bloor Street in rush hour without bike lanes? I strapped a GoPro onto my helmet to find out. […]

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EVENTS: Pre-BikeMonth Events This Week (May 2 – 8, 2016)

While BikeMonth doesn’t officially start until May 30th with the big Group Commute to City Hall, the BikeMonth site is still listing events in May. Here is what is currently scheduled on the site for the upcoming week. Click on any event to go to the BikeMonth listing for more info. Tuesday, May 3 Cycle […]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Making Tracks

Source: Original photo – by Georgie_grrl on Flickr. Taking a little time to wander around Kensington with Michael and his work colleague Marco and showing him the ‘hood. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. Also check out the thousands of amazing photos that have been […]

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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 […]