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July 20: New Content on BikingToronto

Running Reds . . .

Posted: 19 Jul 2009 10:37 AM PDT

Reds… Should not be run. In very rare cases I will.. I assume that the practice of going into th… Read more…

Photo of the Day: Better Than A Benz

Posted: 18 Jul 2009 11:18 PM PDT

Photo by Xander N’Dantes… Read more…

BikingToronto Archives: July 19

Posted: 18 Jul 2009 10:07 PM PDT

2006 Biking On The Spit Tonight?2007South East Toronto Bicycle User Group Meeting TonightBridging th… Read more…

The more things change…

Posted: 18 Jul 2009 05:33 AM PDT

Also, another quote that seems appropriate to share given the current push for cyclist licensing in … Read more…

The more things change…

Posted: 18 Jul 2009 05:18 AM PDT

I came across a link to an article in an 1896 edition of The Lancet on “The Dangers of Cycling”. It’… Read more…

Photo of the Day: Suit Style II

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 11:16 PM PDT

Photo by Xander N’Dantes… Read more…

BikingToronto Archives: July 18

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 10:10 PM PDT

2006250… What’s Next?Back From Nova ScotiaPromotions Subcommittee Meeting2007Pickering Bike Cops: … Read more…

American Links

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 06:50 PM PDT

Speaking of NYC, I’m pretty fond of Bike Snob NYC for a little bit of snarky humour. … Read more…

Running Reds . . .

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 06:48 PM PDT

Great question and I don’t have an answer either. I saw that in Quebec City some even when the light… Read more…

Formatting Your Posts

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 12:57 PM PDT

Hi everyone, Just added a text formatting bar to the post entry form. :) Highlighting any text in yo… Read more…

American Links

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 12:42 PM PDT

Just added some NYC links. :) Will be adding more U.S. links… no worries. Have some that you find … Read more…

July 17: New in the BikingToronto Forum

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 07:38 AM PDT

Councillor Michael Walker wants a Bicycle Licensing Scheme Just read the PDF in full. Maybe I’m ass… Read more…

July 17: New Content on BikingToronto

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 07:37 AM PDT

Councillor Michael Walker wants a Bicycle Licensing Scheme Posted: 16 Jul 2009 04:30 PM PDT Just r… Read more…

Stolen Bike Recovered through covert ‘Bike Strike’

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 11:15 AM PDT

Awesome and insane bike recovery story from Spacing Toronto: Stolen Bike Recovered through covert ‘B… Read more…

Running Reds . . .

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 10:29 AM PDT

Good question singer. :) I too am interested in hearing what cyclists who do this would have to say…. Read more…

Running Reds . . .

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 10:11 AM PDT

I’m curious for some feedback on something I’ve noticed Toronto cyclists doing. Not sure if it’s uni… Read more…

How harmful is it to Exercise Outside on a Polluted Day?

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 08:52 AM PDT

Closer to home, recall the Toronto Hoof & Cycle Courier Coalition and their 1999 report “CHOKING… Read more…

July 17: BikingToronto Flickr Group Update

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 12:39 AM PDT

Girl biking Posted: 06 Jul 2009 07:54 PM PDT NMinTO has added a photo to the pool: Downtown… Read more…

Cyclist Hit at Front & Spadina

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 07:38 AM PDT

From the sounds of it… the cyclist was going north and at the tail end of a green light (ie., the … Read more…

July 17: Style Flickr Group Update

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 12:30 AM PDT

Girl biking NMinTO has added a photo to the pool: … Read more…

Cyclist Hit at Front & Spadina

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 07:16 AM PDT

I really, really hate that intersection, no matter where I’m approaching it from. Even southbound it… Read more…

Annette and Dupont Street

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 05:36 AM PDT

Hmmm, sounds like there are still two lanes for cars, one for parking, one for driving. The traffic … Read more…

Weekly News Wrap-Up: Cyclist Hit and Councillor Walker wants Helmets

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 01:25 AM PDT

A couple items of news from the past week:Councillor Walker wants Helmets to be Mandatory In additio… Read more…

Photo of the Day: Tulips

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 01:13 AM PDT

Photo by Xander N’Dantes… Read more…

BikingToronto Archives: July 17

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 01:02 AM PDT

2006The University of Toronto BikeChain2007South Kingsway Meeting TonightThe Toronto – Niagara BikeT… Read more…

The Danforth

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 04:49 AM PDT

I ride this stretch of the Danforth through Riverdale a lot. It already seems wide enough to put in … Read more…

Bikes+Transit.com

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 04:13 AM PDT

Hi Joe, I like the fact that all of the information is now in one place and I don’t have to go to th… Read more…

Cosburn Lanes – Fewer Parked Cars?

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 04:12 AM PDT

I was out of town on business for a while and then my routine kept me off my bike for a while after … Read more…

The Danforth

Posted: 17 Jul 2009 04:09 AM PDT

Thanks, Joe, for passing that on. Sensible approach. … Read more…

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Rubble territory

Source: Original photo – by BruceK on Flickr. On the south edge of the Spit 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 shared on instagram with the #biketo hashtag!

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NEWS: A Complete List of Bloor Bike Lane Articles

After 4 decades (!) of Toronto considering the possibility of bike lanes on Bloor, Toronto City Council overwhelmingly voted (38-3) in favour of a 1 year pilot to collect data and evaluate a 2 km stretch of Bloor with bikelanes. I think a lot of people were surprised at just how lopsided the vote was… […]

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Thanks to Biking Toronto Sponsors

Just a quick post to mention and thank the current sponsors of Biking Toronto who have been generous enough to partner with the site  to help keep this website moving forward. Pay them a visit today, they believe in biking in Toronto. Singer Kwinter‘s goal is to help riders understand their rights.  Named one of Canada’s top […]

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OH YEAH! Bloor bike lanes finally get the go ahead in Toronto

With a vote of 38-3 (!!!), City Council has approved a 1-year pilot of bike lanes on Bloor St! Bike Lanes are finally a reality on Bloor St. After years of campaigns and debate, city council voted 38-3 in favour of a pilot project that will see cycling infrastructure installed between Shaw St. and Avenue […]

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OH YEAH! Suburban Etobicoke councillor changes vote on Bloor bike lanes to a ‘yes’

More proof that politicians who actually take time to understand the issues are, in fact, better politician. “Riding it, you do realize a separate bike lane is infinitely safer than riding with traffic,” Campbell said. The councillor was leaning toward voting against the pilot project before his daughter started texting him, praising the bike lane […]