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July 23: New in the BikingToronto Forum

Suburban Critical Mass!!!!

Our next ride is on August 8th. Second Saturday of every month at 3:00pm, Yonge and Eglinton Northwest corner, right in front of the “Yonge & Eglinton Centre” Sign. Suburban Critical Mass is a fu… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Cops some of the worse drivers

In the last few years of cycling. I have nearly been hit my cops in cruisers numerous times. Everytime, they have gotten out of their vehicle and attempted to blame me. Cops believe they own the road … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Donut ride

The donut is only as long and as difficult as you make it. Donut is Saturday, Sunday and holidays starting Eglinton and Laird at 9am. Has been going on since 1974, a dvd was produced which is sold onl… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Donut ride

I’d heard about it (info here but while I like social rides, I’m not sure I’m quite in the shape to keep up with this one. … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

National Post: One year after Kenk’s Arrest, no sign of Trial for Bike Thief

One year after Kenk’s arrest, no sign of trial for alleged bike thief A year after Igor Kenk’s notorious West Queen West bicycle repair shop was raided, there is no sign of a trial for the alleged bi… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

The Star: Annette St. bike lane not a parking spot

Annette St. bike lane not a parking spot Cyclists love the new bike lanes on Annette St., except for a spot where it’s filled with parked vehicles. Our Saturday column targeted a Toronto police trail… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

NYC: Carmaggeddon Averted as Broadway Comes to Life

When New York City opened up new pedestrian zones in the heart of Midtown this summer, naysayers predicted a traffic nightmare. Nearly two months later, we’re still waiting for the much-feared Carmagg… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Australia: Cyclists fuming over biker lane-share push

Cyclists fuming over biker lane-share push Cyclists and bikers have clashed over a call for motorcyclists to trial using bicycle lanes. Motorcycling Australia has called for the trial as an attempt to… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Donut ride

I’ve heard of Donut rides in other cities… don’t know much about the Toronto one. Can you share info about Toronto’s? … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Donut ride

Just wondering who on the site rides the Donut ride? If you dont know what it is then your not really a cyclist in the know in Toronto. … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

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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 […]