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July 24: New in the BikingToronto Forum

North Toronto

Posted: 23 Jul 2009 01:31 PM PDT

Businesses who like bikes in North Toronto (roughly bounded by St. Clair, Yonge, Lawrence and Mt. Pleasant) (Please add more stores that you know of.) Dufflet Pastries – 2638 Yonge Street … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…


Posted: 23 Jul 2009 01:26 PM PDT

Businesses who like bikes in Downtown Toronto. (Please add more stores that you know of.) Mountain Equipment Co-op – 400 King Street West (just east of Spadina) … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

The Beach(es)

Posted: 23 Jul 2009 01:19 PM PDT

Businesses who like bikes in the Beach(es). (Queen East from roughly Coxwell to Victoria Park) (Please add more stores that you know of.) Cycle Solutions – Beach – 615 Kingston Road (at Southwood) Duf… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Danforth East

Posted: 23 Jul 2009 01:09 PM PDT

Businesses who like bikes on Danforth East. (from roughly Donlands to Victoria Park) (Please add more stores that you know of.) Cyclepath Danforth – 1510 Danforth Avenue … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Black Norco Bushpilot (Islington & Lakeshore)

Posted: 23 Jul 2009 09:15 AM PDT

Someone ripped the lock off my garage on the night of July 13/14th and made away with my Norco Bushpilot. It’s fairly distinct – large mudguards over the front and rear tires, Duke’s Cycle sticker in … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

10 Picture-Perfect Bike Races

Posted: 23 Jul 2009 07:03 AM PDT

The Woman’s Day Magazine website has a nice article of 10 picturesque settings for bike races around the world: The sport of cycling claims the most awe-inspiring backdrops. Athletes who earn spots i… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Recovered!!! Black & Silver Kuota Kharma

Posted: 23 Jul 2009 06:10 AM PDT

Great news everyone! George (the owner of the above bike) contacted me and sent me a story of how, with the help of a good neighbour, a digital camera, and the police, he recovered his bike: The Stole… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

American Links

Posted: 23 Jul 2009 05:16 AM PDT

Thanks Todd. I’ve added Bike Snob, and also a couple of Akron, OH links in the top post of this thread. :) … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Cops some of the worse drivers

Posted: 23 Jul 2009 04:24 AM PDT

Personally, I find police to be quite courteous and responsible when I’m on a street with a cruiser. I’m not saying they are *all* great, but it may be unfair to paint them all with the same brush. I … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…


NEWS: Toronto triathlete struck in hit-and-run

Oh this is horrible. A young doctor and triathlete. The driver of the truck fled the scene. The suspect vehicle is described as an older black tow truck with rear dual wheels and “Free Tow And Scrap” written in white lettering on the side. If you have any information about the incident call police at […]

INFRASTRUCTURE: West Toronto Railpath Update

Good reminder from Dandyhorse about the plans to extend the Railpath: We at dandyhorse and very pleased that it would appear that the West Toronto Railpath is finally going to be moving south. We haven’t reported on any progress in a while — so we thought we’d just provide a quick overview and update of […]


TODAY: Toronto Star LiveChat with Cycle Toronto’s Jared Kolb

Fresh off his ride into Outer Harbour (for a fundraiser, wearing a pink cape, because he’s a good sport) last monday, Jared Kolb will be answering questions about Cycle Toronto, Minimum Grid, and cycling infrastructure on the Star’s website at noon today. Who else wants Cycle Toronto to start a podcast with updates about all the […]


EVENT: Thurs, May 28 – Biker Breakfast at Rosedale United Church

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015 – 07:00 – 09:00 Come and enjoy breakfast at Rosedale United Church. The bike route is newly paved (finally) this year. Thanks for riding your bike in our neighbourhood. Location: 159 Roxborough Drive, Toronto, Toronto Original Link Read More: Biker Breakfast at Rosedale United Church


EVENT: Sun, Sept 13 – Ride 4 Real Food

Date: Sunday, September 13, 2015 – 08:00 – 16:00 The Ride4RealFood is a food security cycling fundraiser that supports a fantastic food security program that Directly provides healthy food to those in need Provides job training and workplace opportunities to low-income people Supports local Ontario farmers Supports a non-profit food co-op and the good jobs […]

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EVENT: Mon, May 25 – Tune-up on Dupont

Date: Monday, May 25, 2015 – 16:00 – 19:00   So you took your bike out for Bike to Work Day…and noticed your brakes are weak and your tires are half-flat! No problem — come swing by Ward 18’s streetside tune-up station and get some air or a brake tweaked! We’re reaching out to say […]

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EVENT: Sat, June 13 – 3rd Annual Custard Tart Ride

Date:  Saturday, June 13, 2015 – 13:00 – 15:00   Meet at  1 pm at the Brazil Bakery, 1554 Dundas Street West at Sheridan (near Dufferin) for the third annual Custard Tart Ride! We’ll sample the best offerings of Little Portugal’s bakeries along the route, so bring your appetite! Family-friendly event! Location: 1554 Dundas Street […]


PHOTO OF THE DAY: Richmond x Tecumseth

Source: Original photo – by Fixed in Silver on Flickr. Toronto, April 24th 2015 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!


EVENT: Sun, June 21 – Newcomer Bike Ride

Date: Sunday, June 21, 2015 – 13:00 – 15:00   Cycle Toronto Ward 18 is partnering with CultureLink and Toronto BikeShare to create a welcoming ride for newcomers to Toronto and newbies to riding a bike! We’ll review some basics like safety, hand signals, and some essential rules of the road. Then we’ll stick together […]

INFRASTRUCTURE: City starts adding wayfinding sharrows

Those arrows in sharrows?  You may start seeing them telling you if you have to turn to follow a bike route.  The City just painted the first one to help cyclists find the link between Brimley and Kennedy on the Pan-Am Path. Toronto’s first Wayfinding Sharrows mark @PanAmPath link between Kennedy-Brimley via Toronto Cycling on […]

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