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Aug. 31: New in the BikingToronto Forum

How Do I Lower Handlebar Stem?

I figured it out, thanks. There’s a hex bolt in the top of the stem, and you loosen it with an allen key so you can wiggle the stem up and down. I unscrewed the large nut that’s at the top of the head… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

How Do I Lower Handlebar Stem?

I have a quill stem, like this photo In fact, that looks almost exactly like my own bike with a different colour scheme. … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

City of Toronto Tackling “Knuckleheads”

Now if they can take care of the ones behind the wheel we’ll *really* be getting somewhere. ;-) … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

City of Toronto Tackling “Knuckleheads”

I call these ridges “Death Valley”… but no matter what you call them they are a danger. Glad to see The Star’s Fixer address these… too bad it’s just one out on Victoria Park. Next up would be the… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

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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 […]

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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 […]