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Cycling Events This Week: Nov. 16 – 22

What’s on this week:

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Help Shape TCAT’s Platform
TCAT welcomes all supporters and friends to attend a short evening of discussion and consultation to join us in shaping TCAT’s Platform for 2010.

http://bikingtoronto.com/forum/topic.php?id=460&replies=1#post-1640

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TBN’s Wednesday Wheelie Ride
The nature of the Wednesday day rides known as the “Wednesday Wheelies” might be the best-kept secret in the TBN. Wednesday Wheelies are social, tourist-level rides that cover routes similar to the popular Country Cruises, but which have the glorious advantage of roads, often busy with traffic on a Sunday, being nearly deserted mid-week.

http://www.tbn.ca/cycling/wheelie.htm

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Green Drinks Toronto @ Grace O’Malley’s
[Grace O’Malley’s, 14 Duncan Street (just north of King Street – 2 Blocks west of St Andrew Subway, Toronto, ON] (Google Map)

Every month people who work or have an interest in the environmental field meet up for a beer at informal sessions known as Green Drinks.

We have a lively mixture of people from NGOs, academia, students, government and business . Come along and you’ll be made welcome. Just say, “are you green?” and we will look after you and introduce you to whoever is there. It’s a great way of catching up with people you know and also for making new contacts. Everyone invites someone else along, so there’s always a different crowd, making Green Drinks an organic, self-organising network.

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=171544544484





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