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Cycling Events This Week: Jan. 25 – 31

What’s going on this week?   Here’s your weekly rundown.  Your weekly calendar.  Your 7 day agenda.  Your… um, list of… stuff going on.  :)  You can view all events on the Events page.

Monday, Jan. 25

TCAT 2010 Platform Update

  • 6:00 – 7:30 PM
  • Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Room 303
  • The Toronto Coalition for Active Transportation presents their platform for the next 4 years (coinciding with the next term of City Council) and invites discussion on the best way to promote active transportation in the run-up to this fall’s municipal election

Tuesday, Jan. 26

CBN Workshop – Flat Fix/Intro to Bike Repair

  • 7:00 – 10:00 PM
  • 761 Queen Street West
  • The Community Bicycle Network is running an intro to bike repair workshop.  Learn how to do the basic repairs to your bike.
  • $30 + GST

Wednesday, Jan. 27

CBN Workshop – Build Your Own Truing Stand

  • 7:00 – 10:00 PM
  • 761 Queen Street West
  • For people who want to “true” their own wheels (make sure they are straight), a stand comes in handy.  Learn how to make one from the Community Bicycle Network
  • $30 + GST

Friday, Jan. 29

Critical Mass Toronto

  • 6:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Meets at corner of Bloor and Spadina at 6 PM.  Group Ride starts at 6:30
  • An event that takes place on the last friday of every month in cities all over the world.  Critical Mass is at different times a rally, a protest, a party, and a community that advocates for a bicycle’s right to use public streets.

Saturday, Jan. 30

CBN Winter Open House and Bicycle Auction

  • 12:00 – 6:00 PM
  • 761 Queen Street West
  • Check out the home of the Community Bicycle Network and participate in an Auction for one of the Yellow Bikes from the BikeShare program

Saturday, Jan. 30

Coldest Day of the Year Ride

  • 12:00 – 2:00 PM
  • Starts at the Grenadier Cafe in High Park
  • Run by the City of Toronto, the ride will highlight the Martin-Goodman Waterfront Trail. Start Location is the Grenadier Cafe in High Park. We will then ride along the waterfront to Coronation Park, and discuss some of the challenges and successes of winter snow maintenance for cyclists. Hot Chocolate for riders will be served at the Grenadier Cafe.

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