A lot of people think that cyclists who bike in the winter must be crazy. But are they? Are they really? A BlogTO columnist tried to answer this question earlier this week by posting a story named “Do You Have to Be Crazy to Ride Your Bike In The Winter?” so you’d think they’d actually [...]
Catherine Porter at the Toronto Star learned a bit about winter cycling from Yvonne Bambrick of the Toronto Cyclists Union… while the article title makes it sound like an article about biking in winter (and a bit of it is), it’s mainly a piece about the need at City Hall for cycling lobbyists (like Yvonne) [...]
Happy 2010 everyone! Welcome to not only the first Weekly News Wrap-Up of 2010, but the first one on the recently renovated BikingToronto! We had the site down for a few weeks while we renovated everything… and actually, “renovated” may be an understatement… since we took all the great information on BikingToronto and put it [...]
There’s a pretty good discussion going on in the “How To” Group regarding making sure your winter bike stays clean if you are using it in the winter time. Bikeroo has posted some pretty funny photos of people who are rather, um… extreme *cue rock guitar wailing* in keeping their bikes clean: There are also [...]
Case Ootes, who has been city councillor for Ward 29 Toronto-Danforth since 1994, has decided to leave city politics. Links: Toronto Star: Case Ootes calls it quits Toronto Sun: Case closed: Ootes retires City Website: Case Ootes BikingToronto: Ward 29 Group Ward 29 Forum: Case Ootes Retires This is pretty significant news, as Ootes has [...]
The city is continuing an annual tradition of recognizing bike-friendly businesses in Toronto with the 2009 Bicycle Friendly Business Awards (or BFBAs)! This will be the second year that the City is partnering with the Toronto Cyclists Union in presenting the BFBAs as part of the Toronto Bike Awards event. More Info: City BFBA Webpage [...]
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