Learn more about BikingToronto and Singer Kwinter

Cycling Events This Week: Jan. 18 – 24

What’s going on this week?  This is your go-to list. :)  You can view all events on the Events page. Monday, Jan. 18 Toronto Cycling Advisory Committee 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM The Toronto Cycling Committee is designed to advise City Council and its departments, agencies, boards, and commissions, on the design, development and delivery […]


comments powered by Disqus

Updates to the Toronto BikeShop Map

Just a quick post to let you know I just updated the Toronto BikeShop Map. I made the BikeShop Map 4 years ago because whenever I was in a part of the city I wasn’t very familiar with, I never knew if I was near a bikeshop. It’s easy enough to google “Toronto Bikeshops” and […]


comments powered by Disqus

Weekly News Wrap-Up: Winter Biking Is Not Crazy

How is 2010 going for you so far?  Here’s some of the new stuff on BikingToronto this week! In the News: Hard Core Cyclists Do Not Fear Winter 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 […]


comments powered by Disqus

How Many of Your Neighbours Bike to Work? Perhaps More Than You Think!

census-cycling

Patrick Cain at the Toronto Star loves maps (who doesn’t?). He’s done a couple general commuting maps for the GTA, but has just released one just about Commuter Cyclists, organized by Census Tracts. The map looks pretty much like you’d expect… higher levels of people using bicycles as their primary mode of getting to work […]


comments powered by Disqus

BikingToronto is 4 Years Old!

That’s right!  4 years have gone by since I made the very first post on BikingToronto on Jan. 12, 2006.  4 years!  If BikingToronto was a kid, it would be starting kindergarten. What’s happened in 4 years?  Why don’t I tell you? (photo from no small wonder on Flickr, via NYC BikeMaps) Hosting: BikingToronto started […]


comments powered by Disqus

No, Winter Cyclists Are Not Crazy

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 […]


comments powered by Disqus

Hard Core Cyclists Do Not Fear Winter

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) […]


comments powered by Disqus

Weekly News Wrap-Up: Happy New Year!

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 […]


comments powered by Disqus

How Do You Keep Your Bike Clean in the Winter?

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 […]


comments powered by Disqus

Case Ootes is Retiring

cootes

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 […]


comments powered by Disqus