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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 into a great new home… so I guess it’s like totally re-building a house.

We kept what BikingToronto started with – the blog, and also the forum feature, but then we added cool features including:

Membership – people can “join” BikingToronto now. Don’t worry… it’s free, easy and quick to join – and gives you access to all the features that follow:

Friends – make connections on BikingToronto

Groups – so like minded people can talk about topics that interest them. Groups can be created by anyone, so if you have an idea for a group that doesn’t exist yet, you can create one!

Events – we took our popular calendar – easily the most comprehensive cycling events calendar in Toronto – and decide to expand it even more, to make it more useful and interactive for you:

  • Anyone can create an event
  • Events can have logos/icons
  • Invite your friends to any event
  • Event Discussions

If you’re one of the many people reading this via the email newsletter, be sure and check out the new site!  If you’re reading this on the site itself… well… um… you’re already checking the site out… so you’re awesome!  :)

Weekly News:

2009 Bike-Friendly Business Awards

Case Ootes is Retiring from City Politics

Site Discussions:

How Do You Keep Your Bike Clean in the Winter?

Hope everyone had a great holiday season… and all the best for 2010!

Joe.

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