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Cycling Events This Week: Mar. 1 – 7

Happy Monday!  Hope your post-Olympics hangovers aren’t too bad. :)  What a great couple of weeks!  I wonder when Ice Bike Racing will become an Olympic sport?

Here’s some events going on this week.

You can always find this info or events far into the future on the always updating Events page.

Mon, March 1st

Dan’s Mountain Bike Repair Public Opening

  • 1501 Woodbine Ave
  • For the past seven years Dan’s Mountain Bike Repair has been a private repair shop. This season Dan is opening the doors to the public. Dan and his crew have seven years experience customizing building and repairing bikes. If you think like we do, shops these days are charging to much, that is what DMR was made for.  (more details)

Tues, March 2nd

CBN Workshop – Bike Repair: Bearings and Wheels

  • 7 – 10 PM
  • 761 Queen Street West
  • CBN is now offering classes in bike repair that build on our introductory (‘Flat-fix and Tune-up’) class. Registrants should be familiar and comfortable with the subject of that class before taking the intermediate class(es). (more details)

Wed, March 3rd

CBN Workshop – Flat Fix/Intro to Bike Repair

  • 7 – 10 PM
  • 761 Queen Street West
  • Participants will remove their own rear wheel and tire and go through a tube repair and installation. (more details)

Wed, March 3rd

BikeSauce Volunteer Meeting

  • 7 – 9 PM
  • Ralph Thornton Community Centre, 765 Queen St. E.
  • Bike Sauce – Toronto’s newest bike org – is having a volunteer meeting. We’re going to be opening a DIY space + social space in the Spring and need more hands getting started. If you’re into bikes, bicycle advocacy or community building, this is a great opportunity to work to launch a new organization. (more details)

Thurs, March 4th

Complete Streets Working Group Meeting

  • 7 – 9 PM
  • Centre for Social Innovation, 215 Spadina Avenue
  • Complete Streets policies, adopted by over 100 jurisdictions in the United States, require that the needs of the most vulnerable road users be considered at every stage of road development, construction and reconstruction. In doing so, the goal is that our streets will be safer for everyone. (more details)

Fri, March 5th – Sun, March 7th

Toronto International Bike Show

  • Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place
  • The Toronto International Bicycle Show is the best place to shop for bicycles and accessories, preview the newest trends in cycling from the top manufacturers and distributors plus enjoy thrilling action-packed events. The show is celebrating its 24th year in production and is one of the largest exclusive bicycle consumer shows in North America. (more details)

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