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Weekly Wrap-Up: Mayoral Race and Shoppers Love Bikelanes

Happy Friday!  Here’s all the stuff you’ve seen (or missed) in the past week!

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New on the Main Blog:

New on Bikeroo in TO (NEW!):

Toronto/GTA Bicycle Route Mapping Wiki (NEW!):

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New on ThumbShift

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Topic Title Last Poster Posted In Posts Freshness
Is it a sin to get a bike from a big store? Avatar Image

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Bike locks Avatar Image

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Rob Ford Running for Mayor? Avatar Image

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7 1 day
Thomson wants more BikeLanes… but not on Jarvis Avatar Image

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7 1 day, 15 hours
Bloor-Danforth bikeway plan rolls on Avatar Image

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3 1 day, 19 hours
Jarvis Bikelanes Avatar Image

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23 1 day, 19 hours
My first ride of the season! Avatar Image

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1 2 days, 16 hours
How Do I Control My Email Notifications? Avatar Image

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4 2 days, 19 hours
Kenk:Comicbook Anti-Hero or Arch-Villain? Avatar Image

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1 2 days, 20 hours
Toronto-based Gripped Publishing Inc. launches Canadian Cycling Magazine Avatar Image

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1 2 days, 23 hours
Want to Donate Unused Bikes to BikeSauce? Avatar Image

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1 3 days, 9 hours
DECA Bikes First Tune-Up Workshop Avatar Image

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1 3 days, 16 hours
Inside Toronto Poll: Are Bikelanes Needed on Arterial Streets? Avatar Image

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6 3 days, 21 hours
Assessing Support to Remove On-Street Parking for Bike Lanes Avatar Image

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2 3 days, 21 hours
Anger as cars clog new Simcoe St. bike lane Avatar Image

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20 4 days, 2 hours
Rent a Tandem? Avatar Image

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1 4 days, 10 hours
Woonerf: It’s Dutch for smart city-building Avatar Image

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5 4 days, 14 hours
Smitherman would pause Toronto’s bike plan Avatar Image

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19 5 days, 16 hours
Ideas to make Toronto better Avatar Image

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1 5 days, 16 hours
What does Igor Kenk do now? Avatar Image

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1 6 days, 15 hours
Choosing bike components Avatar Image

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Ward 22 St. Paul’s councillor Michael Walker set to retire Avatar Image

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1 6 days, 20 hours



NEWS: Why not make biking on sidewalks legal in the suburbs?

I tend to agree with the main concept here… that suburban arterials need bike infrastructure badly… but cars go SO fast on those roads, it’s impossible to feel safe even in a bikelane that is just paint. A physical barrier (curb, bollards, etc) is needed, or an cycling addition on the side of sidewalks.  Many […]


EVENT – Fri, June 19: Welcome Back Queens Quay! Let’s Ride the Waterfront

After years of construction, Queens Quay is ready for the spotlight, with a new refurbished multi-use trail and lots more public space. Come celebrate the opening with a group bike ride down this new section of the Martin-Goodman Trail! More details about the opening on the Waterfront Toronto blog: http://blog.waterfrontoronto.ca/nbe/portal/wt/home/blog-home/posts/queens-quay-opening-volunteer Facebook Event: Welcome Back Queens […]


PHOTO OF THE DAY: Queen and Spadina

Source: Original photo – by sigma. on Flickr. via Tumblr ift.tt/1HmS7fX via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. Also check out the thousands of amazing photos that have been shared on instagram with the #biketo hashtag!


OH YEAH! How I learned to love cycling my way to work

I’ll be honest, and I hate to admit this, but I used to be that person that perpetually ran five minutes late—to everything. I’d do my best to be timely, but in many circumstances, I just couldn’t seem to make it to my commitments on time. A few years ago my brother became a bicycle […]


EVENT – Wed May 27: Cycle Toronto Ward 21 Group Meeting

Our monthly meeting is coming up. Join us as we work to make cycling in the city a safer way to travel. Facebook Event: Cycle Toronto Ward 21 Group Meeting


NEWS: Cyclist suffers serious injuries after being struck by vehicle in Rosedale

A male cyclist was rushed to hospital via emergency run after he was struck by a vehicle in Rosedale during the morning rush hour Tuesday.It happened at the intersection of Roxborough Street and Wrentham Place in the vicinity of Mount Pleasant Road at around 8:30 a.m.According to police, a doctor was passing by at the […]


EVENT: Fri, June19 – Waterfront Toronto launching new Queens Quay section of Martin-Goodman Trail

Toronto’s revitalized waterfront boulevard is just about ready to be unveiled. And, after three years of construction, road closures and patience, Waterfront Toronto plans to open the new Queens Quay with a bang.Waterfront Toronto is calling for volunteers to aid in its ribbon cutting ceremony on June 19, beginning at 6 p.m.  The organization is […]


EVENT – Tues, June 16 – Ward 31 Bikes – June Meeting

  We have been working with Councillor Davis and her office to organize a Ward 31 Bikes meeting where both Janet Davis will be in attendance as well as Jacquelyn Gulati, who is the new Manager of Cycling Infrastructure for the city (she is replacing Daniel Egan who many of you may know). Facebook Event: […]


PHOTO OF THE DAY: Leslie Spit trio

Source: Original photo – by BruceK on Flickr.via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. Also check out the thousands of amazing photos that have been shared on instagram with the #biketo hashtag!



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