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Weekly Wrap-Up: Will University Avenue Have Toronto’s Best Bikelane?

Happy Friday!  Here’s some good links of all the new and popular stuff from the past week!

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Most Popular Content on the Site this week:

  1. University Avenue Bikelane Graphics and Video (Main Blog)
  2. BikingToronto.com Asks: What is Toronto’s Best Bike Lane? (Main Blog)
  3. Toronto Bikelane Map (Maps)
  4. Weekly Wrap-Up: BikeSauce and the Ongoing Adventures of Igor Kenk (Main Blog)
  5. Hey, Harry! I Like Your Bikes (Duncan’s City Ride)
  6. Dedicated bike lanes coming to University Ave! (Forums)
  7. Who needs a cargo bike? (Fletcher Five)
  8. The Invisible Cyclist (Photo of the Day)
  9. Dedicated Bike Lanes coming to University Avenue (Main Blog)
  10. Canadian Tire Cup Holder (Bikeroo in TO)

New on the Main Blog:

New on Photo of the Day:

New on Cycling50+ (NEW!)

New on Fletcher Five:

New on Bikeroo in TO:

New on ThumbShift:

New on Joe Bikes:

New on the Hub:

New on Duncan’s City Ride:

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