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Weekly Wrap-Up: Thomson’s BikeCity and the Queens Park Grand Prix

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Most Popular Stuff on the Site this week:

  1. Circling Queens Park with a Grand Prix
  2. Sarah Thomson releases “Bike City” Plan
  3. Rob Ford releases “Transportation Plan”
  4. Toronto Bikelane Map
  5. Queen’s Park Grand Prix
  6. Weekly Wrap-Up: Bike Art and Rob Ford
  7. Toronto Wards
  8. Safety First
  9. Sarah Thomson to announce “Bike City” Policy
  10. Big Hair

New Posts from all Blogs on BikingToronto:

Another excellent short from StreetFilms interviewing women who recently became bicycle commuters due to the massive expansion of cycling infrastructure in New York City.Jeez, better bicycle infrastructure means more cyclists and less crowded transit… whooda thunk that? Photo via the BikingToronto Flickr pool. Related posts:London Invests £111 Million in Cycling InfrastructureMy One and Only Complaint [...] Related posts: London Invests £111 Million in Cycling Infrastructure My One and Only Complaint…
  • More of Janet Bike Girl’s patches here. Related posts:Covet: Janet Bike Girl’s Fabric Stencil Bicycle Art The Challenge of Bixi Thriving in Today’s Toronto Mayor David Miller Congratulates Michael Barry, Shows Off His BIXI Related posts: Covet: Janet Bike Girl’s Fabric Stencil Bicycle Art The Challenge of Bixi Thriving in Today’s Toronto Mayor David Miller Congratulates Michael Barry, Shows Off His BIXI
  • There’s a great series of posts on The Art of Manliness introducing you to the world of bicycle touring. Read part 1 here and part 2 here. Here’s the final bit of advice from the post’s author: You’ll know you’ve been riding too long when… …you’re in the best shape of your life, can ride for eight [...] No related posts.
  • It’s post-Labour Day and students are back at school, teachers are back at work, summer hours are ending and the streets are getting busier.With busier streets comes more Toronto residents using bicycles for getting to work and play. This may mean your quiet summer route is now busy and hectic. This may mean that you’ve [...] Related posts: Mayor David Miller Congratulates Michael Barry, Shows Off His BIXI London Launches Bicycle Sharing Program with Bicycles Built in Canada Rainy Day Slideshow from…
  • Monica Heitz, Sad Bear Monica Heitz, Octo-cycle
  • Via ArtSpin.caArt Spin invites you to join our final bicycle tour of the season for an interactive and exciting adventure through Toronto’s west end art district visiting art galleries, artist’s studios and installations or performances in unique places. The September 30th tour of this hugely successful and incredibly popular art event promises to be our [...] Related posts: Dandyhorse Launch Party: Thursday, April 29, 2010 Live, Tonight: ArtSpin Toronto I hear it’s “pants optional” –…
  • Time: Monday, 20 September , 9AM – 6PM Location: Meet at Cyclops Studio 37 Mowat Ave. Studio 2B Toronto, ON Cyclops Squad is planning a day trip biking adventure to the Toronto Zoo and back. The round trip is approximately 90 km, but we will go at a moderate pace. Challenge yourself! We will not be going to the Zoo [...]
  • Via the Whoa. Found via Duncan’s Two Tired post. No related posts. No related posts.
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  • Cyclops are working as roadies for this amazing event. I can’t wait! Would it be going to far if I said “Yippeee!”? Oh well, what’s been said has been said. Toronto’s inaugural pedal-powered, mobile music festival! Schedule: Trinity Bellwoods Park (in the pit) 2:00 pm – Tomboyfriend 2:40 pm – roving bike music party Dovercourt Park 3:30 pm – Griffin 4:00 pm [...]
  • September 16: DIY Bike Trailer Workshops begin. Sign up now to learn how to make your very own Clay & Paper Theatre bicycle cargo trailer. Cyclops will be on hand to show you how it’s done. September 17: Night of Dread Community Planning Meeting Join us at Dufferin Grove Park to get involved with planning this [...]
  • via Xander N’Dante on flickr Related posts:Summer Smiles Related posts: Summer Smiles
  • Very cool light “painting” captured by cycleographer. Related posts:How Bike Lanes are Born – HiMYSYeD on Jarvis Related posts: How Bike Lanes are Born – HiMYSYeD on Jarvis
  • via Xander N’Dante on flickr Related posts:Orange Poser Related posts: Orange Poser
  • Here’s a fun rundown of everything going on over the next 7 days! You can always find this info or events far into the future on the always updating Events [...] Related Photos
  • Today saw mayoral candidate Sarah Thomson release her bicycle transportation policy, dubbed Bike City. Sarah and/or her team has done their homework on this to attract people who love biking… proposing a good chunk of new cycling infrastructure features (ie. bike boxes, bicycle boulevardes, etc) and physically separate bikelanes on University Ave, Richmond Street and Adelaide [...] Related Photos
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