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Most Popular Posts – November 2010

Cyclist killed by Streetcar at Spadina and LakeshoreDetermined purely by page views, we give you the Top 25 Most Popular pages from November 2010.

  1. Cyclist killed by Streetcar at Spadina and Lakeshore
  2. Tips for Riding your Bike this Winter
  3. The New Roncesvalles: Ride Your Bike up onto the Curb
  4. The Star: Car Drivers on the “Gravy Train”
  5. Photos of Memorial Ride for Streetcar Death
  6. Mountain Bike Bridge Sabotage in the Don Valley
  7. Google to map Toronto’s Bikelanes
  8. Weekly Wrap-Up: Streetcar Tragedy, The New Roncy and Don’t Be A Jerk
  9. Road Rule #1: Don’t Be A Jerk
  10. Photos of Toronto’s New Bike Boxes
  11. On The Blogs: Rob Ford, Art Inspiration
  12. On The Blogs: Toronto’s Cyclists with an Anti-Bike Mayor
  13. 5 Ways to get You and Your Bike Ready for Winter
  14. Queen West BIA unveils new OCAD Bikeracks
  15. Bikelane Map
  16. Weekly Wrap-Up: Car Drivers on the Gravy Train
  17. On The Blogs: How To Signal Right Turns
  18. On The Blogs: How To Light Your Bike
  19. On The Blogs: Harbord Sharrows Miss the Point
  20. Toronto Wards
  21. On The Blogs: Visible Hands for Low Light Commutes
  22. Cyclist Pinned Under Streetcar on Spadina
  23. On The Blogs: Phantom Menace – Car Traffic Congestion in Toronto
  24. On The Blogs: Rob Ford and Toronto’s Political Spectrum
  25. Photos from the Canadian Cyclocross Championships



PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bike Chic. Queen and Spadina

Source: Original photo – by sigma. on Flickr. via Tumblr ift.tt/1JeuzYF 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!


INFRASTRUCTURE: Toronto wants you to plan the future of cycling

Want a bikelane somewhere?  Let the city know, officially: Via an online survey, people are being invited to identify up to 20 streets – 10 downtown and 10 others anywhere in the city — as cycling priorities from a list of suggestions. The suggestions were based on earlier survey data and the city’s smartphone app […]


EVENT: Sat, July 4 – Bike Pirates celebrates their 9th Birthday

Please join us this Saturday, JULY 4TH, for some fun, food, and high fives. We couldn’t have made it to 9 years without the support of this community!We will be outside the shop for part of the afternoon saying hello to our new Parkdale neighbours, so come by to see the shop in action, have […]


INSTAGRAM: More Bells on Danforth

Bells on #Danforth! Looking east from Pape. #Danforthlovesbikes Danforth Loves Bikes! Follow BikingToronto on instagram! @bikingtoronto


NEWS: Nearby bikeshare station may raise your home’s value

Having a bike share station outside your front door might do more than give you a convenient way to ride to work — it might also boost the value of your home. According to a new study from McGill University, residential units in Montreal are worth more if they’re close to a Bixi station, Montreal’s […]


NEWS: Cyclist dead following 2-vehicle collision on Dufferin St.

The cyclist wasn’t on the road (standing on sidewalk), but car struck a hydro pole, which then killed them. Awful. A cyclist has been confirmed dead by York Regional Police following a vehicle collision on Dufferin St. north of Steeles Ave. on Monday evening. Two cyclists were on the sidewalk corner of Dufferin St. and […]


OH YEAH! The Viaduct bikelanes get MORE green paint!

Well, I don’t know what’s going on.  This is a level of paying attention to cycling infrastructure on the Bloor Viaduct that, quite frankly, I thought I’d never see (and it pissed me off, often). But now, after the green paint that was laid down late last week in the bikelane, there is now MORE […]


FACEPALM: City closes Hoskin bikelane for PanAm Games

What’s a great idea?  Closing down one of the busiest bikelanes in the city and not providing a detour that’s safe for cyclists (and pedestrians) because of the “short distance of the inconvenience”. A sign erected on June 25 indicates the closure of the Hoskin bike lane for two months during the Pan Am Games. […]


INSTAGRAM: Bells on Danforth

Dipping into the instagram archives for this great pic from Bells on Danforth. Biking the viaduct and #thedanny with hundreds of people! #Danforthlovesbikes #biketoFollow BikingToronto on instagram! @bikingtoronto


OH YEAH: Easy Bikes – A New Name for Upright Bikes?

Interesting article from Momentum Mag from earlier this month: Did the Wall Street Journal just rename the most accessible, useful, and comfortable of all bicycle styles? Upright bicycles, sometimes referred to by Momentum Mag as city bikes, are hands down the best style of bicycle for daily use. A relaxed frame geometry and swept-back handlebars combine to […]

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