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Weekly Wrap-Up: Happy Holidays!

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Most Popular Stuff on the Site this week:

  1. City of Toronto releases Bicycle Count Statistics
  2. Left-Wing Pinko I Bike T.O. Shirt
  3. Cyclist hit on Bloor Viaduct
  4. A subtle statement when someone in a car recklessly endangers the life of a cyclist…
  5. BikingToronto Gift Guide
  6. Weekly Wrap-Up: Pinkos, Winter Biking and Gift Guides
  7. I Bike T.O. Photo Gallery
  8. BikingToronto SiteWide Activity Page
  9. Duncan’s City Ride
  10. Winter Biking Photo Inspiration

New Posts from all Blogs on BikingToronto:

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  • The Star has news about a cyclist hit on the Bloor Viaduct: A cyclist is in critical condition after being struck by a car on the Bloor viaduct. The 57-year-old man was cycling east bound towards Broadview Ave., when the vehicle appeared to have veered into the bike lane and struck him just before 5 […] Related posts: Photos from the Bloor Viaduct Bikelane Improvements Bloor Viaduct Cycling Safety Report Released Changes Coming to the Bloor Viaduct Bikelanes
  • In September 2010, the City of Toronto conducted the first ever count of cyclists heading into (and out of) the downtown core. To measure these numbers, they established 4 “screenlines” along Spadina, Bloor, Jarvis and Queens Quay and counted cyclists entering and exiting the downtown zone between 7 am and 7 pm on days without […] Related posts: Sarah Thomson releases “Bike City” Plan City of Toronto Survey shows Cycling is on the Rise! TCAT Releases Results of Election Survey
  • As the holidays get closer my posting always ges less frequent so I’ve decided to sign off until the New Year. 2010 has been a memorable year for myself and this blog. Over the past year I’ve learned more about who is riding bicycles in the city, how and why they are riding and have […]
  • Here’s a fun rundown of everything going on over the next 7 days! Nothing going on this week (that we know of)! Know events going on this week? Share them with BikingToronto readers in the Comments below. Click here to punch in your email and get event goodness in your email every week! You can […] Related posts: Cycling Events This Week: Nov. 15 – 21 Cycling Events This Week: Nov. 8 – 14 Cycling Events This Week: Oct. 25 – Nov. 1
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  • Via BoingBoing, Magnetic Yellow Card – cyclist-intervention Sean Bonner at 10:13 AM Saturday, Dec 18, 2010 This card was designed by Peter Miller as an alternative to the kicking-of-doors and yelling-and-screaming that usually goes on when someone in a car recklessly endangers the life of a cyclist because they were talking on their phone, putting […]





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    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!

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    INSTAGRAM: More Bells on Danforth

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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. […]

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    INSTAGRAM: Bells on Danforth

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

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