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Weekly Wrap-Up: Happy Holidays!

Welcome to this week’s Weekly Wrap-Up!  Your best source for everything new and popular in Toronto bicycle stuff! Want to get the Weekly Wrap-Up in your email every friday?  Enter Your Email Here.

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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  • via Georgie_Grrl on flickr
  • 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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