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Photo of the Day: Bicycle

Bicycle via kingofthenerds on Flickr Be sure and check out (and add photos to) the BikingToronto Flickr Group. 6000+ Photos of Bikes in our city! … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Toronto Rush Hour Bicycles on College Street

Toronto Rush Hour Bicycles on College Street Toronto Rush Hour Bicycles on College Street - visit www.theurbancountry.com via James D. Schwartz on Flickr Be sure and check out (and add photos to) the … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: A Touch of Christmas

A Touch of Christmas Finally did a wee bit of holiday decorating today .... just having a bit of trouble getting into the spirit of it. It's weird, I'm having fun making gifts for friends and family … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Toronto Cycle Chic_2

Toronto Cycle Chic_2 via Mikael Colville-Andersen on Flickr Be sure and check out (and add photos to) the BikingToronto Flickr Group. 6000+ Photos of Bikes in our city! … [Read more...]

How should the city separate its new bike lanes?

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Toronto's first fully separated bike lane arrived on Sherbourne Street this fall, for the first time giving bikers the opportunity to move north and south through the eastern portion of downtown … [Read more...]

Flickr Photo of the Day: Keeping In Touch

Keeping In Touch Spadina Avenue, Toronto. via dzgnboy on Flickr Be sure and check out (and add photos to) the BikingToronto Flickr Group. 6000+ Photos of Bikes in our city! … [Read more...]

Flickr Photo of the Day: Rocket Blur

Rocket Blur Zoom! I bet this bike goes fast too - it must with that fender ornament! ;-) via Georgie_grrl on Flickr Be sure and check out (and add photos to) the BikingToronto Flickr Group. 6000+ … [Read more...]

Youth Master Mechanics: Charlie’s Freewheels

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I haven’t been interested in biking all my life. It wasn’t until I was 14 — the year I had my biking dream — that I started pedalling. In the dream, I picked up a bicycle I found on the sidewalk and … [Read more...]

New Provincial Cycling Strategy Draft Is Underwhelming

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  The Ministry of Transportation has released a draft cycling strategy [PDF], the first update to its cycling policy goals in 20 years. The proposed new strategy aims to improve cycling … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Two Benches And A Cyclist At Grange Park

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Two Benches And A Cyclist At Grange Park  via Gustavo Thomas on Flickr Be sure and check out (and add photos to) the BikingToronto Flickr Group. 6000+ Photos of Bikes in our city! … [Read more...]

Map: Parking tickets for bike lane violations

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  According to data covering Oct. 31, 2011, to July 31, 2012, and analyzed by the Star's Matthew Cole, more than 4,000 motorists have been hit with the bike lane fine for parking on a street … [Read more...]

A brief history of Toronto bike lanes

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Toronto as a city is hardly overburdened with cycle lanes. There are just over 90 kms of bike tracks - not including off-street trails - winding their way through the region, often disjointed and … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Osoyoos Larose

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Osoyoos Larose Toronto, ON via C&C Imaging on Flickr Be sure and check out (and add photos to) the BikingToronto Flickr Group. 6000+ Photos of Bikes in our city! … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Cycling Along

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Cycling Along With a lovely view. via Georgie_grrl on Flickr Be sure and check out (and add photos to) the BikingToronto Flickr Group. 6000+ Photos of Bikes in our city! … [Read more...]

Flickr Photo of the Day: When man invented the bicycle he reached the peak of his attainments.

When man invented the bicycle he reached the peak of his attainments.   via chewie2008~ on Flickr Be sure and check out (and add photos to) the BikingToronto Flickr Group. 6000+ Photos of Bikes … [Read more...]

Flickr Photo of the Day: bicycle blues e3

bicycle blues e3 thank you, all my dear Flickr friends, for all your comments, favs and invites! you guys are the best!! VIEW ON BLACK!! :-) "L" please visit my web site via Morningdew … [Read more...]

City truck parked in Sherbourne bike lane

City truck parked in Sherbourne bike lane

Face, meet palm. The vehicle in the photo was identified as one from the shelter, support, and housing administration division, according to city spokesman Patricia Anderson. She said the vehicles … [Read more...]

Flickr Photo of the Day: I’ll Follow The Sun

I'll Follow The Sun There's one day of the year when the setting sun aligns with the Toronto street grid creating a stonehenge solstice effect. We're almost there. King Street on Sunday. via … [Read more...]

Waterfront Toronto officially breaks ground on the Queens Quay

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It's finally happening! Can't wait for new separated bikeways on Queens Quay! Highlights of the new Queens Quay include a pedestrian promenade with a of mosaic of 2.5 million red and grey pieces of … [Read more...]

Flickr Photo of the Day: Street Beauty

Street Beauty One of many bicycle images from my recent trip. This one was taken in Chinatown on Spadina Avenue. Just as there are taxis everywhere in New York City, these stainless steel and black … [Read more...]

Flickr Photo of the Day: “GoodFellas”

"GoodFellas" Honest Ed's - Bloor Street West, Toronto [ honesteds.sites.toronto.com/ ] via Mike Manalang on Flickr Be sure and check out (and add photos to) the BikingToronto Flickr Group. 6000+ … [Read more...]

Flickr Photo of the Day: walk on by

walk on by via -stacey- on Flickr Be sure and check out (and add photos to) the BikingToronto Flickr Group. 6000+ Photos of Bikes in our city! … [Read more...]

Flickr Photo of the Day: Little Red Riding Dood

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Little Red Riding Dood Taken a few hours ago at a place I walk by every day. Never realized it could make a great setting for shots like this. I love how seeing the world through a lens makes you … [Read more...]

Toronto mulls separated bike lanes for Wellesley Street

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Toronto could have its first east-west separated bike lanes within a year if the public works and infrastructure committee accepts a new report calling for a total reworking of the cycling facilities … [Read more...]

Flickr Photo of the Day: Before the Storm

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Before the Storm View Large Lake Ontario, Canada via fesign on Flickr Be sure and check out (and add photos to) the BikingToronto Flickr Group. 6000+ Photos of Bikes in our city! … [Read more...]

Dial-a-Wrench Bike Repair: mobile mechanic launches new bike service

Dial-a-Wrench Bike Repair: mobile mechanic Alex Legum launches new bike service

Oh my god I love this!!! Legum launched Dial-a-Wrench earlier this month. It’s a simple idea: give her a call at 416-825-0358, tweet her, or write on the Dial-a-Wrench Facebook page and she’ll come … [Read more...]

Flickr Photo of the Day: You’ve Been Neglected.

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You've been neglected. and it's such a shame, for you've some pretty handlebars (large). I'm off to Japan tomorrow, which means... expect plenty of random photos littering my stream :) via … [Read more...]

Flickr Photo of the Day: Toronto Condo Development Bicycles

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Toronto Condo Development Bicycles Toronto Condo Development Bicycles - visit www.theurbancountry.com via James D. Schwartz on Flickr Be sure and check out (and add photos to) the BikingToronto … [Read more...]

Instagram Bikes: Change Lanes to Pass

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Spotted this great sign on a bike the other day! Did you know that BikingToronto is on Instagram? It's true! … [Read more...]

Jarvis bike lane latest in City Hall’s symbolic struggles

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Down at City Hall, they chase gravy trains and fight a war on (or for) the car—and show respect for certain areas of the city by promising their residents underground transit. At some point, it seems … [Read more...]

Instagram Bikes: One of my last Jarvis rides

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Getting in my Bixi Toronto Jarvis bikelane rides while I can. Did you know that BikingToronto is on Instagram? It's true! … [Read more...]

How To: 5 Ways to Love Winter Bike Riding

5 Ways to Love Winter Bike Riding

If you are a fair-weather cyclist extending your riding reach, you might be surprised to notice that a lot of cyclists who ride in all weather situations continue to be cavalier about proper lighting. … [Read more...]

Flickr Photo of the Day: these days

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these days an outtake from a recent coffeeneuring ride also blogged via happy d on Flickr Be sure and check out (and add photos to) the BikingToronto Flickr Group. 6000+ Photos of Bikes in … [Read more...]

Cyclists Celebrate Bikes, Toronto, and Poutine

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Earlier today we linked to Hyedie's recap of the Poutine Ride this past Sunday.  A couple of great gals from Torontoist (Hi Racheal! Hi Gillian!) came out to ride with us, learn about our Sweet Rides … [Read more...]

TTC Previews Our New Streetcars, Now with Bike Storage!

TTC Previews Our New Streetcars

The TTC is unveiling new streetcars, which even include space to store bikes! Intermodal transit for the win! Though we’ve already been introduced to many of the streetcars’ new features, some are … [Read more...]

Sweet Ride: Poutine Edition Recap

Sweet Ride: Poutine Edition Recap

The latest of our 2012 Sweet Rides took place on Sunday (we savoury'd it up with some Poutine), and Hyedie has a great re-cap of the ride up: The last Sweet Ride was originally set for mid-October so … [Read more...]

Flickr Photo of the Day: Wake Up Call

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I love this bell! via sevenman on Flickr Be sure and check out (and add photos to) the BikingToronto Flickr Group. 6000+ Photos of Bikes in our city! … [Read more...]

Opinion on Jarvis: We Let Our Emotions Get the Better of Us

Jarvis Bike Lane Debacle: We Let Our Emotions Get the Better of Us

Interesting viewpoint from the Toronto Standard on the whole Jarvis thing: People are, of course, entitled to have an emotional response to political issues, and, in many ways, such a response is … [Read more...]

Comic: Not Cyclists

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Great comic from BikeyFace about business perceptions about cyclists. See the full comic (the above panel is only half of it): "Not-Cyclists" on Bikeyface . … [Read more...]

Toronto diminishes its future by killing Jarvis bike lanes

Toronto diminishes its future by killing Jarvis bike lanes

What’s most irksome about the Jarvis debacle is the reason behind it. Though we’ve heard a lot of stuff about the new dedicated bike lane (Toronto’s first) now under construction on Sherbourne, the … [Read more...]

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