How to get urban dwellers cycling: Make it normal [Globe & Mail] I think the main thing is treating cycling as nothing special. If you have Option A and Option B, and Option A takes you 15 minutes, it’s comfortable, Option B takes you 25 minutes, it feels dangerous, most people will choose Option A. … [...]
Yesterday, we had our first Sweet Ride (co-ed food based group ride planned with Hyedie of the Cupcake Ride) of 2012. It had a cupcake theme, and we started up at Bathurst and Eglinton at Flour Studio and went all the way to Bobbette & Belle in Leslieville almost completely car-free via the Beltline, Moore Park [...]
Just over a week ago, the Toronto Cyclists Union let their members know that they were thinking of changing their name to “Cycle Toronto“, which is to be held to a vote on May 2nd at their next Annual General Meeting. I’ve included excerpts from that announcement below (click here for the full text), [...]
(Cross-posted to the I Bike T.O. Blog) Over on the BikingToronto Flickr Group, I always look for great photos of bikes and cyclists around Toronto (I’m looking into ways of highlighting these on the blog more, quickly and easily) but what I love to find is someone just rockin’ one of the I Bike T.O. [...]
Just in case you haven’t heard, the first Girls Cupcake Ride of 2012 is this Saturday! Remember, this ride is for Girls Only. If you’re a guy (or a girl who can’t make it this Saturday) Hyedie and I are planning a Co-ed Sweet Ride for Sunday, April 22nd. There will be cupcakes (and lots of other fine baked goods) available. We should [...]
I started making some changes to BikingToronto yesterday. These are changes I’ve been thinking about for a while. You’ll notice the following design changes: 1. New title logo. Big. Bright. Simple. Sassy. 2. Less clutter. I cleaned stuff up… something I try to do once a year at least. I try to refocus on what [...]
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