If you don’t know about it, over on Flickr there is a BikingToronto Group. It’s been around a few years, and it a great source of cycling (and photo) inspiration for myself. Every page of BikingToronto has recent photos from the group showing up on the right side of the page (scroll down a bit), [...]
Just a reminder that the BikeMonth Group Commute goes tomorrow morning. May 28th. 2012. 7a.m- 10 a.m. Commuters from around the City meet to ride together from start points and converge at Yonge and Bloor for 7:30a.m. City start points are staffed with ride coordinators and a Police escort. Riders will receive a free Bike [...]
Toronto Bike Month 2012 [BlogTO] Toronto Bike Month 2012 is upon us, so if you haven’t already dusted off your helmet and climbed back in the saddle, now is definitely the the time to do it. The festivities kick off Monday with a group commute from Yonge and Bloor to downtown, and the City of Toronto and Cycle Toronto have [...]
This was originally posted over on Hyedie’s Cupcake Ride Blog… if you are female and looking for something fun and delicious to do tomorrow, you really can not beat this! Announcing the details for the 2nd Cupcake Ride of the third season! Hope you can make it out! Date: Saturday, May 26th Time: 1pm Start: Swirls Cupcakes [...]
This post was originally posted here by Byron of BikeHugger, who are bringing their Built series of talks to Toronto for NXNE Interactive. They saw my Ignite Culture presentation on “Tweed Rides: Who Are These People?” video, and asked me to do it again for Built. I gladly accepted. Next month Built is in Toronto [...]
Website rates Canadian cities on bike-ability [CBC News] Researchers at UBC and Simon Fraser University have come up with a way to rate how good major Canadian cities are for cycling. Modelled on a site called Walk-Score, researchers tallied up three factors: topography, bike accessibility to shops and the number of bike lanes. The results are [...]
Note from Joe: I requested that Hyedie re-post this excellent post here on BikingToronto. I frankly can not believe that Hyedie is getting flack for organizing a very successful series of bike rides. Yes, they’re only for females, but so what? Almost *everything* in the cycling world is male dominated, and Hyedie is trying to [...]
Cycle Toronto says city data shows Jarvis safer for everyone with a bike lane [OpenFile] While the Toronto Cyclist’s Union Cycle Toronto’s effort to force the city to conduct a time-consuming environmental assessment before removing the Jarvis bike lanes continues, it’s published city collision data showing changes from the period before the bike lane was put in, and [...]
OpenRoad: ‘War’ between cyclists and motorists overstated, but casualties are real [OpenFile] When looking at 2007 to 2010 cycling accident data from six large Canadian cities, some trends quickly emerge. There were more bike accidents mid-week than between Friday and Monday, and more during the afternoon rush hour than in the morning—with the hour between 5 [...]
Determined purely by page views, we give you the Top 25 Most Popular pages on BikingToronto during April 2012. Bikelane Map - yeah! a map of Toronto’s bikelanes! Meet a fellow Cyclist and Her I Bike T.O. Shirt Should the Toronto Cyclists Union change their name to Cycle Toronto? How To - how to do stuff regarding your bike! Winter [...]
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