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Are Bikelanes with Wider Lines Safer?

BikingToronto member (and photographer featured frequently on the Photo of the Day) Xander N'Dante asks a good question via some Flickr uploads today: "Since paint is cheap - can we make bikelanes … [Read more...]

Toronto Star: Denmark cycles into future, while Toronto `lags behind’

Bike Rush Hour (from Mayor Miller's Twitterfeed)

Well, it's not exactly news... most anyone who pays attention to cycling issues knows that Copenhagen is "King of the World" when it comes to urban cycling... but it's good to see the Star publishing … [Read more...]

Retro Photo of the Day: Atrium Sculpture

BikingToronto is down for construction now, so I thought I'd post some old school Photos of the Day so that there will be some old content that people can re-discover when the site goes live again. :) … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Baby Blue

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Elsewhere: Give Someone The Gift of Bixi this Christmas

Wow... Bixi continues to impress with the new Bixi Boutique. Can't figure out what to get someone in Montreal for Christmas? How about a monthly or yearly pass to the hottest piece of cycling … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Orange Monark

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Cycling Events This Week: Dec. 7 – 13

What's on this week:View more than the next week on the BikingToronto Events Page. 2009128 2009128 Tues, Dec 8 7pm-10pmCBN Bike Repair - Bearings and Wheels We are now offering classes in bike … [Read more...]

An Early Ride Along the West Toronto Railpath

James D. Shwartz, editor of The Urban Country, has made this great video of an early morning (and chilly) ride along the West Toronto Railpath: Read about the railpath in James' article … [Read more...]

Kenk to lose thousands of bikes as details of civil settlement reached

Kenk to lose thousands of bikes as details of civil settlement reached Igor Kenk will give up his used-bicycle shop, pickup trucks and his hoard of more than 2,200 old bikes in a settlement … [Read more...]

Weekly News Wrap-Up: Mississauga Ghost Bike and Bike Union Job Posting

Happy Friday to you.Here's all the bikey news fit to view! :)Ghost Bike Memorial in Mississauga [via bikelanediary] A little over a week ago, a cyclist was struck and killed in Mississauga, and a … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Railpath Ramp

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Ghost Bike Memorial in Mississauga

[via bikelanediary] A little over a week ago, a cyclist was struck and killed in Mississauga, and a "ghost bike" memorial has been set up by the Advocacy for Respect for Cyclists group: … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Oh Christmas Tree…

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CultureLink / Bike Union Job Opportunity

A new job posting for a full time Newcomer Cycling Outreach Coordinator has been posted:[via the Bike Union]We are very excited to announce that the Partnership for Integration and Sustainable … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Wave Rider

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Photo of the Day: Little Red Riding Tights

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Photo of the Day: Fall Basket

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Cycling Events This Week: Nov. 30 – Dec. 6

What's on this week:View more than the next week on the BikingToronto Events Page. 2009121 2009121 Tues, Dec 1 7pm-10pmCBN Bike Repair - Brakes and Gears We are now offering classes in bike repair … [Read more...]

Video: How To (Not) Drive in Toronto

Here's a great tongue-in-cheek video from riconroy about how drivers should deal with pedestrians and cyclists in Toronto: … [Read more...]

Weekly News Wrap-Up: Top Cyclist Complaints, Cop Caught Parked in Bikelane

Happy Friday to you. Here's all the New stuff! :)UPDATE: No sign of Trial for Bike Thief Is a deal in the making? Stolen-bike case close to ending in deal, court told Lawyers in the Igor Kenk … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Give a Hoot, Don’t Pollute!

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Cup Holder for Bike HandleBars

This would make a fantastic Christmas gift for so many people I know! From NOW Magazine: FELT handlebar cup holder If you need a jolt of java while you ride, mount FELT’s cup holder ($25, Urbane … [Read more...]

UPDATE: No sign of Trial for Bike Thief

Is a deal in the making? Stolen-bike case close to ending in deal, court told Lawyers in the Igor Kenk stolen-bicycles saga are discussing a possible deal to resolve the massive criminal case and … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Twin Towers (of East York)

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Duncans City Ride: My One and Only Cycling Complaint about Toronto

Ok, the headline of this post is a little misleading. I have plenty of complaints about cycling in Toronto. And, if you read BlogTO, you know that there's a list and growing discussion of even more … [Read more...]

A Toronto Cyclist’s Top 10 Complaints

AWESOME post by BlogTO: Toronto cyclists have much to complain about and generally aren't shy about airing their discontent. Whether it be the scarcity of bike lanes, the abundance of potholes or … [Read more...]

What Do You Want From BikingToronto in 2010?

Hi everyone, Every winter, I generally take stock of BikingToronto and update the design of the site and figure out what's working well and what's working not-so-well. With the success of the forum, … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Toronto streets a job hazard, ex-courier says

Interesting update from the Star, which addresses my concerns about the City not employing cyclists: Law backs cyclist's quest for safe roads A former bike courier's bid to take the city before … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Cop nailed for bike lane parking

Follow-up article from the Sun. Councillor Pam McConnell (vice-chairman of the Police Services Board) says that cops should be held to the same standard as the general public, while surprisingly, … [Read more...]

Cyclist dies after being hit by car in Mississauga

From CP24: A male cyclist has died after being hit by a car in Mississauga on Tuesday evening. The crash happened after 6:30 p.m. at Bloor Street and Runningbrook Drive, between Dixie and Tomken … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Seven Cycles

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City peddles bikes to its employees

From the Star: Police do it. EMS workers and bylaw officers do it. But the city wants more of its employees to use sustainable transportation on the job. That's why Toronto's Smart Commute office … [Read more...]

Toronto streets a job hazard, ex-courier says

Cyclist takes city to labour board, claiming roads are unsafe workplace for those who bike for a living. From the Star: Ten years ago, bike courier Wayne Scott won an epic battle against Revenue … [Read more...]

Toronto Cop Nailed for Bike Lane Parking

A Toronto Police officer who parked his cruiser in a bike lane to get his lunch is getting no love from his superiors, who are coming down hard on his "stupid" and "unacceptable" actions. On … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Shaw Street Panorama

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Cycling Events This Week: Nov. 23 – 29

What's on this week:View more than the next week on the BikingToronto Events Page. 20091123 20091123 Nov 23 6:30pm-8:30pmComplete Streets Update Public Meeting Streets designed for living? Where all … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Autumnal Fire

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Photo of the Day: Past The Angel

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Weekly News Wrap-Up: Bikelane Parking and Bike-Friendly Business Awards

Happy Friday to you. Here's all the New stuff! :)Bikelane Parking Action Alert The Toronto Cyclists Union has a campaign going now to not only increase the amount of the fine someone gets for … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Into The Gold

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