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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 safer by marking the lines thicker and in different colours?”

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 something about it with the COP15 talks going on right now in Copenhagen.   It’s not really “news” to die-hard cyclists, […]

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. :)

Photo of the Day: Baby Blue

via flickr.com Posted via web from bikingtoronto’s posterous

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 infrastructure this side of the Atlantic? via the Biking Toronto Forum Posted via web from bikingtoronto’s posterous

Photo of the Day: Orange Monark

via flickr.com Posted via web from bikingtoronto’s posterous

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 repair that build on our introductory (‘Flat-fix and Tune-up’) class. Registrants should be familiar and comfortable with the subject of that […]

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 here. Share your thoughts on the West Toronto Railpath in the BikingToronto Forum via Duncan’s City Ride Blog Posted via web from bikingtoronto’s […]

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 reached Friday in a civil suit brought against him by the province of Ontario. Under the deal, Mr. Kenk will get […]

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 “ghost bike” memorial has been set up by the Advocacy for Respect for Cyclists group: via the Biking Toronto Forum […]