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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 that build on our introductory (‘Flat-fix and Tune-up’) class. Registrants should be familiar and comfortable with the subject of that [...]
Here’s a great tongue-in-cheek video from riconroy about how drivers should deal with pedestrians and cyclists in Toronto:
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 stolen-bicycles saga are discussing a possible deal to resolve the massive criminal case and head off a trial [...]
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 Cyclist, 180 John, 416-979-9733, ucycle.com) on your handlebars but beware cycling with scalding coffee down speed bump-pocked streets! via [...]
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 head off a trial for the 50-year-old bike repairman, a Toronto court heard yesterday. Mr. Kenk, 50, was charged with more [...]
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 gripes going on there. But… and this is a big BUT… nothing outweighs the benefits of cycling in Toronto… [...]
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 simply the fact that our climate makes year-round riding nearly impossible, I think it’s only fair to provide a little two-wheeled perspective on [...]
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, I’d like to add more interactivity to the site to make is as useful for Toronto cyclists as possible… but I need [...]
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 the Ontario Labour Board – claiming Toronto streets constitute an unsafe workplace for people who bike on the job – has merit, says [...]
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, Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker and Councillor Adrian Heaps say that maybe there should be exceptions for cops. No right of cops’ way They eat and [...]
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 Roads. The cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The intersection has been shut down for the investigation and will likely [...]
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