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NEWS: Dandyhorse breaks down the leading Mayoral Candidates (and a clown)

Sketchy the Clown would make a terrible mayor, especially for those of us you who have an unnatural fear of clowns. But the candidate does support Toronto’s cyclists. Doug Ford would also make a terrible mayor, and that is partly because he doesn’t really like bikes. Ford, the elder brother of our current ailing mayor, recently […]


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Join (or Renew) with Cycle Toronto, win a matted print from Culture Snap Photography!

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  Right now, if you sign up (or renew) with Cycle Toronto, you can win 1 of 3 matted bicycle prints from Henry VanderSpek of Culture Snap Photography. Henry has donated 3 matted prints (1 of which is shown above) to go into the prize draw (more prizes listed below) for people who use my link to sign up […]


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NEWS: University of Toronto students create plug-free electric car-bike

It’s a car! It’s a bike! No … it’s a plug-free electric hybrid prototype! OK, so they need to work on the name, but it’s a smart concept: a team of PhD candidates from the University of Toronto has created an electric pedal-powered car-bike that could help beat the traffic snarls that plague our city’s […]


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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Biking

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Source: Original photo – by gbalogh on Flickr. Totonto, Canada via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.


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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Toronto HPR Hallowe’en 1998

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Source: Original photo – by slo:motion on Flickr. Chad from Minneapolis The Human Powered Roller Coaster, also known as The Alley Cats’ Scramble, is the portable figure-8 Velodrome that hosted messenger racing in Toronto and Vancouver from 1996-1999. The track is 125 meters long. http://ift.tt/1sa0Ojt via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos […]


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PHOTO OF THE DAY: A bike girl waiting for traffic

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Source: Original photo – by snowpine on Flickr.  via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.


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OH YEAH! Latvian Cyclists Show How Much Space Cars Waste

To celebrate International No Car Day (Sept. 22), some clever Latvian bicyclists from the Let’s Bike It organization dressed their bikes up as automobiles in Riga to show how much space people waste when they commute by car instead of by bike. By hanging colorful car-sized frame from their bikes, they highlight just how absurd […]


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NEWS: Cyclist dead after collision in Scarborough

A male cyclist has died after being struck by a vehicle in Scarborough, Toronto Paramedic Services confirm. The collision occurred around 2:15 p.m., on Warden Ave., near Bertrand Ave., north of Eglinton Ave. E., according to paramedics. The man, whose exact age is unknown but paramedics say is middle-aged, was found without vital signs. He […]


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ELSEWHERE: “Bike to Work” is the wrong message

Veronica O. Davis thinks “bike to work” is the wrong message.“Bike advocates need to focus on recreational trips. If you start off with, hey, you should bike to work, it becomes overwhelming for a lot of people. But if you start with getting people who have access to a bike to go for a ride […]


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PHOTO OF THE DAY: toronto..

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Source: Original photo – by mark justin harvey on Flickr. Pentacon 6 TL | CZJ Biometar 80mm f2.8 | 160 VC via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.


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