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Join (or Renew) with Cycle Toronto, win a new bike!

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In the upcoming days I’ll have posts featuring the companies and organizations who have donated prizes.  You can see them listed below as well.  Also, if you are (or work with) a company or organization interested in donating a prize and getting some exposure on BikingToronto, get in touch with me at joe[at]bikingtoronto[dot]com.  this promotion […]


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Join (or Renew) with Cycle Toronto, get a free shirt

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Just a quick reminder post.  In the upcoming days I’ll have posts featuring the companies and organizations who have donated prizes.  You can see them listed below as well.  Also, if you are (or work with) a company or organization interested in donating a prize and getting some exposure on BikingToronto, get in touch with […]


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OH YEAH! One cyclist’s response to John Tory’s “Sensible Bike Plan”

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Recently, mayoral candidate (and current frontrunner) John Tory released his “sensible bike plan“, which looks like it’s pretty close to Rob Ford’s “bike plan” – namely… create infrastructure for bikes in the most inconvenient places possible so that not one car will be slowed down by one second, ever. One Toronto cycling commuter made a […]


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INFRASTRUCTURE: Wellesley-Hoskin Cycle Track being constructed

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Part of the work being done on the Hoskin and Wellesley bikelanes is making the transition between them better (and more bike-friendly).  Construction is now well along on a curbed Cycle Track that brings cyclists around the edge of Queens Park. Toronto’s first CycleTrack with barrier curb being constructed on Queens Park, Wellesley-Hoskin via Toronto […]


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OH YEAH: Half-Price Niagara Bicycle and Wine Tasting Tours are back!

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Oh yeah.  The half-price Niagara Winery Bike Tours are back on Buytopia.  I bet biking in fall foilage and checking out all the ice wines is fun. Discover the charm and beauty of Niagara-on-the-Lake while riding on a very leisurely bicycle ride Stop at these award-winning wineries for structured wine tasting for all and an […]


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FREE I Bike T.O. Shirts – 53 are gone, 47 are left. Get Yours!

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UPDATE: We’re past the halfway mark.  47 shirts are left.  Read below for details.   Biking Toronto has made a bit of revenue this year from ads and it is enough to get 100 shirts printed. I thought that a good way to decide who to give the shirts to would be to tie it in […]


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INFRASTRUCTURE: This Yonge-401 Bypass Trail idea is amazing!

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Well, this is pretty much GENIUS.  A wonderful infrastructure idea from the CycleToronto Yonge Working Group that solves the problem of making safe cycling infrastructure in the Yonge and 401 area that also eliminates the descent into and crazy climb out of Hogg’s Hollow. More info here: http://cycleto.ca/yonge Yonge-401 Bypass Trail – Overview – YouTube.


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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Cherry Blossoms

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


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Cyclist struck, seriously injured at Shaw and Dundas

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A man in his 20s was taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike in the city’s west end. It happened around 1:30 a.m. as the man was riding his bike at Dundas and Shaw streets. More: Cyclist struck, seriously injured in west end | CP24.com.


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INFRASTRUCTURE: Fermanagh Contra-flow lanes are painted

Upon riding on Roncesvalles this morning, I noticed the Fermanagh contraflow bike lanes have been painted! Cheers for Ward 14 advocacy! via Rob Zaichkowski


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