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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Ride the wave


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

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NEWS: Several cyclists hurt near dangerous part of road on Lakeshore

Several people riding along Lakeshore Blvd W. near Carlaw Ave. have been injured after their tires got caught in railroad tracks that intersect with the bike lanes. On Sunday, two cyclists fell after their wheels got caught in pieces of rubber covering the railroad tracks. One man had to be taken to hospital by ambulance. “How […]

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OH YEAH! Pre-Order the Urban Cycling Survival Guide

Yvonne Bambrick, one of Toronto’s cycling goddesses, has a book coming out, and it’s now available for pre-order.  Reserve yours today! North America’s cities have long been the domain of the car, but thanks to the undeniable benefits of active transport, bicycles have an increasing presence in the urban landscape. Yet our cities weren’t made […]

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STUFF: Hand-Painted Belle Helmets – Momentum Mag


New York City-based illustrator, Danielle Baskin, is the creative force behind the beautiful, hand-painted Belle Helmets. Describing herself as an “enthusiast of wrap-around images, optical illusions, illustration, bicycle safety, colors, bikes as transportation, and science education that you can wear on your head,” Baskin’s helmets are the canvas with which she brings her long list […]

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REMINDER: Sun, Sept 14 – Bells on Danforth


A lot of people have been asking us when to saddle up for Bells on Danforth 2014. You’re going to have to wait just a little bit longer: this year’s ride is on Sunday, September 14. More details will come, but mark the date on your calendars now and join us at East Lynn Park […]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bikes on Wheels


Source: Original photo – by ‘Xander @416cyclestyle on Flickr.via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.

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NEWS: Family appeals to cyclists to help find missing woman

Catherine “Kit” Currie, 50, vanished from her home in the city’s west end two weeks ago after suffering a mental health episode. The Toronto woman’s family believes she may be alone and afraid — possibly living off the land in the Don Valley — so they’re appealing to the city’s cycling community to help them […]

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ELSEWHERE: Cycling Numbers On the Rise in Vancouver


Awesome. Build great bike infrastructure (that connects to other great bike infrastructure) and watch your city get transformed for the better! According to the City of Vancouver, cycling routes and separated bike lanes saw record usage numbers during July. A record 195,000 bike trips were taken on the Burrard Bridge bike lane throughout the month, […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Chorley Park Switchback offers access to beautiful piece of Toronto


This protest is crazy.  During the recent provincial election, there were more anti-switchback signs on lawns than election signs. A battle for access to our shared city is currently being fought in one of Toronto’s most beautiful places. Just north of the Don Valley Brickworks a sign stuck in the tall grass next to the […]

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REMINDER: Sat, Aug. 30 – CBN Drivetrain Workshop


Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:00 - 13:00 CBN will host a Bicycle Drivetrain Workshop Saturday August 30th from 10am to 1pm. The workshop will focus on the drivetrain (derailleurs, chain, etc.) of the bicycle. Space is limited so register soon! Registration fee is $30 ($20 for CBN members). Register in person or online and pay with PayPal […]

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