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ELSEWHERE: Bike Pittsburgh encourages people to Drive With Care

exp:eehive_hacksaw allow=” “} Pittsburgh installed its first protected bike lane on Liberty Avenue in 2013 with the help of a PeopleForBikes grant. (Image: Bike Pittsburgh) Here’s the radical concept for the day: People who ride bicycles are people. Who happen to be riding bicycles. I know. Bear Read More: Bike Pittsburgh encourages people to Drive […]

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EVENT: Humber Bay Shores Park Trail Improvements and Bicycle Connections

Date:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014 – 17:30 – 21:00 Humber Bay Shores Park Trail Improvements and Bicycle Connections The City of Toronto invites you to learn more and give your input on several projects to improve the trails and cycling connections in Humber Bay Shores Park, to and from the Waterfront and along Lake Shore […]

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EVENT: Toronto Bike to Work Day Group Commute and Pancake Breakfast

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Date: Monday, May 26, 2014 Commuters from around the City meet to ride together from start points and converge at Yonge and Bloor for 7:30a.m. City start points are staffed with ride coordinators and a Police escort to a celebration and pancake breakfast at Nathan Phillips Square. Riders will receive a complimentary breakfast at City Hall […]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bike Courier In A Snowstorm

Original photo – by Duncan Rawlinson. Duncan.co on Flickr. http://ift.tt/1ik2fEd via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.

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STUFF: Bike saddles: Choosing the perfect perch

Buying a saddle is a very personal affair, the compatibility of the body and saddle can make or break a ride, and can even make or break a rider. Many potential cyclists have been put off by a few early rides on a saddle that didn’t agree, quickly abandoning the bike based on its one […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Chorley Park Multi-Use Trail work underway

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Work is underway to connect Chorley Park to the Brickworks with a switchback trail into the valley. The 3m trail will improve access to the brickworks for pedestrians and cyclists, and double as a point of exit for those working at the Brickworks in the event of a flood. As part of this project, Transportation […]

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OH YEAH: Bicycle race at the Scarborough velodrome

Story by: Nico Mara-McKay Photos from Toronto Archives The Scarboro Beach Amusement Park was located in the Beaches neighbourhood. It featured various attractions such as a theatre, freak shows, a penny arcade, and later, a wooden velodrome. Pictured here, from … Continue reading → http://ifttt.com/i Read More: Flashback Friday: Bicycle race at the Scarborough velodrome […]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Miniature Bicycle Parade in Toy-ronto

Original photo – by Katrin Ray on Flickr. Continuing my Toy-ronto Life series… Happy Miniature Sunday! Exploring my spring and summer archives, found this cheerful scene of Toy-ronto a few years back. Yes, it was a Bicycle Parade in our Toy-ronto and just had to cast some toy-some tilt-shift digi magic upon it More of […]

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EVENT: Ward 14 Meeting! April 9th!

Via CycleToronto: Hi Velophiles! Just a reminder that our next meeting is this upcoming Wednesday April 9th at 7:00pm at Timothy’s on Roncy. Topics include Spring into Parkdale, Bike Month, infrastructure improvements and more. If your’e new, please RSVP to lauragracepin at gmail.com so we know how many to expect. Hope to see you there! […]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Cold Weather Cycling

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

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OH YEAH: Enter to win one of two free Brodie Bicycles

A chance for two lucky people to win a new Brodie Voltage! Enter on Facebook or tweet “I just entered the #bfree Sweepstakes to win one of TWO @brodiebikes Voltages- RT to Enter! ow.ly/vfMQx” to win! The first draw will occur on May 1, … Continue reading → http://ift.tt/eA8V8J Re Read More: Enter to win one of two free […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Instant Protected Bike Lane? Just Add Armadillos

How do you make an instant protected bike lane? Just add “armadillos”. “Armadillos” – named after the little road kill critter – are recycled plastic dividers that create a protected space for cycling. It’s just a small, gentle bump that reminds motorists to stay out of a protected bike lane. “They’r Read More: Instant Protected […]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Cycling through Parkdale

Original photo – by Kyra Savolainen on Flickr. Two cyclists pass King St and Dowling Ave on a bright day in Toronto. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.

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STUFF: 5 Great Commuter Bikes with Gates Carbon Drive

Requiring little maintenance and completely grease-free, it’s no wonder that bike builders are using Gates Carbon Drive on an ever-growing number of commuter bikes. Read More: 5 Great Commuter Bikes with Gates Carbon Drive Read More: 5 Great Commuter Bikes with Gates Carbon Drive – Momentum Mag

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STUFF: 2013 Virtue Bikes Seven Review

Momentum Mag reviews the 2013 Virtue Bikes Seven city bike. Read More: 2013 Virtue Bikes Seven Review Read More: 2013 Virtue Bikes Seven Review – Momentum Mag

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