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BikingToronto, Interviewed

You may have noticed that BikingToronto is vastly different in 2010 than it was in 2009.  It’s more interactive, social and has, on average, 87% fewer references to Rob Ford.  Okay… just kidding.  Rob Ford is “good copy”, as they say. Ben Elling of Third Rail Repository decided he wanted to interview me to figure […]

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BikingToronto is 4 Years Old!

That’s right!  4 years have gone by since I made the very first post on BikingToronto on Jan. 12, 2006.  4 years!  If BikingToronto was a kid, it would be starting kindergarten. What’s happened in 4 years?  Why don’t I tell you? (photo from no small wonder on Flickr, via NYC BikeMaps) Hosting: BikingToronto started […]

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What Do You Want From BikingToronto in 2010?

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 […]

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Starting a "How To" Section

Here at BikingToronto, we’ve decided to add a “How To” section to the site. Lots of sites do this, of course, but we’re going to do it a little differently (because we’re all a little different, haha). Namely, we’re going to let *you* develop the “How To” section. We’re going to do this through the […]

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The Community Contest – September 2008

We are now halfway through September, so I want to remind everyone about the Community Contest we have going on. It’s a draw-type contest, and the more you participate in the BikingToronto Community, the more draw entries you get. It’s that easy. You can win a free, customized BikingToronto T-shirt, a Little Green Book of […]

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Community Contest – September 2008

It’s time for another Community contest! Over $100 worth of prizes!!! What kind of contest? How do I enter?It’s a draw. Everything you do in the community in the entire month of September gets you an entry. Post in the forum? Each post is an entry. Share a photo? That’s an entry. Write a blog […]

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New on the Community

Here’s some updates about the BikingToronto Community for you: We’ve broken the 100 member mark, increasing by 34 members (or 50%) in July. The prizes have been delivered for the May Community Contest, and the drawing for the July Contest is just about ready to go. There will be another contest soon, so don’t worry […]

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Back from Vacation…

Hi everyone, So, I’m back from a 2 week vacation in which my wife and I did a lot of relaxing things like go to Wasaga, Stratford, and various parts of the GTA. I’ll be working on catching up on stuff and continuing to make BikingToronto better for you, the reader, over the coming days […]

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Two Week Vacation

Hi everyone, I’m going to be offline for the next two weeks as I’ll be on vacation, but that does not mean BikingToronto won’t be updating. I’ve set it up so that the Photo of the Day and the From the Archives posts will continue to update every morning – and the top of the […]

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The BikingToronto July Contest – It’s not too late to win something

In case you missed it, there’s another BikingToronto Community Contest going on right now. Basically, every time you do anything in the Community – from discussing stuff in the forum, or add photos, or make a Community Blog post… you get an entry into the contest. What can you win? A personalized BikingToronto t-shirt! Join […]

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May Community Contest Winners

Hi everyone, I just did the draw for the free BikingToronto t-shirt, using the draw entry numbers above… here’s a photo of all the entries in a hat (specifically my Blue Jay hat): And…. I pulled one out from deep in the hat… and the winner is… *drumroll*…. Anna!!!!! Anna, you win a free BikingToronto […]

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May Community Contest Update

Hi everyone, I haven’t forgotten about this. I’ve just tallied up all the entries for the May Contest: you got an entry if you were or became a member of the BikingToronto Community in May you got an entry every time you posted anything (a forum post, a photo, etc.) in the Community during May. […]

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The New Maps Section!

If you haven’t already noticed it, last week I renovated the “Maps” section of this site, adding a Bikelane Map to the already well-received Bikeshop Map, and making a nice main Maps Page. This is also part of a BikeMonth campaign between MC Abdominal and BikingToronto to raise awareness of Bicycles Crossing Borders – an […]

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BikingToronto Community Contest!

I’ve decided to start a little contest with the BikingToronto Community. What’s the BikingToronto Community?It’s a social network type of thing for BikingToronto. Connect, Discuss, Disagree, Network, and stay up-to-date on what is going on in the Toronto Bike-o-sphere. What kind of contest is it?It’s a t-shirt contest for the month of May. I’m only […]

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The New BikingToronto Design

Hi everyone, I’ve redesigned BikingToronto for you. The goal of the new design is to let you find information about biking in Toronto quickly and easily. After all, there are over 2000 pages (as of May 2008) of information here. They’re not going to do anyone much good if no one can find them. Beside […]

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