Announcing the 2013 Toronto VeloReel Movie Festival Second Annual VeloReel Movie Festival offers Nuit Blanche bike lovers an enchanting cinematic experience under the stars. Toronto VeloReel will take place October 5 at the Bike-In Theater located at the south end of Fraser Avenue. This year’s line-up includes exciting films such as Bike Lordz, a documentary on [...]
Join us to get a free safety check or basic tune up from one of our Community Partners, chat with our volunteers about cycling issues in the city, sign up as a member, or just enjoy the evening with us. On August 27th, Tune-Up Tuesday runs from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Prince Edward Viaduct Parkette (map), across [...]
Date: Thurs, Sept 12 Time: 8pm – 2am Where: Handlebar Address: 159 Augusta Ave What’s cranking your chain? On Thursday September 12 at 8pm, let’s have a drink, meet great people, and talk bikes at Handlebar in Kensington Market! We’re celebrating three new pages in the Drivers Handbook specifically about sharing the road with bikes, a victory we [...]
I love this. A fantastic pro-bike and pro-business event at an anti-bikelane business. Date: Sat. Sept. 21 Time: 11 am Where: Harbord Bakery, 115 Harbord St. Harbord Bakery makes some outstanding baked goods. But theyve stood in the way of bike lanes on Harbord for a decade. We want to show them that cyclists are [...]
Date: Sun, Sept. 15 Time: 1 pm Meet point: Allan Gardens As fossil fuels continue to burn, pumping greenhouses gases into the atmosphere and raising average global temperatures, scientists are finding that the Arctic sea is melting at an unprecedented rate. Now, oil companies are pressing north in the search for “black gold” and Greenpeace [...]
Where: CineCycle Date: Sat, July 27 Time: 9 pm DJ: JonathanG Goldsbie Raffle: Green Linus Dutchi 3-Speed Bike, compliments of Curbside Cycle! More details: EVENT: Dandyhorse #10 Launch Party and Bike Raffle.
Get your retro on this weekend with the Toronto Vintage Bicycle Show, organized by the Community Bicycle Network. Here are some photos from last year, via Three Speed Mania. Place: Trinity Bellwoods Park Date: Sun, July 28, 2013 Time: 12-5 p, via: Toronto Vintage Bicycle Show | Community Bicycle Network.
We are pleased to have launched dandyhorse issue #10, The Safety Issue. It’s been well received by our subscribers, within our retail locations and sponsors and more recently the Toronto Public Library! Now it’s time to celebrate! Come get your Safety Issue of dandyhorse and party at CineCycle, behind 129 Spadina Ave. on Saturday, July 27 starting at [...]
Awesome news! Bike Pirates is again organizing a Bike Rave (Google Image Search) for Toronto this summer! Date: Fri, Aug. 9th Time: Meet at 8:30 pm Start Location: To Be Announced Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/177799179064169/ As far as I can tell, the Bike Rave concept came from Vancouver, where it’s been happening for a few years, [...]
I was going downtown yesterday with my 3-year old in the bike trailer, so I dropped by the Toronto Reference Library to check out the new Dandyhorse Magazine display on the main floor of the library. I took a few photos of Tammy and Amelia of Dandyhorse introducing one of Toronto’s newest cyclists (she has [...]
Get down to the Toronto Reference Library today at NOON to check out the Dandyhorse display (photo below) and get a free magazine! The photo above and the link below is from an excellent “BikeSpotting” feature about Librarians and their bikes. Photo above by Yvonne Bambrick. Be sure to join us on Saturday July 13 [...]
Dandyhorse has a great re-cap of the 2013 Complete Streets Forum: Hundreds of practitioners, professionals and advocates gathered for the 2013 Complete Streets Forum on Monday May 27, 2013, at Toronto’s Hyatt Regency Hotel. This sixth annual event was hosted by The Toronto Centre for Active Transportation TCAT, a project of the Clean Air [...]
A great review of ArtSpin, the bike powered art tour, by Christine Bruce of One Block North: After some opening remarks, we headed north through the park, and onto some quiet side streets. We then took over Dundas Street West for a block. Large crowds like this have the potential to overwhelm other commuters. So [...]
If you’re looking for something fun and artistic and bikey to do tonight, check out ArtSpin: The tour leaves from the Queen St. W & Strachan Ave. gate in Trinity Bellwoods Park at 7pm sharp, or join us at 6:30pm to art-up-your-bike and to have your bike tuned up courtesy of Bike Pirates.Art Spin is a family-friendly, pay-what-you-can event and [...]
We are studying the potential for physically separated bicycle lanes (known as “cycle tracks” between Bathurst Street to Sherbourne Street using Richmond, Adelaide and/or Wellington Street. A north-south cycling connection between the existing Beverly Street bicycle lanes and the waterfront, using Peter or Simcoe Street, will also be studied. Date: Tuesday, June 25, and Wednesday June 26, [...]
I Bike T.O. shirts are also available at Outer Layer, 577 Queen West.