Learn more about BikingToronto and Singer Kwinter

HOW TO: How to run a Ward Group – A glimpse at Ward 18

4a04462165d7e16ec9253f73dc3327cf

Just a quick shout-out to Ward 18 in the city’s west end.  They’ve released the minutes from their latest meeting and there are some things in there other groups (or wannabe groups) can learn. FUN! Ward 18 has really stood out for me during the past year as I try to keep abreast of bike stuff […]


comments powered by Disqus

HOW TO: One Simple Tip That Could Save a Cyclist’s Life

Checking for cyclists should be a routine and heavily emphasized part of driver education, especially now that many more cities are encouraging cycling and installing painted bike lanes, which often put cyclists right in the door zone unless they are riding at the lane’s far edge. Using your mirrors and also turning to look over […]


comments powered by Disqus

HOW TO: Cycle in a Skirt, Using a Penny and a Rubber Band

Untitled

Summer is for cycling and summer is for skirts—but how on Earth do you reconcile the two? It turns out that you can, with only a penny and a rubber band. This video explains how. via Cycle in a Skirt, Using a Penny and a Rubber Band.


comments powered by Disqus

HOW TO: Five things I’ve learned about commuting by bicycle in Toronto

So, a few summers ago, I tried biking a few days a week to save money and build a workout into my day. Soon, I was biking every day. Fall arrived, so I put on sweats, gardening gloves and my running jacket. Winter followed, so I pretended I was cross-country skiing, and added wool socks, […]


comments powered by Disqus

HOW TO: How to Bike to Work

M65_FEAT_BikeToWork_CommuterProfile_LynnEveKomaromi-Photo-Cheshire-Isaacs

Have you discovered the sheer joy of riding your bike to work? Not only will you beat congestion and save time and money on parking, but you will also arrive feeling happier, healthier, and ready to tackle your day. Here are a few simple tips to help you get started. WHAT BIKE DO I NEED? […]


comments powered by Disqus

VIDEO: Do you know the ABCD Quick Check?

Capture

I’m good friends with Michelle Johnston, a certified CAN-Bike instructor and the founder of Working Well, which aims to create healthy workplace cultures.  She has started a series of Bike Safety How-To Videos on the Working Well YouTube Channel. She’s back with a 3rd video and blog post on a quick way to do a safety check on your bicycle. View […]


comments powered by Disqus

VIDEO: 3 Great Reasons for Cycling gloves

Capture

I’m good friends with Michelle Johnston, the founder of Working Well, which aims to create healthy workplace cultures.  She has started a series of Bike Safety How-To Videos on the Working Well YouTube Channel. The first video was on ensuring your helmet is fitting properly. Here’s the second – 3 great reasons to wear cycling gloves.  


comments powered by Disqus

VIDEO: The 2-4-1 Method for Bicycle Helmet Safety

I’m good friends with Michelle Johnston, the founder of Working Well, which aims to create healthy workplace cultures.  She has started a series of Bike Safety How-To Videos on the Working Well YouTube Channel. Here’s the first, on ensuring your helmet is fitting properly. Stay tuned for more videos from Michelle, and perhaps even a […]


comments powered by Disqus

HOW-TO: Bicycle Repair courses at Central Tech and Leaside

Bicycle Repair courses at Central Tech and Leaside are about to begin on the 31 March. Date:  Monday, March 31, 2014 – 18:30 – Monday, May 26, 2014 – 21:30 For people interested in learning to undertake repairs on their bikes, this is a great course. This is a totally hands-on course and you will […]


comments powered by Disqus

How Much Do You Know About Your Hubs?

SIMONEN-HUB-frontwheelposterweb-1024x517

  Dandyhorse has a new “MECHANICS” post up.  This one is all about hubs. Check it out. Hubs are arguably the most important component on a bicycle. Every bicycle has them, no matter what size, type or purpose. The hub, together with the spokes and rim, form the complete wheel. Onto the wheel the tire […]


comments powered by Disqus