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How to Keep Cars from Parking in Bike Lanes

No Parking and Pylons via Bike Lane Diary

Toronto has a real problem with cars, trucks, police vehicles and everything in between parking in bike lanes. Need proof? Take a look at the new Simcoe Street underpass. Take a look at College … [Read more...]

From The Blogs: The ABCs of your Bike


Over on Bikeroo in TO, BikingToronto member Bikeroo has written a good how-to post on doing frequent quick checks on key parts of your bike to make sure you keep rolling: A gunky, kinked or rusty … [Read more...]

Photos from the DECA Bikes Tune-Up Workshop


This past Saturday, DECA Bikes (from the Danforth East Community Association) had their first Tune-Up Workshop in the Danforth Mennonite Church just east of Woodbine and Danforth. I was able to pop … [Read more...]

No, Winter Cyclists Are Not Crazy

A lot of people think that cyclists who bike in the winter must be crazy.  But are they?  Are they really? A BlogTO columnist tried to answer this question earlier this week by posting a story … [Read more...]

Hard Core Cyclists Do Not Fear Winter

Catherine Porter at the Toronto Star learned a bit about winter cycling from Yvonne Bambrick of the Toronto Cyclists Union… while the article title makes it sound like an article about biking in … [Read more...]

How Do You Keep Your Bike Clean in the Winter?


There's a pretty good discussion going on in the "How To" Group regarding making sure your winter bike stays clean if you are using it in the winter time. Bikeroo has posted some pretty funny … [Read more...]

Duncans City Ride: How a Guy Can Look Good on a Bicycle in Toronto

A short while ago I posted about how we dress when biking in Toronto.I think we're a pretty good looking bunch here in Toronto. Of course, when I tell people I'm a cyclist I can instantly see their … [Read more...]

Duncans City Ride: Getting Over the Struggles of Biking in Toronto


There are times when you feel absolutely alone on your bicycle. The cars keep streaming past you, closer and closer. The hill feels as thought it is never going to end. The rain starts to fall harder. … [Read more...]

5 Ways to get You and Your Bike Ready for Winter

Winter cycling may sound hard and/or crazy... but here in Toronto it's surprisingly easy and enjoyable... helped by the fact that we have milder winters than most of Canada.Here are some tips to get … [Read more...]

Torontoist – Fix Your Bike, Matey


Torontoist visits Bike Pirates: Fix Your Bike, Matey "We started in a backyard, in a communal living house," said Geoffrey Bercarich, another longtime volunteer. From that backyard, Bike Pirates … [Read more...]