Blogger Stephen, on his Cycling50+ blog, discovers he has more in common with David Byrne than he thought: “Lady, if I was a truck you wouldn’t be doing that” oohahhahahaaaa. I thought david byrne would ride around NYC thinking of how to turn the Statue of Liberty into an oboe – but he’s thinking like [...]
BikingToronto member Cat B has done up a cool graph on her Velo T.O. blog about subscription numbers for Bixi: Bixi is looking more and more like a sure bet in Toronto! Have you signed up yet? The goal is to get 1000 memberships by November 30th. They definitely look well on their way to [...]
Via Duncan’s City Ride: The 2010 Toronto Cycling Map includes a brief description of bike boxes, a piece of infrastructure soon to be seen on Toronto streets. Bike boxes will soon be installed at several intersections on Harbord and College. They allow cyclists to move to the head of waiting traffic, giving them priority for [...]
via Duncans City Ride: With fall weather comes wetter days, chillier winds and the need to add an extra layer when cycling around town. I recently viewed a few men’s cycling jackets that look just as good on or off of your bicycle. Today, it’s time to see what’s available for women Read the full [...]
Via Bikeroo in TO: Students and faculty at Ryerson University are very lucky to have one of the most exceptional examples of bicycle parking in all of Toronto. Ryerson’s campus features parking for roughly 1,000 bikes using racks, ring and posts, and an indoor parking facility. Read the full post on Bikeroo in TO.
Check out Bikeroo in TO for some fantastic photos of the Queens Park Grand Prix on Sept. 19th: Hosted by Hello Velo, the Queen’s Park GP offered everyone a chance to see Canadian professional cyclists like Ryeder Hesjedal and Michael Barry both being notable riders in this year’s Tour de France. The race also featured [...]
From Duncan’s City Ride: The revitalization of the once abandoned site is bringing in cycling and pedestrian infrastructure. In an e-mail from Dave Dunn of Cycling Infrastructure and Programs for the City of Toronto he explained that a new bi-directional and physically separated multi-use path will now connect the Rosedale Valley Drive multi-use trail to [...]
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 Street through the all-seeing lens of Google. Harbord itself is no stranger to bike lane violators, including undercover police. Well, it [...]
A lot of great stuff is being posted in the Blogs, here’s a small taste of it for you: Duncan is giving us a tour of major Toronto streets, starting with Queen: Toronto Bike Life: Queen Street Part 1 (The intersection of Queen Street West, King Street West, Roncesvalles and the Queensway) Toronto Bike Life: [...]
Ok, the headline of this post is a little misleading. I have plenty of complaints about cycling in Toronto. And, if you read BlogTO, you know that there’s a list and growing discussion of even more gripes going on there. But… and this is a big BUT… nothing outweighs the benefits of cycling in Toronto… [...]
Congratulations! 416CycleStyle CopenhagenCycleChic via Duncan’s City Ride Posted via web from bikingtoronto’s posterous
Sure, we’re world-famous for our post and ring bike racks… but where else is there to park your bicycle in Toronto? Turns out, you’ve got plenty of options… There’s the “Classic”: At BMO Field there are arches: In Parkdale you get glasses: Much, much more on Duncan’s City Ride Posted via web from bikingtoronto’s posterous
From WalrusMagazine.com: Driving the Lane: Toronto Prepares for Public Bicycling by Emily Testa What do Jack Layton and David Byrne have in common? Sure, Layton’s Twitter account tells us he’ll be busking on the Danforth this Saturday, but at press time, the range of his musical talent remains untested. No, it’s a shared interest in [...]
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 eyes fog over as they picture me in full spandex. As we’ve seen from my post, [...]
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. The temperature goes from a slight chill to a bone-numbing deep-freeze. We all face struggles when biking in [...]
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