Theres is a fantastic article in Grist right now by Elly Blue (the managing editor of the excellent BikePortland.org website) that explains how embracing cycling can be an economic boom to an individual, an urban center, and a society: In the many North American cities where two-wheeled transportation is taking off, a new bicycle economy [...]
I don’t write a lot of personal posts here anymore, but am looking to change that – so here’s a short photo-filled one about me biking around the Danforth on Saturday, taking advantage of the nicer weather. I tried out the new (since the fall) Greenwood Bikelanes I noticed bikes on the Danforth Cyclepath Store [...]
Although Saturday was somewhat wet and rainy, I still needed to get out there for a long ride after a long winter. I decided to see if I could get to the Etobicoke/Mississauga border via the waterfront Martin-Goodman trail from the Coxwell/Lakeshore area. I’ve embedded a slideshow below… I took photos every 10 minutes to [...]
Today marks the first anniversary of the first post I made on BikingToronto: Welcome to Biking Toronto. This is the first post. That is all. It wasn’t a very exciting start, but In the past year, I’ve made 458 posts and just over 24,000 unique visitors (based on a 6-hour cookie – if someone visits [...]
Hi everyone, Tracy and I will be out of town from tomorrow right until late on New Years Day. We’ll be pretty internet-free the whole time, so the rest of your 2006 will have less than your normal amount of fresh BikingToronto posts. We wish you a great holiday season and many happy times over [...]
Who else rode in the wonderful refreshing rain this morning? When Tracy and I got out of bed around 6:45-ish, it was rainly lightly with thunderstorms threatening – and Tracy made me promise to not ride to work in the thunder and lightning. I had to keep my promise… and yet… the weather forecasters were [...]
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