Not a lot of details, but it looks like Toronto’s getting it’s own Cargo Bike Brand. Check it out and save $500 by pre-ordering one. Haul Bikes.
The best used bike shops in Toronto offer a useful alternative to fending for yourself on Craigslist. While there’s certainly some premium involved in buying from a store rather than some dude in sweatpants, you tend to get what you pay for. If you know a whole lot about bike maintenance, it probably makes sense [...]
BikingToronto highlighted this cool invention last week, and the Star is picking up on it now. It’s a very neat story, so we don’t mind highlighting it again. Are you ready to ride the cardboard bike? Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni has created a functioning cardboard bicycle that he hopes to put into mass production [...]
Last Monday, we launched an *at cost* sale for the super-popular I Bike T.O. Shirts in celebration of 10,000 followers on the @bikingtoronto twitter account and 1,500 likes on the BikingToronto Facebook page… and TODAY is the very LAST day to get in on the deal! The shirts have sold way more than expected… interest [...]
It’s not often that something cool AND bike-related shows up on one of those Groupon-like deal sites, but “TeamBuy” has a very cool one going on now, so I wanted to share because 1) these valve stem lights look very cool, 2) the more lighting we all have on our bike, the better, and 3) [...]
NOTE: This is a guest post by Emma Jenkin, who wrote a great post for BikingToronto back in September about making a DIY TRON LightBike, and returns to review Mini-Monkey Spokelights! Learn more about Emma at the bottom of this post. It’s a little after 5:00pm and I’m leaving work. Mid-November. Of course it’s pitch dark [...]
Spacing continues their great “Street Scene” series of artistic posts today with Jerry Waese‘s “Winter Cyclist“:
Valentine’s Day is less than a month away, so if you’re attached and want to buy something for your significant other, or single and want to buy something for yourself, BikingToronto has the hookup. Our online I Bike T.O. shirt supplier is having a Free Shipping promotion for any order over $30 (just punch in [...]
The I Bike T.O. product line has recently become very popular with the recent addition of the Left Wing Pinko I Bike T.O. shirts… and we thought we should highlight some other new products we’ve recently added to the product line-up: We give 100% of the profits to bike-related charities in Toronto. (more info about [...]
Duncan highlights some very nice bike seat colours, via the Deadly Nightshades: Customize your bicycle with an amazing, durable, one-o-a-kind seat cover from THE GILD. Locally produced using recycled materials and love. Each cover includes a removable foam insert for comfortable riding, while a shaped overhang, elastic cording and toggle at the base ensures a [...]
Duncan continues his great series of “Covet” posts and looks at good backpacks for cycling commuters: Fall weather is upon in Toronto and that means more rain, cooler temperatures and more reasons to carry more things with you. A change of clothes, a laptop, books, lunch… the list goes on. While messenger bags are a [...]
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 [...]
The Partnership for Integration and Sustainable Transportation (a joint initiative of CultureLink Settlement Services and the Toronto Cyclists Union) has launched The Toronto Cyclists Handbook. Read more…
This would make a fantastic Christmas gift for so many people I know! From NOW Magazine: FELT handlebar cup holder If you need a jolt of java while you ride, mount FELT’s cup holder ($25, Urbane Cyclist, 180 John, 416-979-9733, ucycle.com) on your handlebars but beware cycling with scalding coffee down speed bump-pocked streets! via [...]
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, [...]
I Bike T.O. shirts are also available at Outer Layer, 577 Queen West.