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STUFF: Toronto company designs world’s smallest folding bike

  Cycling season might seem like an eternity away if you’re a fair weather rider, but here’s a little something to get gearheads excited about. Toronto company Helix claims to have designed the world’s smallest folding bike. Regardless of whether that turns out to be true, this is certainly the slickest looking version of such […]



STUFF: Betabrand women’s bike commuter apparel for 2015

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STUFF: First Tilt-Action Cargo Bike to be available at Toronto Bike Show!

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Okay – the tilt action on this Cargo Bike looks super cool. The world’s first tilt-action cargo bike will be available to test and purchase at this years Toronto International Bike Show (which is this weekend already! woah!). If you are in the market for quality Danish cargo bikes and European city bikes, check out booth 650 […]



OH YEAH! Half-price tune-ups at Bateman’s Bicycle Company

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March is pretty much here.  Get your bike ready for riding again!  Bateman’s has a good deal on tune-ups on now.  Will share if I see other deals too. For the month of March, as a “Thank you” to our community, we are offering Half Price Tune-Ups! Come in and get you bike ready for […]



BUY: The Urban Cycling Survival Guide

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Toronto cycling advocate and consultant Yvonne Bambrick has a new book out.  It looks really good.  I’ll review it once I get a copy, but I know she’s put a lot of work into it (and knowing Yvonne, she’s done a great job), so please consider purchasing a copy for yourself. North America’s cities have […]



STUFF: Bikes On Wheels opens new store on Dundas West

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  Bikes On Wheels opens new store on Dundas West  By Claire McFarlane The Toronto-based bike shop, Bikes On Wheels, recently opened a new store at 1612 Dundas St. West after having outgrown their Queen St. location.  Read More: Bikes On Wheels opens new store on Dundas West



OH YEAH: Half-Price Niagara Bicycle and Wine Tasting Tours are back!

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Oh yeah.  The half-price Niagara Winery Bike Tours are back on Buytopia.  I bet biking in fall foilage and checking out all the ice wines is fun. Discover the charm and beauty of Niagara-on-the-Lake while riding on a very leisurely bicycle ride Stop at these award-winning wineries for structured wine tasting for all and an […]



STUFF: Hand-Painted Belle Helmets – Momentum Mag

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New York City-based illustrator, Danielle Baskin, is the creative force behind the beautiful, hand-painted Belle Helmets. Describing herself as an “enthusiast of wrap-around images, optical illusions, illustration, bicycle safety, colors, bikes as transportation, and science education that you can wear on your head,” Baskin’s helmets are the canvas with which she brings her long list […]



STUFF: 6 Handy Rear Bicycle Baskets

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Rear baskets are a great way to comfortably carry bags, pursues, groceries, and even pets. With a wide variety to choose from, there’s a style and size of basket perfectly suited to your city bike. More: 6 Handy Rear Bicycle Baskets – Momentum Mag.



STUFF: First Timbuk2 Store Opens in Canada

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There’s a launch party!  Sat. July 26th!  They have a Facebook Event Page too. Timbuk2, whose distinctive bags are commonly spotted on the backs of many urban commuters, will open the company’s fifth retail store in Toronto, ON, making it the brand’s first retail store in Canada. Timbuk2’s new 1200 sq. ft. store is located […]