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STUFF: Volvo designed a reflective spraypaint to make cycling safer at night

Here's a good idea: Instead of spending millions of dollars developing a reflective spray paint that only lasts for 10 days (what a waste of money!), how about Volvo educates all their customers about … [Read more...]

STUFF: Toronto designed bike calls home when stolen

What might be the world's smartest bike just got a little smarter. The locally designed Vanhawk's Valour made waves last year as one of the most advanced smart bikes in existence, with built-in … [Read more...]

STUFF: Neighbourhood bike poster nails Toronto stereotypes

Interesting. As an east ender, I gotta wonder why the Danforth and Leslieville aren't included. Boo-urns. It's baskets for the Beaches, Bike Share for the downtown, a battered commuter for … [Read more...]

STUFF: Spinlister’s new bike sharing system will sell you a smart bike to rent out

  Users can buy a smart VanMoof bicycle from Spinlister and rent it out on demand through the company's mobile app. Read More: Spinlister's new bike sharing system will sell you a smart bike … [Read more...]

STUFF: Levi’s Launches Commuter Line for Women

Spring 2015 marks the launch of the long sought after Levi’s Commuter line for women. Much like the popular men’s Commuter line, the pieces at first glance resemble the simplicity of the iconic … [Read more...]

STUFF: Four Small-space Bicycle Storage Solutions


These products help manage indoor bike storage for those with space restrictions. Read More: Four Small-space Bicycle Storage Solutions … [Read more...]

STUFF: Sweet Pete’s is having a HUGE BIKE SALE!


  For the third year in a row, Sweet Pete's will be kicking off the season in a big way with our Huge Sale.  More: Sweet Pete's Huge Bike Sale … [Read more...]

STUFF: Why is Ford making e-bikes?

They make cars. And you'll notice, these e-bikes are sitting in front of cars. Ford cars. So what's this company up to? Possibly just prototype PR. Read More: Why is Ford making e-bikes? … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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!


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 … [Read more...]

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


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 … [Read more...]

BUY: The Urban Cycling Survival Guide


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, … [Read more...]

STUFF: Bikes On Wheels opens new store on Dundas West


  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 … [Read more...]

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

Niagara Wine Tour

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 … [Read more...]

STUFF: Hand-Painted Belle Helmets – Momentum Mag


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, … [Read more...]

STUFF: 6 Handy Rear Bicycle Baskets

Topeak TrolleyTote Folding MTX Rear Basket

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 … [Read more...]

STUFF: First Timbuk2 Store Opens in Canada


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 … [Read more...]

STUFF: 5 Ways to Carry Pets by Bike

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Here are five ways to carry your pet by bike. Plus, one way to take rover for a walk while you ride. Full Article: 5 Ways to Carry Pets by Bike - Momentum Mag. … [Read more...]

EVENT: Sat, July 26 – Timbuk2 Toronto Store Launch Party


Date: Sat, July 26, 11am - 7pm Where: 359 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada We've done it Canada, we're coming to Toronto! The Timbuk2 Toronto store is opening at 359 Queen St West (@ … [Read more...]

STUFF: 5 Panniers for Everyday Cycling


Designed by bikers in the rainy Northwest, the Roll Top Panniers with roll and adjustable flaps are built to be water-resistant and very roomy. Swift Industries welcomes customers to customize their … [Read more...]

STUFF: Martone bikes are now for sale at Hudson’s Bay

Very cool looking, and they sound good for urban riding too. No blue one though. I'd definitely want a blue one. From now until August 10, Toronto cyclists can pick up a chic ride from Martone … [Read more...]

FREE! Bike Valve LED Lights


I honestly don't know how they can offer these for free, but they are (with $6.99 shipping).  If you need some funky lights for your bike, hook yourself up.  Planning for Toronto's next Bike Rave? … [Read more...]

STUFF: New Bags for Biking


Some of our favorite new bags that look sharp and work great for trips by bike.  Read More: New Bags for Biking - Momentum Mag … [Read more...]

STUFF: 4th Annual Gear Guide: Cargo Bikes


Momentum has released their 4th annual Gear Guide.  Check out the gear, including cargo bikes! Read More: 4th Annual Gear Guide: Cargo Bikes - Momentum Mag … [Read more...]

STUFF: In praise of the bike trailer: a cargo bike for the rest of us

You don't need to spend several thousand dollars to be able to haul stuff on your bike. For many of us, an inexpensive trailer may be the best option. Read More: In praise of the bike trailer: a cargo … [Read more...]

STUFF: 5 Fun Helmets for City Riding

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Nutcase has eagerly been waiting for the summer months to release their new G3 Helmet line. With their signature range of bright colors and patterns, the updated G3 models have a redesigned fit along … [Read more...]

STUFF: Gear Guide: City Bikes


Momentum has a great guide to new city bikes up on their site now.  Is it wrong to want them all? Read More: Gear Guide: City Bikes - Momentum Mag … [Read more...]

STUFF: The Best Bike Stores in Toronto


BlogTO compiles their annual (?) list of what their readers think are the best bike shops in the city. The best bike stores in Toronto show considerable diversity in their areas of specialty. From … [Read more...]

STUFF: Great Gear for Riding in the Rain

Spring showers are no match for these wet weather riding pieces that will keep you covered when skies are gray. Read More: Great Gear for Riding in the Rain Read More: Great Gear for Riding in the … [Read more...]

STUFF: 5 Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day (on a Bike)

Celebrate this Mother's Day with a special ride and a beautiful bicycle gift. Read More: 5 Gift Ideas for Mother's Day (on a Bike) Read More: 5 Gift Ideas for Mother's Day (on a Bike) - Momentum Mag … [Read more...]

STUFF: The top 10 stores to buy a mountain bike in Toronto


The top stores to buy a mountain bike are far more varied than they were a couple of decades ago when the sport all of a sudden became the next big thing and local bike shops had to scramble to … [Read more...]

STUFF: Bike Belle Bags and Baskets

Bike Belle Jane Basket

Polish bike boutique, Bike Belle, designs, makes, and sells designer bicycle accessories and specializes in bike baskets, handmade in Poland, from natural wicker, complete with cute liners and … [Read more...]

STUFF: Saris Cycle Guide Lights

Saris aims to make biking more accessible and has recently revealed their Cycle Guide Lights; small solar-powered LED lights that provide visual delineation along bike paths. Read More: Saris Cycle … [Read more...]

STUFF: Shinola Runwell Bicycle Review – Momentum Mag


The Runwell, inspired by 1940s Parisian courier bikes, is a quality, upright bicycle. The frame and fork are made of TrueTemper CroMo with custom lugs and cast fork crown. Made to handle daily city … [Read more...]

STUFF: Delta Smart Phone Caddy II Review – Momentum Mag


Delta's Smart Phone Caddy II is a plastic phone mount that fastens to the handlebars of most road and commuter bikes, securing your phone with side bungee cords. Compatible with iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, and … [Read more...]

STUFF: TiGr Lock Review – Momentum Mag

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The TiGr is a titanium lock designed to fasten around both wheels, frame, and bike rack. Made of a long rectangular titanium bow and a separate lock body makes this lock strong and weighs only 16.3 oz … [Read more...]

STUFF: Ruphus Brings Natural Beauty to the Back Rack – Momentum Mag

Ruphus Slim Rear Rack

Architecture, design, and nature effortlessly come together in Portland, OR, based Ruphus' line of bicycle rear racks. Read More: Ruphus Rear Bike Racks Read More: Ruphus Brings Natural Beauty to the … [Read more...]

STUFF: 4th Annual Gear Guide Preview: City Bikes – Momentum Mag


A sneak peek inside Momentum Mag's 4th Annual Gear Guide available on newsstands and in our digital edition of Momentum Mag May/ June 2014. Read More: 4th Annual Gear Guide Preview: City Bikes Read … [Read more...]

STUFF: Cleverhood: cycling in the rain and in style


Based in Providence, Rhode Island, Cleverhood expresses their support for urban bikers in livable cities in the form of a stylish, high-performance street cape. Inspired by the bicycle movement, the … [Read more...]

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