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EVENT: Wed, April 16 – Open House about Danforth re-construction between Woodbine and Vic Park

Drop in and let them know that bikes belong.  There is NOTHING in the plans as far as cycling infrastructure is concerned! A public drop-in event to learn more about the construction and beautification plans for Danforth Avenue, the construction schedule, what disruptions to expect and to speak directly with project staff. Wednesday April 16, 2014 […]

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OH YEAH: Public Works: Take That Park and Ride It

ParkCycle Swarm attaches micro-parks to bikes, letting you take your green space wherever you go. Public Works looks at public space, urban design, and city-building innovations from around the world, and considers what Toronto might learn from them. Sometimes you just need some grass where there is Read More: Public Works: Take That Park and Ride […]

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OH YEAH: Review of This Road Continues One Block North

This Road Continues One Block North, by Christine Bruce Review by: Steve Brearton Cycling by its nature is a solitary pursuit: one person, one bike. Toronto boasts a rich cultural environment, but few have chronicled Toronto’s …  Read More: Review of This Road Continues One Block North | dandyhorse magazine

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OH YEAH: 10 reasons hopping on your bike is the best thing ever

We’ve talked about the things holding you back from cycling, now it’s only fair that we mention the many ways readers’ lives are enriched by hopping on a bike The unique feeling I have on a bike is the freedom I feel wherever I am or wherever I am going. I never feel obliged to […]

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OH YEAH: LESS CAR MORE GO – the cargo bike documentary by Liz Canning

This looks AMAZING! In early 2011, almost three years before the Wall Street Journal dubbed cargo bikes “the New Station Wagon,” filmmaker Liz Canning began making LESS CAR MORE GO. The project is a crowdsourced documentary on the past, present and future of the cargo bike movement, co-directed by over 100 cargo cyclists. A rapidly growing […]

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OH YEAH: Win tickets to the Ontario Bike Summit mixer at Steam Whistle

Win tickets to the Ontario Bike Summit mixer at Steam Whistle Hey Bike Lovers! Want to mix and mingle with some of the most dedicated bike advocates around? You could win 2 free tickets to the Ontario Bike Summit party … Continue reading → http://ift.tt/eA8V8J Read More: Win tick Read More: Win tickets to the […]

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OH YEAH: Bring Back the War on the Car

Toronto needs warriors to fight for cyclists, pedestrians, and the life of the city. Whatever happened to the War on the Car? I miss it. And I struggle to accept the fact that one madman’s election has really put an end to that great cause. But when I sift through the current campaign material publi […]

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OH YEAH: Ride the Runway with Momentum Mag in NYC

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Need a good excuse to go to NYC? Do you want to strut your stuff on the Momentum Mag bike fashion show runway?  Read More: Ride the Runway with Momentum Mag in New York – Momentum Mag Photo of Yvonne Bambrick by Simon Wilson, via Momentum.

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OH YEAH: Cycle Toronto – We’re hiring part-time Bike Valet Co-ordinators

We’re hiring part-time Bike Valet Coordinators! Applications due Fri Apr 11. Please share widely. http://cycleto.ca/news/2014/03/28/cycle-toronto-hiring-bike-valet-coordinators Read More: Cycle Toronto – We’re hiring part-time Bike Valet… | Facebook

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OH YEAH: Bicycle race at the Scarborough velodrome

Story by: Nico Mara-McKay Photos from Toronto Archives The Scarboro Beach Amusement Park was located in the Beaches neighbourhood. It featured various attractions such as a theatre, freak shows, a penny arcade, and later, a wooden velodrome. Pictured here, from … Continue reading → http://ifttt.com/i Read More: Flashback Friday: Bicycle race at the Scarborough velodrome […]

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OH YEAH: Enter to win one of two free Brodie Bicycles

A chance for two lucky people to win a new Brodie Voltage! Enter on Facebook or tweet “I just entered the #bfree Sweepstakes to win one of TWO @brodiebikes Voltages- RT to Enter! ow.ly/vfMQx” to win! The first draw will occur on May 1, … Continue reading → http://ift.tt/eA8V8J Re Read More: Enter to win one of two free […]

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OH YEAH: Car-free living — back to location, and a quick word on the benefits of cars

Wrapping up this series on car-free living, I’m compelled to come back to the issue of location. Also, I think it’s important to note that car-free living isn’t for everyone, and there are some important benefits to cars. Read More: Car-free living — back to location, and a quick word on the benefit Read More: […]

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OH YEAH: Car-free living — meeting with friends

Wrapping up my series on car-free living, I’m going to tie up a few quick loose ends in this article, and also come back to my original point. Read More: Car-free living — meeting with friends Read More: Car-free living — meeting with friends : TreeHugger

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OH YEAH: Tips for the Spring bicycle deluge

The seasonal flood of bicycles is as sure a sign of Spring as tree buds, litter piles, and tulips. As with most things in life, this is heaven to some, and hell to others. Below are just a few thoughts, cautions, and insights for both drivers and riders as the ‘bike season’ gets underway. Riders: […]

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OH YEAH: Can Biking Be for Everyone?

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“Of the few workers in Baltimore who commute by bike, a disproportionate share — about 87 percent — are white, according to aggregated five-year estimates by the Census,” reports J.B. Wogan. Moreover, “[more] than three-quarters have a bachelor’s degree or higher. Publication Date:  Mon, 03/24/ Read More: Can Biking Be for Everyone? | Planetizen: The […]

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