Learn more about BikingToronto and Singer Kwinter

VIDEO: Take A World Tour Of The Endless Struggle Between Bikes And Cars

Fewer people might be buying cars in the U.S., but around the world, cars are selling in record numbers. In five years, there may be 2 billion on the road. At the same time, there are also more bike … [Read more...]

VIDEO: How a Bicycle is Made (1945)

If you're thinking of heading to the Toronto Bike Show this weekend, you may enjoy this video from 70 years ago about how bicycles are made. It's very 1945 and very British. Now I want to go buy … [Read more...]

VIDEO: The Commuter Complex – Episode Two: Little Italy | Ryersonian.ca

Awesome video. Well made and with a great message. The Commuter Complex is a weekly online video series that examines Ryerson students' commutes from different neighbourhoods in the … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Hinterland Who’s Who – The Winter Cyclist

So what do you think? Do drivers hate winter cyclists because it reminds them how lazy they are? Hinterland Who's Who. VIa:  Hinterland Who's Who. … [Read more...]

OH YEAH: A No-Brainer – Wayfinding for Cyclists

Bike

Original Post: 10 NO BRAINERS: Lead the Way for Cyclists - Spacing Toronto. Here, Jared Kolb, Executive Director of Cycle Toronto, shares his No Brainer on how to introduce clear, consistent … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Jared Kolb – Executive Director of Cycle TO

Untitled

Jared of Cycle Toronto has done this great video with GreenMajority.ca in which he explains the advantages of bikelanes for Toronto, the culture of cycling in Toronto and the importance of having a … [Read more...]

VIDEO: First look at last night’s Toronto Bike Rave

Untitled

Post by Michael Martis. I'm sure we'll see more video and tons of great pics from last night's Bike Rave.  Here's a video posted to their facebook wall by Michael Martis.  Looks like a LOT of fun … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Trucks using Adelaide non-separated bikelane as express lane

Capture

What happens when you make a nice wide bikelane using paint but neglect to put flexi-posts up to make it a separated bikelane?  Trucks use it as their own personal express lane.  A screenshot is above … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Cyclists checking out the new Adelaide bike lane

10478423_10152113470991792_6285154935601124595_o-296x300

Build it and they will come.  Chris Bouchard of the City of Toronto's Transportation Services department shot this quick video of cyclists loving the new Adelaide bikelane yesterday. via Adelaide … [Read more...]

VIDEO: See Cyclist. Think Horse.

cyclist-horse

Pretty humourous video from Scotland about giving cyclists space on the roads.  You can bet drivers give horses a lot of space here in Toronto (probably because they always have cops riding … [Read more...]

VIDEO: It’s Your Move Active Transportation Champion Nicole Arsenault

Capture

  Another in a great series of "It's Your Move" videos from TCAT.  Also, I went to high school with Nicole.  Great job Nicole! With Nicole`s It`s Your Move video, we`re highlighting the … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Do you know the ABCD Quick Check?

Capture

I’m good friends with Michelle Johnston, a certified CAN-Bike instructor and the founder of Working Well, which aims to create healthy workplace cultures.  She has started a series of Bike Safety … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: Checking out Ottawa Bike Infrastructure, Part 3

Capture

Here's the 3rd and final installment in the Ottawa Bike Video Postcards series.  This time it's from the Alexandra Bridge over the Ottawa River. I walked out there as Ottawa almost totally shuts … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: Checking out Ottawa Bike Infrastructure, Part 2

Untitled

Hey everyone, back with another quick video postcard about Ottawa bike infrastructure.  This one is about separated bikelanes on Laurier Ave that run the length of downtown Ottawa.  They are made … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: Checking out Ottawa Bike Infrastructure

MackenzieKingBridge

I'm in Ottawa for a few days for a conference and have started making small video postcards of the bike infrastructure I'm seeing.  Here's the first one from the Mackenzie King Bridge over the Rideau … [Read more...]

VIDEO: 3 Great Reasons for Cycling gloves

Capture

I’m good friends with Michelle Johnston, the founder of Working Well, which aims to create healthy workplace cultures.  She has started a series of Bike Safety How-To Videos on the Working Well … [Read more...]

VIDEO: New BikeShare Toronto Promo

Capture

Okay. This is pretty damn good. Good job BST. Introducing our promo video! Watch it full here: Don't forget to enter our "Design a BST bike cap" contest and win an annual membership and cool goodies. … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Don’t Be a Jerk – Yield to Pedestrians

Capture

From the Big Apple, but totally appropriate here in Toronto too. Sharing the road isn't just for cars.  It's for cyclists too.  Blowing through reds isn't only like giving a finger to other road … [Read more...]

VIDEO: The 2-4-1 Method for Bicycle Helmet Safety

I'm good friends with Michelle Johnston, the founder of Working Well, which aims to create healthy workplace cultures.  She has started a series of Bike Safety How-To Videos on the Working Well … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: Magic happens on streets closed to cars

  What happens on the empty closed-down streets of Los Angeles before the L.A. Marathon? Magic. #CrashTheCrash - YouTube. … [Read more...]

Winter Cycling Capital of World is in … Finland

finnish-biking

Come on Toronto.  If the Finnish can bike all winter, we can too.  Aren't there entire commercials by beer companies, Tim Hortons and Canadian Tire about how hearty Canadians are? Let's get out … [Read more...]

Bicycle Anecdotes from Amsterdam

Capture2

In case you haven't seen it yet - a great video from Amsterdam. There's no valid reason downtown Toronto can't be like this. Let's work on it? via: Urban Planet: Bicycle Anecdotes from Amsterdam … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Comparing Bike Infrastructure in Toronto and Montreal

bike-stop-light-600x400

Both Toronto and Montreal have made progress towards creating a connected network of bike lanes, yet each has taken a different approach. In the 1980s, Montreal became one of the earliest cities in … [Read more...]

VIDEO: How To Bike In The City (tips for the bicycle curious)

grist-how-to-bike

This is an absolutely amazing how-to video for people looking into getting into cycling for commuting or just running errands, meeting friends etc.  It's made by the obviously awesome people at … [Read more...]

Bike-powered urban farming documentary

farming

Filmmaker Sasha Thomas recently released this short documentary on Toronto’s City Seed Farms and its founder Erica Lemieux. Read the full post: "Bike-powered urban farming documentary" on Spacing … [Read more...]

Video: Vancouver’s Velo Vision: Safe Biking for All Ages

vancouver

Vancouver's Velo Vision: Safe Biking for All Ages from Streetfilms on Vimeo. Great video from Streetfilms about biking on our west coast. … [Read more...]

Video: Watch Super Spin by Dandyhorse Magazine and Steamwhistle Pilsner

The making of the dandy video: SUPER SPIN

I am so proud of the awesome people at Dandyhorse Magazine and Steamwhistle for putting together this amazing video for the Attagirl song "Keep You". It's the perfect combination of sounds and … [Read more...]

Video: Morning Bike Commuters on the Viaduct

Morning Bike Commuters on the Viaduct

On Friday morning I propped my phone up on the rear rack of my bike and captured 16 minutes of morning bike commuters streaming westbound over the Prince Edward Viaduct.  If you or someone you know … [Read more...]

Come for the Frozen Yogurt, Stay for the BikeFest

June Sweet Ride: Frozen Yogurt Edition!

Tomorrow (Sat, June 23, 2012) is our latest Sweet Ride, and this one has a Frozen Yogurt theme (it's hot out there!).  Come on out for good bike riding and great frozen yogurt eating (and awesome … [Read more...]

Sweet Ride: Cupcake Edition, the Music Video

Sweet Ride: Cupcake Edition - Apr. 22, 2012

As I mentioned when I posted photos from the Sweet Ride: Cupcake Edition on Sunday, I also took about 100 short videos during the ride, and have been editing them on my phone. I'm finally done, and … [Read more...]

Video from the Toronto Bike Show’s BMX Jam

This video taken during the finals of the Toronto BMX Jam at the Bike Show on the weekend is INSANE. Insanely good, but insane. I'm kind of mad I missed it. Insanity - Toronto bmx jam 2012 … [Read more...]

Video of the 2012 Ice Bike Races

Last night saw the 2012 edition of the Ice Bike Races (or Icycle Races) at Dufferin Grove Park. I was able to freeze off my fingers and toes taking 70+ video clips with my phone and have edited … [Read more...]

Video and Photos from the Toronto Tweed Ride

tweedgroup

This past Saturday was Toronto's first Tweed Ride. It was immensely successful (we estimated about 200 people showed up) and this will be an annual event. We kept hearing again and again how … [Read more...]

Video: 10 Minutes at Bay & College

College & Bay during the G20 in 2010

I had such a good time filming everyone on the "Ride for Jarvis, Ride for Toronto" ride on Wednesday (and then speeding it up and putting it to music), I thought it would be interesting to do … [Read more...]

Music Video of the Ride for Jarvis!

jh-view

During the Jarvis Ride last night, I found a little raised platform near the Tim Hortons at Jarvis and Carlton, and filmed the ride going by. It took a full 7 minutes for the ride to completely … [Read more...]

Video: How BIXI Toronto Bike-Sharing Works

bixi

We have to share this fantastic video made by Ryan Carter about how Bixi Toronto works. Great job Ryan! Thanks for agreeing to having your video on BikingToronto. … [Read more...]

Video of the Sweet Ride: Cupcake Edition

sweet1

We're still getting together a bunch of photos from yesterday's ride, but here's a sweet little video from one of our participants, Kathleen. The ride was a very fun time, filled with great people … [Read more...]

Video: Don Cherry and his Pinko Rant

Left-Wing Pinko I Bike T.O. Shirt

Heard about Don Cherry's rant against Pinkos the other day?  Want to see if in full pink0-suit colour? I'm wondering if he thinks that all Pinkos ride bicycles, or that anyone who rides a … [Read more...]

On The Blogs: The Joy of Night Cycling

See More Blogs | Start A Blog Duncan's City Ride A BikingToronto Blog * About/Contact Duncan Main BikingToronto Page The Joy of Night Cycling

Duncan has posted the "Put The Days Away" music video by Sun Airway.  It's a nice portrayal of night cycling through a city... cruising through a vibrant urban landscape when it's "on pause" at … [Read more...]

On The Blogs: Cyclocross Crash Video

Cyclocross Crash

You may have caught our post with photos from the Ontario Cycling Association of last Saturday's Cyclocross Championships, but have you seen Bikeroo's crash video from the event? Yesterday, local … [Read more...]

Recommended Lights

"Frog" Lights

Planet Bike Light Combo

Planet Bike 5 LED Tail Light
Recommended Books
See More Books