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Photos & Video: 2010 BikeMonth Group Commute

[This post also cross-posted to the BikeMonth blog] I took part in the Group Commute and Pancake Breakfast event to kick-off BikeMonth this morning. Took some video and I took some photos for you! You can also see photos over on Duncan’s blog. Video: Stood in a spot and twirled around – trying to take […]

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UPDATE! Photos and Video from the 2010 Bells on Bloor Ride

Bells on Bloor happened today, with a reported 1500 cyclists taking part. If you missed it (or if you were there and want to see it again), here’s a video by mrtini on youtube. Flickr slideshow by martinreis: Flickr slideshow by red gecko productions:

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Torontoist Profiles TurnAround Couriers

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Via Torontoist: TurnAround Couriers is a self-described “competitive courier business,” but with a special twist: the company is staffed exclusively by at-risk youth. According to the social audits page of the company’s website, TurnAround’s mandate is to “Recruit youth from youth shelters and youth-serving agencies across Toronto” in order to provide individuals who might otherwise […]

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University Avenue Bikelane Graphics and Video

Buffered Bikelanes planned for 12 weeks this summer

Just came across a rendering of the proposed buffered bikelanes for University Avenue: Rendering via Torontoist. Want to know what buffered bikelanes are like? Here are some videos of other similar bikelanes in action. First off, NYC just opened up a median bikepath down the middle of Sands Street: You can also check out another […]

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Video: An Early Spring Railpath Ride

The great weather has gotten Tino of BikeLaneDiary out on the West Toronto Railpath to take some video. Happy Good Morning Ride from Tino on Vimeo. Music by Leo Kottke.

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Photos and Video from the Ice Bike Races

Last night I went and checked out Icycle 2010, the Ice Bike Races held at Dufferin Grove Park every year. Beforehand, I met up with Todd and James Schwartz (of TheUrbanCountry.com) at 3-Speed (I highly recommend their sirloin burger) and we chatted about cycling, Toronto neighbourhoods and Chinese New Year. We then walked over to […]

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An Early Ride Along the West Toronto Railpath

James D. Shwartz, editor of The Urban Country, has made this great video of an early morning (and chilly) ride along the West Toronto Railpath: Read about the railpath in James’ article here. Share your thoughts on the West Toronto Railpath in the BikingToronto Forum via Duncan’s City Ride Blog Posted via web from bikingtoronto’s […]

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Ghost Bike Memorial in Mississauga

[via bikelanediary] A little over a week ago, a cyclist was struck and killed in Mississauga, and a “ghost bike” memorial has been set up by the Advocacy for Respect for Cyclists group: via the Biking Toronto Forum Posted via web from bikingtoronto’s posterous

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Video: How To (Not) Drive in Toronto

Here’s a great tongue-in-cheek video from riconroy about how drivers should deal with pedestrians and cyclists in Toronto:

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NYC: Bike Lanes in the Big Apple

Want to know what’s possible with bikelanes in a big city like Toronto? Look no further than New York (a much bigger city) for some inspiration. It doesn’t take miracles to get cycling infrastructure like this… just political guts. Bike lanes: In some cities people are literally dying to have them and some people go […]

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Let’s Get Visible – Safety is Sexy

Be it helmets, bike lights, reflective tape and countless other accessories there are an infinite number of ways to improve your safety while on a bike. The problem is, safety isn’t cool. And well, it isn’t really sexy either. But, leave it to the “blogosphere” to tackle this head on… literally. The Safety is Sexy […]

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How To Get Visible: Video

Very creative and funny video on making sure you get seen on the roads when it gets dark: via bikingtoronto.com Posted via web from bikingtoronto’s posterous

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Bikelanes in the Middle of the Street in NYC!

Awesome video and post from Streetsblog of bikelanes down the middle of Sands Street in NYC… where they replaced some unused road space with lanes! Chalk up more bikeway innovation to the folks at the NYC Department of Transportation. Nearly complete, the Sands Street approach to the Manhattan Bridge is now safer and more enjoyable […]

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Video: Bells On Bloor #3

More Video from the Bells on Bloor ride on May 31.

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Video: Bells On Bloor #2

More Video from the Bells on Bloor ride on May 31.

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