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Winter Cycling Capital of World is in … Finland

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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 there and enjoy it. via The Winter Cycling Capital of the World – Momentum Mag.

Bicycle Anecdotes from Amsterdam

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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 | Spacing National.

VIDEO: Comparing Bike Infrastructure in Toronto and Montreal

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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 Canada to install segregated on-street cycling infrastructure, whereas Toronto started to install the majority of its on-street painted bike lanes in early […]

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

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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 Grist. Needless to say, I’ll be adding this to the Biking Toronto How-To Resource Page.

Bike-powered urban farming documentary

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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 Toronto .

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

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Vancouver’s Velo Vision: Safe Biking for All Ages from Streetfilms on Vimeo. Great video from Streetfilms about biking on our west coast.

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 visuals, and there are bikes everywhere. I can’t express how much I love this vid.

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 traversed the Viaduct between 8:43 and 8:59 AM on Friday, you’re in this video. The Viaduct is one of […]

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 people to do both with). START When: 1pm Where: Menchie’s (Annex location) 511 Bloor Street West 2nd DESTINATION Where: Gurt’s 283 […]

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 was able to take 11 minutes of video down to 3.5, as well as pairing it with a […]

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