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On The Blogs: I Love Your Smile

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From Duncan’s City Ride: Recently saw Charlie Winston perform at Osheaga in Montreal. There simply aren’t enough high energy, super fun performers like him around. This video is perfection. Happy long weekend, folks! See the video at Duncan’s City Ride



On The Blogs: Inside David Byrne’s Head

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Blogger Stephen, on his Cycling50+ blog, discovers he has more in common with David Byrne than he thought: “Lady, if I was a truck you wouldn’t be doing that” oohahhahahaaaa. I thought david byrne would ride around NYC thinking of how to turn the Statue of Liberty into an oboe – but he’s thinking like […]



Video: Jarvis with 4 Car Lanes, Still no Gridlock

If you’ve seen our past Jarvis Bikelane Transition posts (before, during), you’ve seen the video Neal Jennings shot at 5:01 pm on Tuesday afternoon… showing that cars are moving just fine on Jarvis with 4 instead of 5 lanes for cars. He’s shot another video, at 5:33 pm on Thursday, capturing 90 seconds of traffic […]



Jarvis Street, During Bikelane Installation

Remember the horrific gridlock that was supposed to bring Jarvis to a standstill when it went from 5 lanes to 4? Hasn’t happened. Neal Jennings shot this video at 5:01 pm yesterday (Tuesday). We’re continuing our series of Jarvis Bikelane Photo Posts (see the “before” photos here) with a “During” post.  Photos again by Neal […]



The Bixi Anthem

Thanks to an email we just received from Patrick Guay of the Montreal band Da Gryptions, I present to you the video for their “Bixi Anthem”, which is getting popular on YouTube recently thanks to postings about the band and the song by Spacing Montreal, Momentum Magazine, the Montreal Gazette, and the National Post. Patrick […]



Video: How To Pass A Cyclist

Toronto Cyclist John Spragge has compiled a nice little montage of videos he has taken from his bike to demonstrate safe and unsafe passing by cars and trucks, from a cyclists’ perspective: Thanks John.  Great video!



Counting Bikes on the Bloor Viaduct (with Photos and Video)

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On Friday morning, I went over to the Bloor Viaduct to check out the new re-painted bikelanes, and while I was there fairly early decided to relax under some trees and count the people biking by on their way downtown to work. The Bloor Viaduct is one of the perfect places in Toronto to do […]



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 […]



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:



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 […]