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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 […]


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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!


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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 […]


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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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