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OH YEAH: Keeping it Fun Commuting By Bike!

Hey friends, a small plug for my friend Yvonne Bambrick‘s new book “The Urban Cycling Survival Guide” just out this month for purchase here. The book contains lots of great common sense advice for those new cyclists or those hungry to sharpen their skills on buying a bike, the rules of the road and basic maintenance, just […]

OH YEAH! Half-price tune-ups at Bateman’s Bicycle Company

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March is pretty much here.  Get your bike ready for riding again!  Bateman’s has a good deal on tune-ups on now.  Will share if I see other deals too. For the month of March, as a “Thank you” to our community, we are offering Half Price Tune-Ups! Come in and get you bike ready for […]

OH YEAH: Ridership numbers continue to grow

Two different acquaintances recently remarked that when they returned from a couple of years working outside of Toronto, they were blown away by the increase in the number of cyclists on the roads. Those of us who stayed home during that time feel it viscerally – it’s not unusual to have to circle around the […]

OH YEAH! Ed Begley, Jr. Rides his bike to the Oscars!

Respect, Ed. Respect. Never mind the rain. I’m riding my bike to the @TheAcademy Awards. Pardon the helmet hair. via Ed Begley, Jr. on Twitter: “Never mind the rain. I’m riding my bike to the @TheAcademy Awards. Pardon the helmet hair. http://t.co/roVFW9qViG”.

OH YEAH! Toronto may get a glow-in-the-dark bike path

Well, this would be awesome, obviously. “We’re getting calls like crazy from all over the world. People get really excited about the environment, for either safety reasons or energy reasons, or just making something incredibly beautiful,” he said. One of those interested cities is Toronto. The firm has not signed a contract but he says […]

INTERVIEW: Jacquelyn Hayward Gulati – Toronto’s new cycling manager

Jacquelyn Hayward Gulati is the City of Toronto’s new Manager, Cycling Infrastructure and Programs, Transportation Services and comes to us from Mississauga where she grew up, and where she worked for the City for seven years — the last four as the Manager of the Cycling Office. Gulati has over twelve years professional experience in […]

OH YEAH: 3 Winter Cycling Myths Debunked

In cities around the world, people are waking up from a long winter slumber and embracing this dreaded season by hopping on their bikes. Some of these winter cycling enthusiasts will be gathering in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, from February 10 to 12, 2015, for the 3rd international Winter Cycling Congress. In preparation for the congress, […]

OH YEAH: A Bike Escalator That Can Get You Up That Steep Hill

Old news, but Torontoist finally woke up to it. A 130-metre hill in Trondheim, Norway, is home to what may be the future of urban cycling infrastructure: a bike escalator. First installed in 1993 under the name Trampe, the rig has helped more than 200,000 people from fussing over a particularly steep hump. In 2013, […]

OH YEAH: Redesigning Cities Without Cars

Here’s one way to solve global warming: Spend $90 trillion £59 trillion over the next few years to redesign all the cities — as in all the cities on earth — so people live in more densely packed neighborhoods and don’t need cars. That is one of the more ambitious and possibly outlandish ideas knocking […]

OH YEAH: Yvonne Bambrick on her new book, The Urban Cycling Survival Guide

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Yvonne Bambrick holding a copy of her new book, The Urban Cycling Survival Guide: Need-to-Know Skills and Strategies for Biking in the City, in Pamenar cafe in Kensington Market. Q&A with new author and cycling advocate Yvonne Bambrick Interview and … Continue reading → Read More: Yvonne Bambrick on her new book, The Urban Cycling […]

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