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OH YEAH! Toronto should pay people to cycle with money from drivers!

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Hey, we have "sin taxes" on everything else - cigarettes and booze being the biggies.  If we want to discourage bad behaviour (driving everywhere) and encourage good behaviour (using transit, walking … [Read more...]

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HO HO HO! 20 photos of Christmas trees transported by bike around the world

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Oh yeah. Goal for 2016. For the second consecutive year, we shared our family’s newfound annual tradition of picking up the Christmas tree by cargo bike, and then we turned it over to you. And for … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: America’s 10 best new bike lanes of 2015

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Paying attention Toronto?  These are proper successful bikelanes working in other cities.  Let's catch up. We still love separating bike lanes with posts, and preference surveys show that most … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: What are the possibilities for food bikes in Toronto?

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Could we have food bikes in Toronto? Apart from the wow factor, the concept has several advantages. They are temporary, emissions-free, and mobile. Bikes can reach places vehicles would have a hard … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Five lessons Toronto could learn from New York’s transportation shift

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It’s often called the biggest transformation in how New Yorkers move in a half-century. From 2007 to 2013, under mayor Michael Bloomberg, transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan oversaw the … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! How cycling could help the Paris climate talks change the world

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People ride a bike for all sorts of reasons: they’re fun; they keep you fit; in congested cities they have an amazing ability to deliver you to your destination on time. But what about saving the … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Cactus Club stops valet parking in bike lane after tweets

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Good PR for the Cactus Club.  I now know about it and may visit and give them some business for showing respect for the bikelane. The Cactus Club Cafe opened up on Adelaide Street West in Toronto's … [Read more...]

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BOO! Top 20 Halloween Costumes for Cyclists

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  Halloween is upon us once more. Pumpkins are being carved, fake cobwebs are being strung, and for cyclists all over the country bikes are being transformed into vehicles of pure … [Read more...]

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The top 5 fall bike rides in Toronto

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Fall bike rides in Toronto are a great activity through mid-November until the temperature drop. Mountain bikers in particular have it made in autumn, when trails become surrounded by blazing … [Read more...]

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BIKELOVE: Kiss your ride, not the bride, at Nuit Blanche

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How much do you love your bike? Many marriages end with some version of “you may kiss the bride.” But for one night, people in downtown Toronto were asked to kiss their ride … [Read more...]