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Ward 21 Cyclist Meet-Up Tonight

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Via the Bike Union: A quick reminder: The Toronto Cyclists Union – Ward 21 Chapter will be having a group check in and social on Wednesday, September 14. It will take place at Dave’s (730 St. Clair Ave. W, 1 block west of Christie) from 7:00pm~9:00pm. This will be a perfect opportunity to meet fellow […]


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Music Video of the Ride for Jarvis!

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During the Jarvis Ride last night, I found a little raised platform near the Tim Hortons at Jarvis and Carlton, and filmed the ride going by. It took a full 7 minutes for the ride to completely pass me, so I’ve sped it up a little, and added some lively music. I’m quite happy with […]


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Re-Cap and Photos from the “Ride for Jarvis”

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The Ride for Jarvis happened last night, and thankfully had a good turnout.  I’ve seen estimates of between 900 -1200 cyclists. Here are some photos and a few words about the event: People start gathering at Allan Gardens.  Lots of news media.   It’s like a two-wheeled bike party.   There were LOTS of bikes! […]


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“Ride for Jarvis” goes Tonight

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The Toronto Cyclists Union is organizing a “Ride for Jarvis” tonight and plans to have hundreds of cyclists riding on Jarvis Street to show/protest/unify against City Hall decisions that are removing bikelanes and implying that a Torontonian who drives is more important than a Torontonian who bikes. This ride will attract 3 types of cyclist: […]


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Two Ward 21 Events This Coming Sunday

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Two great events are coming up this Sunday in Ward 21! Bike Rodeo Festival – Sunday June 26th 1-3pm – Artscape Wychwood Barns Children ages 8-13 can take part in fun stations to learn cycling safety skills Bike-part mobile making and bike decorating for siblings and participants will also be offered The event is free and will take […]


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Bike Events This Week (May 16-22, 2011)

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  Here’s a fun rundown of everything going on over the next 7 days.  Remember, BikeMonth starts in 2 weeks! Wed, May 18 6pm – Green Drinks Toronto (Grace O’Malleys – 14 Duncan Street) 7pm – Ride of Silence (Bloor & Spadina)   Thurs, May 19 7pm – Toronto Cyclists Union AGM (Centre for Social […]


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The Bike Union expands their Member Benefits

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We’re happy to report that the Bike Union has expanded the benefits available to their members. In addition to the existing discounts available for Momentum Magazine ($5) and AutoShare membership ($30), as well as Dandyhorse magazine (Who offer a 20% discount to all bike union members. They can email Dandyhorse at subscribe@dandyhorsemagazine.com for the code! […]


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Yvonne Bambrick steps down from Bike Union

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Breaking news from last night… Yvonne Bambrick, who has been Executive Director (and recently the Director of Communications and Events) of the Toronto Cyclists Union, is stepping down from her position: Dear friends and colleagues, It is with great excitement that I pass the full leadership of the Toronto Cyclists Union over to our Advocacy […]


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Where Candidates Stand On Cycling Issues

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The Toronto Cyclists Union is continuing their excellent work on getting cyclists involved in the municipal elections of Oct. 25th. They’ve just released a wrap-up (PDF) of the voting records of every member of City Council on all bike-related decisions, which they made with the help of the Election Survey done by TCAT recently: Check […]


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Join The Cyclists Union, Win a Custom Batavus Bike!

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The Toronto Cyclists Union is getting close to signing up their 1000th member, and they’re having a contest in partnership with Curbside Cycle and ING Direct. They’re giving away a Batavus Bicycle! JOIN the Toronto Cyclists Union IN the month of AUGUST for a chance to WIN A unique custom painted Dutch Batavus BIKE! As […]


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