Awesome video. Well made and with a great message. The Commuter Complex is a weekly online video series that examines Ryerson students’ commutes from different neighbourhoods in the city. via VIDEO: The Commuter Complex – Episode Two: Little Italy | Ryersonian.ca.
Designed by bikers in the rainy Northwest, the Roll Top Panniers with roll and adjustable flaps are built to be water-resistant and very roomy. Swift Industries welcomes customers to customize their panniers by choosing their preferred color combinations and selecting from features like Arkel Cam-Lock mounting hardware, backpack conversion, a shoulder strap, or classic Waxed […]
From Vancouver. Let’s get this going in Toronto. In the past six years, Vancouver’s Pacific Centre has added secure storage spaces for nearly 150 bikes. When 725 Granville, the latest addition to the three-block-long downtown office-shopping complex, is completed next year, another 88 secure spots will become available. Safe bike parking, alongside lockers, showers and […]
France has started a six-month experiment with paying people to cycle to work, joining other European governments in trying to boost bicycle use to boost people’s health, reduce air pollution and cut fossil fuel consumption. Several countries including the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Belgium and Britain have bike-to-work schemes, with different kinds of incentives such as […]
Canadian car owners spend $2,465, on average, annually on gas, consuming 1,926 litres. Driving a mid-sized vehicle also costs more than $10,000 annually. … Commuters who switch to transit just once a week would use, on average, 91 fewer litres of gas each year and save $215 in car expenses overall, including maintenance and depreciation. […]
Cycle Toronto and Smart Commute hosted a “Street Smarts” workshop on October 22 for theSunnybrook/ICES BUG. The focus was on winter cycling. We learned about layering and basic bike maintenance. It started with our host, Siva Vijenthira from Cycle Toronto asking the crowd why we chose to commute by bike. Answers included: “Peaceful.” “Fast” and “Free”. Read the full post: “Cycle […]
Winter is here, but that’s no reason to stay inside (although hot chocolate and roaring fires are definitely a good time). Whether you’re thinking about biking to work this winter, or considering some fun recreational rides to feel like a “True Canadian“, battling the elements, we’ve put together some Winter Biking photos from the past […]