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EVENT: Thurs, Feb 19 – Flat Fix Clinic at Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop

When: Thursday Feb 19th: 6-7pm Where: Sweet Pete's Bike Shop - 1204 Bloor St West Cost: $20 including tax Fixing your own flat tire is one of the most essential repairs a cyclist needs to know. … [Read more...]

HOW TO: Five Better Ways to Ride a Bike in Winter

She barely saw me but I sure noticed her. After years of year-round riding in Canada, I was accustomed to seeing a certain type of winter cyclist: wearing layers of synthetics, on an expensive … [Read more...]

HOW-TO: 8 tips for riding home in the dark

Great article from London Cyclist: Riding in the dark isn’t everyone’s idea of fun. A lamp lit spin around lanes you know, or off-road – known as night riding – can actually be both liberating and … [Read more...]

HOW TO: 10 tips for riding while pregnant

People rarely bat an eye at women doing tree poses in yoga while seven months pregnant, but taking to two wheels with a baby on board solicits everything from cheers to disapproving looks and … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! Adding a bike to your urban mobility tool kit

Great piece from Yvonne Bambrick in Spacing.  Yvonne also has an Urban Cycling book coming out in the new year.  You can pre-order it. Unlike some of the best-established cycling cities, North … [Read more...]

TODAY: Sat, Aug. 30 – CBN Drivetrain Workshop

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Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:00 - 13:00 CBN will host a Bicycle Drivetrain Workshop Saturday August 30th from 10am to 1pm. The workshop will focus on the drivetrain (derailleurs, … [Read more...]

HOW TO: 5 Steps to a Bike-Friendly Business

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As acceptance of the bicycle lifestyle gains traction throughout North America, business owners and entrepreneurs of all stripes are hard at work entrenching bike-friendliness into their business … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! Pre-Order the Urban Cycling Survival Guide

Yvonne Bambrick, one of Toronto's cycling goddesses, has a book coming out, and it's now available for pre-order.  Reserve yours today! North America’s cities have long been the domain of the car, … [Read more...]

REMINDER: Sat, Aug. 30 – CBN Drivetrain Workshop

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Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:00 - 13:00 CBN will host a Bicycle Drivetrain Workshop Saturday August 30th from 10am to 1pm. The workshop will focus on the drivetrain (derailleurs, … [Read more...]

HOW TO: 15 things you need to bike in Toronto

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Great little guide to biking stuff in Toronto from BlogTO.  True, most of the links are to other BlogTO articles, but it's a start.  You may also want to check out the How-To resources here on Biking … [Read more...]

TODAY: Sun, Aug. 24 – Women Only Rear End Workshop

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Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 12:00 - 15:00 CBN will host a Women Only Bicycle Rear End Workshop Sunday August 24th from 12pm to 3pm. The workshop will focus on the rear end of the … [Read more...]

HOW TO: Bikepacking basics

If you’re at all interested in adventuring on two wheels, you’ve probably run across the term “bikepacking.” This is exactly what it sounds like: a self-supported camping trip in a natural setting, … [Read more...]

OH YEAH: Plan a Bike Picnic in 15 Minutes

A gentle breeze and sun that wants to warm your back is calling. What would be better than a picnic by bike? The plan sounds dreamy, but I worry over the details. How many deviled eggs? Should I … [Read more...]

TODAY: Sat, Aug. 23 – CBN Rear End Workshop

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Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 10:00 - 13:00 CBN will host a Bicycle Rear End Workshop Saturday August 23th from 10am to 1pm. The workshop will focus on the rear end of the … [Read more...]

REMINDER: Sun, Aug. 24 – Women Only Rear End Workshop

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Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 12:00 - 15:00 CBN will host a Women Only Bicycle Rear End Workshop Sunday August 24th from 12pm to 3pm. The workshop will focus on the rear end of the … [Read more...]

REMINDER: Sat, Aug. 23 – CBN Rear End Workshop

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Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 10:00 - 13:00 CBN will host a Bicycle Rear End Workshop Saturday August 23th from 10am to 1pm. The workshop will focus on the rear end of the … [Read more...]

EVENT: Sat, Aug. 30 – CBN Drivetrain Workshop

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Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:00 - 13:00 CBN will host a Bicycle Drivetrain Workshop Saturday August 30th from 10am to 1pm. The workshop will focus on the drivetrain (derailleurs, … [Read more...]

TODAY: Sun, Aug 17 – Front End Workshop – Women Only

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Date: Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 12:00 - 15:00 CBN will host a Women Only Bicycle Front End Workshop Sunday August 17th from 12pm to 3pm. The workshop will focus on the front end of the … [Read more...]

EVENT: Sun, Aug. 24 – Women Only Rear End Workshop

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Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 12:00 - 15:00 CBN will host a Women Only Bicycle Rear End Workshop Sunday August 24th from 12pm to 3pm. The workshop will focus on the rear end of the … [Read more...]

TODAY: Sat, Aug 16 – CBN Front End Workshop

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Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 10:00 - 13:00 CBN will host a Bicycle Front End Workshop Saturday August 16th from 10am to 1pm. The workshop will focus on the front end of the bicycle … [Read more...]

EVENT: Sat, Aug. 23 – CBN Rear End Workshop

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Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 10:00 - 13:00 CBN will host a Bicycle Rear End Workshop Saturday August 23th from 10am to 1pm. The workshop will focus on the rear end of the … [Read more...]

REMINDER: Sun, Aug 17 – Front End Workshop – Women Only

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Date: Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 12:00 - 15:00 CBN will host a Women Only Bicycle Front End Workshop Sunday August 17th from 12pm to 3pm. The workshop will focus on the front end of the … [Read more...]

REMINDER: Sat, Aug 16 – CBN Front End Workshop

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Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 10:00 - 13:00 CBN will host a Bicycle Front End Workshop Saturday August 16th from 10am to 1pm. The workshop will focus on the front end of the bicycle … [Read more...]

TODAY: Wed, Aug 13 – Basic Bike Maintenance Clinic 101

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MEC is having a free DIY bike workshop this Wednesday! Come join us for a FREE in-store session that focuses on the basics of bike maintenance. Learn… • How to maintain your bike’s chain & … [Read more...]

EVENT: Wed, Aug 13 – Basic Bike Maintenance Clinic 101

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MEC is having a free DIY bike workshop this Wednesday! Come join us for a FREE in-store session that focuses on the basics of bike maintenance. Learn… • How to maintain your bike’s chain & … [Read more...]

EVENT: Sun, Aug 17 – Front End Workshop – Women Only

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Date: Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 12:00 - 15:00 CBN will host a Women Only Bicycle Front End Workshop Sunday August 17th from 12pm to 3pm. The workshop will focus on the front end of the … [Read more...]

EVENT: Sat, Aug 16 – CBN Front End Workshop

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Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 10:00 - 13:00 CBN will host a Bicycle Front End Workshop Saturday August 16th from 10am to 1pm. The workshop will focus on the front end of the bicycle … [Read more...]

EVENT: Sun, Aug 10 – CBN Women Only Care & Maintenance Workshop

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Date: Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 12:00 - 15:00 CBN will be hosting a Women Only Bicycle Care & Maintenance Workshop Sunday August 10th from 12pm to 3pm. Participants will clean their … [Read more...]

HOW TO: How to run a Ward Group – A glimpse at Ward 18

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Just a quick shout-out to Ward 18 in the city's west end.  They've released the minutes from their latest meeting and there are some things in there other groups (or wannabe groups) can … [Read more...]

HOW TO: One Simple Tip That Could Save a Cyclist’s Life

Checking for cyclists should be a routine and heavily emphasized part of driver education, especially now that many more cities are encouraging cycling and installing painted bike lanes, which often … [Read more...]

HOW TO: Cycle in a Skirt, Using a Penny and a Rubber Band

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Summer is for cycling and summer is for skirts—but how on Earth do you reconcile the two? It turns out that you can, with only a penny and a rubber band. This video explains how. via Cycle in a … [Read more...]

HOW TO: Five things I’ve learned about commuting by bicycle in Toronto

So, a few summers ago, I tried biking a few days a week to save money and build a workout into my day. Soon, I was biking every day. Fall arrived, so I put on sweats, gardening gloves and my … [Read more...]

HOW TO: How to Bike to Work

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Have you discovered the sheer joy of riding your bike to work? Not only will you beat congestion and save time and money on parking, but you will also arrive feeling happier, healthier, and ready to … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Do you know the ABCD Quick Check?

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I’m good friends with Michelle Johnston, a certified CAN-Bike instructor and the founder of Working Well, which aims to create healthy workplace cultures.  She has started a series of Bike Safety … [Read more...]

VIDEO: 3 Great Reasons for Cycling gloves

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I’m good friends with Michelle Johnston, the founder of Working Well, which aims to create healthy workplace cultures.  She has started a series of Bike Safety How-To Videos on the Working Well … [Read more...]

VIDEO: The 2-4-1 Method for Bicycle Helmet Safety

I'm good friends with Michelle Johnston, the founder of Working Well, which aims to create healthy workplace cultures.  She has started a series of Bike Safety How-To Videos on the Working Well … [Read more...]

How Much Do You Know About Your Hubs?

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  Dandyhorse has a new "MECHANICS" post up.  This one is all about hubs. Check it out. Hubs are arguably the most important component on a bicycle. Every bicycle has them, no matter what … [Read more...]

EVENT: Sun, Jan 36 – Ladies Only Front End Workshop

For Women only! A hands-on workshop which will focus on the front end of the bicycle handle bars, front wheel, breaks, etc.. This workshop will take place Sunday January 26, 2014 from 12:30pm to … [Read more...]

EVENT: Sat, Jan 25 – CBN Front End Workshop

CBN will be hosting a Front End Workshop Saturday January 25th 2014 from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. The workshop will focus on the front end of the bicycle (handle bars, front wheel, breaks, etc.) Space … [Read more...]

How To: Ride Through Your First Winter

Momentum has a great article about practical winter cycling.  There is none of the usual "go out and spend hundreds on new tires and a fancy winter cycilng-specific wardrobe" but rather practical and … [Read more...]

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