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HOW TO: Yvonne Bambrick tackles the commuting fear factor

Is it safe to cycle in a large city like Toronto? In her new book The Urban Cycling Survival Guide, Toronto cycling advocate Yvonne Bambrick attempts to address the "fear factor" that riders new to … [Read more...]

HOW TO: Surviving city cycling

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It may not feel like it, but we are making slow, steady progress in the growth and improvement of our cycling infrastructure. While the meaningful integration of bikes into all aspects of city … [Read more...]

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...]