Make all-season cycling a breeze! Cycle Toronto will cover topics including: recommended clothing for cold and wet cycling seasons, bicycle care and maintenance tips, route-planning, and safe riding techniques to deal with different weather-related hazards.
Photos and Words from Copenhagenize
As we have discussed a number of times here at dandyhorse, winter cycling can be a precarious business. What makes a good all-year cycling city? The infrastructure innovators at Copehagenize weighed in on the debate. We previously profiled James Thoem, the firm’s Canadian contingent: read about his work here.
Without further adieu we bring you: Winter Cycling Tips from Copenhagenize
I have a confession to make. I have never been a winter cyclist. In the past couple of years, I have gotten into enough scrapes in the balmiest of weather that I thought it wise to avoid the inevitable accidents that would come with cycling in slush and ice between December and April…
Did you know that picking up your Christmas Tree by bike is the hot new biking trend?
While common in the bike-friendly cities of Europe of course, it’s catching on here in North America, with the Modacity website leading the charge.
2016 is the 3rd year for this new tradition, and if getting your tree by bike is something you already do (or you want to try it this year) you can submit photos to Modacity via their Facebook page, their Twitter account (@modacitylife), or Instagram (@modacitylife), or e-mail (email@example.com).
Here’s an article about their 2015 collection, when they received 188 photos!
The photo at the top of this post is one I took this morning of my daughter very excited about sharing our cargo bike with a tree.
I’ll post a few photos courtesy of Modacity below for inspiration for you.
The HOW-TO section has a ton of great links, in these categories: