The Fixer: Cycling campaign appeals to drivers’ better instincts [The Star] Request to drivers: Please be more accepting of cyclists and consider them fellow travellers, instead of adversaries. That’s the idea behind “I Share the Road,” a campaign begun by cycling advocate and blogger James Schwartz, who hopes to foster a better relationship with drivers. Morrison [...]
Five Books on Bikes [Toronto Standard] Those of us who regularly mount a mechanical goat and canter through the city, are quite emotionally attached to our rides, much like how other people fawn over their automobiles. Like them, we two-wheel operators also enjoy looking at other people’s rides, and when it comes to books illustrating [...]
My most vivid memory from my many years of riding in the Ride for Heart is riding along and having a tandem bike come up along beside me. I thought nothing of it other than “cool! a tandem!” until I looked at the people riding it and saw Jack and Olivia. I nearly fell off [...]
Last week, a cyclist was killed by a streetcar. Whether it was his/her own fault, the fault of the streetcar driver, or some combination is unknown, but some Toronto cyclists decided to hold a Memorial ride for the victim. Here are photos of the ride (and ghost bike installation) from Jun Nogami:
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