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Most Popular – May 2012

Determined purely by page views, we give you the Top 25 Most Popular pages on BikingToronto during May 2012.

Bikelane Map

The original interactive map of Toronto’s bikelanes!

How To

A collection of great bike how-to articles

Guest Post: Organizing Girls Only Rides

Guest Post: Organizing Girls Only Rides

When I show up to meet my friends somewhere with my helmet dangling from my arm I am met with comments like, ‘I can’t believe you bike in the city. I’m too scared.’ or ‘No way, drivers in Toronto are too crazy. I don’t know how you do it.’

Sadly, these sentiments aren’t exclusive to my group of friends and they probably represent the main the reason why so many women don’t bike in Toronto and North America.

Maps

The main maps page.

BikeShop Map

Need to find a bikeshop?

10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 3 of 10

10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 3 of 10You and your bike constitute “a vehicle” according to the Highway Traffic Act. This means that you have to abide to the same rules that drivers do. This means stopping at red lights, stopping for people at crosswalks, and not passing open streetcar doors.

 

 

The News Cycle for Monday, May 7, 2012

The News Cycle for Monday, May 7, 2012While the Toronto Cyclist’s Union Cycle Toronto’s effort to force the city to conduct a time-consuming environmental assessment before removing the Jarvis bike lanes continues, it’s published city collision data showing changes from the period before the bike lane was put in, and the one-year numbers since the bike lane went in. The results, as Cycle Toronto puts it, are pretty definitive.

 

10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 9 of 10

10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 9 of 10

One of the most common places that car-bike collisions happen is at intersections, and more commonly, when a car is turning right.

Being hit (or you riding into) a right-turning car is sometimes nicknamed the “Right Hook”, and the best way to avoid it is to not pass a car on the right hand side if it is turning right.

 

The News Cycle for Thursday, May 17, 2012

The News Cycle for Thursday, May 17, 2012Toronto’s Bike Month has evolved from a single Bike to Work Day in 1998 to become one of the largest events of its kind in the country. Bike Month is organized by the City of Toronto and theCycle Toronto (formerly Toronto Cyclists Union). Below are a just a couple of events dandy will be at, but check out their calendar for full event listings.

 

Toronto’s New Bike Sauce looking for Bike Donations

BikeSauce is a new DIY bike shop in the east end of Toronto

This will be a place where you can fix your bicycle using our tools and recycled or new parts. If you dont know how to fix it, our volunteers will be there to help you. It will also be a social space where you can come and meet with your neighbours and figure out how to improve our city.

 

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Most Popular – April 2012

Determined purely by page views, we give you the Top 25 Most Popular pages on BikingToronto during April 2012.

  1. Bikelane Map - yeah! a map of Toronto’s bikelanes!
  2. Meet a fellow Cyclist and Her I Bike T.O. Shirt
  3. Should the Toronto Cyclists Union change their name to Cycle Toronto?
  4. How To - how to do stuff regarding your bike!
  5. Winter Rider Profiles
  6. 2012 Changes for BikingToronto
  7. Sweet Ride 2012: Cupcake Edition!
  8. Maps - sweet sweet geography
  9. 2012 Sweet Ride and Cupcake Ride Schedule 
  10. Photos from the Sunday Sweet Ride: Cupcake Edition

As well, here are the top 10 popular posts overall (or, at least since August 2010).

 

 

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Most Popular – March 2011

We fell of the monthly popular thing in January and February, but we’re back !

Determined purely by page views, we give you the Top 25 Most Popular pages from March 2011.

  1. Yonge Street to be Pedestrian and Bike-Friendly?
  2. BikeMonth is ALIVE and WELL for 2011!
  3. Twitter 5000 Contest
  4. Bikelane Map
  5. How Do You Solve A Problem Like BikeMonth?
  6. Toronto Mobile Bike Map App Updated
  7. Bixi Toronto Launches on May 3rd
  8. Events
  9. The Bixi Toronto Press Release – Full Text
  10. Toronto’s Cycling Apps
  11. BikeShop Map
  12. Maps
  13. How To
  14. The Bike Union expands their Member Benefits
  15. 10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 1 of 10
  16. Rachel McAdams: Another Celebrity Who Loves Biking Toronto
  17. Are Separated Bikelanes coming to the Annex?
  18. 10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 9 of 10
  19. Win an I Bike T.O. T-Shirt!
  20. 10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 4 of 10
  21. Critical Mass Toronto
  22. Weekly Wrap Up: Jarvis Bikelanes and Cycling Secrets
  23. Left-Wing Pinko I Bike T.O. Shirt
  24. 10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 7 of 10
  25. Wards
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Most Popular Posts – December 2010

Determined purely by page views, we give you the Top 25 Most Popular pages from December 2010.

  1. Left-Wing Pinko I Bike T.O. Shirt
  2. Don Cherry insults Cyclists as Rob Ford Sworn in as Mayor
  3. City of Toronto releases Bicycle Count Statistics
  4. Photo: Don Cherry’s Pink Pashley Bike from Curbside
  5. Editorial Cartoonists Embrace Don Cherry and Pinko Cyclists
  6. BikingToronto Gift Guide
  7. Video: Don Cherry and his Pinko Rant
  8. Winter Biking Photo Inspiration
  9. Curbside Cycle wants to give Don Cherry a Pink Bike
  10. Cyclist hit on Bloor Viaduct
  11. New Photo of Roncesvalles’ Raised BikeLanes
  12. Left Wing Pinko I Bike T.O. Shirt available in More Colours
  13. Weekly Wrap-Up: Left Wing Pinkos and a Gift Guide for Cyclists
  14. Tips for Riding your Bike this Winter
  15. New I Bike T.O. Products!
  16. Dandyhorse Magazine looking for Interns for 2011
  17. Weekly Wrap-Up: Pinkos, Winter Biking and Gift Guides
  18. Share Your Photos of Left-Wing Pinko I Bike T.O. T-Shirts
  19. Bikelane Map
  20. Help the City of Toronto plan the 2011 Bike Map
  21. Toronto Wards
  22. I Bike T.O. Shirt Boxing Day Sale – Save 15%
  23. BikeShop Map
  24. Lots of I Bike T.O. Shirts!
  25. Events
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Most Popular Posts – November 2010

Cyclist killed by Streetcar at Spadina and LakeshoreDetermined purely by page views, we give you the Top 25 Most Popular pages from November 2010.

  1. Cyclist killed by Streetcar at Spadina and Lakeshore
  2. Tips for Riding your Bike this Winter
  3. The New Roncesvalles: Ride Your Bike up onto the Curb
  4. The Star: Car Drivers on the “Gravy Train”
  5. Photos of Memorial Ride for Streetcar Death
  6. Mountain Bike Bridge Sabotage in the Don Valley
  7. Google to map Toronto’s Bikelanes
  8. Weekly Wrap-Up: Streetcar Tragedy, The New Roncy and Don’t Be A Jerk
  9. Road Rule #1: Don’t Be A Jerk
  10. Photos of Toronto’s New Bike Boxes
  11. On The Blogs: Rob Ford, Art Inspiration
  12. On The Blogs: Toronto’s Cyclists with an Anti-Bike Mayor
  13. 5 Ways to get You and Your Bike Ready for Winter
  14. Queen West BIA unveils new OCAD Bikeracks
  15. Bikelane Map
  16. Weekly Wrap-Up: Car Drivers on the Gravy Train
  17. On The Blogs: How To Signal Right Turns
  18. On The Blogs: How To Light Your Bike
  19. On The Blogs: Harbord Sharrows Miss the Point
  20. Toronto Wards
  21. On The Blogs: Visible Hands for Low Light Commutes
  22. Cyclist Pinned Under Streetcar on Spadina
  23. On The Blogs: Phantom Menace – Car Traffic Congestion in Toronto
  24. On The Blogs: Rob Ford and Toronto’s Political Spectrum
  25. Photos from the Canadian Cyclocross Championships
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