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The News Cycle for Friday, Nov. 11, 2011

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 some of the beauties of cycle history, there’s some lovely ones to be found.

Toronto driver accused of mounting sidewalk to hit cyclist in alleged road rage case [National Post]

Disturbing news story about an argument at Ossington & Harbord that ended when the driver drove up on the sidewalk to hit the cyclist.

Memorial Ride for Jenna Morrison – Monday, November 14, 2011 [Dandyhorse Magazine]

Friends, neighbours and supporters of safer streets are encouraged to meet at the southwest corner of Bloor Street West and Spadina at 7:30 am.  The ride will arrive at Dundas Street West and Sterling for 8:00 am where a ghost bike will be installed and a memorial held for Ms. Morrison.

 

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