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OH YEAH! Half-price tune-ups at Bateman’s Bicycle Company

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March is pretty much here.  Get your bike ready for riding again!  Bateman’s has a good deal on tune-ups on now.  Will share if I see other deals too. For the month of March, as a “Thank you” to our community, we are offering Half Price Tune-Ups! Come in and get you bike ready for […]



BUY: The Urban Cycling Survival Guide

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Toronto cycling advocate and consultant Yvonne Bambrick has a new book out.  It looks really good.  I’ll review it once I get a copy, but I know she’s put a lot of work into it (and knowing Yvonne, she’s done a great job), so please consider purchasing a copy for yourself. North America’s cities have […]



STUFF: Bikes On Wheels opens new store on Dundas West

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  Bikes On Wheels opens new store on Dundas West  By Claire McFarlane The Toronto-based bike shop, Bikes On Wheels, recently opened a new store at 1612 Dundas St. West after having outgrown their Queen St. location.  Read More: Bikes On Wheels opens new store on Dundas West



STUFF: Hand-Painted Belle Helmets – Momentum Mag

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New York City-based illustrator, Danielle Baskin, is the creative force behind the beautiful, hand-painted Belle Helmets. Describing herself as an “enthusiast of wrap-around images, optical illusions, illustration, bicycle safety, colors, bikes as transportation, and science education that you can wear on your head,” Baskin’s helmets are the canvas with which she brings her long list […]



STUFF: 6 Handy Rear Bicycle Baskets

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Rear baskets are a great way to comfortably carry bags, pursues, groceries, and even pets. With a wide variety to choose from, there’s a style and size of basket perfectly suited to your city bike. More: 6 Handy Rear Bicycle Baskets – Momentum Mag.



STUFF: First Timbuk2 Store Opens in Canada

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There’s a launch party!  Sat. July 26th!  They have a Facebook Event Page too. Timbuk2, whose distinctive bags are commonly spotted on the backs of many urban commuters, will open the company’s fifth retail store in Toronto, ON, making it the brand’s first retail store in Canada. Timbuk2’s new 1200 sq. ft. store is located […]



STUFF: 5 Ways to Carry Pets by Bike

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Here are five ways to carry your pet by bike. Plus, one way to take rover for a walk while you ride. Full Article: 5 Ways to Carry Pets by Bike – Momentum Mag.



EVENT: Sat, July 26 – Timbuk2 Toronto Store Launch Party

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Date: Sat, July 26, 11am – 7pm Where: 359 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada We’ve done it Canada, we’re coming to Toronto! The Timbuk2 Toronto store is opening at 359 Queen St West (@ Peter St) and we couldn’t be more excited for our Canadian debut. Join the Toronto team + staff from our HQ […]



STUFF: 5 Panniers for Everyday Cycling

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Designed by bikers in the rainy Northwest, the Roll Top Panniers with roll and adjustable flaps are built to be water-resistant and very roomy. Swift Industries welcomes customers to customize their panniers by choosing their preferred color combinations and selecting from features like Arkel Cam-Lock mounting hardware, backpack conversion, a shoulder strap, or classic Waxed […]



STUFF: Martone bikes are now for sale at Hudson’s Bay

Very cool looking, and they sound good for urban riding too. No blue one though. I’d definitely want a blue one. From now until August 10, Toronto cyclists can pick up a chic ride from Martone Cycling Co. at the brand’s new pop-up in The Room at Hudson’s Bay. Previously, local shoppers had to venture online if they wanted to snag one of the New York […]