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VIDEO: The 2-4-1 Method for Bicycle Helmet Safety

I’m good friends with Michelle Johnston, the founder of Working Well, which aims to create healthy workplace cultures.  She has started a series of Bike Safety How-To Videos on the Working Well YouTube Channel.

Here’s the first, on ensuring your helmet is fitting properly.

Stay tuned for more videos from Michelle, and perhaps even a joint video with me AND her talking about biking!



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ELSEWHERE: Magic happens on streets closed to cars


What happens on the empty closed-down streets of Los Angeles before the L.A. Marathon? Magic.

#CrashTheCrash – YouTube.

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Winter Cycling Capital of World is in … Finland

Come on Toronto.  If the Finnish can bike all winter, we can too.  Aren’t there entire commercials by beer companies, Tim Hortons and Canadian Tire about how hearty Canadians are?

Let’s get out there and enjoy it.

via The Winter Cycling Capital of the World – Momentum Mag.

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Bicycle Anecdotes from Amsterdam

In case you haven’t seen it yet – a great video from Amsterdam. There’s no valid reason downtown Toronto can’t be like this. Let’s work on it?

via: Urban Planet: Bicycle Anecdotes from Amsterdam | Spacing National.

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VIDEO: Comparing Bike Infrastructure in Toronto and Montreal

Both Toronto and Montreal have made progress towards creating a connected network of bike lanes, yet each has taken a different approach. In the 1980s, Montreal became one of the earliest cities in Canada to install segregated on-street cycling infrastructure, whereas Toronto started to install the majority of its on-street painted bike lanes in early 1990s, only to receive its first segregated lane on Sherbourne in late 2012.

The purpose of this video — produced by  Toronto Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT) — is to explore reasons for the segregated versus painted approach and provide a discussion about what each city could do to make their cycling network more connected, more convenient, and safer for all cyclists.

Read more: Spacing Toronto

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