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Cycling Events This Week: Nov. 8 – 14

Here’s a fun rundown of everything going on over the next 7 days!

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Tues, Nov. 9

Wed, Nov. 10

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Weekly Wrap-Up: Getting Ready for Winter Biking

Tips for Riding your Bike this WinterWelcome to this week’s Weekly Wrap-Up!  Your best source for everything new and popular in Toronto bicycle stuff!

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Most Popular Stuff on the Site this week:

  1. Tips for Riding your Bike this Winter
  2. Weekly Wrap-Up: Dealing with Mayor Rob Ford
  3. Sitewide Activity Page
  4. How To Deal with an Anti-Cycling Mayor?
  5. Photos of Toronto’s New Bike Boxes
  6. On The Blogs: Bike Commuter Backpacks
  7. 5 Ways to get You and Your Bike Ready for Winter
  8. Rob Ford releases “Transportation Plan”
  9. Yvonne Bambrick steps down from Bike Union
  10. On The Blogs: Car Insurance Tips for Driving near Cyclists

New Posts from all Blogs on BikingToronto:

Nodders talks about what Rob Ford’s election means for the Toronto Cycling Community. Does the “Community” need to re-position itself and move from a “Share the Road!” message to a “More Bikes = Less Cars = Less Congestion” message? I think that cycling advocates need to seriously consider how they position their messaging in a [...] Related posts: How To Deal with an Anti-Cycling Mayor? First Meeting of the Toronto Cyclists Union On The Blogs: The Changing NYC Bike Commute
  • Donald “Go-by-bike” Wiedman, founder of BikesandTransit.com, has created a unique Facebook event that suggests Toronto cyclists wear bright orange (or yellow, or green) gloves to increase their signal visibility. Many cycling (or skiing, or snowboarding, or just general winter) gloves are black. And black hands combined with low light on morning and afternoon fall commutes [...] Related posts: On Passing – What Are the Rules? TAVIS – Visible, Approachable Police Officers on Bikes and Foot …
  • The mornings may be cold these days, but it’s beautiful riding to work under the last of the fall foliage. Here’s the view shortly after I leave home on my way downtown. A sidestreet north of the Danforth, near Woodbine: Related posts:A Beautiful Thursday, and my Giant Melon Head My Commute: Grateful for Shade Photos [...] Related posts: A Beautiful Thursday, and my Giant Melon Head My Commute: Grateful for Shade Photos from my April Fools Day Commute Home
  • via Alan Bell on flickr Related posts:Queens Park Grand Prix: The Line Queens Park Grand Prix: The Pack Queens Park Grand Prix: The Chase Related posts: Queens Park Grand Prix: The Line Queens Park Grand Prix: The Pack Queens Park Grand Prix: The Chase
  • Looks like there’s plenty of room on Toronto roads for bicycles… sorry to say random nobody writing in the Globe and Mail… Via dave’s blog Related posts:Sharrows, Bike Lanes and Shared Space on the Streets of Toronto Covet: Wax Jacket and Bike to Work Pants from San Fran’s Betabrand Anonymous Sign Maker Points to Benefits [...] Related posts: Sharrows, Bike Lanes and Shared Space on the Streets of Toronto Covet: Wax Jacket and Bike to Work Pants from San Fran’s Betabrand Anonymous Sign Maker…
  • via Georgie_Grrl on flickr Related posts:Red Tires are Faster? Sunflower Ride Handlebar Blondes Have More Fun Related posts: Red Tires are Faster? Sunflower Ride Handlebar Blondes Have More Fun
  • A few weeks ago, Duncan posted about the new bike boxes at Harbord & St. George, and now Martin Reis has some great photos online of new bike boxes at Harbord & Spadina and Hoskin & Queen’s Park. What are Bike Boxes? The 2010 Toronto Cycling Map includes a brief description of bike boxes, a [...] Related posts: On The Blogs: What are Bike Boxes? On The Blogs: Learning about Bike Boxes 2010 Toronto Cycling Map adds Bike Boxes
  • via BruceK on flickr Related posts:Passing Through Flowered Blur All In The Family Related posts: Passing Through Flowered Blur All In The Family
  • This chilly morning proves it… winter is on the way to Toronto… To help get Toronto Cyclists ready for it (especially if you’re thinking of biking through winter for the first time)… we’ll start with this collection of links for you: Winter Biking in Toronto tips from the City of Toronto – They’ve posted a [...] Related posts: 5 Ways to get You and Your Bike Ready for Winter How Do You Keep Your Bike Clean in the Winter? Winter Biking Tips
  • Determined purely by page views, we give you the Top 25 Most Popular pages from Octember 2010. Rob Ford releases “Transportation Plan” How Bike-Friendly is your City Councillor? Toronto Wards 10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 1 of 10 How To Deal with an Anti-Cycling Mayor? Bikelane Map George Smitherman Releases His Transportation Plan [...] Related posts: Most Popular Posts – September 2010 Popular October 2008 Posts Popular October 2007 Posts
  • Here’s a fun rundown of everything going on over the next 7 days! Check out our @BikeTOevents account on twitter! Wed, Nov. 3 TBN’s Wednesday Wheelie Ride Thurs, Nov. 4: Bike Drinks Know of other events going on this week? Share them with BikingToronto readers in the Comments below. Click here to punch in your [...] Related posts: Cycling Events This Week: Oct 4 – 10 Cycling Events This Week: Oct. 25 – Nov. 1 Cycling Events This Week: Aug 30 – Sept 5
  • via Brian Cameron on flickr Related posts:Bikes and Blossoms G20 Tall Bike Flowery Related posts: Bikes and Blossoms G20 Tall Bike Flowery
  • Etsy: Comfort + mad style = happy biking. Customize your bicycle with an amazing, durable, one-o-a-kind seat cover from THE GILD. Locally produced using recycled materials and love. Each cover includes a removable foam insert for comfortable riding, while a shaped overhang, elastic cording and toggle at the base ensures a snug fit. See all [...] Related posts: How to Keep Riding Your Bicycle on Rainy Toronto Days Social Cycling: Go Green, Go Dutch, Go Bike! Toronto 2010 Toronto Glober – Globe Haul 1…
  • Via Copenhagenize Boyer bike lane via Flickr Related posts:67 km of Separated On-Street Bike Lanes in Montreal and Other Numbers That May Make Me Cry Ad for Bike Share in Valéncia, Spain Jarvis Rejigging Confuses Mainstream Media, Toronto Cyclists Union Sets the Record Straight Related posts: 67 km of Separated On-Street Bike Lanes in Montreal and Other Numbers That May Make Me Cry Ad for Bike Share in Valéncia, Spain Jarvis Rejigging Confuses Mainstream Media, Toronto Cyclists Union Sets the Record…
  • Suzanne Carlsen wants your bicycle to be very “interesting.” To help you achieve this task she’s hand making chainguards, headbadges and some cycling-friendly bags. Check out Suzanne’s web site: Poka Cycle Accessories Visit her online store. Or visit Hoopdriver on College Street to see several chainguards and headbadges on display. Related posts:Mariclaro Re Cycle Design [...] Related posts: Mariclaro Re Cycle Design Event Biomega Commercial By Cycle Chic’s Mikael Colville-Andersen Cycle Chic…
  • Duncan continues his great series of “Covet” posts and looks at good backpacks for cycling commuters: Fall weather is upon in Toronto and that means more rain, cooler temperatures and more reasons to carry more things with you. A change of clothes, a laptop, books, lunch… the list goes on. While messenger bags are a [...] Related posts: On The Blogs: Four Women’s Cycling Jackets On The Blogs: What are Bike Boxes? On The Blogs: The Changing NYC Bike Commute
  • Duncan’s City Ride brings us a cool sheet of tips from Esurance: While modern cyclists have traded in jaunty caps for high-tech helmets and Grand Canyon-sized potholes for smooth, paved streets, the dangers are still what they were in the good old days, which is to say significant. With more and more cars on the [...] Related posts: On The Blogs: Four Women’s Cycling Jackets On The Blogs: Toronto’s Cyclists with an Anti-Bike Mayor On The Blogs: New Sharrows on Bloor Street
  • via red gecko productions on flickr Related posts:Bells on Bloor 2010 Kensington Sunset Clouds Related posts: Bells on Bloor 2010 Kensington Sunset Clouds

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    Cycling Events This Week: Nov. 1 – 7

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    Weekly Wrap-Up: Dealing with Mayor Rob Ford

    How To Deal with an Anti-Cycling Mayor?Welcome to this week’s Weekly Wrap-Up!  Your best source for everything new and popular in Toronto bicycle stuff!

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    Most Popular Stuff on the Site this week:

    1. How To Deal with an Anti-Cycling Mayor?
    2. Rob Ford releases “Transportation Plan”
    3. Toronto Wards
    4. Your Ride & Prejudice
    5. Your Guide to Voting in Toronto Today
    6. On The Blogs: Dressing for Winter
    7. George Smitherman Releases His Transportation Plan
    8. How Bike-Friendly is your City Councillor?
    9. Blogs Directory
    10. Dead Cyclists Always At Fault, Says Councillor Rob Ford

    New Posts from all Blogs on BikingToronto:

    In the cover of night, workers began installing sharrows along Harbord. A point of contention for years, the disconnected bike lane between Bathurst and Spadina has inspired Urban Repair Squad intervention and left Councilor Adam Vaughan singing the same old tune that the very sparse car parking on this strip is essential to the survival [...] Related posts: Sharrows, Bike Lanes and Shared Space on the Streets of Toronto What Happened to the “Bike Lane” on Spadina? Bike Route Blues – Crawford…
  • We’re pleased to announce that BikingToronto gained our 600th fan/like on Facebook yesterday! If you haven’t “liked” us on Facebook yet, you totally should (like, oh my gawd, super-totally to the max!). Join other cool people like: People you know and love here on BikingToronto Annie Benedict Claire Duncan James Joe (Yours Truly) Jun Michael [...] Related posts: One of 50 Essential Facebook Groups BikingToronto and Facebook Connect Lots of BikeFriday Stuff on Facebook
  • Breaking news from last night… Yvonne Bambrick, who has been Executive Director (and recently the Director of Communications and Events) of the Toronto Cyclists Union, is stepping down from her position: Dear friends and colleagues, It is with great excitement that I pass the full leadership of the Toronto Cyclists Union over to our Advocacy [...] Related posts: Meet Nick Cluley of the Bike Union Executive Board Cyclists Union Looking for an Executive Director Bike Union Releases First Annual Report…
  • via Xander N’Dante on flickr Related posts:Wet Ride, Shiny Streets Related posts: Wet Ride, Shiny Streets
  • Say what you will about Rob Ford, but you’ve gotta give him credit all the art that he has inspired just over the course of a couple of days. When we get mad, we get creative. When we get creative, we have a voice, and people listen. Take that Mr. Mayor! Here are just a [...]
  • Fall weather is upon in Toronto and that means more rain, cooler temperatures and more reasons to carry more things with you. A change of clothes, a laptop, books, lunch… the list goes on. While messenger bags are a popular choice many people prefer backpacks because they are less likely to shift and can feel [...] Related posts: How to Keep Riding Your Bicycle on Rainy Toronto Days Covet: Four Women’s Cycling Jackets Covet: SHIFTY Cycling Clothes That Don’t Look Like Cycling Clothes
  • via brian cameron on flickr Related posts:Bikes and Blossoms Flowery G20 Tall Bike Related posts: Bikes and Blossoms Flowery G20 Tall Bike
  • Toronto is waking up this morning with an “Oh My Gawd, what have we done?” look on it’s face. More people voted for noted anti-cyclist mayoral candidate Rob Ford than any other (but not the rest of them combined, it should be noted) yesterday, meaning that on Dec. 1st, he’ll become mayor. Now that the [...] Related posts: Cranking Up The BikePlan – Big Commitments from Mayor Miller and Glenn De Baeremaeker Your Guide to Voting in Toronto Today Headlines: Promoting Cycling to Newcomers, The…
  • via projection on flickr Related posts:Lifeguard Cycle Beach Bike Island Beach Related posts: Lifeguard Cycle Beach Bike Island Beach
  • Great article posted to the Esurance web site offering drivers some driving tips from a cyclist: Not since the late 1800s have so many bicycles been on the roads. Early on, bicycling was a trend, a novelty for the upper classes, and about as sporty as a tea party. But bikes have come a long [...] Related posts: A Different Bicycle Shapes a Different Kind of Cyclist Learning to Travel Like a Cyclist in Toronto New Pedestrian and Cyclist Bridge in Ajax
  • Uphill sprint races bring out costumed riders and kids! It’s the Cobble Wobble. Where in Toronto could we stage something like this? No related posts. No related posts.
  • More of Hawksley Workman and bicycles here. Visit Hawksley Workman’s web site here. Related posts:The happiest day I know is a Tokyo Bicycle – Hawksley Workman Related posts: The happiest day I know is a Tokyo Bicycle – Hawksley Workman
  • How do you promote cycling as a means of transportation? In Halifax, you lead the way by introducing people to everyday cyclists. The Halifax Cycling Coalition recently released several commercials in which we get to meet people who have discovered life by bike. Much like the latest issue of Dandyhorse and how cycling is being [...] Related posts: Dandyhorse Vol. 3 Issue 2 Launch Party – Thursday, October 7, 2010 Momentum Magazine Issue #47 – All About Kids and Cargo Bikes London Invests £111…
  • What exactly is going on with the blacked out “bike lane” on Spadina Avenue? Well, what may or may not actually have been intended to be a bike lane is now gone, sanded away leaving a thick black stripe in its place. According to the Toronto Cyclists Union the stripe is to soon be replaced [...] Related posts: When a bike lane needs to be more than just paint When the Wrong Way is the Right Way – Montrose Avenue Bike Lane Sharrows, Bike Lanes and Shared Space on the Streets of Toronto
  • It feels as though the municipal election campaign has been going on forever, but we’re finally at Election Day. Remember to get out there and vote. Your City Councillors: We put together a cool graph (to the right and below, click to enlarge) a few weeks ago that documents how bike-friendly a bunch of Councillors [...] Related posts: How To Deal with an Anti-Cycling Mayor? How Bike-Friendly is your City Councillor? George Smitherman signs up for Bixi Toronto
  • via pigasus on flickr Related posts:Queens Park Grand Prix: Elite Women Crash Finish Queens Park Grand Prix: The Line Queens Park Grand Prix: The Pack Related posts: Queens Park Grand Prix: Elite Women Crash Finish Queens Park Grand Prix: The Line Queens Park Grand Prix: The Pack
  • Here’s a fun rundown of everything going on over the next 7 days! Check out our @BikeTOevents account on twitter! Wed, Oct. 27 TBN’s Wednesday Wheelie Ride Thurs, Oct. 28 The Bike All Through Fall Bicycle Tune-Up Event Fri, Oct. 29 Critical Mass Toronto Sat, Oct. 30 The 2nd Annual Hell on Wheels Know of [...] Related posts: Cycling Events This Week: Oct 4 – 10 Cycling Events This Week: Sept 27 – Oct 3 Cycling Events This Week: Aug 30 – Sept 5
  • As I’ve been proselytizing for some time over at “The Toronto/GTA Bicycle Route Mapping Wiki“, the City of Toronto has to create two way bicycle routes on side streets that have been designated one way for traffic suppression purposes. What better way to make our children saver, our neighbourhoods quieter, and more valuable, than by [...] Related posts: South Riverdale Bicycle Repair Clinic Another East West Corridor that needs some signage changes to make it really work for cyclists East/West…
  • via pigasus on flickr Related posts:Queens Park Grand Prix: Elite Women Finish Queens Park Grand Prix: The Line Queens Park Grand Prix: The Pack Related posts: Queens Park Grand Prix: Elite Women Finish Queens Park Grand Prix: The Line Queens Park Grand Prix: The Pack
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    Cycling Events This Week: Oct. 25 – Nov. 1

    Here’s a fun rundown of everything going on over the next 7 days!

    Check out our @BikeTOevents account on twitter!

    Wed, Oct. 27

    Thurs, Oct. 28

    Fri, Oct. 29

    Sat, Oct. 30

    Know of other events going on this week?  Share them with BikingToronto readers in the Comments below.

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