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NEWS: Toronto cyclists gear up for ‘coldest’ ride

Cyclist Jared Kolb insists “there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing.” The director of Cycle Toronto bikes throughout the year and will be on hand Saturday to lead the city’s annual Coldest Day of the Year Ride. “It’s really a celebration of winter cycling, and an opportunity for people who don’t normally ride in […]



EVENT REMINDER: Sat, Jan 31 – Coldest Day of the Year Ride 2015

Celebrate and support winter cycling by joining us for the Coldest Day of the Year Ride, a short, comfortable, car-free group ride departing from Trinity Bellwoods Park. Meet us at 11:45 am at the southern gates of Trinity Bellwoods Park (see map). We’ll depart at noon and head east along the Adelaide and Simcoe protected […]



OH YEAH! Toronto teen embraces winter unicycling

Neither rain nor snow nor lack of a second wheel can keep Denton Liu from riding to school.Even with the mercury dipping close to -20 C, the 17-year-old can be seen riding his unicycle to and from Martingrove Collegiate in Etobicoke.Liu and his unicycle got their 15 minutes of fame Wednesday, when a photo of him unicycling landed on the front page […]



EVENT: Sat, Jan 31 – Coldest Day of the Year Ride 2015

Whether you’ve never tried riding in the winter or are a regular winter warrior, join us on Saturday January 31st at noon for a fun, accessible winter ride. Save the date in your calendar. More details to come! via Coldest Day of the Year Ride 2015 | Cycle Toronto.



INFRASTRUCTURE: Toronto vows to improve winter bike-lane maintenance

photo from TreeHugger

The city of Toronto is ramping up snow clearing in downtown bicycle lanes, trying to make it easier to ride through the winter.From a militant handful of winter riders a generation ago, cycling all year round has become increasingly mainstream. A steady flow of cyclists is seen on some routes in all but the very […]



Coldest Day of the Year ride photos

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Cycle Toronto hosted the annual “Coldest Day of the Year” ride this year, and on Saturday, February 1, around noon, a pretty big group of cyclists rode with a police escort from Queen’s Park to Dufferin Grove Park, where they enjoyed hot chocolate and good company by the campfire next to the Dufferin Grove skating rink. Read […]



EVENT: Sat, Feb 1 – Coldest Day of the Year Ride

I haven’t done this ride in a few years, but it’s a fun time. On Sat, Feb 1 at 12:15pm, ride with us from Queen’s Park to Dufferin Grove Park, where we’ll have a small campfire set up next to the skating rink! Bring your skates and a reusable mug for our campfire hot chocolate, […]



Winter Cycling Capital of World is in … Finland

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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.



How To: Ride Through Your First Winter

Momentum has a great article about practical winter cycling.  There is none of the usual “go out and spend hundreds on new tires and a fancy winter cycilng-specific wardrobe” but rather practical and achievable things. I’m adding this to our How-To page. 1. Slow down 2. Get lit 3. Get covered 4. Dress your way […]



How to Bike Through a Toronto Winter

Great how-to from Torontoist on biking in the winter, and I’m obviously adding this link to our How-To Page. Winter is on the way, meaning soon you’ll have no choice but to stop riding your bike and start spending a bunch of money on TTC fare. Or, you know, you could not do that. If […]