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HOW TO: Five Better Ways to Ride a Bike in Winter

She barely saw me but I sure noticed her. After years of year-round riding in Canada, I was accustomed to seeing a certain type of winter cyclist: wearing layers of synthetics, on an expensive commuter bike, and with ski goggles. But she was different. Here in Finland, she passed me on a pathway of packed […]



OH YEAH: 3 Winter Cycling Myths Debunked

In cities around the world, people are waking up from a long winter slumber and embracing this dreaded season by hopping on their bikes. Some of these winter cycling enthusiasts will be gathering in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, from February 10 to 12, 2015, for the 3rd international Winter Cycling Congress. In preparation for the congress, […]



EVENT: Cyclists bundle up for the Coldest Day of the Year Ride

Around the time that ice starts to appear on the sidewalks, I typically retire my bicycle for the season.  I’m not alone; apparently, only 10 percent of Toronto cyclists currently ride all year round.  This year’s Coldest Day of The Year bike ride, however, has made me seriously rethink my cold weather transportation strategy. More: Cyclists […]



PHOTOS: The Coldest Day of the Year Ride

Coldest Day of the Year Ride 2015

Some of the city’s most enthusiastic cyclists braved Cycle Toronto’s Coldest Day of the Year Ride today January 31. Riders met up at Trinity Bellwoods Park and rode together, finishing up at Metro Hall. More: Photo gallery: The Coldest Day of the Year Ride – NOW Magazine.



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 […]