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OH YEAH: Ridership numbers continue to grow

Two different acquaintances recently remarked that when they returned from a couple of years working outside of Toronto, they were blown away by the increase in the number of cyclists on the roads. Those of us who stayed home during that time feel it viscerally – it’s not unusual to have to circle around the […]

OH YEAH! Ed Begley, Jr. Rides his bike to the Oscars!

Respect, Ed. Respect. Never mind the rain. I’m riding my bike to the @TheAcademy Awards. Pardon the helmet hair. via Ed Begley, Jr. on Twitter: “Never mind the rain. I’m riding my bike to the @TheAcademy Awards. Pardon the helmet hair. http://t.co/roVFW9qViG”.

OH YEAH! Toronto may get a glow-in-the-dark bike path

Well, this would be awesome, obviously. “We’re getting calls like crazy from all over the world. People get really excited about the environment, for either safety reasons or energy reasons, or just making something incredibly beautiful,” he said. One of those interested cities is Toronto. The firm has not signed a contract but he says […]

INTERVIEW: Jacquelyn Hayward Gulati – Toronto’s new cycling manager

Jacquelyn Hayward Gulati is the City of Toronto’s new Manager, Cycling Infrastructure and Programs, Transportation Services and comes to us from Mississauga where she grew up, and where she worked for the City for seven years — the last four as the Manager of the Cycling Office. Gulati has over twelve years professional experience in […]

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, […]

OH YEAH: Redesigning Cities Without Cars

Here’s one way to solve global warming: Spend $90 trillion £59 trillion over the next few years to redesign all the cities — as in all the cities on earth — so people live in more densely packed neighborhoods and don’t need cars. That is one of the more ambitious and possibly outlandish ideas knocking […]

OH YEAH: Yvonne Bambrick on her new book, The Urban Cycling Survival Guide


Yvonne Bambrick holding a copy of her new book, The Urban Cycling Survival Guide: Need-to-Know Skills and Strategies for Biking in the City, in Pamenar cafe in Kensington Market. Q&A with new author and cycling advocate Yvonne Bambrick Interview and … Continue reading → Read More: Yvonne Bambrick on her new book, The Urban Cycling […]

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 […]

INTERVIEW: Yvonne Bambrick, Urban Cycling Consultant

Torontoist’s latest interview in their “I Want Your Job” series, is Yvonne Bambrick.  Great interview. Yvonne Bambrick wears many hats. She’s a founding member of Pedestrian Sundays, the popular series of street closure events in Kensington Market that acts as a showcase for area businesses, musicians, and local colour. In 2008, she helped establish the […]

INTERVIEW: Jenna Campbell of dandyhorse magazine

Dandyhorse’s latest interview is with their new web editor.  I like these holiday interviews. Jenna Campbell is the managing web editor at dandyhorse magazine. She’s a new cyclist and has written a series reviewing multiple bike lanes in Toronto. Her most recent story reviews Gerrard and Dundas streets.As apart of our winter cycling profiles, we’ve asked Campbell […]