EVENT: Vis Takes Victory at Red Bull Race the Place

By | April 20, 2014

Stefan “Fish” Vis defies all odds, stealing the overall win on a fixed gear bike. On April 19th, cyclists from across Toronto and beyond descended on the city’s iconic Ontario Place for the first ever Red Bull Race the Place, an urban bike race challenging competitors to a 3.7km long dash through the now-closed amusement […]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Lovely in Red

By | April 20, 2014

Original photo – by bikeroo on Flickr. Meet Lizi and her mixte. They like to ride and ride in style. Whether it’s commuting to class or to the cafe every ride is a joy ride. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Lovely in Red

By | April 20, 2014

Original photo – by bikeroo on Flickr. Meet Lizi and her mixte. They like to ride and ride in style. Whether it’s commuting to class or to the cafe every ride is a joy ride. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.

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HELP WANTED: Community Bicycle Hubs Coordinator, Evergreen, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

By | April 19, 2014

This looks like a great position with a great organization. Evergreen is a charity that inspires action to green cities. Evergreen strives to solve pressing urban environmental issues by bringing people together, inspiring them with possibilities and engaging them in identifying solutions and taking action. Overview: This member of Evergreen’s program team is responsible for […]

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VIDEO: ALLEYCATS – Bike Racing with Less Rules

By | April 19, 2014

How the unsanctioned bike racing movement grew from its Toronto roots into a global phenomenon. Being a bike messenger is simple. You deliver a package from Point A to Point B. Or so it seems… Just with any other job, the devil is in the details. There’s work politics, it’s dangerous, and the culmination of […]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Cyclist at light

By | April 19, 2014

Original photo – by dave~ on Flickr.via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.

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ELSEWHERE: Seattle Adopts New Bicycle Master Plan

By | April 18, 2014

“The Seattle City Council has unanimously agreed to overhaul its Bicycle Master Plan, to provide separated bike lanes as well as a network of calm back-street routes known as greenways,” reports Mike Linblom. Seattle adopted its previous Bicycle Master Plan in 2007. “The plan, approved Monday, calls for 474 miles of new or improved bike routes, at […]

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OH YEAH: For $3000, you can own one of the world’s smallest cafés

By | April 18, 2014

The Nordic Society For Invention and Discovery (NSID) has developed one possible solution for a low-cost and low-impact competitor in the crowded coffee market, and it can be yours for just $3000. The Wheely’s concept is a mini coffee shop on a cargo bike, complete with a solar powered battery pack for brewing java, a cold sink for […]

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OH YEAH: Why cargo bikes are better than cars

By | April 18, 2014

Documentary filmmaker Liz Canning, is showing the history of a phenomenon coming to life again in America and around the world in her new film Less Car More Go, now on Kickstarter. Canning credits the Dutch with the effort to turn away from car-centric culture in the 1970s to re-embrace a more walkable, bikeable standard for cities […]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Cyclist in Toronto

By | April 18, 2014

Original photo – by syncros on Flickr. A cyclist waits for a red light to finish on Spadina Ave at Nassau. Infrared photograph. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.

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EVENT: Fri, May 2 – May Day Allycat Race

By | April 17, 2014

This year will be the 5th annual MAYDAY weekend to raise money for the BIcycle Messenger Emergency Fund. To date MAYDAY has raised over $14,000 and this year will be even bigger and better!! This years race will be more … Continue reading → Read More: May Day Allycat Race May 2nd Full Event Details: […]

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EVENT: Fri, May 2 – May Day Allycat Race

By | April 17, 2014

This year will be the 5th annual MAYDAY weekend to raise money for the BIcycle Messenger Emergency Fund. To date MAYDAY has raised over $14,000 and this year will be even bigger and better!! This years race will be more … Continue reading → Read More: May Day Allycat Race May 2nd Full Event Details: […]

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NEWS: Cyclist killed in Mississauga

By | April 17, 2014

A male cyclist has died following a collision at Dixie and Derry Rds., in Mississauga Thursday morning. Read More: Cyclist killed in Mississauga
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NEWS: Cyclist killed in Mississauga

By | April 17, 2014

A male cyclist has died following a collision at Dixie and Derry Rds., in Mississauga Thursday morning. Read More: Cyclist killed in Mississauga
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OH YEAH: Instagram Contest – #petsonbikes – Momentum Mag

By | April 17, 2014

It’s contest time! Instagram a photo of your pet on your bike, tag @momentummag and use the hashtag #petsonbikes to enter to win a pet carrier* from @linusbike. One entry per photo, but you can enter as many times as you like. Share on Facebook and/ or Twitter for bonus entries. While anyone is free to submit photos, […]

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STUFF: Delta Smart Phone Caddy II Review – Momentum Mag

By | April 17, 2014

Delta’s Smart Phone Caddy II is a plastic phone mount that fastens to the handlebars of most road and commuter bikes, securing your phone with side bungee cords. Compatible with iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, and 5, Android, Blackberry, and other models up to 74 x 16 x 139 mm. Includes handlebar and stem mounts, all-weather […]

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STUFF: TiGr Lock Review – Momentum Mag

By | April 17, 2014

The TiGr is a titanium lock designed to fasten around both wheels, frame, and bike rack. Made of a long rectangular titanium bow and a separate lock body makes this lock strong and weighs only 16.3 oz (459 g). The titanium body comes in two widths, 1.25″ (32mm) or 0.75″ (19mm), and three different lengths, […]

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STUFF: Ruphus Brings Natural Beauty to the Back Rack – Momentum Mag

By | April 17, 2014

Architecture, design, and nature effortlessly come together in Portland, OR, based Ruphus’ line of bicycle rear racks. Read More: Ruphus Rear Bike Racks Read More: Ruphus Brings Natural Beauty to the Back Rack – Momentum Mag

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STUFF: 4th Annual Gear Guide Preview: City Bikes – Momentum Mag

By | April 17, 2014

A sneak peek inside Momentum Mag’s 4th Annual Gear Guide available on newsstands and in our digital edition of Momentum Mag May/ June 2014. Read More: 4th Annual Gear Guide Preview: City Bikes Read More: 4th Annual Gear Guide Preview: City Bikes – Momentum Mag

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STUFF: 4th Annual Gear Guide Preview: City Bikes – Momentum Mag

By | April 17, 2014

A sneak peek inside Momentum Mag’s 4th Annual Gear Guide available on newsstands and in our digital edition of Momentum Mag May/ June 2014. Read More: 4th Annual Gear Guide Preview: City Bikes Read More: 4th Annual Gear Guide Preview: City Bikes – Momentum Mag

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NEWS: Cyclist killed in collision with transport truck

By | April 17, 2014

Toronto EMS confirmed that a man has been pronounced dead after a collision involving a transport truck at Dixie and Derry Roads. Read More: Cyclist killed in collision with transport truck Read More: Cyclist killed in collision with transport truck – Toronto – CBC News

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NEWS: Cyclist killed in collision with transport truck

By | April 17, 2014

Toronto EMS confirmed that a man has been pronounced dead after a collision involving a transport truck at Dixie and Derry Roads. Read More: Cyclist killed in collision with transport truck Read More: Cyclist killed in collision with transport truck – Toronto – CBC News

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EVENT: Sat, May 31 – Cycling safety & maintenance workshop at Danforth/Coxwell Library

By | April 17, 2014

Date:  Saturday, May 31, 2014 – 12:00 – 14:00 Haven’t been on a bike since you were nine? Thinking about riding to work, school, or the grocery store? Our FREE interactive Street Smarts workshop covers the reasons to ride, road rules for both drivers and cyclists, safe riding tips and techniques, and basic bike maintenance. We also […]

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EVENT: Sat, May 31 – Cycling safety & maintenance workshop at Danforth/Coxwell Library

By | April 17, 2014

Date:  Saturday, May 31, 2014 – 12:00 – 14:00 Haven’t been on a bike since you were nine? Thinking about riding to work, school, or the grocery store? Our FREE interactive Street Smarts workshop covers the reasons to ride, road rules for both drivers and cyclists, safe riding tips and techniques, and basic bike maintenance. We also […]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: On the phone…

By | April 17, 2014

Original photo – by chewie2008~ on Flickr. Overcast, but hasn’t rained… Toronto Ontario View Large via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.

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