Archive For The “art” Category

Bicycle Photography at the Queen West Art Crawl

By | September 20, 2013

Last weekend I came across Henry Vanderspek of CultureSnap at the Danforth East Art Fair.  His photography is amazing, and best of all, he loves bikes (and loves taking photos of them). If you want to check out his stuff, he’ll be at the Queen West Arts Crawl this weekend from 11-6 both Saturday and [...]

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ArtSpin Review: “Seeing My Town Through New Eyes”

By | July 4, 2013

A great review of ArtSpin, the bike powered art tour, by Christine Bruce of One Block North: After some opening remarks, we headed north through the park, and onto some quiet side streets. We then took over Dundas Street West for a block. Large crowds like this have the potential to overwhelm other commuters. So [...]

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ArtSpin Review: “Seeing My Town Through New Eyes”

By | July 4, 2013

A great review of ArtSpin, the bike powered art tour, by Christine Bruce of One Block North: After some opening remarks, we headed north through the park, and onto some quiet side streets. We then took over Dundas Street West for a block. Large crowds like this have the potential to overwhelm other commuters. So [...]

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EVENT: Art Spin – June 27th (Tonight!)

By | June 27, 2013

If you’re looking for something fun and artistic and bikey to do tonight, check out ArtSpin: The tour leaves from the Queen St. W & Strachan Ave. gate in Trinity Bellwoods Park at 7pm sharp, or join us at 6:30pm to art-up-your-bike and to have your bike tuned up courtesy of Bike Pirates.Art Spin is a family-friendly, pay-what-you-can event and [...]

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EVENT: Art Spin – June 27th (Tonight!)

By | June 27, 2013

If you’re looking for something fun and artistic and bikey to do tonight, check out ArtSpin: The tour leaves from the Queen St. W & Strachan Ave. gate in Trinity Bellwoods Park at 7pm sharp, or join us at 6:30pm to art-up-your-bike and to have your bike tuned up courtesy of Bike Pirates.Art Spin is a family-friendly, pay-what-you-can event and [...]

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Toronto VeloReel is seeking submissions!

By | July 26, 2012

If you <3 your bike, you need to know about Toronto VeloReel.  On September 15th the best of Toronto’s cycling community & culture will be showcased in the courtyard of 7 Fraser in Liberty village. This year’s program is being guest curated by The Deadly Nightshades, and they want to see your bike movies! International [...]

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Toronto VeloReel is seeking submissions!

By | July 26, 2012

If you <3 your bike, you need to know about Toronto VeloReel.  On September 15th the best of Toronto’s cycling community & culture will be showcased in the courtyard of 7 Fraser in Liberty village. This year’s program is being guest curated by The Deadly Nightshades, and they want to see your bike movies! International [...]

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The News Cycle for Saturday, May 26, 2012

By | May 26, 2012

Toronto Bike Month 2012 [BlogTO] Toronto Bike Month 2012 is upon us, so if you haven’t already dusted off your helmet and climbed back in the saddle, now is definitely the the time to do it. The festivities kick off Monday with a group commute from Yonge and Bloor to downtown, and the City of Toronto and Cycle Toronto have [...]

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Bike Messengers 1992-98

By | September 6, 2011

From Trevor Hughes’ series Bike Messengers 1992-98.
See the full set on Flickr here.

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This Thursday is ArtCycle!

By | August 9, 2011

Bikes Without Borders brings to you ArtCycle 2011! We’re getting creative for a cause because together we can change the world, one bike at a time! We are requesting your support for a Silent Art Auction in Toronto August 11th a the London Tap House. Get your tickets at http://guestlistapp.com/events/61770 and RSVP at the Facebook [...]

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Godspeed

By | August 5, 2011

Godspeed or God Speed comes from the Middle English expression “God spede (you)”, a wish for success and fortune for one setting out on an enterprise, voyage, adventure, or travels. (wikipedia)
Made for Artcrank 2011 this print uses real…

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July’s ArtSpin is this Thursday!

By | July 25, 2011

I’ve missed this event so far due to scheduling conflicts… but I think this thursday is when I *finally* get to go on an Art Spin! What? Art Spin! When? Thurs, July 28th. 6:30 pm. Where? Start point is the Gates in Trinity-Bellwoods Park at Queen St. & Strachan Art Spin is a multi-disciplinary art [...]

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ArtCycle 2011 is Coming – Time to Submit Art!

By | July 11, 2011

Most of this post is from the Facebook Event Page for ArtCycle 2011 – a great silent art auction event being organized by the friendly people at Bikes without Borders. Don’t miss out on your ticket to some of the most talented bike-loving artists Toronto has to offer! Decorate your apartment, or office walls, and [...]

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June Artspin Recap

By | July 4, 2011

The 2011 inaugural ArtSpin was held last Thursday on a glorious summer evening. After a quick rider’s meeting we left Trinity Bellwoods and took to the streets in Critical Mass style (but happier and a bit less political). The tour had six stops which included visits to Birch Libralato, Diaz Contemporary and Walnut Studios. There [...]

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Art Spin 2011 Starts on Thurs, June 30

By | June 24, 2011

Art Spin – a series of bicycle led art tours prepares for the first tour of the 201 1 season! Art Spin is a guided bicycle led an tour” that weaves through Toronto’s west end art districts. After two successful seasons, Art Spin is gearing up for it’s third, and is thrilled to invite you [...]

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Sci-fi Super Bikes (and a little History too)

By | April 26, 2011

More illustrations by Mike Joos.
Via Superb

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Introducing “Rate My Velo” – A Rating Site for Bicyclists

By | February 22, 2011

James Schwartz, Toronto cyclist and founder of the Urban Country has a great new project on the go – Rate My Velo, a rating site for bicyclists. The site is set up so people can look at 2 photographs of regular people in regular clothes riding regular bikes, and vote on which photo they like [...]

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The Geography of Youth

By | February 8, 2011

Restless Collective’s The Geography of Youth. The Geography of Youth is a fresh, documentary photography project promoting global connections and understanding within the next generation. Alan and Morrigan’s sense of adventure, devotion to bicycle advocacy, environmental responsibility, and love of storytelling through photography will propel them as they serve as our tour guides, sharing with [...]

Related posts:

  1. The Bike-Sharing World Map

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Rollin’ On 45s

By | February 4, 2011

Awesome. Although that cord could be restricting. More inventions on Vimeo Related posts:Track Bike Soccer The Geography of Youth Vélo du cœur

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  1. Track Bike Soccer
  2. The Geography of Youth
  3. Vélo du cœur

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Street Scene – Winter Cyclist

By | January 31, 2011

Spacing continues their great “Street Scene” series of artistic posts today with Jerry Waese‘s “Winter Cyclist“: Related Photos

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Johnnie Olivan Explores Possibilities With The Bike-Car

By | January 25, 2011

Here are three cool videos of Portland, OR bikesmith Johnnie Olivan and his recycled creations. Learn more at Rejuiced Bikes More videos are available on Vimeo and YouTube Related posts:The Cycle Track; Portland Upgrades the Bike Lane Covet: Four Women’s Cycling Jackets It’s Your Ride

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  1. The Cycle Track; Portland Upgrades the Bike Lane
  2. Covet: Four Women’s Cycling Jackets
  3. It’s Your Ride

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Along The Fence

By | December 22, 2010

via Georgie_Grrl on flickr

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Artistic Toronto

By | November 24, 2010

via close-up.biz on flickr

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On The Blogs: Rob Ford, Art Inspiration

By | November 7, 2010

Over on the Cyclops blog, there’s a nice little post about the art that is being inspired by noted bikelane “hesitant” (I’d say opponent, but he’s admitted that bikelanes are appropriate in places like downtown, where lots of people bike) mayor-elect Rob Ford: Say what you will about Rob Ford, but you’ve gotta give him [...]

Related posts:

  1. Weekly Wrap-Up: Dealing with Mayor Rob Ford
  2. Weekly Wrap-Up: Bike Art and Rob Ford
  3. Rob Ford releases “Transportation Plan”

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Red, White and Cool

By | November 5, 2010

via Gabi on flickr

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