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Help Promote the Toronto Tweed Ride

By | September 25, 2011

Volunteer Opportunities with the Toronto Tweed Ride Thanks to all those who have offered to volunteer to help with the Toronto Tweed Ride taking place on October 15th, leaving the Trinity Bellwoods Park Gates (registration is open from 12:00 – 2:30 at the Gates that day, or you can register NOW online) We’d like to [...]

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Toronto Tweed Ride announces first Contest!

By | September 21, 2011

We’re working furiously on the Toronto Tweed Ride (Sat. Oct. 15), and have announced our first contest, aimed at getting groups of friends / co-workers / neighbours registering in groups for the most stylish, most debonaire, and most fun event of the fall! Via TweedRideToronto: Contest #1: Tweam Captain Extraordinaire! Hear ye, hear ye! Gather [...]

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Join BikingToronto on the Tweed Ride!

By | September 20, 2011

In case you don’t know, BikingToronto and Bikes without Borders are bringing a Tweed Ride to Toronto on Sat. Oct. 15, and generous sponsorship by ING Direct is making it possible. It’s going to be, quite frankly, amazing, with people dressing up in Tweed and other fashions of a bygone era, and riding through downtown [...]

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The Tweed Ride Toronto Press Release and Photos!

By | September 13, 2011

You may have already gleaned this from past entries, but for the past few months, BikingToronto has been working with Bikes without Borders to bring Toronto a Tweed Ride on Sat, Oct. 15! Here is our press release, as well as some fabulous photos of dapper Mayor Miller (yes, it’s still appropriate to call him [...]

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Toronto, Are You Ready to Get Your Tweed On?

By | September 2, 2011

  BikingToronto and Bikes without Borders proudly present: Tweed Ride Toronto – Sat. Oct. 15th Leaving from the Trinity-Bellwoods Park Gates at 3pm Tweed Rides are a worldwide phenomenon – a metropolitan ride with style! Dress up in tweeds and join us for a bicycle ride through the streets and raise money for a good [...]

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The Jack Layton I Bike T.O. Shirts have raised $294… so far!

By | August 29, 2011

Back on Thursday, I had the idea to allow cyclists in Toronto (or wherever) to show their love of Jack Layton and how his life inspired them by making a Special Edition of the I Bike T.O. shirt. (women’s version here) In addition to honouring Jack, the shirt (produced online via makes a profit [...]

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The Jack Layton I Bike T.O. Shirt

By | August 25, 2011

UPDATE! 44 shirts have been bought.  This has now raised $264 for Bikes without Borders‘ Pedal-Powered Hope Project! On my way to work this morning I had a little brainstorm about making a Jack Layton I Bike T.O. shirt, so that’s what I did. It’s orange (you can change that to another colour if you [...]

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The Tweed Ride Toronto Poster!

By | August 12, 2011

There’s been a lot of work going on to organize a Tweed Ride for Toronto over the past couple of months, with another 6 weeks of organizing to go before the ride on Sat, Sept. 24. BUT… we are extremely happy to release the 2011 Tweed Ride Toronto Poster! This awesome poster was designed by [...]

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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 and RSVP at the Facebook [...]

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Little Book of Rob Ford helping Bikes without Borders

By | July 18, 2011

Great Press Release from Bikes without Borders and House of Anansi Press: Rob Ford thinks “cyclists are a pain in the ass.” These cyclists are saving lives. House of Anansi Press is proud to sponsor a fundraiser for Toronto-based organization Bikes Without Borders, providing bicycles and bicycle ambulances to Community Health Workers in Malawi. On [...]

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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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