Archive For The “cupcake ride” Category

EVENT: June 8 – Ward 32 Cupcake Ride!

By | June 5, 2013

We’ll start at Tori’s Bakeshop a spot we visited at last year, a wonderful vegan bakery, bike west on Queen St and then down Coxwell to take the Martin Goodman Trail over to Tommy Thompson park. We’ll loop through Tommy Thompson aka the Leslie Spit, bike along the lake and then back up to Queen [...]

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Ward 32 Cupcake Ride!

By | May 17, 2013

Announcing the first Cupcake Ride for 2013!! We are co-hosting this ride with Councillor McMahon’s Office (thanks for all your help Kristin!) to celebrate Ward 32 during our upcoming Bike Month in Toronto! Date: Saturday, June 8th Time: 1:00pm Start place: Tori’s Bakeshop (2188 Queen St East – between Maclean & Balsam Ave) read full [...]

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Things to do in Toronto this Weekend on your Bike

By | September 20, 2012

I try to highlight bike events when I can… I often don’t have the time to promote other than on the Facebook Page and on @bikingtoronto on twitter, but here goes. Saturday, Sept 22 Toronto Girls Cupcake Ride The Girls Cupcake Ride is like a Toronto bike tradition now… it’s finishing it’s 3rd year and [...]

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The News Cycle for Friday, June 8, 2012

By | June 8, 2012

A Public Transit Adventure [Cupcake Ride] I’ve used public transit bike racks in BC before and the ones on the TTC buses are exactly the same. You just push up on a metal handle, pull the whole rack down towards you, lift your bike into the wheel slots and then secure your front wheel with [...]

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The News Cycle for Friday, June 8, 2012

By | June 8, 2012

A Public Transit Adventure [Cupcake Ride] I’ve used public transit bike racks in BC before and the ones on the TTC buses are exactly the same. You just push up on a metal handle, pull the whole rack down towards you, lift your bike into the wheel slots and then secure your front wheel with [...]

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Tomorrow is the May Girls Cupcake Ride!

By | May 25, 2012

This was originally posted over on Hyedie’s Cupcake Ride Blog… if you are female and looking for something fun and delicious to do tomorrow, you really can not beat this!   Announcing the details for the 2nd Cupcake Ride of the third season! Hope you can make it out! Date: Saturday, May 26th Time: 1pm Start: Swirls Cupcakes [...]

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Tomorrow is the May Girls Cupcake Ride!

By | May 25, 2012

This was originally posted over on Hyedie’s Cupcake Ride Blog… if you are female and looking for something fun and delicious to do tomorrow, you really can not beat this!   Announcing the details for the 2nd Cupcake Ride of the third season! Hope you can make it out! Date: Saturday, May 26th Time: 1pm Start: Swirls Cupcakes [...]

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Guest Post: Organizing Girls Only Rides

By | May 9, 2012

Note from Joe: I requested that Hyedie re-post this excellent post here on BikingToronto. I frankly can not believe that Hyedie is getting flack for organizing a very successful series of bike rides. Yes, they’re only for females, but so what? Almost *everything* in the cycling world is male dominated, and Hyedie is trying to [...]

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Sweet Ride: Cupcake Edition, the Music Video

By | April 25, 2012

As I mentioned when I posted photos from the Sweet Ride: Cupcake Edition on Sunday, I also took about 100 short videos during the ride, and have been editing them on my phone. I’m finally done, and was able to take 11 minutes of video down to 3.5, as well as pairing it with a [...]

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Photos from the Sunday Sweet Ride: Cupcake Edition

By | April 23, 2012

Yesterday, we had our first Sweet Ride (co-ed food based group ride planned with Hyedie of the Cupcake Ride) of 2012.  It had a cupcake theme, and we started up at Bathurst and Eglinton at Flour Studio and went all the way to Bobbette & Belle in Leslieville almost completely car-free via the Beltline, Moore Park [...]

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Winter Rider Profiles

By | April 5, 2012

It’s April, spring is (almost) here, but I want to take a blog post to highlight a very good series of posts done by Hyedie over at the Cupcake Ride blog… the Winter Rider  interview series with Cupcake Riders who ride all year long. She chatted with them about why they love riding and what [...]

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2012 Sweet Ride and Cupcake Ride Schedule

By | March 13, 2012

We’re gearing up for the 2012 Sweet Ride and Cupcake Ride season and Joe and I thought we’d be proactive this year and set dates for the whole season before hand. While this is a tentative schedule, we’re hoping that nothing will come up and we can stick to the dates below. We’ll be setting [...]

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Toronto Girls Cupcake Ride Recap (with Photos)

By | October 21, 2011

You may know that BikingToronto organizes co-ed “Sweet Rides” that revolve around food every once in a while, and we organize them with Hyedie Hashimoto, the woman behind the Toronto Girls Cupcake Rides. Hyedie has posted a re-cap and photo wrap-up of the latest Girls ride, and it looks like a great one. Go to [...]

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Today! Toronto Girls Cupcake Ride

By | October 8, 2011

If you’re female, love cycling, and most importantly love cupcakes, you owe it to yourself to check out the Toronto Girls Cupcake Ride today! PLEASE NOTE: Although the graphic above says Oct. 1, the ride has been rescheduled until today, Oct. 8th! START: Bake Sale 3076 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON Time: 1:00pm Date: Saturday, [...]

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Reminder: Girls Cupcake Ride Tomorrow!

By | July 16, 2011

Just a reminder that the Toronto Girls Cupcake Ride is rolling tomorrow.   They have planned a great Cupcake Picnic on the Toronto Islands! My wife and daughter are going.  Yeah, I’m a little jealous. Original post by Hyedie about the ride follows:   This month, the Toronto Girls’ Cupcake Ride will be a picnic on [...]

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July Toronto Girls’ Cupcake Ride

By | July 3, 2011

This month, the Toronto Girls’ Cupcake Ride will be a picnic on the Toronto Islands! Make or buy cupcakes (or other goodies) to share with other riders at a Lunch Picnic on the Toronto Island! START: Hanlan’s Point Ferry Gate TIME: 11:00am DATE: July 17, 2011 Let’s take the ferry over to HANLAN’S POINT. We’ll [...]

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Bike Events This Week (May 24-29, 2011)

By | May 24, 2011

Here’s a fun rundown of everything going on over the next 7 days.  Remember, BikeMonth starts in 1 week! All Week: Tour de Dufflet (Dufflet Locations)   Thurs May 26 630am – Sunnybrook Hospital’s Bike to Work Day (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Bayview Campus) 4pm – 32 Spokes at Environment Day (Ted Reeve Arena)   [...]

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May Toronto Girls’ Cupcake Ride

By | May 18, 2011

Announcing the May Girls’ Cupcake Ride! All girl riders are welcome. Hope you can join us! Thanks Joe for letting me share this event with BikingToronto.com! START: Dlish 833 Queen St. West(Queen & Niagara) –> Queen W. westbound to Trinity Bellwoods –> through Trinity Bellwoods to Dundas, cross Dundas to Roxton –> left on College [...]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: Cupcake Rides and Bixi

By | April 29, 2011

It’s been a while since we sent out a Weekly Wrap-Up, but it’s about time since spring is … um… springing, and people are jumping on their bikes more, and oh yeah, Bixi Toronto starts next week!   New on the Blog: Showing off an I Bike T.O. Shirt Winner! Video of the Sweet Ride: [...]

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Photos from the Sweet Ride: Cupcake Edition

By | April 24, 2011

Saturday was an absolutely great time as we had the Sweet Ride: Cupcake Edition.  We had a great turnout of 22 people (I think) – we seemed to have more people when we finished than when we began – and all of them were super nice and friendly. Here’s a re-cap of the ride with [...]

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Video of the Sweet Ride: Cupcake Edition

By | April 24, 2011

We’re still getting together a bunch of photos from yesterday’s ride, but here’s a sweet little video from one of our participants, Kathleen. The ride was a very fun time, filled with great people and great cupcakes. We’re working on a post with lots of photos for you too. Related Photos

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Testing out the Cupcake Ride Route

By | April 22, 2011

Hyedie of the Girls Cupcake Ride and I met up today to test out the route we’re taking tomorrow for our co-ed Sweet Ride: Cupcake Edition (click here for the facebook event page). Other than a whole ton of wind that fought us every step of the way, it was a great route. It essentially [...]

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Reminder – The Cupcake Ride is this Saturday!

By | April 21, 2011

BikingToronto has teamed up with Hyedie Hashimoto, the organizer of the Toronto Girls Cupcake Ride on some food-based bike rides for Toronto’s cyclists (both male and female cyclists). Come and join us on Easter Saturday (April 23) for fun, cupcakes and biking. Sweet Ride: Cupcake Edition When: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 Rain Date: Sat, April [...]

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Reminder – Sweet Ride: Cupcake Edition – Sat, April 23

By | April 12, 2011

We have less than two weeks to go until our inaugural “Sweet Ride“ ( a series of food-based bicycle rides we’re planning with Hyedie Hashimoto of the Toronto Girls Cupcake Ride) takes place on Sat, April 23 with a (surprise!) Cupcake theme (facebook event page). Sweet Ride: Cupcake Edition When: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 Start [...]

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Sweet Ride: Cupcake Edition

By | April 3, 2011

We are happy to announce that the last little while I’ve been working with Hyedie Hashimoto, the organizer of the Toronto Girls Cupcake Ride on some food-based bike rides for Toronto’s cyclists (both male and female cyclists).  The Girls’ Cupcake Rides look like a lot of fun and the attendees all look very nice and [...]

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