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EVENT: Wed, Mar. 26 – Cycle Toronto Annual General Meeting

By | March 24, 2014

Join us for our Annual General Meeting! Save the date for our 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wed Mar 26. Meet and vote for candidates for the Board of Directors, listen to reports on 2013, and learn more about where we’re heading in 2014.   2014 Board Candidates Now Live: Cycle Toronto is seeking […]

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EVENT: Wed, Mar. 26 – Cycle Toronto Annual General Meeting

By | March 24, 2014

Join us for our Annual General Meeting! Save the date for our 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wed Mar 26. Meet and vote for candidates for the Board of Directors, listen to reports on 2013, and learn more about where we’re heading in 2014.   2014 Board Candidates Now Live: Cycle Toronto is seeking […]

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GET INVOLVED: Volunteer with Cycle Toronto

By | March 17, 2014

Cycle Toronto’s next volunteer orientation will take place on Sat Mar 22, 1-4pm! Register by tomorrow (Tues, Mar. 18) to get in. We’re not going to making biking in Toronto better by complaining on the internet… get involved! Please send a half-page application with the subject line “Volunteer application” to siva.v@cycleto.ca by Tues, Mar 18 for our Sat, […]

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GET INVOLVED: Help Cycle Toronto with a Social Media Member Drive

By | March 10, 2014

via CycleToronto We need your help! This month, we’re running March Membership Magic. Everyone who joins Cycle Toronto or renews their membership this month gets entered into a draw for a bike from Giant Toronto.  To get the word out about the promo, I’m looking to get one tweet or Facebook post (or both!) every half [...]

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GET INVOLVED: Help Cycle Toronto with a Social Media Member Drive

By | March 10, 2014

via CycleToronto We need your help! This month, we’re running March Membership Magic. Everyone who joins Cycle Toronto or renews their membership this month gets entered into a draw for a bike from Giant Toronto.  To get the word out about the promo, I’m looking to get one tweet or Facebook post (or both!) every half [...]

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Toronto’s Bike Plan due to be finished in 158 years

By | December 20, 2013

Fabulous infographic by Cycle Toronto: The City of Toronto continues to be stuck in neutral when it comes to installing bike lanes. In 2013, the City installed zero kilometres of protected bike lanes and 2.4 kilometres painted bike lanes. At the current rate, it will take 158 years to reach the 2001 Bike Plan’s target [...]

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More Bikes than Cars using College Street

By | December 13, 2013

This is beautiful stuff. I won’t even get all persnickety about the graph further down the post with a y axis that doesn’t start at zero. I shall keep my inner data geek in check. Cycle Toronto observed this trend this fall, when it counted more bikes than cars on College St. On Thurs Sept 19th, from [...]

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Who won at the Toronto Bike Awards?

By | November 29, 2013

Dandyhorse Magazine has a write-up of all the winners from Tuesday night.  Congrats to all! A large and enthusiastic crowd came out to the Gladstone Hotel Ballroom on the evening of November 26 for the 2013 Toronto Bike Awards. The awards honoured individuals and organizations from both business and the community who have shown leadership [...]

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EVENT REMINDER: Tues, Nov. 26 – Toronto Bike Awards

By | November 25, 2013

Glad to see Cycle Toronto hosting this again. They do a good job. RSVP on facebook here. Cycle Toronto and the City of Toronto are pleased to bring you the 2013 Toronto Bike Awards, supported by Daniels Corporation. The Bike Awards honours the people and organizations that show leadership in making our city a better place to bike!  [...]

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Cyclists rally for Lansdowne bike lanes after 4 year delay

By | November 1, 2013

Great article by Spacing.  Horrible insight into city processes.  People complaining about the loss of a few car parking spaces delays City Council decisons.  Unbelievable. As night descended on MacGregor Playground on Oct. 29, cyclists clad in ghoulish garb rallied in support of Lansdowne Ave. bike lanes that Toronto council approved in 2009 and 2010, [...]

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Cyclists rally for Lansdowne bike lanes after 4 year delay

By | November 1, 2013

Great article by Spacing.  Horrible insight into city processes.  People complaining about the loss of a few car parking spaces delays City Council decisons.  Unbelievable. As night descended on MacGregor Playground on Oct. 29, cyclists clad in ghoulish garb rallied in support of Lansdowne Ave. bike lanes that Toronto council approved in 2009 and 2010, [...]

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Cycle Toronto responds to the Rosie DiManno “Cyclists Should Be Shot” Article

By | October 15, 2013

Good on Cycle Toronto.  Read their response to Rosie DiManno’s “Cyclsts Should Be Shot” article (and probably the Star’s Public Editor Response calling it “a joke”) Cycle Toronto believes that road safety is a serious issue and one that must be discussed in a mature and respectful manner. We advocate for safer streets so that [...]

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Cycle Toronto responds to the Rosie DiManno “Cyclists Should Be Shot” Article

By | October 15, 2013

Good on Cycle Toronto.  Read their response to Rosie DiManno’s “Cyclsts Should Be Shot” article (and probably the Star’s Public Editor Response calling it “a joke”) Cycle Toronto believes that road safety is a serious issue and one that must be discussed in a mature and respectful manner. We advocate for safer streets so that [...]

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There are 13 Free I Bike T.O. shirts left. Get Yours.

By | September 25, 2013

I launched this promotion last Monday, and 87 people have already signed up.  That means only 13 free shirts are left.  Get one while you can! All you need to do to get a shirt is be one of the first 100 people to become (or renew as) a member of Cycle Toronto using this [...]

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There are 13 Free I Bike T.O. shirts left. Get Yours.

By | September 25, 2013

UPDATE: The Free T-shirt / Gelaskins / Roots promotion is over (I passed 100 people referred), but the prizes further down this post are still up for grabs. I launched this promotion last Monday, and 87 people have already signed up.  That means only 13 free shirts are left.  Get one while you can! All [...]

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25 Free I Bike T.O. shirts are left. Get Yours Now.

By | September 19, 2013

UPDATE: The Free T-shirt / Gelaskins / Roots promotion is over (I passed 100 people referred), but the prizes further down this post are still up for grabs. Well, this is a little crazy.  I launched this promotion on Monday, and 75 people have already signed up.  That means only 25 free shirts are left.  Get one while [...]

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Join or Renew with Cycle Toronto, get a free I Bike T.O. shirt (and other stuff)

By | September 16, 2013

Well, this is a little crazy.  I launched this promotion this morning, and 30 people have already signed up.  That means only 70 free shirts are left.  Get one while you can! All you need to do to get a shirt is be one of the first 100 people to become (or renew as) a [...]

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EVENT: Sept 12 – Crank Your Chain: Cycle Toronto Pub Night

By | September 7, 2013

What’s cranking your chain? On Thursday September 12 at 8pm, let’s have a drink, meet great people, and talk bikes at Handlebar in Kensington Market! We’ll discuss upcoming bike projects and celebrate three new pages in the Drivers Handbook specifically about sharing the road with bikes, a victory we had a huge part in! RSVP [...]

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EVENT: Aug 27 (TONIGHT!) Tune-Up Tuesday at Bloor East and Castle Frank

By | August 27, 2013

Join us to get a free safety check or basic tune up from one of our Community Partners, chat with our volunteers about cycling issues in the city, sign up as a member, or just enjoy the evening with us.  On August 27th, Tune-Up Tuesday runs from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Prince Edward Viaduct Parkette (map), across [...]

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EVENT: Sept 12 – Cycle Toronto Pub Night “Crank Your Chain”

By | August 27, 2013

Date: Thurs, Sept 12 Time: 8pm – 2am Where: Handlebar Address: 159 Augusta Ave What’s cranking your chain? On Thursday September 12 at 8pm, let’s have a drink, meet great people, and talk bikes at Handlebar in Kensington Market! We’re celebrating three new pages in the Drivers Handbook specifically about sharing the road with bikes, a victory we [...]

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EVENT: Sept 12 – Cycle Toronto Pub Night “Crank Your Chain”

By | August 27, 2013

Date: Thurs, Sept 12 Time: 8pm – 2am Where: Handlebar Address: 159 Augusta Ave What’s cranking your chain? On Thursday September 12 at 8pm, let’s have a drink, meet great people, and talk bikes at Handlebar in Kensington Market! We’re celebrating three new pages in the Drivers Handbook specifically about sharing the road with bikes, a victory we [...]

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Cycle Toronto Dance Party: Derailed @ Handlebar

By | November 14, 2012

via Cycle Toronto: Derailed, a dance party fundraiser for Cycle Toronto!  We’re thrilled to be hosting Derailed this year at Handlebar in Kensington Market. We’ll also have a silent auction with some fantastic gifts from our partners and supporters. Free entry for members. $5 cover for non-members. Join or renew at the door and we’ll [...]

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Cycle Toronto Dance Party: Derailed @ Handlebar

By | November 14, 2012

via Cycle Toronto: Derailed, a dance party fundraiser for Cycle Toronto!  We’re thrilled to be hosting Derailed this year at Handlebar in Kensington Market. We’ll also have a silent auction with some fantastic gifts from our partners and supporters. Free entry for members. $5 cover for non-members. Join or renew at the door and we’ll [...]

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Last Day to Join Cycle Toronto and Win $1700 in Prizes

By | November 6, 2012

This is it.  After 6+ weeks, Cycle Toronto is ending their 2012 refer-a-rider campaign tomorrow, Wed, Nov. 7th. I’m in first place, so it looks like I’ll win the Bobbin Bike that I can then turn around and give to someone who signed up via this link. Let’s go over the reasons why you should [...]

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Last Day to Join Cycle Toronto and Win $1700 in Prizes

By | November 6, 2012

This is it.  After 6+ weeks, Cycle Toronto is ending their 2012 refer-a-rider campaign tomorrow, Wed, Nov. 7th. I’m in first place, so it looks like I’ll win the Bobbin Bike that I can then turn around and give to someone who signed up via this link. Let’s go over the reasons why you should [...]

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