Archive For The “group ride” Category

EVENT: Sept. 21 – Ice Cream Sandwich Ride

By | September 11, 2013

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2013 Time: 1:30 pm Start: The Depanneur, 1033 College St End: Moo Milk Bar, 1918 Queen St E The cookies at The Depanneur are made by Cookie Martinez who bakes out of The Depanneur’s co-op kitchen. Moo Milk Bar‘s ice cream sandwiches are made to order, so you’ll be able to [...]

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EVENT: Sept 15 – Ice Ride: Bike to Save the Arctic

By | August 21, 2013

Date: Sun, Sept. 15 Time: 1 pm Meet point: Allan Gardens As fossil fuels continue to burn, pumping greenhouses gases into the atmosphere and raising average global temperatures, scientists are finding that the Arctic sea is melting at an unprecedented rate. Now, oil companies are pressing north in the search for “black gold” and Greenpeace [...]

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EVENT: July 28 – Son of Tour de Gelato

By | June 5, 2013

We meet at Rooster Coffee House at King East and Parliament, grab a coffee, ride the Martin Goodman Trail along the lake from the east side to the west side of downtown, stop for a bite in Mississauga (place TBA) and then head all the way to Port Credit for some really good gelato. And [...]

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EVENT: June 9 – Ward 18 Pastel de Nata Ride

By | June 5, 2013

Do you like Portuguese Custard Tarts (or egg tarts if you prefer)? If so, you need to join me on this upcoming Pastel de Nata Ride! We’ll be meeting at Brazil Bakery, heading up the West Toronto Rail Path and then stopping at another bakery and possibly end at a park! full event listing: Toronto Bike [...]

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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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Reminder: This Week is Burger Week (do it by Bike!)

By | May 27, 2013

  Yes, this week is the first week of BikeMonth, but it’s also TheGrid’s 3rd annual Burger Week! What better way to honour this momentous occasion than by touring some of Toronto’s finest eateries on two wheels to enjoy their delicious hamburgers! Burger tours will run from Wed, May 29th to Sat, June 1st. The [...]

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Burger Week Bike Tours! May 29 – June 1

By | May 21, 2013

via facebook: The Grid is doing Burger Week again!  What better way to honour this momentous occasion than by touring some of Toronto’s finest eateries on two wheels to enjoy their delicious hamburgers! Burger tours will run from Wed, May 29th to Sat, June 1st. The route lengths will get progressively longer as the week [...]

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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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May 27: Group Commute and Pancake Breakfast

By | May 15, 2013

Commuters from around the City meet to ride together from start points and converge at Yonge and Bloor for 7:30a.m. City start points are staffed with ride coordinators and a Police escort to a celebration and pancake breakfast at Nathan Phillips Square. Riders will receive a Bike Month t-shirt as well as complimentary breakfast at City [...]

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Planning meeting for Bells on Danforth: Tues, March 12

By | March 4, 2013

Great news! The planning is already beginning for the 2013 edition of Bells on Danforth! Please join us for the initial planning meeting for the 2013 edition of Bells on Danforth, a family-friendly group bike ride along the Danforth. We welcome parents, kids, schools, local groups, businesses, and BIAs to help us make this a [...]

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Cyclists Celebrate Bikes, Toronto, and Poutine

By | November 16, 2012

Earlier today we linked to Hyedie’s recap of the Poutine Ride this past Sunday.  A couple of great gals from Torontoist (Hi Racheal! Hi Gillian!) came out to ride with us, learn about our Sweet Rides and take photos.  Here is their piece: Is there a best way to celebrate the last beautiful Sunday of [...]

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Cyclists Celebrate Bikes, Toronto, and Poutine

By | November 16, 2012

Earlier today we linked to Hyedie’s recap of the Poutine Ride this past Sunday.  A couple of great gals from Torontoist (Hi Racheal! Hi Gillian!) came out to ride with us, learn about our Sweet Rides and take photos.  Here is their piece: Is there a best way to celebrate the last beautiful Sunday of [...]

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Cyclists Celebrate Bikes, Toronto, and Poutine

By | November 16, 2012

Earlier today we linked to Hyedie’s recap of the Poutine Ride this past Sunday.  A couple of great gals from Torontoist (Hi Racheal! Hi Gillian!) came out to ride with us, learn about our Sweet Rides and take photos.  Here is their piece: Is there a best way to celebrate the last beautiful Sunday of [...]

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Sweet Ride: Poutine Edition Recap

By | November 16, 2012

The latest of our 2012 Sweet Rides took place on Sunday (we savoury’d it up with some Poutine), and Hyedie has a great re-cap of the ride up: The last Sweet Ride was originally set for mid-October so that we could take in the fall colours, but the weather didn’t cooperate so we postponed the [...]

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Reminder! Join us later today for the Poutine Ride!

By | November 11, 2012

The last Sweet Ride for 2012 is happening this afternoon! Will you join us for this last group ride? DATE: Sunday, November 11, 2012 TIME: 3:00pm START: Uncle Betty’s Diner 2590 Yonge St END: Smokes on Dundas 203 Dundas Street East ROUTE: – Head west through the side streets of North Toronto – Follow the Beltline through [...]

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Tonight: Zombie Bike Lane Critical Mass

By | October 26, 2012

via Cycle Toronto: Like you, we were extremely disappointed by the 24-19 loss at City Council on Oct 2nd to save the Jarvis St bike lanes.  Cycle Toronto organized, held community meetings, held 2 large rides, launched a legal challenge and submitted a large petition. Community members wrote their councillors and demonstrated against the decision. [...]

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Photos from Toronto’s Latest Tweed Ride

By | September 28, 2012

Originally posted on the Toronto Tweed Ride page. Follow the Toronto Tweed Ride on Twitter at @TweedRideTO and on Facebook at facebook.com/TweedRideTO This past Saturday saw a dashing Tweed Ride in Toronto!  Here are just a few fine photographs from the event, with more to follow soon! Images by Rannie Turingan, Jason Chan and Emma [...]

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August Sweet Ride: Ice Cream Edition

By | August 10, 2012

  (Originally posted by the Cupcake Ride Blog) Come one, come all! The CO-ED August Sweet Ride is a week away and the food theme is ICE CREAM! Everybody is raving about the Bakerbot’s ice cream sandwich and apparently it’s quite big so make sure to bring your appetite to the ride as well! DATE: Saturday, [...]

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August Sweet Ride: Ice Cream Edition

By | August 10, 2012

  (Originally posted by the Cupcake Ride Blog) Come one, come all! The CO-ED August Sweet Ride is a week away and the food theme is ICE CREAM! Everybody is raving about the Bakerbot’s ice cream sandwich and apparently it’s quite big so make sure to bring your appetite to the ride as well! DATE: Saturday, [...]

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Girls’ July Cupcake Ride!

By | July 17, 2012

Vegans can rejoice! We are starting at Tori’s Bakeshop a vegan and refined sugar free bakery and ending at the all new Le Dolci (across from Trinity Bellwoods Park). Despite the late notice, hope you can make it out!! I’ve planned out 2 possible routes. We can vote on which route to take when we [...]

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Photos from the Sweet Ride: Frozen Yogurt Edition

By | June 24, 2012

This past Saturday was the latest edition of the co-ed Sweet Rides I plan with Hyedie of the Girls Cupcake Rides.  We did it up with Frozen Yogurt Style and it was a great day!  Perfect weather, a great group of people, and great frozen yogurt businesses.  We even ended the ride with full on [...]

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Come for the Frozen Yogurt, Stay for the BikeFest

By | June 22, 2012

Tomorrow (Sat, June 23, 2012) is our latest Sweet Ride, and this one has a Frozen Yogurt theme (it’s hot out there!).  Come on out for good bike riding and great frozen yogurt eating (and awesome people to do both with). START When: 1pm Where: Menchie’s (Annex location) 511 Bloor Street West 2nd DESTINATION Where: Gurt’s 283 [...]

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Photos from the 2012 Ride for Jarvis

By | June 13, 2012

Earlier tonight I took part in the Ride for Jarvis, organized by Cycle Toronto. It was smaller than last year, but there was still several hundred people there.  Here are some of the better photos I took with my phone (which doesn’t handle deep shadows well):   Gathering at Allan Gardens:   The Ride!   [...]

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June Sweet Ride: Frozen Yogurt Edition!

By | June 5, 2012

START When: 1pm Where: Menchie’s (Annex location) 511 Bloor Street West Toronto, ON M5S 1Y4 2nd DESTINATION Where: Gurt’s 283 Roncesvalles Avenue END Where: Bike Fest Distillery District ROUTE We’ll be taking a longer route from Menchie’s and Gurt’s so that we can ride down the West Toronto Railpath (Joe and Hyedie’s fav!) and also [...]

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June Sweet Ride: Frozen Yogurt Edition!

By | June 5, 2012

START When: 1pm Where: Menchie’s (Annex location) 511 Bloor Street West Toronto, ON M5S 1Y4 2nd DESTINATION Where: Gurt’s 283 Roncesvalles Avenue END Where: Bike Fest Distillery District ROUTE We’ll be taking a longer route from Menchie’s and Gurt’s so that we can ride down the West Toronto Railpath (Joe and Hyedie’s fav!) and also [...]

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