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A brief history of Toronto bike lanes

By | December 10, 2012

Toronto as a city is hardly overburdened with cycle lanes. There are just over 90 kms of bike tracks – not including off-street trails – winding their way through the region, often disjointed and rarely leading to or from anywhere useful. In comparison, the city ranks roughly on par with Vancouver, a city with a [...]

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Tonight! The Women & Bicycles Picnic!

By | August 18, 2011

via Dandyhorse and HerStoriesCafe: What: The Women and Bicycles Picnic When: Thursday, August 18, 2011 starting at 6pm. Where: Trinity Bellwoods Park, beside the Trinity Bellwoods Recreation Center (155 Crawford St. MAP) The event will take place in the grove of trees just behind Fresh, off the Crawford St. entrance. Bring snacks, blankets and your [...]

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On The Blogs: 1897 Electric Bicycle

By | November 17, 2010

The History Pics blog by BikingToronto member Lock is extremely interesting.  He posts photos of electric bicycles (and diagrams of them) originating often more than 100 years ago.  Goes to show “E-Bike” technology has been here a long time. See the full diagram on the History Pics blog Related posts:From the Blogs: Tours, Hacks, Cup [...]

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Distillery Blur

By | November 9, 2010

via derrideb on flickr

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