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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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Re-Scheduled! This Sunday – Sweet Ride: Poutine Edition

By | November 7, 2012

The last Sweet Ride for 2012 is happening in a week! 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 [...]

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Re-Scheduled! This Sunday – Sweet Ride: Poutine Edition

By | November 7, 2012

The last Sweet Ride for 2012 is happening in a week! 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 [...]

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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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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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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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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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Sweet Ride 2012: Cupcake Edition!

By | April 13, 2012

We are so happy to present the first Sweet Ride of 2012! This ride is Cupcake themed and will happen on Sun, April 22 at 1 pm (which by the way is Earth Day)! (Note: the photo above is from our April Sweet Ride of 2011. Look how happy we all are! You don’t want [...]

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2012 Cupcake Ride Season Opener!!

By | April 5, 2012

Just in case you haven’t heard, the first Girls Cupcake Ride of 2012 is this Saturday! Remember, this ride is for Girls Only.  If you’re a guy (or a girl who can’t make it this Saturday) Hyedie and I are planning a Co-ed Sweet Ride for Sunday, April 22nd.  There will be cupcakes (and lots of other fine baked goods) available. We should [...]

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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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More Photos from the Sweet Ride: Pie Edition

By | August 18, 2011

We posted some of Hyedie’s great photos from the Pie Ride yesterday (and Dandyhorse did a post about it too!), and I thought I’d share some photos I took too. I was leading the ride through a unique route through industrial, residential, rich and poor neighbourhoods, through pedestrianized streets and car-free bridges… and didn’t get [...]

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Photos and Re-Cap from the Sweet Ride: Pie Edition

By | August 17, 2011

Over on her Cupcake Ride blog, Hyedie has posted a great re-cap of the Pie Ride we had this past Saturday. Start Point: Madeleine’s Cherry Pie and Ice Cream, 1087 Bathurst Street (south of Dupont) End Point: Canadian Pie Company, 798 Queen Street East (east of Broadview) Here are a few photos from her Flickr [...]

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Reminder! The Pie Ride is Tomorrow!

By | August 12, 2011

The Latest and Greatest Sweet Ride is tomorrow, and we’re starting and ending the ride with Pie!   We’ll be starting off at Madeleine’s Cherry Pie and Ice Cream up near Bathurst and Dupont and finishing way down in the Queen and Broadview area at the Canadian Pie Company! We’re not releasing our route,  (mainly [...]

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Sweet Ride: Pie Edition

By | July 29, 2011

If you’ve been following along with our Sweet Rides, you’ll remember that in April we had a Cupcake Edition, and in June we had a … well, let’s call it a Bakery Edition (you can read about the issues we had) and now it’s almost August, so Hyedie of the Girls Cupcake Ride and I [...]

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More Photos from Sunday’s Sweet Ride

By | June 23, 2011

Hyedie, my great co-organizer of the Sweet Rides, is a really good photographer, and she’s posted some more photos from our Sweet Ride on Sunday.   Here are a few of some of the ride participants having fun. The Group! Hyedie! Annie! Jen and Tanja! Joe S. & Amanda! See all of Hyedie’s photos on the [...]

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Photos and Re-Cap from our June Sweet Ride

By | June 21, 2011

This past Sunday saw the 2nd of 2011s “Sweet Rides“, the food-based rides planned by myself and Hyedie of the Toronto Girls Cupcake Ride.  The Sweet Rides are co-ed rides that start and end with food (and sometimes have food in the middle). It’s good stuff. This past Sunday was planned as a “Dufflet Ride” [...]

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Sweet Ride on Sunday – New Ride Details

By | June 18, 2011

A few details have changed about this ride, so I thought I’d update everyone with a new post. Because our Sweet Rides are so popular… Dufflets has told us that they can not accomodate us in their small retail spaces… so we’ve gone out and arranged all new better places to stop on our ride! [...]

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