Archive For The “weather” Category

A Foggy, Misty Morning

By | March 16, 2011

One of my favourite parts of the internet is the animated radar map on The forecast can be for rain, but checking the radar, you can see if it’s a ton of rain or just intermittent rain – and perhaps plan your commute accordingly. I ride in the rain a lot, but most often […]

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Still Lots of Morning Commuters

By | November 17, 2010

Yesterday morning I snapped a quick pic of a part of a group of 6 morning bike commuters I was in as we headed west on Bloor East at around 8 am… temperature hovering around the freezing point.  You can see we’re on the bridge over Rosedale Valley Road. It’s great seeing lots of bikes […]

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Coldest Day Ride Photos

By | January 30, 2010

I just got back the Coldest Day of the Year Ride.  Thankfully, Mother Nature cares about cyclists in Toronto, and decided to make sure it was nice and cold for us  to ride. Here are a few photos I took when I was brave enough to take off my gloves.  I’ll link to these as […]

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A Beautiful Thursday, and my Giant Melon Head

By | February 8, 2007

After a bunch of winter riding last week on snowy and salty roads, my gears and chain were all gunked up with dirt and salt. I finally got around to cleaning them last night so that I could bike to work today without worrying too much about damaging them. I also bought a new bike […]

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A “Short” Spell of Warmer Weather

By | October 30, 2006

(Note: I’m back-posting some “personal” posts from a previous version of BikingToronto) Maybe it’s just me, but is anyone else very excited that right now it’s 12 degrees Celcius in Toronto? Or that tomorrow morning will be 11 degrees Celcius? Or that the high tomorrow will be 13? I packed some shorts for the bike […]

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Riding in the Rain: 22 Degrees in October

By | October 3, 2006

(Note: I’m back-posting some “personal” posts from a previous version of BikingToronto) Who else rode in the wonderful refreshing rain this morning? When Tracy and I got out of bed around 6:45-ish, it was rainly lightly with thunderstorms threatening – and Tracy made me promise to not ride to work in the thunder and lightning. […]

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