Tuesday, January 01, 2013

My Last Post - Ride On!

Thank you all very much for reading and the many awesome comments. 

This blog will remain as an archive for bike culture and politics from TO and around the world from 2003 - 2012. 

Ride On! 

It's been an amazing ride.

Art by Janet Bike Girl

Note: Since several people have asked me:
The Fourth Annual Blessing of Bicycles will he
April 21, 2013 Trinity St. Paul's, 427 Bloor West
Same place, same time

I Bike TO - Photo Collection

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

The Winter Ride

TINO9980, originally uploaded by Martinho.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

2012: Year of the 'Hit And Run'

The Hit And Run, originally uploaded by Martinho.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Happy Holidays From Purolator

Dec. 19, 2012 1:10pm Collge & Spadina

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Winter Cyclist Beaten Up for Slowing Traffic in Montreal

by John Symon (Pedalmag excerpt)
December 18, 2012 (Montreal, QC) – Florent Daudens, a Montreal resident, was cycling December 14 on Saint-Hubert Street near downtown Montreal when he was physically attacked reports Alain Gravel of Radio Canada on his blog (in French – link below). The incident occurred where the street narrowed and Daudens was forced to ride into the street, forcing motorists to slow down for perhaps 15 seconds. An agitated passenger in a car began calling insults to the cyclist along the lines of, “Hey, jerk, stop slowing down the traffic. Move aside! Streets are made for cars, not bikes, especially in winter!” read on here: http://pedalmag.com/?p=179630
Podcast about this nastiness

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Bike Skewer Sand Piper

Bike Skewer Sand Piper, originally uploaded by Martinho.

Art by Alberto de Ciccio

The Yellow Bike - Toronto (2004)

Yellow Bike - Toronto (2004), originally uploaded by Martinho.