Feb 27,2009 - BLDNews - Toronto Police report that a new rogue cycling group is believed responsible for stealing an industrial forklift called a telehandler. The device is able to lift up to 3 metric tons and able to extend the load either vertically or horizontally up to 15 metres. Police have not yet determined why the cyclists wanted the forklift as it would have little value outside a construction site. The investigation is ongoing.
In other news, Toronto Fire Services has been tasked with removing vehicles that have been parked on 4th and 5th floor balconies along College St. A special crane is being brought in to assist in the removal. The operation may take several days and College St will be closed to traffic during that period. The City of Toronto has launched a study of the situation to see if they can prevent any further occurrences of cars being parked on balconies.
Bike Culture Archive Toronto & Beyond 2003-2012. Photography by Martin Reis and Hamish Wilson.
Friday, February 27, 2009
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
iCycle Race Photos.
Here are some photos from the iCycle Race last Saturday. It is being reported that over $1000. was raised to help the cyclist attacked by the cabbie last fall.
Friday, February 13, 2009
Ice Race 2009
Icycle 09 Ice bike race is ready to roll again at Dufferin Ice Rink. Come for the action, stay for the rubber race. thrills, spills and definitely Chills. After party at the Bike Pirates @ 1292 Bloor West
9-11pm Feb 21st@ Dufferin Ice Rink
11pm @Bike Pirate 1292 Bloor St W
fundraiser for Toronto cyclist Chris whom lost his leg on Argyle and Dovercort
Monday, February 09, 2009
Snow Racing in Kashmir
A reader of this site from Kashmir, India, Riyaz Ahmad sent these photos of a recent snow race they had. No word yet if Kashmir is sending a team to the Icycle Race here in about two weeks.
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