THE DONUT RIDE - 36 Years of one of the country's top weekend rides

MICHAEL BARRY, Canadian Cycling Magazine, October & November 2012.

Amateurs, pros and pastries united on a regular pedal. 

"I was taught how to ride a bike properly on the Donut Ride, the biggest weekend ride in the country."  

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TTC offers bike repairs on the go
TESS KALINOWSKI, Toronto Star, Sep 30, 2015


TTC is introducing bike repair stations to appeal to cyclists who use transit.

Expect system-wide rollout if trail run weathers winter.


Stop at Nothing

TVOAugust 22, 2015 at 9 PM

An intimate but explosive story about the man behind the greatest fraud in sporting history. Lance Armstrong enriched himself by cheating his fans, his sport and the truth. But the former friends whose lives he destroyed would prove to be his nemeses.


Paralympic Athlete in Para-Cycling Shelley Gauthier is one of Canada's Paralympic hopefulls. 

Paralympic Athlete in Para-Cycling Shelley Gauthier


On Tuesday, June 2, 2015 The Making Ontario's Roads Safer Act (Bill 31) was unanimously passed at Queen's Park. This modernization to the Highway Traffic Act includes provisions that will make Ontario's roads safer for all road users, including people on bikes.

Bill 31 includes:
1m safe passing law when passing people on bikes
• Allowance of traffic control signals specific to bikes and contra-flow bike lanes
• Increased fines for "dooring" people on bikes and distracted driving
• Allowance of cycling on paved shoulders of a highway that is divided into two separate roadways

For more information on Bill 31, visit the Legislative Assembly of Ontario's website.


Lawyer Reaches Out to Cyclist(.pdf)

Luke Simcoe, MetroNEWS|TORONTO, April 20, 2015

Expert says riders treated like ‘second class citizens’. “I’ve never had a case where a cyclist killed a car driver."


Open & Shut: MetroCycleTO
Diane Peters, Toronto Star, April 19,2015

Compact business on Queen works for MetroCycleTO and owner’s repair shop.


Cyclist without bell fine dinged by courts

Randi Beers got a $110 fine in 2010 that ballooned to $185 and a suspended driver’s licence.



Jan Heine, Bicycle Quarterly

In recent years, there has been a trend toward wider tires and lower tire pressures.  We now hear from many sources that wider tires can roll faster than narrower ones, which contradicts what most of us used to believe.


Do you notice anything strange about this bike?

NO? Click the image and find out.


“Old News?"

Dean Roher (US)

Rodrigo, Expresso, Lisbon, Portugal, Oct. 25, 2012         Translation: "One small lie for a man, …"


Cyclists and Auto Insurance: The Coverage You May Not Know About

Many cyclists are unaware that when they are riding their bikes, they are covered by their auto insurance for injuries that might occur as the result of an accident with another vehicle.  Your auto insurance can extend coverage to you as a cyclist, and you are also eligible to receive benefits from the insurance company of a motorist that is involved in the accident with you.  Cyclists can receive medical payments, pain and suffering benefits, and more if they file a claim with the auto insurance company.


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