Toronto Artist Alberto de Ciccio builds a draisine, a precursor to the modern bicycle
Rate My Vélo: vote for your favorite bike pics
Fellow blogger, James of The Urban Country, has produced a nifty little site called Rate My Vélo. Post a photo of a bike, someone riding a bike, or just looking good near a bike, and subject it to intense voting from the critical citizenry.
Join the bike union and you might get a chance to win a custom painted Batavus bike
Toronto's First Official Blessing of the Bicycles!
A Blessing of Bicycles and Cyclists. ALL WELCOME.
Free bike maintenance and valet parking provided.
Sunday April 11th 13:00 to 14:00
Trinity-St. Paul's Centre for Faith, Justice and the Arts
427 Bloor Street West (One block west of Spadina)
This event is being co-organized by Tino and Trintity-St. Paul's.
Purple Pedals by Yahoo!
Ticketing bikes for being badass
Leanne Eisen, Toronto artist, was given a bicycle ticket. But not for what you think: someone gave a citation for having a "badass" and "unique" Dutch bike (given to her by her Oma). I'm willing to believe that the Urban Repair Squad has something to do with this.
The Dupont and Dundas Bicycle Mural
Bicycle Film Festival coming to Canada!
Benny Zenga has been hard at work this year as always on the Bicycle Film Festivals in Montreal and Toronto this month. I can especially recommend checking out his film about the Tour d'Afrique which he rode in part on a tall bike. Amazing!
BFF09 Toronto happens on August 19-22. Check the website for details.
Will You Be My Bicycle?
"Will You Be My Bicycle?" HotShot Gallery | Group Show
June 19 - July 3 | Opening June 20 | 7-9 PM
HotShot Gallery | 181 Augusta Avenue (in Kensington Market)