Tweed Ride Toronto this Saturday


Tweed Ride Toronto this Saturday

Story by Jenna Campbell 

Tweed — a fabric that connotes elegance, Chanel and moustaches — is the fabric everyone will be wearing this Saturday during Tweed Ride Toronto.

You don’t have to be old enough to smoke pipe tobacco to join. The event welcomes cyclists of all ages and abilities. “So raid that value village, find your vintage threads and come out for an amazing cause.”

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Bike Spotting at Ryerson: Is your outfit sustainable?

Interviews by Tammy Thorne and Jenna Campbell, photos by Claire McFarlane

At dandyhorse magazine it’s no secret we love bikes, but we also love fashion! Fall fashion is so fab. We also have climate change on the brain with the People’s Climate March on Sunday in NY and the #iceride on Oct. 4, so we asked: “Is your outfit sustainable?”

We went to Ryerson campus to ask: Do you know where your clothes came from?

Cristina Bucardo:

No it’s not, and no I don’t.  My outfit is from H&M.

[Eds note: H&M does make some effort towards sustainability.]

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Richmond-Adelaide cycle track pilot project mini update

How’s the new Richmond-Adelaide bike lane pilot project doing?

The City Cyclist took a tour today and here’s what he found

I had to go west a little ways today, so I thought I’d hop on the nice, new Richmond bike lane to get there! I hadn’t even ridden one block, when what should I find, but this:

 

Well, that can happen (even though it’s annoying), so I continued on my way.

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BIKESTOCK Toronto: Sept. 14 in photos

“Show me your best ‘bicycle!’” – Countermeasure a cappella performers with BIKESTOCK committee member, Stephanie Martin (second right) and BIKESTOCK founder, Albert Koehl (far right).

BIKESTOCK Toronto: Sept. 14 in photos

Story and photos by Jenna Campbell 

Up to 1,500 attended yesterday’s BIKESTOCK Toronto in Nathan Phillips Square. In separate streams, cyclists from Bells on Danforth, Bells on BloorBells on Yonge and Bicycle Music Festival Toronto came together at 2 p.m. to promote cycling safety in Toronto and to watch performances by Evalyn Parry, Countermeasure and Rambunctious. The event continued until 4 p.m.
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Bicycle Music Festival Toronto this Sunday!

Story by Jenna Campbell

Tune Your Rideis hosting its fifth annual Bicycle Music Festival Toronto this Sunday.

Mobile performances will lead the pack to three locations across Toronto. The event’s music will be amplified through a bike-powered system.

The festival begins at noon at Allen Gardens near Carlton and Sherbourne streets. Second, the event moves to Nathan Phillips Square for BIKESTOCK at 2 p.m. Lastly, the event finishes at Christie Pits Park beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Musical guests among others include Willow Rutherford, Evalyn Parry and Great James.
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