Bike Plans in Other Cities: Mississauga, Ottawa, Waterloo and London, Ontario

Cyclists ride along the Rideau Canal in Ottawa. Photo courtesy of ottawatourism.ca

Bike Plans in Other Cities: Mississauga, Ottawa, Waterloo and London

By Claire McFarlane

For the latest edition of Bike Plans in Other Cities, we decided to explore plans from some of Ontario’s smaller cities that could potentially serve as inspiration for the revamping of Toronto’s bike plan. You can also read about other cities’ bike plans in our latest issue of dandyhorse, the bike plan election issue.

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Sunnyside Bike Park Now Open!

Training wheels in the skill zone.

Sunnyside Bike Park Now Open

By Sonya Allin

My four-year-old is still a little scared to get on a bike without training wheels.  In an attempt to inspire and prepare her to go training-wheel “free”, Robin (my partner) and I have taken her to bike shows where she’s seen some of the GTA’s most talented young riders lift bike riding to an art. We’re also lucky in that our neighborhood has seen an increase in the number of public spaces, like the Wallace Emerson Bike Park, that are designed to promote cycling and encourage young cyclists to learn.

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dandyARCHIVE: Copenhagen Wheel

The Copenhagen Wheel spread from dandyhorse issue 4 (rainbow spokes cover) spring 2010.

~ From dandyhorse spring 2010.~

To see what’s up with the Copenhagen Wheel today go to: https://www.superpedestrian.com/

dandyARCHIVE: Geeks like Bikes Too and Copenhagen Meltdown

When M.I.T. researchers get bitten by the cycling bug, they go above and beyond in making a really cool and useful cycling gadget. Welcome the Copenhagen Wheel.

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