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.

Koehl's kick-started the event with opening remarks.Cyclists started arriving from all corners of the city at 2 p.m.Members from Bells on Danforth, Bells on Bloor, Bells on Yonge and the Bicycle Music Festival Toronto held signs to the cheering (and bell ringing) crowd. The scene.  Cyclists from Bells on Bloor and the Bicycle Music Festival Toronto.Cyclist Beth Kaplan.Evalyn Parry was first to perform.Cyclists from Bells on Bloor. (Starting from left: Meredith James, Laura Wood and Mark Sadoway.) James was recently elected  to the board of Cycle Toronto this year. Cyclist Josh Wise.Cyclists Pier Shu-Lutman and Heather Jackson.  Cyclists John Beers and Jannine Saarinen watched the event from above. Cyclist Nadir Hamed.
A capella group, Countermeasure, was second to stage. Cyclist Richard Allen.Cyclist Laurent Noonan.Cyclist Andrew Sabiston looked comfy watching the performances. Henry Chong, founder of electric bike company, Revelo.Rambunctious closed the show!Cyclist Andrea Chance with her blue ride. (Starting from left): Rambunctious member, Michael Louis Johnson with Martin and Koehl.
A relaxed Parry after her performance. Ted Fleming from Premium Near Beer - a company that sells non-alcoholic beers and ciders. Great James led the group from Bicycle Music Festival Toronto to their next stop at Christie Pits. Cyclists from bicycle group Chopaderos. 
"Say cheeseburgers!" - Nick Seghedi nearby the snacks stand as the event came to a close. 

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