Urbane Cyclist Celebrates 19 Years and new Location on Tuesday


Photos courtesy of Urbane Cyclist

Urbane Cyclist Celebrates 19 Years and new Location on Tuesday

Employee-owned shop now located on College, a major bike route.

On Tuesday March 29, 2016, Urbane Cyclist Worker Co-op will celebrate 19 years and a grand re-opening at 280 College St., just west of Spadina, all day until 7 p.m. After party at Handlebar.

After 18 years on John St. the worker-owned retailer has moved to a more modern premises steps from one of the busiest cycling intersections in Toronto.

Founded in 1997, Urbane Cyclist has catered mainly towards commuters and cyclo-tourists, with a little bit of something for every cyclist. In the years since their opening cycling has seen a resurgence, especially as a means of urban transportation. Urbane has grown along with this segment, and is regularly ranked among the best bike shops in Canada. They now provide their expert knowledge and service to customers coast to coast via their extensive web store.

Promotions for the grand opening at 280 College include Cycle Toronto membership or other gift with purchase over $50 and 19 per cent off selected cycling accessories, 10 per cent off Urbane’s in-house brand Urbanite bikes, and other giveaways with more details in-store.


Back issues of dandyhorse, from issue 1 to summer 2015, are available for free at the grand opening event.

Here's Kathleen from Urbane using the shops Yuba electric assist bike to pick up the mags below.



280 College Street, just west of Spadina

Stay tuned for a photo blog of the event by dandyhorse!

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