Fat vs. skinny: Picking the right winter tire

Photo by Vic Gedris. A round-up of the best winter bike tires Story by Jeff Carson Overcoming the cold is one of the main challenges cyclists face in winter, but that mental fortitude can be all for naught if you … Continue reading

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The Bike Doctor is in: St. Catharines man helps keep people rolling

Photos courtesy of Bazil Smith The ‘Bike Doctor’ is in Story by Jeff Carson For cyclists in Toronto, getting a bike repaired is often a simple task. There are many wonderful bike shops and mechanics for those inclined to pay … Continue reading

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Don’t call it a spin class: Indoor cycling at Sweet Pete’s

Don’t call it a spin class: Indoor cycling at Sweet Pete’s Story and photos by Jeff Carson  It’s easy to let your fitness slip during the winter months, but Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop on Bloor Street West has started an … Continue reading

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Cyclists bundle up for the Coldest Day of the Year Ride

Coldest Day of the Year Ride draws hundreds Story and photos by Sonya Allin Around the time that ice starts to appear on the sidewalks, I typically retire my bicycle for the season.  I’m not alone; apparently, only 10 percent … Continue reading

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Review of Frostbike: New book about winter cycling from Calgary

Is it winter cycling, or just winter? A review of Frostbike by Tom Babin Story by Jeff Carson For Tom Babin, writer, journalist and bike blogger, the central question at the heart of his book, Frostbike, seems simple enough: Is … Continue reading

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