dandyARCHIVE: Curb Your Enthusiasm – no snow clearance in bike lanes

Plowed, ice-filled snow blocks the College Street bike lane east of Spadina in the winter of 2008. Photo by Martin Reis. ~ This story was originally published in February 2012 as part of our dandyWINTER issue that year. ~  CURB … Continue reading

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Fermanagh is going contraflow: bike lane to improve connectivity for cyclists in High Park area

Image from the City’s West End Bikeways project summary. (Fermanagh is the yellow line connecting Sorauren with High Park Blvd.) Fermanagh’s Going Contraflow! by Laura Pin Following in the foot steps of velo-friendly streets like Montrose and Shaw, Fermanagh Avenue … Continue reading

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Winter 2014 – dandy staff picks for winter riding

Our Winter 2014 is here! Nine dandies were asked to pick just one item that makes the difference for their winter wheeling. Thanks to all the dandies who participated: Jun Nogami – Handlebar booties Yvonne Bambrick- leg warmers Laurie Featherstone … Continue reading

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The high cost of ‘free’ parking: take two

The high cost of ‘free’ parking: take two Albert Koehl reviews the U of T research report Cyclists, Bike Lanes and On Street Parking: Economic Impacts Toronto recently decided to impose higher penalties on motorists who park their cars illegally … Continue reading

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dandyMECHANICS: Tires

Photo of colourful tires on display by Dana Lacey taken at Urbane Cyclist for our interview with Reba Plummer in issue 4. dandy Mechanics: Tires by Derek Chadbourne Bicycle tires: riding a bike is really no fun without them. When … Continue reading

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