dandyARCHIVE Point/Counterpoint

Side Street Rider – Michael Louis Johnson Artwork by Ian Sullivan Cant Toronto has a problem – too many cars. So why don’t more people ride bicycles? Fear. When would-be cyclists think of riding in the city, they imagine falling in … Continue reading

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Back-to-school Bike Spotting at U of T: What’s the safest way to pass?

The dandy Bike Spotting team hit U of T campus this week at Robart’s Library to ask: What’s the safest way to pass other cyclists. Darren Kerin noted that when there are many cyclists lined up at a red light, … Continue reading

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Safety Dance: feature from issue 10

This story originally appeared in our Summer 2013 Safety Issue. Originally published to the blog August 14, 2013. dandyFEATURE: Safety Dance The benefits of cycling outweigh the dangers, but not in the minds of some Torontonians. Sarah B. Hood separates truth from … Continue reading

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dandySAFETY #4: ask an expert ~ Proper passing procedure

By Tammy Thorne and Cosette Schulz dandySAFETY #4: ask an expert ~ Proper passing procedure? Common courtesy for cyclists Riding downtown can be tight; what with streetcar tracks and parked cars, and sometimes having no choice but to merge into the automotive … Continue reading

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dandySAFETY #3: getting around obstructions in the bike lane

This bin was blocking the bike lane on Shuter Street for months dandySAFETY #3: how to move around an obstruction in the bike lane Featuring guest columnist Binny McBinnerson Binny McBinnerson What better place to get advice on how to … Continue reading

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