Spotted: Penny farthing races at Morrow Park in Peterborough c. 1885

  Spotted: Penny farthing bicycle races circa late 1800s/early 1900s captured in a photo in the Peterborough Museum and Archives. What:  A photo reproduction on the wall at the Peterborough Museum and Archives display, possibly from 1885. Where were the races … Continue reading

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Do You Suffer from Bicycle Face?

  by Cayley James Curious about the history and inspiration of Marc Bernhard’s photo essay BikeFACE? For time immemorial men have been overly interested in trying to prevent women from doing most everything. From work, to health, to the democratic … Continue reading

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Bloor Bike Lane: Catching up with the Bicyclists of 1896

Photo by Martin Reis from a Bells on Bloor ride. Bloor bike lane: catching up with the bicyclists of 1896  By Albert Koehl  How long did Toronto cyclists have to wait for bike lanes on Bloor?

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dandyARCHIVE: The Reel Deal

dandyARCHIVE: The Reel Deal CineCycle is celebrating their 25th anniversary on Wednesday night behind 129 Spadina Ave! In honour of their anniversary, we dug up the following article from the very first issue of dandyhorse. By Tammy Thorne, Photo Sam Javanrouh Toronto filmmaker Martin Heath … Continue reading

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Lest we forget: Bicycles during wartime

The Second Divisional Cyclists training in Toronto, 1915 Lest we forget the important role of the bicycles during wartime by Amelia Brown, photos from the City of Toronto Archives As we spend this Remembrance Day in reflection of people and … Continue reading

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