Peterborough’s Bicycle History on Display

Did you know, Peterborough held the first ever provincial meet of the Canadian Wheelman’s Association on July 1, 1898. In 1898, Peterborough is a city of possibilities. Growing, prosperous and attracting new industry, the community is called ‘The Electric City” … Continue reading

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The History of CCM in Weston Ontario

A Cyclical Business For over 65 years, Weston – known simply as the “home of the bicycle” for its CCM connection – housed the cycle giant’s 232,000-square-foot head office and factory. By Steve Brearton, from dandyhorse issue 2  Last year was … Continue reading

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The story of the bicycle and its impact on Toronto at Bike City exhibit

Images courtesy of the City of Toronto. Bike City: How industry, advocacy and infrastructure shaped Toronto’s cycling culture Today, the bicycle is a mainstream mode of transportation for a million riders in Toronto, yet sharing the road has been a challenge for city builders and city users … Continue reading

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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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