Bikes on Reels: Rose-tinted Glasses, Raleighs, and Rebellion

For more than 100 years we’ve been riding bikes and going to the movies. In this new dandy series we examine how two of the world’s most noted pastimes intersect. When and how have two wheels been caught on film? … Continue reading

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Bechdel Tested does Bikes

Interview by Tammy Thorne Bechdel Tested returns for the final edition of its second season with a cycling themed film and panel. This Earth Day they’ll be screening the critically acclaimed Wadjda, the first feature film ever directed by a woman in Saudi … Continue reading

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New film aims to animate the story of cycling pioneer Nora Young

Above centre, Nora Young readies herself for competition at the 6-Day Race event at Maple Leaf Gardens in 1936. Credit: Nora Young Collection/Julia Morgan Nora Young blazed a trail on two wheels Now a film about her aims to combine local … Continue reading

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This is not your normal winter cycling tip sheet

Tired of winter, missing your bike? Why wait for spring to ride again. Try biking short distances to start: Ride to the subway station and take the TTC for the rest of the trip. That’s how I started. One day … Continue reading

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Cover Star: Kent Monkman

This weekend marks the end of Kent Monkman’s critically acclaimed solo show Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience at the University of Toronto Art Gallery. It’s heading west to Calgary to the Glenbow Museum slated to launch in June with subsequent dates … Continue reading

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