Toronto History Ride

Words and pictures by Jun Nogami Toronto Centre Cyclists organized a Toronto History Ride which was a group bike ride up and down the Don Valley, followed by a series of lectures about the history of bikes in Toronto. We gathered at Corktown Commons under a beautiful sunny sky. The route back and forth to […]

A Life with Bicycles: Book details incredible collection of late Mike Barry

Posted on August 18, 2019 by dandy Mike Barry was a Canadian cycling legend. He founded of one of Canada’s best bicycle brands, Mariposa, and ran a bicycle shop called Bicycle Specialities for many years in Toronto. A Life with Bicycles: a collection from 1878 — 2003 is a book that details the incredible bicycle […]

Happy Birthday! Toronto’s first bike lane turns 40

Happy Birthday! Toronto’s first bike lane turns 40Posted on October 23, 2019 by dandy Happy Birthday! Toronto’s first bike lane turns 40 by Albert Koehl Toronto’s first bike lane is now 40 years old! When it was installed in the late summer of 1979 the bike lane on Poplar Plains Rd. might have signalled—despite its […]

The High Park Shot from the dandy archive

The High Park Shot by Chimo Chan and Darren O’Donnell for issue 3 of dandyhorse, summer 2009. NEW: Bike lanes on Bloor – Is there reason for (cautious) optimism? Tweet Pin ItRelated Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger…Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged archive, bike lanes, Bike lanes on Bloor, Chimo Chan, cider, Darren ODonnell, High Park, […]

dandyhorse fall newsletter

In this edition we have an update on next steps for the Bloor bike lane and West Toronto Railpath, along with some other dandy news and views, including some choice stories and illustrations from our dandy archive. Check it out here.

Bike lane tracking sheet January 2020

Posted on January 13, 2020 by dandyBike Plan Tracking – bike lanes as of January 2020 Courtesy of Albert Koehl. 2016 – 2025 Toronto Bike Plan TrackingPrepared by Albert Koehl (Bells on Bloor) and Robert Zaichkowski (Board Member, Cycle Toronto)Last Updated: 12-Jan-20YearScheduled Street Projects Installed in 2016 CentrelineLength (km) Date Installed Type2016Bayview Ave. Rosedale Valley […]

Will 2019 be a predictor of things to come in 2020? A cycling year in review.

Posted on January 13, 2020 by dandyStory and photos by Robert Zaichkowski based on bike plan tracking work done with Albert Koehl No amount of sugar coating can hide the fact 2019 was a dismal year for bike lane installations. That year saw only three kilometres of on-street cycling infrastructure installed; a number considered dismal […]

dandyhorse FINAL newsletter winter 2020

Posted on January 27, 2020 by dandyUPDATE: This is the final, regularly scheduled newsletter by dandyhorse magazine. dandyhorse discontinued publications in 2016, and stopped producing content online in 2020. The dandyhorse winter 2020 newsletter PSST! There are TWO public meetings tonight for the extension of the Bloor bike lanes west, and for complete streets on […]