May 27 - June 30


Toronto Bike History Ride & Talk

Ride with Toronto Centre Cyclists on the Historic Don Valley trail to Taylor Creek Park & back, and then to C'est What for stories of Toronto's Bike History.
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Sunday, June 9 at 1:00 pm - Sunday, June 9 at 5:00 pm
[email protected] / 416 885 4444
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Toronto Bike History Ride & Talk on Sunday, June 9

Ride: 1 pm at Corktown Common, Mill St and Bayview

Talk: 3 pm at C'est What, 67 Front St East @ Church st.

We will be riding up the Don Valley Trail to Taylor Creek Park and back.
This route was chosen as it was a favourite ride for both Mike Barry and Nora Young.

Our MC , Adrian Currie - Stand-up Comedian & Cycling Advocate

Our Presenters

  • Asmita Pal - 1 pm Introductory Remarks: Land Acknowledgement & Cyclists' Tributes
  • Julia Morgan - Nora Young: Cycling Pioneer at 17 and 70
  • Albert Kohl - Bicycle Paths in the days of the Bicycle Craze
  • Lorne Shields - Important Historic Cycling Photography
  • Erin Marchak - History of the Randonneurs
  • Laura Robinson - Once More with Feeling: A women’s history of cycling

Each presenter, 10 to 20 minutes each, There will be a regular bar and kitchen. There is plenty of bike parking on Front St from Berczy Park to the LCBO. Bring a good lock!

This event has
Public washrooms
Bike Parking
On-site food or beverages
New this year

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