May 27 - June 30

Bikemonth2019_websiteheadergraphic

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.
Event Type
Ride
Time
Sunday, June 9 at 1:00 pm - Sunday, June 9 at 5:00 pm
Contact
[email protected] / 416 885 4444
Pedal%20power
RSVP Required
No
Event Links
https://www.facebook.com/events/606722613145575/
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/toronto-bike-history-ride-talk-tickets-61644660840?utm_campaign=new_event_email&utm_medium=email&utm_source=eb_email&utm_term=viewmyevent_button&fbclid=IwAR3edGt2YJ8JOyHlWUPQuDapxuIojrkMtKb2vgnX9jfSV5m11JJ8lKd4P8M
https://www.facebook.com/groups/TorontoCentreCyclists/

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!

http://www.bikemonth.ca/events/1733?location=all-locations

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

Return To Event Calendar

Coming May 1, take the Bike Month pledge!

Pledge to ride to school or work on Bike to Work Day, Monday May 27 and/or throughout June for a chance to win one of three trips for two courtesy of VIA Rail (to Quebec City, Montreal or Ottawa) or a weekend getaway courtesy of Welcome Cyclists. Contest closes June 18.

Close