Next meeting: Wednesday February 17

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By , February 16, 2016 5:39 am

The next Ward 29 Bikes organizing meeting is coming up this Wednesday evening:

Wednesday February 17, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Timothy’s Cafe, Carrot Common (northeast corner of Danforth & Jackman)

Draft agenda

1) Bike Plan & direct action for 2016
2) Danforth Loves Bikes campaign update
3) Social media (volunteers wanted!)
4) Annual East End Pub Night
5) Bells on Danforth 2015 wrap-up
6) Cosburn bike day & additional 2016 community/outreach events
7) Other business

Everyone is welcome.

NOTE: We have a new meeting schedule this year: we’ll be meeting on the third Wednesday of every month. Even if you can’t make it to this month’s meeting, mark your calendars for the next one on March 16.

Ride in the East York Canada Day Parade: Wednesday, July 1

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By , June 27, 2015 5:10 am

Canada Day 2014

Only one thing is way more fun than watching a parade: being in a parade! Join Ward 29 Bikes in the 58th East York Canada Day Parade on Wednesday, July 1. This will be our sixth year in the parade and honestly, we have no idea how they kept it going for so long without us. Riding in this local tradition is the best way to have way too much fun celebrating your community, laughing with your neighbours, and riding your bike in parade formations. Circles, figure-eights…maybe we’ll try a pinwheel this year! We’ll be gathering at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 1 on the north side of Dieppe Park (on Cosburn east of Greenwood). We’ll provide decorations; you just need to bring your bike and a smile. Check out the fun we’ve had in previous years and contact us if you want more information about the parade or to confirm your participation. Don’t miss out!

Bells on Danforth 2015: Saturday, June 6

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By , May 27, 2015 6:28 am


Get ready for the 4th annual Bells on Danforth ride! Once again, Ward 29 Bikes has joined forces with Ward 30 Bikes, Ward 31 Bikes, 32 Spokes, TO35Cycles, and Ward 36 Cyclists to bring you this family ride. This year, to celebrate Bike Month and 100in1Day, we will highlight the Danforth by riding east from Castle Frank to Danforth Road for a party. Bring a picnic lunch or grab a meal or dessert at one of the local restaurants before heading back home. Check out the Bells on Danforth site for more details about this year’s ride. Gather at Prince Edward Viaduct Park (across from Castle Frank station) 10:30 a.m. on Saturday June 6, 2015. Departure at 11 a.m.

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