Toronto Bicycling Network is Toronto's largest recreational cycling club, 
rated the city’s #1 cycling club by BlogTO and Readers Choice. 
TBN offers rides throughout the week and on weekends 
as well as affordable trips outside Toronto and a wide range of winter activities. 

Upcoming Rides and Events - Next 20 events

See all rides and events on the main calendar and also check back two hours in advance in case of cancellation due to weather. You can also find past rides on this calendar. Non-members can Try-a-ride as a Guest for a fee of $5. See membership FAQs for more details.

Most Recent Newsletter

Chain of Events is TBN's e-newsletter, featuring up to date info about upcoming rides and events. Click here for the most recent Chain of Events.

TBN's New board for 2018 - 2019 

Congratulations to the social committee led by Susan Bishop for a fabulously successful, sold out dinner dance on Saturday, November 3. At the annual meeting that took place after dinner and before the partying began, the following were elected to serve as TBN's board for 2018 - 2019

John Clausen - President
Pam Kraft - Secretary
Wilson Lai - Treasurer
Ian Rankin - Past President
Mary Newman - Membership Director
Wilma Sanson - Education Director
Rick MacMillan - Communications Director
Joey Schwartz - Touring Director
Jeannie Lee - Overnight Trips Director
Susan Bishop - Social Director
Dave Mader - Technical Director

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF TBN’S HISTORY

Go to the new TBN History section to learn about TBN’s heritage and to answer these questions:
  1. What year was TBN formed – 1973?  1983?  1993?
  2. What was TBN’s first ride – Cycle up Yonge?   Hurry around Hogtown?  Tour de Toronto?
  3. The summer after TBN was founded, how many people rode in its first set of rides – 20? 50? 200?

Congrats to Sandra Mccrossan, 2018 Member of the year

Sandra McCrossan is TBN’s Member of the Year for 2018, selected for her role as ride leader and coordinator for both the Tuesday Ravine Rides and the weekend Leisure Wheelers ride. Sandra won plaudits for her welcoming smile and upbeat attitude, as well as her help in training new ride leaders and sweeps. 

Mary Kennedy: Member of the Month for October

Long-term TBN ride leader Mary Kennedy is TBN's Member of the Month for October, reflecting her willingness to lead and sweep many of our city rides, as well as her special help during the month, when she accompanied a rider home, by bus and subway, after he had a minor accident on his bike. Please pass on your thanks to Mary if you see her on a ride or a walk.

Cycling tip: Stay warm this winter

Check out the cycling tips section on the TBN website, including tips from REI on cycling through the winter. If you have suggestions for additional articles or you read a tip that you disagree with, let us know at publicity@tbn.ca.

TBN In the NEWS

In September, a TBN ride was featured in an article in the Etobicoke Guardian and Toronto.com. 


Click here to view pictures of the ride onToronto.com - and see how many TBN members you recognize. 


New trip ideas?

Contact Jeannie at weekendtrips@tbn.ca if you have suggestions for a trip or if you wish to lead one. Trip leaders have their fees paid by TBN.

SPINNING AT THE ADELAIDE cLUB


Want to stay fit this fall and winter? Carmen Diges' indoor cycling training sessions at the Adelaide Club are under way. These are not your run-of-the-mill spin classes. Carmen is a certified Master spinning instructor, coach and competitive cyclist; who tailors classes to improve performance and meet personal goals. Plus, the Adelaide, located in First Canadian Place at Adelaide and Bay, now has new, state-of-the-art Stages bikes, with power meter technology. Find more details here.

yOUR FRIENDS CAN RIDE FOR FREE

New this year, when your friends sign up for TBN’s Chain of Events e-newsletter,  their first guest ride is free.

Report Bike Parking Issues

The City of Toronto has launched a free web app called BikeSpace to collect data from cyclists to help improve bicycle parking. Using the BikeSpace app, cyclists can highlight areas where new bike parking is needed and report broken and full bike racks, as well as spots occupied by abandoned bikes. Download it to your smartphone from the Apple or Google app stores.


TBN MOBILE Applications

TBN has a free iPhone and Android app displaying upcoming rides with a single click. Open up the  Apple AppStore or Android PlayStore and look for "Toronto Bicycling Network." Iif you would like to use a mobile browser instead, please bookmark our mobile-friendly site. You can reach the mobile site by clicking here.

Retail partner Feature

Hoopdriver Bicycles: Distinctive urban and touring bikes

Among TBN’s Retail Partners is Hoopdriver Bicycles, located on Annette Street near Runnnymede and Bloor. The mission of Hoopdriver Bicycles is to put people on the road to joyful and responsible transport. Serving Torontonians since 2009, Hoopdriver Bicycles is committed to providing bicycles, parts and accessories that are functional, smart, durable and attractive. We make a special effort to also source and stock unique products that are difficult to find elsewhere, and in some cases, are exclusive to Hoopdriver.

As well, we provide mechanical services ranging from small adjustments to full overhauls, hand-built wheels and complete assembly of custom bikes. What sets us apart is our friendliness and expertise. We'll diagnose your bike and give free estimates on the spot, based on your description and our observation, without condescension, techno babble or bad attitude. Appointments can be made by phone or in person for potentially same-day turn-around of tune-ups and other repairs.

In short: our service is based on care and attention to detail, integrity, honesty and value. Please feel free to call for prices and details at 647-344-9120. For more information go to www.hoopdriver.ca.

DISCOUNTS FOR TBN MEMBERS

Bike shops, services and tours

Among the benefits for TBN members are  discounts from bike shops and cycling related services. Click Retailer & Services Directory for savings. 

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