Upcoming Rides and Events - Next 20 rides/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.
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TOOGOOD POND PICNIC 2019
TBN members are gearing up once again for our annual BBQ lunch at Toogood Pond in Markham on Aug. 11. Rides will be available at different levels. Rides leave from various locations and pause for a free barbeque lunch before returning to the starting point. For more information on this always-popular event, and to register, click here.
join us at tbn's cyclon weekendCyclon® is back for its 33rd year, Aug. 2-5 at our base from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont. A 3-day cycle touring mini-vacation, Cyclon is TBN's premier annual event. Visiting cyclists will be able to enjoy rides along the Grand River, pass traditional Mennonite farms, and follow country routes to famous local landmarks including St. Jacob’s Market and Elora Gorge. For more information and to register click here.
THE FLAT TYRE GANG: FIXING A FLAT
This is a "Hands On" workshop for members who want to know how to change a tire. It will provide the necessary skills required FOR how to deal with a flat tire when riding on your own. For more information and to register click here.
CYCLE WITH US IN PITTSBURGH, CANADA DAY WEEKENDCome celebrate Canada Day long weekend with a trip to Pittsburgh, PA. Visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece, Fallingwater, and take part in rides hosted by a local cycling club, Premier Bicycle Club of Western Pennsylvania. Registration is now open. Four nights' accommodation and breakfast for $200 Canadian. For more information click here.
join us for a goderich getawayEnjoy a weekend cycling near the shores of Lake Huron. You will be staying at comfortable Camp Kintail, near Goderich. Cycle on quiet country roads through gentle terrain. Approximate riding distances are 50 to 80 kms daily. We need minimum of 15 registrants signed up by July 2 for the trip to go ahead. For more information click here.
NEW MEMBER NIGHT
New to TBN or want to be? Register to join us at The Pilot on July 5 at 6:30 pm for New Member Night.
RIDE FOR HEART 2019 – thanks to our Volunteers
A sincere thank-you to everyone who volunteered to serve as ambassadors or marshals, and those managing the TBN booth, for this year's Ride for Heart, June 2, along the Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway. The event was a great success, with 14,000 riders and walkers all doing their bit to help raise $6-million in support of critical heart disease and stroke research. Pictured below at the TBN booth are Jane Elvin, Michelle Duan, TBN Communications Director Rick MacMillan, and Wayne Weng.
Hill Climbing 101
Ray Gubala will offer practical tips on hill climbing in High Park. In this small group hands-on workshop you will learn what gears to use when going up a hill, when to start shifting your gears and where to position yourself on your bike for climbing. Ray has extensive racing experience and has earned several medals in team pursuit, sprinting and team time trials. For more information and to register click here.
New trip ideas?
Contact Jeannie at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have suggestions for a trip or if you wish to lead one. Trip leaders have their fees paid by TBN.
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.
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