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

See upcoming rides and events on this 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 are welcome 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.

Online Store Now Open – Order your Jersey By Mon August 20

If you missed the deadline to buy your jersey, TBN’s online store is now open until August 20th. This will be your last chance to buy your TBN jersey in 2018. Go to Instructions for information on how to order a jersey and to Store to place your order


July member of the month  - Janet Guttsman 

Janet Guttsman, editor of TBN’s Chain of Events enewsletter, is July Member of the Month. For the past three years, Janet has been the prime mover behind Chain of Events, and we consistently get great feedback on how she keeps members on top of what’s happening at the club. Janet was also one of three members behind the successful new Freedom Friday rides, along with Vicki Bondy and Arlene Smith. TBN couldn’t exist without dedicated, capable members like Janet - please extend both your thanks and your congratulations the next time you see her on a ride.


Nominations open for August Member of the Month

Nominations are now open for TBN’s August Member of the Month. Please email memberofthemonth@tbn.ca if you want to nominate a TBN member who went above and beyond the normal call of duty this month. Please include your name, the name of the member you’re nominating and what they did. The winner gets a $50 gift certificate and the chance to be recognized as Member of the Year.

UPCOMING WEEKEND TRIPS from Paul and Brenda

Paul and Brenda’s weekend trips are a TBN tradition, known among TBN veterans for their fun, organization and exceptional value. If you haven’t been on one of their weekend adventures, you have been missing out. 

Presqu'ile Prescription - August 24 - 26, 2018 - $40
Two nights of camping and cycling in Prince Edward County
For more information: Click here

Wolf Den - The Fall - September 14 - 16, 2018 - $135
Two nights at a rustic cabin and bunkhouse in Algonquin Park, with cycling, hiking and canoeing.
For more information: Click here

Fitz - Fall Hiking - October 12 - 14, 2018  - $105  - WAITLIST ONLY
Two nights to celebrate the end of summer and enjoy the fall colours. Space is limited.
For more information: Click here

Getting Involved

TBN is an all volunteer organization and relies on involvement and feedback from club members to maintain our club as Toronto's best venue for cycling. If you have comments or suggestions about your experience with TBN or would like to learn more about volunteer opportunities on one of our club committees, please send an email to Ian Rankin, president@TBN.ca.

CYCLING TIP: How to clean your bike

Check out the new cycling tips section on the TBN website, including how to clean your bike from Bicycling Magazine. If you have suggestions for additional articles or you read a tip that you disagree with, let us know at publicity@tbn.ca.

FEATURED CHARity Ride: MS Bike Tour

Each week TBN’s website features a different charity ride around the GTA. This week’s ride is MS Bike Tour, part of North America’s largest series of cycling fundraisers.  The ride is on Sunday September 16th at Centennial Park.  Go to Charity Rides for a list of charity rides around Toronto.

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."  if you like to use a mobile browser to view our events 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. Look under the About Us tab on the 

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