TBN's annual meeting is just over six weeks away, at the ever popular Whistlers Bar and Grill just north of Broadview subway station. Register now for the meeting, and the party that follows and get ready to meet your TBN friends and dance the night away. The event starts at 6pm on Saturday, November 4, with a choice of menus for vegetarians and meat-eaters. Register before October 26 for the early bird pricing - $35 for members and $45 for non-members.
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And then there was dinner.
TBN is seeking both a new club Secretary and Communications Director to stand for nomination at the November 2017 AGM. If you would like to assume either role, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Summaries of all TBN board positions can be found here, with more detailed job descriptions available upon request. Also feel free to reach out directly to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org respectively to learn more about these very rewarding roles.
TBN partners offer great deals for our members. Discounts are also available at numerous bike stores, special bike tours outside Ontario, charity ride registration, and much more. Please support TBN's great partners. There are so many new businesses out there that its tough to keep up and so If someone can help to keep this list up to date, please contact email@example.com.
Remember you must present your valid TBN membership card for a discount at at any TBN discount partner.
TBN's iPhone app lists all upcoming rides and events. Look for "Toronto Bicycling Network" in the App store. We'll have an Android app soon as well, but for now if you don't have an iPhone, please bookmark our mobile friendly site (http://www.tbnapplications.com/mobile/events.php).
1. You must be a member of the club account at RWGPS to take advantage of some of the features outlined below. First, create your own personal account (either a free one, or a paid one) and then go to the club page (https://ridewithgps.com/clubs/27-toronto-bicycling-network), and submit a request to join. Membership gives you access to 300+ club rides, and you can filter those down to find the ride you want.
2. Check this comprehensive summary of how to use the TBN account on RWGPS to load a map and route onto your Garmin or to generate a printable map and cue sheet. As mentioned above, you must be a member of the club account at RWGPS to use these facilities.
3. Visit YouTube for an instructional video on how to create and print a customized map and cue sheet using TBN's RideWithGPS account.
4. And check out this video for details on how to load a TBN ride onto your smartphone -- a useful tool for people who don't own a separate GPS device.
Remember to visit the TBN calendar of events to find out more about what's coming up. That little TTC logo below will help alert you to any subway closures, of which there may be many in 2017.