cycling

Commuter Hall of Fame #8 – Melissa, York University’s Top Cyclist commuter

Melissa was named York University’s Top Cyclist for 2016. Here she tell us how she got on with the summer cycling pledge she made this Bike to Work Day. During Bike to Work Day you pledged to ‘Bike to school every day, May – September 2016”, how is it going so far? So far so good! […]

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Commuter Hall of Fame #7 – Daniela, City of Vaughan’s Most Unlikely Cyclist

Daniela was named City of Vaughan’s Most Unlikely Cyclist for 2016. Here she tells us why she loves her new commute. During Bike to Work Day you pledged to promote a cycling group at work, how is it going so far? I have been promoting cycling at work throughout Vaughan Public Libraries (VPL). As the winner […]

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Commuter Hall of Fame #2 Derrick – NYGH Top Cyclist 2015

 Derrick was named North York General Hospital’s Top Cyclist for 2015 this past Smart Commute Week. Here he is telling us why cycling works for him. How long have you been cycling for? I’ve been cycling to work for 2 years now. What made you switch to cycling from your previous mode of transportation? I switched to cycling […]

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Commuter Hall of Fame #4 Marty – CH2M Top Cyclist 2015

 Marty was named CH2M Top Cyclist for 2015 this past Smart Commute Week. Here he is telling us why cycling makes the most sense for him.  How long have you been cycling for? I’ve been cycling to work since 2002. What made you switch to cycling from your previous mode of transport? I switched to cycling […]

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The Most Unlikely Cyclist Finished a Triathlon… And Didn’t Die!

One hour, eight minutes, nine and eight-tenths seconds.  That is how long it took this unlikely cyclist to swim 400m in the 17-degree waters of Lake Ontario just off Hanlan’s Point (I am the one in all blue swim gear, sort of near the centre of the picture above), bicycle 10km along and back the […]

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The Most Unlikely Cyclist Weeks 3, 4, 5

Week 3 was very rainy.  So rainy I did not manage to commute to work once.  Or at least I think it was rainy.  Maybe it was actually just really busy at work with fancy meetings where I couldn’t afford to start my day dodging traffic and getting sweaty.Anyway, I did ride my bike once […]

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The Most Unlikely Cyclist… Week 2

So, I rode my new bike on Friday, May 29 for National Bike to Work Week.  No problems.  I didn’t die, and no one honked at me.  One guy might have yelled at me from his truck window, but he also might have been on the phone or shouting at the radio – I am […]

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Vaughan’s unlikely cyclist takes on a triathlon on August 22!

I am doing my best to make sure I ride to and from work at least twice a week, as well as a few other additions to my biking repertoire. More on that later! Week 6 was that first week after school was out (June 29 through July 5). We had some family in town from […]

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The Most Unlikely Cyclist … Cycles!

The City of Vaughan, in collaboration with Smart Commute NTV held its 2nd annual Most Unlikely Cyclist contest in June. Contestants were invited to tell us why they were indeed the Most Unlikely Cyclist, and why we should buy them a bike. Meet our winner, Ruthanne Price. Yesterday I met Kailyn, Khushpal, and Tyler at […]

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