Update: see previous posts – August 28, 2011 BIXI Toronto – Wants to Expand in Toronto, While Charging Torontonians $17 More and Provides 15 Minutes Less, June 26, 2011 BIXI – When Will BIXI Give Torontonians the Same Deal They Give to Montrealers?, May 11, 2011 Bixi – Car Crashes Into Bike Rack at Bay & Queen Street Bixi Station , May 6, 2011 BIXI Quebec Already Lays Off Employees, May 4, 2011 Bixi Charges $17 More in Toronto and Gives 15 Minutes Less Free Time than Montreal, May 2, 2011 Bixi, April 30, 2011 Bixi – Toronto (Arriving Soon)
The Toronto Cyclist’s Union would like to see cyclists riding on the streets of Toronto year round.
On Monday, January 30, 2012 they have organized a noon (12 p.m.) ride (“Coldest Day of the Year Ride”) from the Toronto City Hall at 100 Queen Street West to the Royal York Hotel located at 100 Front Street West. Cyclists will ride with a police escort along Queen Street west to University Ave, south on University Avenue to Front Street West, where cyclists will ride east along Front Street ending at the Royal York Hotel (across from Union Station) where hot chocolate will be served, compliments of the Fairmont Royal York.
On Thursday, February 2, 2012 the Cyclist’s Union will present “365 Days of Cycling: An Evening of Art and Cycling” between 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. at the CSI Annex at 720 Bathurst Street (north of Harbord St and south of Bloor Street West). They are calling the event “an evening of photography and cycling” – free for bike union members and five ($5.00) dollars for non-members. Beer and wine costs five ($5.00) dollars.
To become a member of the Toronto Cyclists Union, it costs $30 Friend, $75.00 Sustainer and $150.00 Patron.
You like BIXI? You like to ride a bike during winter?
Come and join us for the Coldest Day of the Year Ride on January 30th. BIXI members can use a BIXI bike for the ride; for this special occasion, there will be no usage fees for extra time! The ride starts at noon at City Hall and will end at Fairmount Royal York where free hot chocolate will be served.
Hope to see you there and enjoy the ride!
For more information, visit www.bikeunion.to/bike-winter.