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Brampton Cycling

 

Safe Cycling for Kids Free Clinic A free bike rodeo, organized by a local community member, is being offered Sun August 27th. It’s a great opportunity for kids to polish their schools and get ready to bike to school this year! Please share with any kids/parents you think might be interested. Registration, more details at: http://cyclingclinic.northwestlexusevents.ca/ Safe Cycling For Kids  The start of a new school year brings increased traffic and we want to make sure everyone arrives safely. In…

Do the Bright Thing! For a cyclist, staying safe means reducing the chance of collisions. Cyclists are particularly vulnerable. Even relatively minor altercations with larger heavier vehicles can result in serious injury or death. Yet, statistically, a person is no more likely to be hurt or killed on a bicycle as long as that person engages in safe cycling behaviour. That means taking precautions that will help avoid collisions. One way to avoid collisions is to ensure that other road…

The Brampton GeoHub is a platform that features initiative driven tools that help grow transparency and foster innovation everywhere. Use this link to get access to Brampton stories, http://geohub.brampton.ca/pages/stories/. These data-driven stories prepared by the City of Brampton.     The City of Brampton is working towards building a bicycle-friendly city, and its efforts have been recognized through the Bicycle Friendly Community Awards with a Bronze status, announced by the Share the Road Cycling Coalition at the April 12 Ontario Bike Summit awards. In recent…

Bike the Creek Canada 150 celebrated by largest ever crowd in Brampton & Caledon. 631 cyclists gathered Jun 24, 2017 to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with a joyful free family ride through the spectacular valleys, trails and historic landmarks of urban and rural Brampton and Caledon. Cyclists from across GTA flocked to rides catering from 11km to 60km. Peel Regional Police Neighbourhood Policing Units 21 & 22 joined the group. Rob Zaichkowski, a volunteer at Cycle Toronto, avid cyclist, blogger…

BikeBrampton member profiled

21 Jun 2017, Posted by Dayle Laing in Brampton Cycling, Events-GTA Cycling

BikeBrampton member Rani Gill profiled for BikeMonth.ca Rani was interviewed and photographed for Bike Month Cyclist Profile Series by MEC for BikeMonth.ca in their Brampton section, published May 30, 2017. We have reprinted this interview with thanks to MEC (Mountain Equipment Coop) and BikeMonth.ca for their tremendous support for June is Bike Month. The excellent photos of Rani were taken by Danielle Criscti. “For our last cyclist profile series, we visited Rani Gill in Brampton where she shared with us…

Are you ready to Bike the Creek? Celebrate Canada 150 Sat Jun 24 to Bike the Creek, starting at Jim Archdekin Rec Centre. Check out links to maps and instructions for each ride. Did you know? Each route has staggered starts to keep riders spread out safely. Region of Peel is sponsoring a different catering company this year with plenty of ‘large event’ experience. Both meat and vegie meal options. Canada 150 celebrations of heritage in Brampton and Caledon. Play…

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