Massey School Bike Swap

10 Mar 2017, Posted by Dayle Laing in Brampton Cycling, Brampton Kids on Bikes

Massey Street Public School holding Community Bike Swap. Bike Drop Donation Thurs Apr 13th 5-6pm. Bike Swap Tues Apr 25th 6-8pm Donate your reasonably working condition used bike now, until Apr 13th. Massey will register your name and give you access to First Group for a free replacement bike. Volunteers will make minor tune-ups on the 13th. Recycle your bike for a free replacement! Bike Swap 2017 Flyer If you don’t have a bike to donate, you have access to the…

  DHL Express has already replaced up to 60% of inner-city vehicle routes in some European countries with cargo bicycles, and we expect that the City Hub and Cubicycle will both help us to accelerate this approach in other markets over the next 3-5 years,” said John Pearson, CEO, DHL Express Europe. “Bicycles offer a number of advantages in express delivery operations: they can bypass traffic congestion and make up to two times as many stops per hour than a…

Top 5 Public Sculptures

01 Mar 2017, Posted by Dayle Laing in Top 5's from BikeBrampton

Top 5 Public Sculptures in Brampton City of Brampton has a Public Art Self-Guided Tour. You can easily see all of BikeBrampton’s top 5 picks from the comfort of your bicycle. The top featured image was taken in Gage Park, 2016. Radhika Panjwani of The Brampton Guardian published a lovely story about Marion Bartlett’s sculpture unveiling Nov 2, 2016. Photo courtesy of Rob Beintema, Metroland. Comments comments

Top 5 Public Murals

27 Feb 2017, Posted by Dayle Laing in Top 5's from BikeBrampton

Top 5 Public Murals in Brampton beaux-arts brampton is a visual artist-run cooperative in the  heart of downtown Brampton. Open to the public, the building has multiple working studios and two beautiful galleries. 70 – 74 Main St. N. The top featured image is from a Critical Mass Ride through Vivian Lane, in front of Norbert’s beautiful murals. Read more about Norbert’s cycling murals. Ardglen mural image courtesy of: http://www.unitedwaypeel.org/media-events/way-to-go-newsletter/2014-editions Comments comments

BikeBrampton Meeting This Thursday!

27 Feb 2017, Posted by David Laing in Brampton Cycling

That wasn’t so bad was it? And no, I’m not talking about last night’s Oscars.  I’m referring to the fact that here we are nearing the end of February and this part of Canada has hardly been the land of ice and snow.  Except for a few days of icy conditions, it’s been great winter cycling weather, as long as you are riding with the wind. Well the wind is always at your back when you ride to BikeBrampton meetings. And we…

Take a Bike Basics Course – get ready for Bike to School Week 2017! Brampton Recreation will be offering 2 hour Bike Basics sessions in May to help prepare students for Bike to School Week 2017! Students that participate will earn a cycling prize pack: Walk + Roll Peel Bike Bell Walk + Roll Peel Bike Lights (front and back) Walk + Roll Peel Water Bottle Register at econnect.brampton.ca by entering the bar code below! Bike Basics: Get ready for…

Top 5 Did you Know Brampton Facts

25 Feb 2017, Posted by Dayle Laing in Top 5's from BikeBrampton

Top 5 Did you Know Brampton Facts BikeBrampton is pleased to advocate for Brampton to become a ‘Bicycle Friendly Community’ in such an interesting and growing community! Share the Road Cycling Coalition grants ‘Bicycle Friendly Community’ awards to communities that actively support bicycling. It is based on the 5 ‘Es’: Engineering, Education, Encouragement, Enforcement and Evaluation & Planning. There are 36 communities in Ontario that are Bicycle Friendly: Gold: Ottawa, Toronto Silver: Town of Blue Mountains, Burlington, Guelph, Hamilton, Pelham, Peterborough, Waterloo Bronze: Ajax, Cambridge,…

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