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,…

Top 5 Bike Lanes

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

Top 5 Bike Lanes in Brampton These delightful short stretches can be linked up with paths and other roads by checking out Peel Walk and Roll’s ‘zoomable’ map. BikeBrampton is advocating for more bike lanes to enhance road cycling for commuting, destinations and recreation. Join us at our monthly BikeBrampton meetings so that your voice can be heard. The image featured is from Rutherford bike lane, May 2016. Comments comments

It’s time to register for Bike to School Week 2017! Bike to School Week (B2SW) 2017 is a celebration of cycling and active transportation from May 29 to June 2, 2017. Schools in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon participated last year through bike rodeos, school assemblies, group rides, and more!     Education staff: Register at biketoschoolweek.ca by Friday April 28th to ensure that your school receives all the free promotional items! Parents: Encourage your schools to register — send them this…

Top 5 Multiuse Paths

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

Top 5 Multiuse Paths in Brampton Plan your cycling trip with this convenient and ‘zoomable’ trail map from Peel Walk and Roll. BikeBrampton favours multiuse paths on both sides of roads. For safety, cyclists need to be aware of motor traffic at all intersections and make sure drivers see them. The image featured is from Bovaird multiuse Trail. Comments comments

Top 5 Things to Do at Heart Lake Conservation Area This conservation gem in Brampton, teams with wildlife and beauty. Roads in the park are accessible to various levels of cyclists. Trails, particularly at the south end require more skill and are best cycled on mountain bikes. Cyclists can visit Heart Lake Conservation Area main entrance via Heart Lake Road, between Sandalwood Parkway and Mayfield Road. Cyclists are welcome to enter free of charge! The south end trail can also be accessed from the…

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