Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Happy Canada Day

To my Canadian friends a Happy Canada Day to you. When the Tour de France begins this weekend, I believe Ryder Hesjedal of Team Garmin Slipstream will be the only Canadian at this race. This will be his second time racing the Tour de France.

Canada’s National Vehicle Recycling Program announced a new initiative this week that gives participants up to $490 off the purchase of a new, high-end commuter bicycle through a national partnership with the Bicycle Trade Association of Canada. Read more at BR&IN. Canada Retire Your Ride website.

Visit Raymond Parker's VeloWeb in Canada. I love the 1964/2006 photo!

Canada flag bicycle

From Guelph, Ontario: Why cycling laws fail so abysmally. Props to Bicycle Diaries where there's more good commentary on the freedom of cycling.

Toronto: Motorists irrational hate of bike lanes.

Cyclists are now 4% of traffic in Vancouver.

Bike Polo in Calgary?

Victoria Transport Policy Institute.

Arnold says to visit Cycle Vancouver Island and Capital Bike & Walk.

Winnipeg has its unique bike commuting challenges.

Montreal: A moving company using only bikes! More (in English) here. Via Gwadzilla.


  1. Vancouver:

  2. I guess it goes without saying: Please feel free to add your own Canadian cycling resources and blogs and news and fansites.

  3. ...gladly lived here in beautiful califoria for 42 years now but still proudly wave the canadian standard rep-ing the land i was born in...

  4. Everything I know about Canadian culture I learned from Bob & Doug MacKenzie.

  5. ...mildstallion...see, it's good to learn from the best cultural icons the country offers...