Thursday, June 16, 2016

2016 Scarborough Canada Day Parade, Fri. Jul. 1st, 3:30pm


Scarborough Cyclists!
You are invited to participate in the
2016 Scarborough Canada Day Parade!

Friday July 1st, 2016.

Bring your bicycle!
Bring your friends and their bicycles!
Free to participate, and family friendly!

The more the better as we celebrate and promote cycling in Scarborough. Decorate your bicycle in a Canada Day theme.

Parade marshalling area is Brimley Rd and Triton Rd (just north of Ellesmere).

Float number 47 (registered as TO35CYCLES).
Parking: Scarborough Town Centre Southwest lot.
Arrive before 3:30 pm. Parade starts at 4:00 pm.
Parade concludes at Brimley and Lawrence.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Bells on Danforth, Sat. Jun. 25, 2016


Join hundreds of Cyclists to celebrate cycling in Scarborough. For the second time in its history, the Bells on Danforth ends in Scarborough at Danforth Ave. and Danforth Rd.! We are hosting the end of the ride with our partners the Crossroads of theDanforth BIA. Don't miss being part of hundreds of cyclists coming up Danforth to Scarborough!

How can you be part of the event?
  • -or- Meet us at the start point (10:30 at Prince Edward Viaduct Park). Ride the Danforth with hundreds of cyclists
  • -or- Welcome cyclists at Crossroads of the Danforth (around 11:30 am)

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Scarborough Cycles Bike Hub Launch at AccessPoint on Danforth. Sat. Jun. 18, 12pm. Group Ride at 2pm.

Join us to celebrate our new community bicycle hub! Events include: bike decorating, bike safety checks, helmet fittings, and a slow bicycle race. You can also register your bike with the Toronto Police Service, 41 Division.

Also come join us at 2 pm for a group ride to Rosetta McClain Gardens (Hosted by TO35Cycles and Ward 36 Cyclists).

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Ward 36 Cyclists Ride to St. Lawrence Library Bike Day

Join Ward 36 Cyclists for a leisurely group ride down to the waterfront, heading west and finishing at the St. Lawrence Library to support their inaugural bike day, where you can get a free springtime bike tune up, learn how to ride safely in the city, enjoy locally made treats, and much, much more.

All ages and skill levels welcome.

Start
AccessPoint on Danforth, 3079 Danforth Ave.

See you Saturday! 

Friday, May 27, 2016

Toronto’s new Cycling Network Plan: What’s in store for Scarborough?


Ward 36 Cyclists member Marvin Macaraig authored a post in Spacing on the Toronto's new Cycling Network Plan and its overall potential to address Scarborough's lack of cycling infrastructure. Click here for the full read.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Join fellow east-end riders for Bike to Work Day!


When?
6:30 am, Monday May 30th

Start Point?
Danforth Ave. and Danforth Rd. (Swiss Chalet parking lot)

Join us for a ride to join the main Bike to Work Day group at Woodbine and Danforth.

Then it's on to Nathan Philips Square for a ...

FREE Pancake Breakfast and a chance to win a Norco bike.


See you Monday!

Friday, April 08, 2016

Oakridge Park Eco-Day. Sat. Apr. 23, 9am

A terrific community and family friendly event!

We are looking for volunteers to help throughout the day.

If you are interested in helping and meeting some awesome people working to improve Scarborough, send us an email at 36cyclists@gmail.com

See you there!

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Meeting Wed. Apr. 20, 6:00pm


Come join us for our monthly meeting.

Get involved, meet new people, and help plan some exciting community events for Scarborough.

At the end of the meeting we are going to have a candy eating contest... just saying.

All our welcome!

Wed. Apr. 20
6:00pm-7:30pm

(Please note the new office location)

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Social Ride, 10am, Sat. Apr. 2

When?
10am, Sat. Apr. 2

Meeting Point?
Warden Hilltop Community Centre.

Our planned route will head into northern Scarborough and we will be riding on arterial roads.

Our end point is the Scarborough Seedy Saturday & Green Fair.

See you Saturday!

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Meeting, 6pm, Tues. Mar. 15

Come join us for our monthly meeting.

Let's talk about all the 'rad' events we want to do this year!

Help plan things like our 'summer ice cream ride', and our 'ride to the lagoon at Bluffer's Park'.

After the meeting, we are having a wheelie contest... just saying.

All our welcome.

Tues. Mar. 15
6:00pm-7:30pm
AccessPoint on Danforth
3079 Danforth Ave.
Meeting Room 4/5

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Social Ride, 10am, Sat. Feb. 27



Let's ride some of the routes in Wards 35 and 36 that are being considered for the New Toronto Cycling Network Plan.

The ride will be about 1.5 hours and will be family friendly and accommodate all fitness and skill levels.

Let's go!

Monday, February 15, 2016

Draft Maps of the New Toronto Cycling Network Plan


The City has released draft maps of projects being proposed for the new Cycling Network.

Four types of projects are identified:
  • Projects on Fast Busy Streets
  • Projects on Quiet Streets
  • Projects to Renew Existing Cycling Network
  • Major Corridor Studies
Members of Ward 36 Cyclists will be meeting with City staff on Saturday February 20 to give feedback on the proposed projects in our ward.

If you would like to provide feedback on the plans for our ward please feel free to drop us a line at 36cyclists@gmail.com

The draft map for Ward 36 can be found here (PDF).

Maps for all wards can be found here.

Stay safe out there, keep on riding because spring is just around the corner!

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Toronto Bike Awards, Wed. Feb. 24


In partnership with the City of Toronto, Cycle Toronto is pleased to bring you to the Toronto Bike Awards.

This annual celebration invites the community to honour businesses and organizations that demonstrate leadership in encouraging cycling in our city.

Please join us to learn how Toronto's business community is shaping Toronto's cycling network and celebrate our successes.

The awards will take place on February 24, 2016 at the  Steam Whistle Brewing Hall , with doors at 6:3 0 pm and programming beginning at 7:00pm.

The ceremony will be hosted by Cycle Toronto's Executive Director Jared Kolb and City of Toronto Cycling Manager Jacquelyn Hayward Gulati, who will also provide a keynote speech.

We'll also hear presentations from PWIC Chair and Councillor Jaye Robinson and General Manager of Transportation Services, Stephen Buckley.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Sunday, December 13, 2015

What does Toronto’s new bike plan offer Scarborough?

Ward 36 Cyclists member Marvin Macaraig authored an article in Spacing Magazine on the City of Toronto's new cycling network plan. Click here for the full read.

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Social Ride, 10am, Sat. Dec. 12

Let's ride east along the Waterfront Trail.

The ride will be about 1.5 hours and will be family friendly and accommodate all fitness and skill levels.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Meeting, 7pm, Tues. Dec. 8

Come join us for our monthly meeting.

Tues. Dec. 8,
7pm
Tara Inn Pub & Restaurant
2365 Kingston Rd.

Let's have a friendly chit chat about the highs, lows, and opportunities that 2016 will bring to both #scarbTO and #bikeTO...

...or we can talk about who would win in a fight between the USS Enterprise and the Millennium Falcon.

(Hint: Neil says Enterprise.)

All our welcome!


Friday, October 23, 2015

Meeting, 6pm, Tues. Nov. 10

Come join us for our monthly meeting.

Let's talk about the Toronto East Bike Festival, and how we can use its momentum to improve cycling in both East York and Scarborough.

A light dinner will be served.

All our welcome.

6:00pm-7:30pm
AccessPoint on Danforth, Meeting Room 3
(Victoria Park Ave. and Danforth Ave, one block south of the Victoria Park Subway Station)