Bike Month Kicks Off on Monday

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We always love an opportunity to ride our bikes, and luckily there’s a whole month dedicated to it. So what’s happening?

BIKE TO WORK DAY: Monday, May 27

Bike Month kicks off with Bike to Work Day (and pancake breakfast…mmmm). Ride with us!

Date: Monday May 27

Time:

7 AM – cyclists convene at various locations across the city

  • Bloor & High Park
  • Yonge & Lawrence
  • Danforth & Woodbine

7:30 AM – cyclists converge at Yonge & Bloor for ride to City Hall

For UHN: If you want to ride together, meet me at the TGH Elizabeth St Entrance, 7:30 AM and we’ll join the group on the way to city hall

8 AM Pancake breakfast – Nathan Phillips Square, City Hall

More information: http://www.BikeMonth2013.ca
email me a picture of you riding that day to lisa.vanlint (insert@) uhn.ca

BIKE SAFETY WORKSHOP: June 11

Learn the rules of the road and how to stay afloat on 2 wheels. Don’t bring your bike as it’s an indoor presentation. People last year LOVED this and found it tremendously useful and confidence-building (Plus, there’s a little bike swag at the session).

Date: Tuesday, June 11

Time: 12 – 1 PM

Place: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre M-805 main floor conf. room

RSVP to lisa.vanlint (insert@) uhn.ca

BIKE MAINTENANCE CLINICS: 

These are great outdoor huddles to learn some bike maintenance by real pros. Staff have been clamouring for more of these sessions and left knowing their stuff (plus, there’s a little bike swag at the session).

PRIZES– Complete the online pledge and you could win one of four great prizes!

  • 1 of 4 trips: a trip for 2 to Quebec City, Montreal or Ottawa, courtesy of VIA Rail,
  • a trip for 2 to Kingston with 2-night accommodations and day pass to Fort Henry, courtesy of Welcome Cyclist

-want more info on biking at UHN? Email me to join the BUG (bicycle user group, not an insect).

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RIDE TO CONQUER CANCER: a giant shout out to the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, benefiting the Campbell family Institute at our very own Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. www.conquercancer.ca

Happy pedalling!

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