Toronto Bike History Ride & Talk

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Ride with Toronto Centre Cyclists!

Ride on the Historic Don Valley trail to Taylor Creek Park & back, and then to C'est What for stories of Toronto's Bike History.



Ride: 1 pm at Corktown Common, Mill St and Bayview

Talk: 3 pm at C'est What, 67 Front St East @ Church st.

The ride will travel up the Don Valley Trail to Taylor Creek Park and back. This route was chosen as it was a favourite ride for both Mike Barry and Nora Young.

MC: Adrian Currie - Stand-up Comedian & Cycling Advocate


  • Asmita Pal - 1 pm Introductory Remarks: Land Acknowledgement & Cyclists' Tributes

  • Julia Morgan - Nora Young: Cycling Pioneer at 17 and 70

  • Albert Kohl - Bicycle Paths in the days of the Bicycle Craze

  • Lorne Shields - Important Historic Cycling Photography 

  • Joey Schwartz - History of the Randonneurs

  • Laura Robinson - Once More with Feeling: A women’s history of cycling

Each presenter, 10 to 20 minutes each, There will be a regular bar and kitchen. There is plenty of bike parking on Front St from Berczy Park to the LCBO. Bring a good lock!

June 9, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Corktown Common
Mill St, & Bayview Ave.
Toronto , ON
Ontario CA