Toronto Bike History Ride & Talk
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!