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The Big Toronto Bike Ride 2021

Saturday, Sept 18, 2021, to Sunday, Sept 19, 2021
 

New Name, New Format!

The Ride for Safe Streets is now the Big Toronto Bike Ride presented by Bike Law! Ride for the climate, ride for health, ride for safer streets - for all these reasons and more, ride with us this fall! We're We organized a distanced ride for people to do with their household last year, in 2020, and we're hoping to provide people with a more support this time round, while brining activations around the city, inline with our Move365 goals.

 

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THE EVENT​

  • Individual registration for $40, or $120 for a team of 4. Event registration is not eligible for official donation receipttax deductible
  • Fundraise $100, and you'll get a spot in one of our pods during 
  • You’ll be entered into a drawing for a $500 gift card from a local bike shop; the winner gets to choose from either Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop or Urbane Cyclist.
  • Three distance options: 15km, 40km, and 80km. We'll have some suggested routes, or you can ride where you please.

Please note

  • Ride your route, alone or with your bubble during ride week. Always adhere to all Toronto Public Health rules.
  • All proceeds support advocacy for safer streets around Toronto.

Package Pickup

Pickup from the office (@ 401 Richmond Ave - call 416-644-7188 on arrival)

Wednesday, Septmber 15
Thursday, September 16
Friday, September 17
 

Scarborough: Sunday September 18
North York: Sunday September 18
Etobicoke: Sunday September 19
Toronto East York: Sunday September 19

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 Routes Options

Live Stream Panel: Cycling in the City

September 26th is when the 7th annual Ride for Safe Streets presented by Bike Law Canada would be taking place. In lieu riding together this year, we wanted to convene participants to reflect on all the reasons we ride. In the midst of all that has happened in 2020, it is safe to say that it has been a boom year for biking in Toronto. The city has had a historic year with over 40km of bike lanes installed. Recent polling shows that support for more bike lanes is as high as 85%. This year is also a ten-year low for people being killed or seriously injured by traffic violence. Do all these signs simply point to a slam-dunk for road safety, or is there more to explore? Join us, as our panelists dive into these questions. 

Date: Saturday Sept 26th
Time: 2:30PM-3:30PMTitle: Safe Streets - What is ‘safe', and safe for who?
Location: Zoom hosted by Cycle Toronto
Panelists: 

  • Darnel Harris (Our Greenway), 

  • Jess Spieker (Friends and Families for Safe Streets), 

  • Melissa Dowrie (Bike Law Canada).

 

FUNDRAISING

Ride registration and fundraising page creation are separate processes.

This means that registering for the ride does not automatically create a fundraising page, even if you register multiple people.
Similarly, creating a fundraising page does not automatically register you for the ride. 


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PRIZES

Draw Prize for riders and donors
$500 GC from Sweet Pete's or Urbane Cyclist

Milestone Prizes for Fundraisers
Raise $250 - Bike Law Buff + Bike Law water bottle 
Raise $500 - get a $50 GC from Sweet Pete’s or Urbane Cyclist
Raise $1000 - get $100 GC from Sweet Pete’s or Urbane Cyclist

Top Fundraising Team
You get your team name engraved on this trophy:

 

DONATE

Find a rider or team  Donate to the ride 

We can help transform Toronto - but we need your help. Using the buttons above, you can search for individuals or teams to support, make a general donation to the ride. Anyone who fundraises will be eligible for milestones and top prizes. Donations of $30 or more are also eligible for a Cycle Toronto Friend-level membership, and all the benefits therein, including discounts to 20+ local bike shops. Contributions towards the Ride for Safe Streets are currently not eligible for a tax receipt as  Cycle Toronto is not a registered charity.

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