WINTER CYCLING

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How to Prevent Another Cyclist's Death

Five people have died riding their bikes in Toronto this year. Now is the time to realize that being on these streets goes both ways. This is particularly relevant as days get shorter and most commuters must ride in the dark during winter. Worse, inclement weather makes riding inherently dangerous. However, as a cyclist you can make choices to mitigate these risks and arrive safely at work and home each day.

The Beginner's Guide to Winter Biking

When the wind is high and the snow is blowing, riding a bicycle seems like an exercise in danger. It takes dedication to look out on a blustery day and say, "It's a great day for a bike ride!" In Canada, we often abandon our bikes once the first snow falls, but with a little planning, it's possible to ride right through winter.