Cycling for 55+ in Toronto

bikingWTSS is in support of our city’s efforts to make roads safer for cyclists by expanding downtown bike lanes!

In this spirit, we are sharing some great resources to encourage all adults 55+ to get out and bike Toronto:

  • Bike Share Toronto provides an easy and affordable option for making short trips around Toronto. To use the system, you can purchase a 24-Hour Pass, 72-Hour Pass, Monthly Plan, or Annual Membership.
  • The Toronto Cycling Map is a great resource for planning your route to work, school, shopping, or simply to explore. Hard-copy maps are produced by the City of Toronto and available free of charge.
  • Bike Works is a community DIY bicycle repair and workshop space for riders of all ages and skill levels. Located in the heart of Toronto’s trail network at Evergreen Brick Works, Bike Works promotes human-powered transportation with its drop-in DIY Bike Repair space, Bike Repair Workshops, Learn To Bike Lessons, Community Bicycle Hubs and special events. Open daily, April 18–October 31.
  • The Top 25 Bikeshops in Toronto by Neighbourhood is certainly not an exhaustive list of bike stores in Toronto, but a good place to start your research if you’re looking to buy or tune up your own bike.  Don’t forgot to read user’s comments below for some additional great tips!
  • Cycle Toronto is a member-supported organization that advocates for a healthy, safe, cycling-friendly city for all.  This is a great place to show your support for cycling or encourage a change in your neighbourhood to deliver better and safer cycling.   Check out their advocacy program for each Ward in Toronto – meet like-minded neighbours!
  • Need some starters on where to go?   Check out a Tour of the Best Bike Paths in Toronto.

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