Smart Commute group holds annual Bike Week breakfast

York and Smart Commute North Toronto/Vaughan kick off Toronto’s Bike Week on June 8 with a complimentary breakfast, free bike tune-ups and York cycling information. All cycling enthusiasts who want to bike week logoshare their latest bike experience, discuss cycling issues and learn more about York’s bicycle facilities are welcome.

The breakfast of coffee, juice and bagels from Great Canadian Bagel is being held from 7 to 9am on the walkway south of the Ross Building, east of the HNES Bldg. and will be followed by a bicycle tour of the campus. There will also be a display of video-based art by Don Sinclair.

The event is sponsored by Smart Commute North Toronto/Vaughan, in partnership with York’s Security, Parking and Transportation Services, and Campus Services & Business Operations.

At this year’s Bike Week breakfast you can:

  • Help improve cycling infrastructure;

  • Fill out a survey that will be used by campus planners to help improve cycling on York University campus;

  • Give feedback to the City of Vaughan on their new Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Study;

  • Have a bike mechanic from Cyclepath, North York, examine your bike, make general repairs, and give you advice on how to keep your bike running smoothly;

  • Take a tour of campus and check out York’s existing cycling infrastructure and new developments on campus;

  • View Don Sinclair’s video-based art from his collection “Oh those everyday spaces” that vividly captures the experience of cycling in Toronto.

For more information or to RSVP contact Charles O’Hara by e-mail. All those who pre-register will be entered in a draw for a $25 gift certificate from Cyclepath’s North York store. Those who do not RSVP are still welcome to attend.

For more information on Bike Week events, visit the City of Toronto’s Bike Week Web site.