As recently as a decade ago it would have been almost unimaginable for Canadians to traverse their city by bike. The reality is that most of our urban centres were designed for cars – and cars only. But as urban...
It's the hottest trend on two wheels: the fixie. With summer finally here, these crazy-coloured custom creations have taken the city by storm. Sleek and speedy, with a minimalistic aesthetic, the simple design has its roots in New York City as the bike of choice for messengers who figured they were least likely to get stolen. In the last year, these single-gear bicycles have reached cult status, with a virtually limitless variety of customization options and fixie-focused bike shops and websites
For those who haven’t heard, Cyclepalooza is just around the corner and runs June 28 to July 7. This laid-back DIY-style festival merges a love of bike riding with many exciting themes that range from the Tour de France (complete with moustaches and baguettes) to the Bike Bike poker run
Winter is slowly but surely fading while spring/summer is unhurriedly embracing us with its desired warmth. As the roads rid from the snow and the temperature allows for outside activities, a herd of Montrealers happily migrate their life to the outdoors. As the commuters increase in number, all rules of engagement are forgotten