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May 23, 2001
Bike Week 2001 - an extravaganza of bicycle fun and recreation
  
The Toronto Cycling Committee (TCC) invites individuals, community groups,
businesses and bicycle groups to participate in this year's Bike Week
festivities from May 25 to June 3 to help promote the importance of bicycle use
in Toronto.

Now in its 12th year, Bike Week promises to be bigger than ever with more than
50 exciting cycling events planned, including races, group rides, festivals,
breakfasts, workshops, contests and displays. Traditional events such as the
"humongous group ride" and free pancake breakfast on May 28, and new events
like the TCC bike promotions gala on May 31, highlight the week.

The City's proposed Bike Plan, which outlines methods to encourage and promote
cycling through the year 2011, will be on display from May 29 to June 4 at
Toronto City Hall. The plan focuses on bicycle-friendly streets, a bikeway
network, safety and education, promotion, cycling and transit, and bicycle
parking.

For more information about Bike Week events or for more Bike Plan details, call
416-392-7592 or visit www.city.toronto.on.ca/cycling

The TCC is a special committee of Toronto City Council. Its mandate is to
initiate programs that promote and enhance cycling in Toronto.


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