City of Toronto  

Living in TorontoDoing businessVisiting TorontoAccessing City Hall
All news releases
Last 30 days
By month
Archived news release by year
  2012 - 2011 - 2010
  2009 - 2008 - 2007
  2006 - 2005 - 2004
  2003 - 2002 - 2001
  2000 - 1999 - 1998
RSS identifier linked to feed RSS
May 23, 2003
Media Advisory: Cyclists gear up for Bike Week
The City of Toronto will launch Bike Week 2003 on Monday, May 26 with an
activity-filled day. The fun will begin with the traditional group ride and
free pancake breakfast. Hundreds of cyclists will take to the roads to show
their support.

Photo opportunities:
8 a.m. - cyclists converge at Yonge and Bloor (from various points across the

8:25 a.m. - group heads toward City Hall

8:30 a.m. - cyclists arrive at Nathan Phillips Square (on hand to welcome
cyclists will be master of ceremonies Lisa Bently, Ironman triathlon winner,
Marilyn Churley (MPP, Toronto-Danforth), mayoral candidates, councillors and
Helen Howes, Ontario Power Generation)

11:30 a.m. - lunchtime cycling festival and fair on Nathan Phillips Square

The festivities will continue into lunchtime with music, guest speakers and
repair workshops. Representatives from Adventure Racing Canada, Cycle for
Autism, East Toronto Climate Action Group, Emergency Medical Services, Jamis
Bikes, Ontario Lung Association and Toronto Public Space Committee will

This year, approximately 50 organizations and community groups have joined with
the City of Toronto, Ontario Power Generation and the Toronto Parking Authority
to host more than 100 cycling events.

Media Contact
Aron Dunn
Bike Week facilitator

Sean Wheldrake
Bicycle promotions co-ordinator



Toronto maps | Get involved | Toronto links
© City of Toronto 1998-2019