Bike Week bonanza begins|
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The City of Toronto's Bike Week activities will begin with the traditional
group commute and free pancake breakfast. Taking part in the celebration will
be Tony Ianno (MP, Trinity-Spadina), the Honourable Dan Newman (Associate
Minister of Health, Ontario) and Marilyn Churley (MPP, Toronto-Danforth).
Cyclists will begin from various points across the city and then converge at
Yonge and Bloor Streets to travel to Nathan Phillips Square for a free pancake
breakfast and festival of events.
Date: Monday, June 3
Time: 8: 30 a.m.
Location: Nathan Phillips Square
The festivities will continue into lunchtime (from 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.) with
music and entertainment provided by The Bicycles, DJ Neil Khanna, the
Eco-Buskers and the Norco Factory Trails Team. The day will wrap up with an
"afternoon humongous group ride" leaving Nathan Phillips Square at 5:15 p.m.
and Yonge and Bloor at 5:30 p.m. The ride will return cyclists to their morning
Unique bikes and displays of cycling related art and photography will also be
featured week-long at the Toronto City Hall rotunda.
Caron Cheng, Bike Week Facilitator, 416-338-5076 or 416-988-3822
Sean Wheldrake, Bicycle Promotions Co-ordinator, 416-392-1143 or 416-988-4569
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