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Its Bike to Work Day in the GTA

Be ready to share the road as Bike to Work Month kicks off on Monday

Drivers heading in and out of work on Monday should be aware this is Bike to Work Day all across the Greater Toronto Area.

With hot, sunny weather in the forecast, many people might be tempted to jump on their two-wheeler to get to the office.

That'll mean paying closer attention to the space you leave bicycles to move up the right side of the curb lane -- and the ones who ignore all the rules of the road; swerving in and out, blowing through reds and stop-signs.

Incidentally, Bike to Work Day is also the launch of Bike to Work month in the GTA.

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  1. Doug Ford posted on 05/26/2014 08:33 AM
    Friends, Rob and I are on the record as saying that Toronto is no place for cyclists...they're idiots and should stay of our roads. Our street are built for Caddy SUV's, and many of the drivers are drunk and distracted...

    My brother Rob said it best a few years ago:

    “What I compare bike lanes to is swimming with the sharks. Sooner or later, you’re going to get bitten. And every year we have dozens of people that get hit by cars or trucks. Well, no wonder,” Ford said, expressing his distaste for cyclists. “Roads are built for buses, cars and trucks. Not for people on bikes. And my heart bleeds for them when I hear someone gets killed, but it’s their own fault at the end of the day.”

    Rob Ford
    March 7, 2007
    1. Karl Burgin posted on 05/26/2014 08:37 AM
      @Doug Ford FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS
    2. Rick posted on 05/26/2014 08:50 AM
      @Karl Burgin Still dreaming I see
    3. Townie posted on 05/26/2014 10:18 AM
      @Rick Rob Ford is finally in "rehab." But the question remains: when will Ford Nation go to rehab? They're the ones still in denial!
  2. Angry Bill posted on 05/26/2014 09:24 AM
    This might be what some term a "target rich environment".
  3. john posted on 05/26/2014 10:45 AM
    Its Bike to Work Day the day we give the money sucking insurance company s the finger . the day opp cant give u a ticket for speeding . the day the gas company can go fuck themselves . porking ( parking ) enforcement officer cant write to there daily quota of tickets . drive clean can stick the hose or computer up there ass . and keep my $40 . maybe put it to better use . u know like food . got to eat people . point is if more people use bikes instead of a paying 35k for a tin can . u can realy fuck them over like thay do to us . ever heard of the saying karma is a bitch ? 35k is a lot of money u know .
    1. Sonny posted on 05/26/2014 10:54 AM
      @john It's also the hotest day of the year 2014 so far! Screw the car & gas cos
  4. JC posted on 05/26/2014 12:17 PM
    to all of you fat out of shape manjacakes out there who drive around mostly. get a bike and ride it. look after your health and help cutting back on pollution you bunch of lazy $#@!&'s
  5. ToddK_2 posted on 05/26/2014 02:25 PM
    How about "Bike to Work Day and Respect the Rules of the Road so we won't hit you because you are being a idiot".

    I've never seen a Cyclist obey any road rules.
    1. john posted on 05/26/2014 02:33 PM
      @ToddK_2 cause the pigs dont wanna spend time enforcing the law .
    2. Mark7 posted on 05/26/2014 02:47 PM
      @john Karen Stinz got a ticket for riding through a stop sign.
    3. john posted on 05/26/2014 03:04 PM
      @Mark7 she should get one for being a dumb ass
    4. Karl Burgin posted on 05/26/2014 03:08 PM
      @john Thank god that the pigs don't enforce impaired driving laws, drug laws, and distracted driving laws. Not only would your mayor (not mine) be in jail, but fewer cyclists would get killed. The Office of The Mayor of Toronto is actively discriminating against cyclists...Rob Ford has publically stated that they should be prohibited from sharing the roads with motorized vehicles. He even made Don Cherry state his views.

      Like Don Cherry said at your mayor's (not mine) inauguration:

      Actually I’m wearing pink for all the pinkos out there that ride bicycles and everything. I thought I’d get it in

      Don Cherry
      Dec.7, 2010

      Real conservatives drive, many try to force cyclists off the road or force them into curbs. It's the spirit that your mayor (not mine) brought into the Mayor's office. But drinking and driving is OK.
    5. Mark7 posted on 05/26/2014 03:09 PM
      @john Nice boobs, though.
    6. Chris posted on 05/26/2014 03:12 PM
      @Mark7 Didn't Rob Ford say that he wanted to f**k her in her butt? Now that's one dumb ass that would get stuffed.
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