Thursday, April 15
bicycle Exhibition of art by Rainer Ganahl exploring the politics and poetics of the bicycle. To Apr 24. Paul Petro Contemporary Art, 980 Queen W. 416-979-7874.
Saturday, April 17
kids can bike Three-week bicycle basics course for kids nine to 13. 1-5 pm. $75. James Bell CS, 90 Thirty-First. 416-394-8707.
Sunday, April 18
tour to edwards gardens 30K easy ride up the Don Valley Trail. 10 am. Free. King Edward statue, Queen's Pk. 416-760-4191.
Sunday, April 25
kids can bike Three-week bicycle basics course for kids nine to 13. 1-5 pm. $75. Birchmount Community Centre, 93 Birchmount. 416-396-4311.
martin goodman trail 26K leisure wheeler. 10 am. Free. Boardwalk BBQ Pub, E of Coxwell. 416-760-4191.
Saturday, May 1
Councillor John Filion's Bicycle Safety Day Free bike tune-ups, a bicycle rodeo and safety info. 10 am-2 pm. Edithvale Community Centre, 7 Edithvale. 416-392-0210.
Sunday, May 2
mimico creek expedition 26K leisure wheeler along the Eglinton Trail. 10 am. Free. Old Mill subway. 416-760-4191.
Tuesday, May 4
should i buy a custom bike? Talk on why a custom bike is best and how affordable it is. 7-9 pm. Free. North Toronto Community Centre, 200 Eglinton E. 416-760-4191.
Saturday, May 8
Ride for the Rouge The 11th annual 25- or 50K ride supports education and rehabilitation work in the Rouge Valley. 9:30 am-2 pm. Rouge Valley Conservation Centre, 1749 Meadowvale. 416-282-8265. www.rivernen.ca
Thursday, May 13
Around the World with IMBA Slide show about the International Mountain Bicycling Assoc's work around the world. 416-392-0373.
Saturday, May 15
Don Valley Trail School Riders develop skills that will enable them to contribute to managing trails in the Crothers' Woods area. 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Don Valley. 416-392-0373.
Sunday, May 16
Bike Blade Pedestrian safety blitz to promote awareness and respect for those using our streets, sidewalks and trails. 11 am-3 pm, Martin Goodman Trail and Stadium Rd (416-808-1500), 9 am-2 pm (ride to follow, weather permitting), Don Valley Trail School (416-392-0373).
can bike Cycling class for adults who can't ride a bike. 9 am-noon or 1-4 pm. $50. Agincourt Community Centre, 31 Glen Watford. 416-396-4037.
Friday, May 21
Urban Retreat - Made in Canada Discover the constructed and natural worlds of cosmopolitan Toronto on this two-day urban exploration. 11 am. Warden subway. 416-427-7227, firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, May 22
can bike Cycling class for adults who can't ride a bike. 10 am-1 pm. $50. North Toronto Community Centre, 200 Eglinton W. 416-392-6591.
Sunday, May 23
Ride Residential North York Casual ride through the quiet streets of North York. Giveaways and pre-ride snacks. 1-3 pm. Glencairn subway N entrance. 416-781-3848.
Monday, May 24
see the geese 35K easy roller on the asphalt trails of Morningside and Colonel Danforth parks. 10 am. Free. King Edward statue, Queen's Pk. 416-760-4191.
Tuesday, May 25
group commute and pancake breakfast Toronto City Cycling Comm's 15th annual bike commute. Meet 7:30 am Bloor & High Park/ Yonge & Lawrence/ Danforth & Woodbine; 8 am Bloor & Yonge and ride to Nathan Phillips Square for breakfast. Free. 416-392-7592, email@example.com, www.toronto.ca /cycling
LunchTime Cycling Festival and Fair Find out what Toronto's bicycle culture has to offer at an interactive celebration showcasing the latest bike gear and accessories, and cycling clubs. 11:30 am-2:30 pm. Nathan Phillips Square, Queen and Bay. 416-392-7592, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.toronto.ca/cycling
Wednesday, May 26
bike plan open house City staff roll out the city's bike plan. 7-9 pm. Free. City Hall Rotunda, Queen and Bay. toronto.ca/cycling/bikeweek
Councillor Janet Davis Bicycle User Group Breakfast Learn about the Bicycle User Group Network, enjoy a free breakfast and have your bike adjusted. 7:30-8 am. 850 Coxwell. 416-392-7592.
West Toronto Railpath Info Session and Bike Tour Multi-media info session and discussion on the West Toronto Railpath Project, followed by an informal ride to view the Railpath. 7:30-9:30 pm. Mountain Equipment Co-op, 400 King St. W. www.railpath.ca or email@example.com
Thursday May 27
Biking Breakfast Celebrate and dine with your fellow biking commuters. 7-9 am. Free. Rosedale United Church, 159 Roxborough.www.rosedaleunited.org
Fuel & Fix Light breakfast followed by a workshop on basic maintenance. 7:30-9 am. Ideal Bicycle, 1178 Queen E. 416-463-2453.
Friday, May 28
Charity Bike Wash Pwyc and do it yourself or pay $7 to have it done for you, with proceeds going to the CBN. Free muffins and coffee. 8:30 am-7 pm. Cavern Cycles, 179 Queen St. E.
Critical Mass Ride Group ride to promote cycling as a means of transportation. 6 pm. Free. Yonge & Temperance Streets.
Critical Ass Strip to your undies for a great silly fun ride. 10 pm. Free. Yonge & Temperance. firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, May 29
can bike Cycling class for adults who can't ride a bike. 9:30 am-12:30 pm or 1:30-4:30 pm. $50. Trace Manes Centennial Bldg, 110 Rumsey. 416-396-2853.
Highland Creek Bike Tour Bike repair and safety seminar, followed by a tour of Highland Creek Valley. 9 am-2 pm. Thompson Park (Brimley & Lawrence). 416-431-7264.
Ride, Work and EAT! at the Don Join U of T mountain bike club for a group ride to Don Valley trails followed by trail cleanup and barbecue. 9:30 am. Free. Behind Athletic Center (SE corner Spadina and Harbord). email@example.com
trinity bellwoods race Couriers, firefighters and ambulance workers race along the park's paths. Noon-5 pm. $20/team of 4, spectating free. Queen and Strachan. www.hideouswhitenoise.com
Waterfront Trail Bike Tour Join the Green Tourism Assoc and Waterfront Regeneration Trust on a guided bike tour along the waterfront. Free. 11 am. Queens Quay W. and Rees. Register 416-392-1288.
Downtown North York Ride Casual ride exploring bike routes in North York. Free. 1- 3 pm. Board of Education, 5050 Yonge. 416-781-3848.
Sunday, May 30
High Park Classic Bicycle Road Race Watch top racers ride a challenging course through the park, and browse the interactive display area to see the latest trends in cycling. 9 am-2 pm. High Park. 416-392-7592, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.toronto.ca /cycling
Don Valley Trail Tour Exercise and learn about plants and animals living in the Don. 10 am-noon. Free (children welcome). Riverdale Park East Wetland (N end of park). 416-392-0401.
kids can bike Three-week bicycle basics course for kids nine to 13. 9 am-1 pm or 2-6 pm. $75. Birchmount Community Centre, 93 Birchmount. 416-396-4311.
Monday, May 31
Monday Riders Ride the Waterfront trail, take the ferry to Islands, circle Islands, enjoy a picnic lunch and return. 10:15 am-4 pm. Toronto Islands. www.groups.yahoo.com/group/MondayRiders
Tuesday, June 1
Evening City Cycle Ride to the waterfront via the Sherbourne bike lane and return through Riverdale to East York. 7 pm. Free. Bayview/ Moore Pharma Plus parking area. 416-612-6165 for details and registration.
Wednesday, June 2
Smart Commute Bike Brunch and Ride Brunch and campus tour. 10 am-1 pm. Free. Fountain in the Commons, York U, 4700 Keele. 416-736-2100 x70690. email@example.com
Coffee Break for Bike Week Steer into the St Lawrence Market for free coffee and tastes of the market. 7:30 am-6 pm. St. Lawrence Market, Front and Jarvis.
Cinecycle's Open Screening Night Open screening of bike-related films of 20 min or less. 7 pm. Rear of 129 Spadina. To submit film, call 416-971-4273, cinecycle@ pathcom.com .org