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Josh Cupit looks at the chained up bikes at the Ryerson Student Union building. (Natasha Hermann)

VOICES: Biking outside the lines

I broke my rib mountain biking last month. It was raining, and I took more speed into a stubby berm than the slick clay allowed. Ribs collided with gnarled tree roots, and the weaker of the two snapped. I kept on riding, of course. I was only a quarter of the way through my route, so turning around seemed silly. The next week, I returned to the same trail, as it rained and at night. It was fun.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Opinion, Voices
Dropbike will be available to rent across from Pitman Hall and at the Student Campus Centre.
(Photo by Shantia Cross)

Dockless app-based bike sharing system launches on campus

There’s a new way for students to explore Toronto and get from the Sally Horsfall Eaton Centre to a Ted Rogers School of Management class on time: Dropbike. The Canadian bike rental start-up launched around 20 bikes at Ryerson on Labour Day weekend. “Students live a very active lifestyle,” said Dropbike business development and government affairs manager Emmett Meacher. “Dropbike […]

by Maggie Macintosh· · Cycling, News, On Campus, Ward 27
Going around in circles

Going around in circles

Ryerson students talk about bike accommodation on campus.

(Ryersonian file photo)

RSU’s semi-annual general meeting: 6 Fest, bike racks and more

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is having their semi-annual general meeting tomorrow where they will discuss campus issues like the budget of 6 Fest and anti-abortion protesters.   “If you are a full time undergraduate student or a full or part time graduate student, come to the Anual General Meeting and discuss student issues, have your say on RSU campaigns and initiatives, […]

by Danielle Lee· · News, On Campus
The new bike lanes on Bloor Street. (Courtesy of Dylan Passmore via Flickr Creative Commons)

More Torontonians could swap cars for bikes, report says

A Ryerson report released last week finds large potential for growth in more healthy and environmentally friendly modes of travel. According to the report, 4.35 million trips currently taken by motor vehicle within the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Region (GTHA) are five kilometres or less and have high potential to be bicycled instead. The report aims to inform planning for […]

by Avery Friedlander· · News
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