URBAN CYCLING SURVIVAL GUIDE BOOK
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The Urban Cycling Survival Guide is an accessible, straight-forward pocket guide that helps cyclists new to the Canadian urban environment negotiate all the challenges, obstacles, and rules — spoken and unspoken — that come with sharing the roads.
From picking the bike that’s right for you to smart riding strategies, tips for drivers, and bike maintenance, Cycle Toronto founding executive director Yvonne Bambrick is your trusted guide. This indispensable resource can make anyone a confident, joyful city rider.
- Picking and purchasing a bike
- Signals and communication
- Road-sharing safely
- Navigating obstacles and reducing risk
- Basic bike maintenance
- Etiquette for cyclists and drivers
- All-weather riding
- Cycling at any age
A bit about the author: Yvonne Bambrick is a regular contributor to Momentum, Dandyhorse and Precedent magazines, and advisor for the Metcalf Foundation Cycle City grant program. She has previously served as the Director of Communications & Events, and Founding Executive Director of the Toronto Cyclists Union (now Cycle Toronto).
Currently she is working as the Executive Director of the Forest Hill Village BIA (Business Improvement Area), as an events & portrait photographer, and an urban cycling consultant and also volunteers as a member of Friends of Kensington Market, and as a Director on the Kensington Market Action Committee – She is also proud to be the caretaker of Toronto’s smallest park, the Kensington Market Garden Car.