More Than An Island: A Bicycle Tour of Toronto Island

Take this rare chance to explore the mind-boggling stories of the Island with Sally Gibson, author of the defining history, More than an Island (bike tour).
Event Type
Ride
Time
Sunday, June 9 at 2:00 am - Sunday, June 9 at 4:00 am
Contact
rostep@toronto.ca
RSVP Required
No
Event Links
http://morethananislandbike.eventbrite.ca/
http://www.heritagetoronto.org

Take this rare chance to explore the mind-boggling stories of the Island with Sally Gibson, author of the defining history, More than an Island. Learn about the Islands’ role during the War of 1812, its lost amusement park and baseball stadium, its rich sailing history (including shipwrecks), and its transformation from sand-spit, to Toronto’s first cottage country, to a manicured public park.

LEADER: Sally Gibson
PARTNER: Community Bicycle Network
LENGTH: Approx. 2 hours, 7 kilometres
FOCUS: Historical, architectural, natural
DIFFICULTY: Cycling in a group on flat areas, some rough ground
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

This event has
 
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Public washrooms
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Bike Parking
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On-site food or beverages
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New this year

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Location

Hanlan's point, Toronto  Staticmap?size=220x200&sensor=false&zoom=15&markers=43.6225757%2c-79

Coming May 1, take the Bike Month pledge!

Pledge to ride to school or work on Bike to Work Day, Monday May 27 and/or throughout June for a chance to win one of three trips for two courtesy of VIA Rail (to Quebec City, Montreal or Ottawa) or a weekend getaway courtesy of Welcome Cyclists. Contest closes June 18.

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