No police escort this year, but the city sent out Daniel Egan, city Manager of Cycling and Pedestrian Infrastructure, as our leader. It was great to chat with him. He reminded me that there are a lot of cycling issues to be voted on soon at City Hall.
Dan and someone from Clay and Paper Theatre at the front.
They had brought in a truck loaded with Bixi bikes so that the politicians could ride them the few block south to City Hall. Here is Ms. Chow getting used to her Bixi.
The Toronto Cyclists Union was still setting up when we arrived.
Hamish Wilson, tireless promoter of bike lanes on Bloor, was handing out Bells on Bloor leaflets.
Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong read a proclamation from Mayor Ford that today is Bike to Work Day, and that this kicks off Bike Month in the City of Toronto.
Of course, for some of us, every day is Bike to Work Day.