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Vélo Vogue Bike Fashion Show in New Venue

PHOTO CREDIT: DAVID ASHE

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OTTAWA, ON - XO Velo will host the 3rd edition of the Vélo Vogue Bicycle Fashion Show on the evening of June 6th, 2015 at Maker Space North / City Centre, in the heart of Ottawa. Presented with help from Zibi by Windmill Developments and Opus Bicycles the event is a fundraiser for Causeway Work Centre's RightBike program.

Canada Loves Bikes - Bike Day in Canada is Monday, May 25th, 2015

Bike Day on the Hill 2013 (photo Hans Moor)

Canada Bikes issues the following press release:

Millions of trips are taken by Canadians on bicycles every single day and cycling is an important part of the Canadian identity. On Monday, May 25th, you are invited to an annual celebration. It’s time to discuss the important role that cycling plays in building a healthy, wealthy and sustainable country.

2015 Report on Bicycling Released

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Today, Citizens for Safe Cycling released our 4th annual Report on Bicycling. The report gives an overview of the state of cycling in the Nation's capital. As the Nation's capital suffers from an oversupply of bureaucracy, no single government is able to present the complete picture, so we'll do it for them, in our spare time no less.

50 People at Winter Bike Parade

Part of the Family Winter Bike Parade on Laurier Bike Lane  (phot:o Hans Moor)

The 4th Annual Winter Cycling Parade in Ottawa was a great success. Around 50 people came out, on regular bikes, cargo bikes, on fat bikes and Xtracycles. We cycled in -16C weather (and it didn't feel that cold) with a much colder wind chill. The route went through downtown Ottawa. People had a great time, and the hot chocolate and the cookies from Yummy Cookies and sandwiches from Bread by Us were certainly appreciated after the ride.

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