The 2014 edition of Bells on Yonge will take place on Sunday, September 14th.
The group ride will depart at 12:15 p.m. from the northwest corner of Yonge St. and Hendon Ave. (just south of the Finch subway Kiss-and-Ride, and the Finch Hydro Corridor). Riders will head south down Yonge Street. This first section is for accomplished cyclists and the pace will be moderately fast.
The second start point is Duplex Parkette, on the west side of Yonge about 3 blocks south of Lawrence Ave. This is the most convenient point for cyclists who live in North Toronto to join the ride. We will depart Duplex Parkette at 12:45 and continue south at a more leisurely pace to Ramsden Park, which is located opposite the Rosedale subway station. After a short break to pick up more cyclists and we will resume the journey at 1:30p p.m. southward to City Hall and Nathan Phillips Square. We plan to stay on Yonge to Queen Street but it is possible the police will at some point direct us to shift over to Bay or University. We will arrive at City Hall before 2:00, when BIKESTOCK is scheduled to start.
Individual cyclists may also join us anywhere along the route,or you may also choose to form your own group and join the main ride at any point along the way.
The ride will end at 2:00 p.m. at Nathan Philips Square (City Hall), in time for BIKESTOCK, a festival of music and a few short speeches, to promote safe cycling in Toronto.
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To contact us please send an email to Ken Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org
The exact starting points are shown on the following maps:
NORTH YORK – 12:15 p.m The northern start point is at a small parkette just south of the Finch subway Kiss-and-Ride, and one block north of Finch Avenue. The Finch hydro-corridor crosses Yonge Street north of this location.
NORTH TORONTO – 12:45 pm. Duplex Parkette is three blocks south of Lawrence and beside the PetroCan station. We had to move the location up the side street, Chatsworth Dr.
ROSEDALE – 1:30 p.m. Ramsden Park is on the west side of Yonge, across from the Rosedale subway station and four blocks north of Davenport Road.