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Pedal Play - Kanata North 2017

Prize Draw Winners – 2018

We had many amazing prizes donated by local businesses. Prize winners have been notified with instructions on how to pick them up. On the off chance you lost your email or did not receive the message on your answering machine here is the info. again. Prizes have to be picked up between Mon. June 18th… Continue reading Prize Draw Winners – 2018

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Help us get the word out

Pedal Play comes together annually through the help of many volunteers from the organizing committee, the volunteers on the day of and other that help in little ways behind the scenes. Below are a couple of posters that you can print and put up in your neighbourhood. You can put them at the mailbox, on… Continue reading Help us get the word out

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Pedal Play 2018

Back by popular demand, Pedal Play - Kanata North 2018 will take place on Sunday June 3rd from 1-4pm. Whether you are new or returning to this event, check out the fun the community had last year.   We are looking for volunteers to make this event a success, here is more information on what… Continue reading Pedal Play 2018

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Pedal Play - Kanata North 2017

Thanks to our 2017 Sponsors

Our 2017 event was hosted by KBCA Organized by TACK volunteers and EnviroCentre Support from Marianne Wilkinson's office, Safer Roads Ottawa, City of Ottawa Funding from Trillium Foundation and Newman Tools Generous donations from local businesses Sponsors Donors Partners We would like to extend a huge thank you to Newman Tools Inc. Established in 1955,… Continue reading Thanks to our 2017 Sponsors

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Monna’s Weekly Bike Safety Tip – Mirrors, Increased Awareness and Communication

I am often asked the pros and cons of helmet mounted / eyeglass rim mounted, mirrors vs handle bar mounted mirrors. I use both, and probably rely more on my helmet mounted mirror - but - it is really a matter of personal choice and comfort. What is however imperative in this conversation, is to… Continue reading Monna’s Weekly Bike Safety Tip – Mirrors, Increased Awareness and Communication

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Monna’s Weekly Bike Safety Tip – New Road Markings: Sharrows and Bike Boxes

In case you haven't seen them - there are new markings on the roads - Sharrows painted in white paint and Bike Boxes painted in green paint. Sharrows are meant to indicate that the lane is to be shared. Bicycle position will depend on the width of the lane; either one meter from the curb… Continue reading Monna’s Weekly Bike Safety Tip – New Road Markings: Sharrows and Bike Boxes

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Registration is open for our Annual Mobile Bike Rodeo

We had the 1st ever Mobile Bike Rodeo in October last year. It was a huge success and we also got a fair bit of feedback. We have listened and are happy to say that we will be having the 2nd annual Mobile Bike Rodeo on June 4th from 1-4pm. It's going to take place… Continue reading Registration is open for our Annual Mobile Bike Rodeo

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Monna's Weekly Bike Safety Tip

Monna’s Weekly Bike Safety Tip – Sharing the Road with Trucks

Trucks have huge blind spots, and are not able to see cyclists trying to pass them, or when entering intersections, making right-hand turns. These images have been taken from inside a large truck.   TAKE SPECIAL CARE with garbage trucks as they can be operated from both right and left sides - which further increases… Continue reading Monna’s Weekly Bike Safety Tip – Sharing the Road with Trucks