Momentum is going on a Gallery Spin with the Deadly Nightshades. Mia Neilsen, curator of the Drake Hotel, and the Deadly Nightshades host a monthly bike-lead gallery tour of the trendy and influential West Queen West neighbourhood the first Thursday of every month as a part of Camp Drake. Meet at 6:30 at the gates of Trinity Bellwoods Park. Don't feel like spinning? The Toronto Cyclist Union is offering another warm-up party. Join them for Bike Drinks in the beautiful Drake Lounge at 7pm.
After the stylish gallery ride, Momentum goes back to the Drake to be entertained by folding-bike lover DJ General Eclectic.The Urbane Cyclist Co-Op will be there to talk about their 20 plus years of serving cyclists in the downtown core. Expect a fashion show with Me To We Style’s latest eco-ethical street wear, paired with the sustainable, functional cycling apparel by Pedaler Clothing. John Fluevog have donated their latest, limited edition vegan high-tops, and there will be a raffle with the proceeds going to PACTFashion, an innovative fashion academy for at-risk youth. The Toronto Cyclists Union will be providing free valet bike parking, and don't forget to talk to them about a Toronto Bixi membership. Photographer and Momentum contributor John Lee will be shooting bike-portraits, so shine up your bike and make sure you are dressed to represent yourself and the city you cycle in.
Momentum has partnered with fantastic sponsors to bring their readers this fun party experience. AVEDA will be providing post style-ride hair and make-up touch ups, and sharing tips on staying fresh on a bike. Nutcase helmets are showing off their colourful display of protection, while Abus Locks will show you how to protect your bike. Knog will be providing the latest in lighting, and Axiom baskets and panniers will let you take home all your bike swag. Electra will be showing Canadians how to roll on Dutch style bikes, while Dahon, the leaders of folding bikes, will be hooking one of our readers up with our grand door prize, a Limited Edition Dahon Kukuxumusu folding bike!
The first 100 people to register with Momentum at the BikeStyle Tour will receive a complimentary Big Wheel Ale by Amsterdam Breweries!
What’s your BikeStyle, Toronto?