With Bixi’s baby steps and an ever-increasing demand for bike lanes, it seems that bicycles have gained momentum as a primary source of transportation in Toronto streets. To kick off Toronto Bike Month, our choices for some of this summer’s slickest rides:
Its name is Earl. This steel-framed single-speed has a flip-flop rear hub, for both fixed-gear and single-speed setups. But its secret weapon is the split top tube, which can holster a U-lock or crack open a surreptitious beverage. The Earl comes in black or blue, like the officer who might have a problem with said afternoon libation.