Toronto Bike Awards
More than 250 people attended the 2014 Toronto Bike Awards ceremony on November 13, 2014 at 918 Bathurst Culture & Arts Centre to celebrate the people and organizations that are making Toronto a better bike city.
Our hosts were Cycle Toronto Executive Director, Jared Kolb, and City of Toronto Chief Planner, Jennifer Keesmaat, who gave a keynote speech to kick off the ceremony.
- Featherstone Two Wheels Green Delivery
- Timbuk2 Toronto Designs
- Bike Sauce
- St. Michael's Hospital
- Steam Whistle Brewing
Community Awards were given to:
- Eleanor McMahon, MPP (Burlington), winner of the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation's Active Transportation Champion of the Year Award
- Toronto District School Board's Richard Christie, winner of the Bike to School Project's Champion of the Year Award
- Jerry Lee Miller, winner of the Community Bicycle Network's CBNer of the Year Award
- Toronto Island Bicycle Rental, winner of the Ontario By Bike Best Toronto-Based Cycle Tourism Partner Award
- Eglinton Way BIA's Monique Drepaul, winner of the Toronto Cycling Think & Do Tank Bikes Mean Business Award
- University of Toronto Facilities and Services Department, winner of the Bikechain Builders Award
- Downtown Yonge BIA, winner of the Cycle Toronto Supporter of the Year Award
- John Taranu, winner of the Cycle Toronto Volunteer of the Year Award
We celebrated the winners with beer from Steam Whistle, coffee from Propeller Coffee Company, refreshments from Vert Catering, and cake from Dufflet Pastries! The Ride to Conquer Cancer was present to sign up participants, and a Silent Auction to support Cycle Toronto's advocacy work featured items from Biketoons, Patagonia Toronto, Propeller Coffee Company, Spacing Store, Spynga, Steam Whistle Brewing, Stone Canoe, Sweet Pete's Bicycle Shop, Tangerine, Ticketmaster, Timbuk2 Toronto, Urbane Cyclist Co-op, VeloFix, and Zipcar. (If you are an auction winner, we will contact you shortly!)
Thank you to all the organizations that supported the event, and to everyone who attended! Thanks also to all the Cycle Toronto volunteers who helped the night run smoothly and operated our free Bike Valet service!
For media inquiries, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for a small, shareable version of the 2014 event poster.
Click here for the 2013 Toronto Bike Awards.