One of the great things about bike hubs are they provide a central and friendly place to meet new people, socialize, and organize. If you don’t have a bike, no worries, we can lend you a bike and a helmet. Join us for both regularly scheduled and special event rides. We are continually adding new rides, and are always trying new ideas!
For the most up-to-date info about our group rides please see our Events Calendar.
Saturday November 10, 2018.
Meet at Scarborough Cycles Bike Hub at AccessPoint on Danforth (3079 Danforth Ave)
Join us for a 13km ride to scenic Tommy Thompson Park!
Help us raise funds for Access Alliance’s United Way Campaign. Give what you can!
Rain or shine!
Tuesday October 23, 2018.
Join Scarborough Cycles for a free ‘Learn to Ride’ session at Dentonia Park. This event is fun and open to all ages and abilities. Equipment will be provided.
Community Health and Wellbeing Week (CHWW) is an annual communications campaign coordinated by the Alliance for Healthier Communities. Every year during CHWW, members of the Alliance mount a wide range of communication activities and special events to bring attention to the issues that are important to them. The Week also provides an opportunity to highlight and celebrate the great work that Alliance members do to achieve the best possible health and wellbeing for everyone living in Ontario.
Saturday July 28, 2018.
10:30am at Leslie TTC Station (Old Leslie St Entrance)
11:30am at Chester Le Park
We are riding the North Scarborough Green Loop on July 28 for our annual Scarborough Cycles Ride. We will begin the ride at Leslie TTC Station (25 km option) to Chester Le Park, next to Scarborough Cycles’ new Bike Hub. From there we will ride the North Scarborough Green Loop (15 km option) with stops along the way to talk about about the project. Ride participants will get a free picnic lunch hosted by CultureLink’s Bike Host program at Chester Le Park before we return to Leslie Station at 3:30 pm.
Saturday June 16, 2018.
10am departure from our AccessPoint on Danforth Bike Hub.
Come join us as we ride to the start of the Bells on Danforth and ride with hundreds of residents along the Danforth to the Oakridge Community Fun Fair!
Additional ride details here.
Saturday June 9, 2018.
9am departure from the ‘Coach House’ parking lot. (130 Old Kingston Rd, University of Toronto Scarborough)
Join us for a 33 km bike tour around Scarborough!
Please Note: The route includes riding in traffic and is suited for those who have moderate experience commuting on a bicycle.
Monday May 28, 2018.
3400 Danforth Ave
(Harvey’s Parking Lot)
Join us for a ride to Nathan Phillips Square for a pancake breakfast!
Saturday February 17, 2018
10:30am – 12:00pm
Meet at AccessPoint on Danforth
3079 Danforth Ave.
Beat the winter blues with some great cycling camaraderie. We will visit some of our favourite local destinations. Yes… we have hot chocolate!
Saturday February 3, 2018
11:00am departure from AccessPoint on Danforth.
Join Scarborough Cycles for a group ride from our AccessPoint on Danforth Bike Hub to Alexander the Great Parkette (Logan Ave & Danforth Ave), where we will join hundreds of other cyclists for the annual ‘Coldest Day of the Year Ride’.
Join Cycle Toronto for our annual Coldest Day of the Year Ride on Saturday, February 3rd! The ride will be about an hour, followed by a social where you can chat with fellow riders, warm up with a drink, and buy a pair of brand new Cycle Toronto socks, made with Merino wool to keep your feet toasty.
We’ll meet at 11:30 am at Alexander the Great Parkette (Danforth Ave at Logan Ave) and kick things off with a few words. We’ll head out at noon for a short, family friendly ride of approx. 7km (route map here) along the some of the city’s best cycling infrastructure, ending at Betty’s on King to warm up and mingle. Both the start and end points are TTC accessible.
Don’t have a bike? No problem – you can use Bike Share! Like last year, you’ll be able to take out a Bike Share bicycle for up to two hours with no additional fees. Check out their map to find your closest station.
Please register so that we have an idea of how many riders to expect.
Health Equity Bike Ride to Rosetta McClain Gardens
Saturday October 21, 2017.
11:15am departure from our AccessPoint on Danforth Bike Hub.
Celebrate Health and Wellness Week at AccessPoint on Danforth with a group ride to scenic Rosetta McClain Gardens.
AccessPoint on Danforth Youth Bike Ride
Monday October 16, 2017.
4pm departure from our AccessPoint on Danforth Bike Hub.
Join us for a ride planned by the AccessPoint on Danforth Youth Planning Council.
Saturday October 7, 2017.
Wednesday September 20, 2017.
6pm departure from East Scarborough Storefront. 4040 Lawrence Ave. E.
Saturday September 9, 2017.
Join us this Saturday to celebrate this important milestone in Toronto’s cycling evolution. The Woodbine bike lanes represent the farthest east installation of separated bike lanes in Toronto, and when completed will provide a much safer north-south corridor for residents.
9:30am departure from our bike hub at AccessPoint on Danforth (3079 Danforth Ave). We will ride west on Danforth Ave. to Woodbine.
NOTE: Our regular Saturday DIY Drop-In Bike Repair has been rescheduled for 11am-2pm.
Saturday August 19, 2017
10am departure from Broadview Subway Station. Meet at the parkette on the north side.
Join participants from CultureLink’s Bike Host program for a scenic ride through Taylor Creek Park to the Toronto East Bike Festival and Wheels on the Danforth at Oakridge Park! This ride is 10 km and includes a few hills and a steep descent down Pottery Rd. For safety reason we will walk down Pottery Rd.
Saturday August 19, 2017.
12:30pm departure from the Scarborough Cycles tent at the Toronto East Bike Festival at Oakridge Park.
Grab your bike and join us for a 20 km spin through Scarborough! Highlights include the Waterfront Trail, views of the Bluffs, and McCowan District Park. This ride includes riding in traffic and is geared for medium to experienced cyclists.
Sunday July 23, 2017.
10:30am departure from AccessPoint on Danforth.
Join Cycle Toronto and CultureLink for a guided group tour along paths, parks and side streets in Scarborough! The 20km tour option begins at Access Point on Danforth (near Victoria Park TTC station).
We’ll be picking up people at Kennedy Station for the 10km route. We’ll be making stops to talk about local bike infrastructure, and will be taking side streets and the Pan Am Path for most of the ride. We’ll end at Morningside Park for a free picnic lunch and will provide a return trip back to the 10km pick up point. Experience the beauty of Scarborough cycling!
10:30am – AccessPoint on Danforth (2 minute walk from Victoria Park TTC Station)
11:45am – Kennedy TTC station pick-up point
1:00pm – 3:30pm – Morningside Park picnic
3:30pm – 4:30pm – Optional return ride to Kennedy Station
Ride to the Start of the ‘Bells on Danforth’
Saturday June 24, 2017.
9:45am departure from AccessPoint on Danforth.
Join Scarborough Cycles for a group ride from our AccessPoint on Danforth Community Bike Hub to Castle Frank Station where we will join hundreds of other cyclists for the annual Bells on Danforth ride. A must attend event!
Bike to Work Day Toronto Group Ride Commute and Pancake Breakfast: Nathan Phillips Square
Monday May 29, 2017.
Scarborough Start Point: 6:45am departure from Danforth Ave. and Danforth Rd. (Swiss Chalet parking lot)
Date: Saturday May 13, 2017 (rain or shine)
Cost: $10 (includes lunch and a t-shirt)
Our partners at University of Toronto Scarborough are organizing an historical bike tour to celebrate Canada 150. Grab your bike and join in on a 35 km bike tour across Scarborough!
Register at: tourdescarborough.eventbrite.c
Join Scarborough Cycles, TO35Cycles, and Ward 36 Cyclists for their annual fall ride. 10 am departure from the Scarborough Cycles Bike Hub at Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre, 93 Birchmount Rd. (located in the north parking lot of Birchmount Community Centre).
Proposed route is 19 km http://bit.ly/fallride16. Planned stops include former GECO munitions buildings and McCowan District Park.
Rain, snow, or shine… we ride.
Join Scarborough Cycles and the Toronto Police Service 41 Division for a ride along the Waterfront Trail to Scarborough Bluffs Park. Total ride distance is 14 km. Proposed route http://bit.ly/bluffsride
Ride to the ‘Bells on Bloor Victory Lap’
Sunday September 25, 2016.
10am departure from AccessPoint on Danforth.
Join Scarborough Cycles as we ride to Christie Pits Park which is the start of the 9th Annual Bells on Bloor bike ride. This year’s event celebrates the installation of the Bloor Street Bike Lanes. Please note that this ride to Christie Pits Park will use Danforth Ave. and Bloor St. and is approximately 12 km.
From Christie Pits Park we will ride east on Bloor St., then south on Sherbourne St., west on Wellesley St., north on Jarvis St., and then east back to Christie Pits Park on Bloor St.
Stick around after for food, drink, and the Lemon Bucket Orkestra — part of David Suzuki Foundation’s Christie Crawlfest. You could win a bike courtesy of Cycle Couture and Dandyhorse Magazine at the Christie Crawlfest. Stop by the Dandyhorse table, pick up a free copy of the latest issue and buy a raffle ticket for $5 to win a beautiful PUBLIC bike. Raffle will take place at 5 p.m. at the Dandyhorse table!
Join participants from CultureLink’s Bike Host program for a scenic ride through the Don Valley and Taylor Creek Park to the Toronto East Bike Festival! PLEASE NOTE: The ride is 12 km and includes a few hills and a steep descent down Pottery Rd. For safety reasons we will walk our bikes down Pottery Rd. as a group. (Proposed route: http://tinyurl.com/TEBFride)
P4K Pathfinding: Cycle Toronto Rides the Pan Am Path with CultureLink and Scarborough Cycles
Sunday July 17, 2016.
11am start at St. Clair Ravine Park (Warden Ave. and St. Clair Ave.)
12pm pick up point at Kennedy Station
Join us on a 10 or 15 km group bike ride along the Pan Am Path! We’ll depart from St Clair Ravine Park (Warden & St Clair Ave) at 11am with our own Executive Director Jared Kolb, and Jonathan Schmidt of TO35Cycles, who will talk about the history of cycling infrastructure in the area. We’ll then ride east to our 2nd pick-up point at Kennedy TTC Station and arrive at Morningside Park for a picnic, music and activities. A return trip to Kennedy Station is scheduled from Morningside Park at 4:00 pm.
Ride to ‘Evergreen Brick Works Bike Day’
Sunday July 10, 2016.
10am departure from AccessPoint on Danforth.
Enjoy a full day of family bike activities! There really is something for everyone! Please note that there is no return ride planned.
Ride to the ‘Scarborough Canada Day Parade’ with Ward 36 Cyclists and TO35Cycles
Friday July 1, 2016.
2:30pm departure from Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre.
Free to participate, and family friendly! Bring your bicycle! Bring your friends and their bicycles! The more the better as we celebrate and promote cycling in Scarborough and don’t forget to decorate your bicycle in a Canada Day theme! If you can’t make the start of the ride, just meet us at the start of the parade. Please note that there is no return ride planned.
Ride to the Start of the ‘Bells on Danforth’
Saturday June 25, 2016.
9:30am departure from AccessPoint on Danforth.
A must attend event! Join us as we represent Scarborough for a group ride to the start of the 5th Annual Bells on Danforth ride. We then ride with hundreds of other cyclists along the Danforth back to Scarborough!
Ride to Rosetta McClain Gardens
Saturday June 18, 2016.
2pm departure from AccessPoint on Danforth
Ride along for a group ride to one of Scarborough hidden gems and enjoy scenic view of Lake Ontario and the formal gardens. Group ride returns to AccessPoint on Danforth at 3:30pm
Ride to ‘Woodbine and Danforth Bike to Work Day Start Point’
Monday May 30, 2016.
6:30am departure from Danforth Ave. and Danforth Rd. (Swiss Chalet parking lot)