Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Toronto Rocks!!!

Another very important conference to attend in Toronto, another remarkable success.  It's really nice to be on a roll.  Here's hoping my luck holds until October 26, 2011.  I'll spare you the details because it has nothing to do with my blog, and I apologize for being cryptic.

If I've piqued your curiosity, and you just can't help yourself, you will soon be able to see what it's all about at, but I warn you, if the words "shareholder democracy" don't really resonate with you, don't bother.  If they do, maybe we should talk.

So what do I have to share with you?

More of the same: a glimpse of life on two wheels in Canada's financial capital.

First, here are Toronto's BIXIs at the corner of Bay street.
Then, have a look at this collection of Vespas parked on the sidewalk just east of Bay street on Wellington (there's nothing wrong with your speakers, I deleted the audio track which was just annoying street noise).
I know, I know, that last one's not a Vespa.  Still, six scooters and five of them Vespas on a single block, wow!

And then this trio down on Queen's Quay on the waterfront (although the one that looks like a PX may actually be a Stella).
Way to go Toronto!


Unknown said...


many years ago I used to work at the corner of King & Bay across from the TD Tower. I wished I knew about scooters back then. I took the subway from Islington to Yonge then transfer down to King. Glad to see more people use scooters on a daily basis. Scooters and bikes make more sense in congested TO traffic

Riding the Wet Coast

David Masse said...

Bob: my son now lives in Toronto. While the generous free parking offered to powered two-wheelers in Toronto is a huge plus, the absence of good bike paths and the presence of streetcar tracks all over the city, make Toronto less two-wheeler friendly than it might otherwise be.

SonjaM said...

Nice catch! Toronto looks like scooter paradise to me. Here in Vancouver they would probably fine all the illegally parked motorized two-wheelers.

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