Category Archives: cycling

July .5 .2017

Summer Biking Basics

Sun’s out, bikes out, right? It’s a joy to get on your bike and spin around the city – soaking up the rays and feeling the breeze in your face. But before you pedal your way around, it’s a good idea...
May .23 .2017

Leave a Meter for the Bikes

Biking and sunny days go together so well. Biking and cars, not so much. But as the days warm up and more people get out on their bikes, everyone needs to take safety to heart. Drivers don’t want to...
April .28 .2017

Let’s All Share the Seawall

Like cherry blossoms and daffodils, every spring in Vancouver sees the return of something truly spectacular – thousands of people out enjoying the Seawall. But 30 kms of seaside trails can result in...
January .31 .2017

Bike Safety for Rainy Days

Vancouver is becoming as well-known for its cycling culture as it is for its rain. But what happens when the two intersect? Yes, slick roads and cold, wet commutes are part of it. But just because...
November .1 .2016

The Dutch Reach Can Save Lives

Anyone who has ever biked along a row of parked cars has one serious dread – crashing into an opening car door. Getting ‘doored’ is bad news for both the cyclist and the driver. But one simple change...
October .4 .2016

Bike Safety at Night

With summer behind us, the days ahead are shorter and darker. If you’re a cyclist in the Vancouver area, that means a change of clothing and a change of mindset. While most other Canadians are...
September .27 .2016

Life in the Protected Bike Lane

Cities all over the world are making a switch from lines of paint to fully protected bike lanes. Whether separated by a concrete curb, a row of plants, special fencing, or even a row of parked cars,...
September .20 .2016

Kids, Sports, and Concussions

A new sport season is about to kick off and that means all sorts of active fun. But are your kids playing it safe? If they do get hurt, do you know how to identify a concussion? And do you know what...
August .23 .2016

City Cycling Safety

Biking is a great way to get around the city. Whether it’s your daily commute or an occasional outing, peddle power is good for your health and good for our planet. But there are dangers and risks,...
August .19 .2016

Mobi Takes off in Vancouver

Need a bike? There’s probably one near you that’s ready to ride. Vancouver’s new bike sharing program, Mobi, took to the streets in July and so far it seems to be well received.
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