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Archive of posts tagged "bike"

Vancouver Heritage Foundation Bike Tours

May 2nd, 2013 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Heritage Foundation is putting a spin on their popular walking tours with guides Maurice Guibord and John Atkin by getting them up on two wheels to offer four new bike tours this summer. Photo credit: [travelfox] on Flickr Places That Matter Bike Tour Guide: John Atkin Date: Saturday, May 25, 2013 from 1:00pm […]

Twilight Crow Bike Ride

January 29th, 2013 @ 1:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

You don’t need to be a long-time Vancouverite to spot the spectacular daily commute of tens of thousands of crows as they leave the city and head home to nest in Burnaby. The phenomenon has happened every day, without fail, since at least 1971. It’s so common that I finally wrote a post about it […]

HUB: Bikeability for Businesses

August 22nd, 2012 @ 1:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Biking to work could be a dream. Riding in the open air, avoiding bumper to bumper traffic, and arriving to work refreshed from morning exercise. In theory it’s ideal but in reality many businesses cannot accomodate cycling commuters on their workforce — and that’s where HUB comes in. Formerly the Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition, HUB […]

Gastown Grand Prix 2012 Prize Pack

July 2nd, 2012 @ 10:02am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix returns to the streets of Vancouver July 11, 2012. Coming off a 3-year hiatus, this race is one of the most famous in Canada and it attracts North America’s best cyclists. Gastown Grand Prix 2006 Photo by Greg Descantes For spectators, it’s a free festival where crowds can line […]

Velopalooza 2012

June 18th, 2012 @ 8:18am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s ultimate bike festival, Velopalooza, is on for the next two weeks with a packed schedule of over 125 events. Photo credit: {e u g e n e} on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Every morning begins with what they’re calling “Morning Mass” — a sunrise bike ride starting out from Devonian […]

Bike to Work Week 2012

May 26th, 2012 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bike to Work Week 2012 runs May 28th to June 1st as individuals are encouraged to leave their cars at home and pedal to the office. It’s an opportunity to start up a workplace team, get some exercise, explore new routes to work, and enjoy community bike events. With gas prices hitting extreme highs, it […]