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Archive of posts tagged "bike"

Velopalooza & Wheels of Change Documentary

June 6th, 2011 @ 1:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

June is bike month in Vancouver and as a result the Velopalooza festival is hosting weeks of events and themed bike rides around the city. Cadbury’s Bicycle Factory campaign and I will be hosting an event tomorrow night that will feature a screening of the documentary “Wheels of Change”. What A documentary about the difference […]

BC Bike Race 2011 & Adera’s seven35

May 27th, 2011 @ 1:45pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The BC Bike Race July 2nd – July 9th is a 7-day cycling adventure that will take riders from the North Shore, to Vancouver Island, down the Sunshine Coast and up to Whistler. From ferry crossings to mountain passes, cyclists will go through places like Nanaimo, Cumberland, Powell River, and Squamish on their daily rides. […]

Cadbury Bicycle Factory Now Open for 2011

May 10th, 2011 @ 12:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Cadbury Bicycle Factory is now open for 2011. This online, virtual bike factory swaps your Cadbury product codes for bike parts that translate into real bikes being built and sent over to students in Ghana, which I got to be a part of earlier this year. The Bicycle Factory Steps: Find the product code […]

Bike the Blossoms 2011

March 29th, 2011 @ 10:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Velopalooza, Vancouver’s 2-week bike summer bike festival, and the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival present Bike the Blossoms, taking place Saturday April 16th, 2011 from 11:00am until 5:00pm. Photo credit: Dream Dottie on Flickr This day-long event features eight self-guided routes through various neighbourhoods where you can do the best cherry blossom viewing. If you prefer […]

Kokanee Crankworx 2010, Quick Contest

August 13th, 2010 @ 10:25am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last weekend I did a quick giveaway for a Kokanee Crankworx day trip to Whistler and as the mountain biking and freeride event winds down, I have a few more goodies to hand out. Photo © photodreamz on Flickr The prize: Kokanne is offering up VIP tickets (for the winner and two guests) to the […]

Kokanee Crankworx VIP Experience, Win Tickets

August 6th, 2010 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Kokanee Crankworx takes over Whistler tomorrow and runs through until August 15th. This ultimate, mega, humongous mountain bike and free-ride festival comes complete with competitions, stunts, activities, concerts, and more. Photo credit: Tripleman on Flickr This will be one of my quickest contests ever but I have 15 (that’s right, fifteen) spots to give away […]

Preventable Summer Contest

June 15th, 2010 @ 12:18pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

With June being Bike Month in Metro Vancouver and Car Free Day coming up, it’s the perfect time to not only think about leaving the car at home but also about bike safety. As automatic as it may be to buckle up in your vehicle, it should equally be a ‘no brainer’ to pop a […]

Velopalooza 2010

June 1st, 2010 @ 3:05pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

We’re smack dab in the middle of Bike to Work Week and coming up in a few days the cycling fun continues with Velopalooza. Photo credit: to be, inspired on Flickr From June 4th until June 13th Velopalooza will offer 10 days of “bikey fun” including 64 events (most free) that are organized by individuals […]