Archive of posts tagged "bike"

Archives Photos of the Day: Bikes

August 25th, 2011 @ 11:12am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Whether you take to the trails, the sea wall, or the specified road lanes, there’s no denying that Vancouver is a bicycle town. From heavy duty shock absorbers to fixies and colourful cruisers, bikes pepper our urban landscape and are a large part of life in this city. As such, this week’s theme from the […]

Kokanee Crankworx 2011

July 15th, 2011 @ 1:05pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Kokanee Crankworx starts today in Whistler and will run clear through next weekend. It’s the nation’s ultimate mountain biking event with the Whistler Mountain Bike Park taking centre stage for all the action. Be on the lookout for the Kokanee-stealing sasquatch Kokanee Crankworx has become the authoritative free ride festival, a supercharged magnet for the […]

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 […]