Kevin Um Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/3879 en How to clean up your bike http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/08/13/how-clean-your-bike Before taking your bike out for a spin, especially if you haven't gone out in a while, it's a good idea to clean it up, service it, and make sure you're safe. It also doesn't hurt to have a shiny...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/08/13/how-clean-your-bike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/08/13/how-clean-your-bike#comments Gears Health Sports Life bike clean-up maintenance Sat, 14 Aug 2010 02:59:00 +0000 Kevin Um 4214 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Inspiring cycling in Vancouver and the Tour de France http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/08/13/inspiring-cycling-vancouver-and-tour-de-france During the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, Canadians showed an unprecedented amount of national pride and enthusiasm for competitive sports. With the City of Vancouver currently focusing on making...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/08/13/inspiring-cycling-vancouver-and-tour-de-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/08/13/inspiring-cycling-vancouver-and-tour-de-france#comments Gears Canada Sports Environment Amgen Tour of California BC Time Trial Championship California Christian Meier City of Vancouver Colorado cycling media coverage National Time Trial Champion North America Porterville Quiznos Pro Challenge San Jose Santa Rosa Svein Tuft Talk Green to Us Tour of Denmark Vancouver 2010 Westside Classic Winter Olympics Yaletown Grand Prix Fri, 13 Aug 2010 16:00:00 +0000 Kevin Um 4608 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Let's follow Norway to become the greenest city in the world http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/07/30/lets-follow-norway-become-greenest-city-world The City of Vancouver recently launched the website Talk Green to Us and set out 10 ambitious goals to make itself the greenest city in the world. One goal (number four) specifically focuses on green...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/07/30/lets-follow-norway-become-greenest-city-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/07/30/lets-follow-norway-become-greenest-city-world#comments Gears Canada Technology Europe Health Outdoors Life Environment bicycle lift City of Vancouver green transportation hill climbing Talk Green to Us Trampe Trondheim uphill commuting Sat, 31 Jul 2010 01:06:00 +0000 Kevin Um 4560 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com From Bordeaux to Pauillac: the race of truth for the 2010 Tour de France http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/07/23/bordeaux-pauillac-race-truth-2010-tour-de-france This year's Tour de France has been marked by intense rivalry between Alberto Contador of Team Astana, and Andy Schleck of Team Saxo Bank. Throughout the Tour, Contador has riden defensively in the...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/07/23/bordeaux-pauillac-race-truth-2010-tour-de-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/07/23/bordeaux-pauillac-race-truth-2010-tour-de-france#comments Gears Europe Sports People 2010 Tour de France Alberto Contador Andy Schleck Bordeaux Cadel Evans Carlos Sastre Dennis Menchov Fabian Cancellara individual time trial Maillot Jaune Pauillac Samuel Sanchez Stage 19 Tony Martin Yellow Jersey Sat, 24 Jul 2010 00:42:00 +0000 Kevin Um 4521 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Let's make Vancouver the Bike Capital of the world http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/07/10/lets-make-vancouver-bike-capital-world The main setback that bicycle commuters in Vancouver face is the lack of well-maintained and safe roads. Most bike routes in the city are just wider roads that are designed to accomodate both cars...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/07/10/lets-make-vancouver-bike-capital-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/07/10/lets-make-vancouver-bike-capital-world#comments Gears Outdoors Sports City Amsterdam Bike Capital bike routes City of Vancouver Copenhagen cycling Cypress St. Green Capital Northwest Marine Drive Quebec truck crash Southwest Marine Drive Traffic West 8th Ave. Sun, 11 Jul 2010 00:12:00 +0000 Kevin Um 4430 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Contador displays his strengths in France http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/06/07/contador-displays-his-strengths-france Alberto Contador is looking strong with less than a month to go to the Tour de France. The Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré is serving as his final testing ground, and he is showing spectacular form....<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/06/07/contador-displays-his-strengths-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/gears/2010/06/07/contador-displays-his-strengths-france#comments Gears News Celebrities Europe Sports 2010 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré 2010 Tour de France 2010 Tour de Suisse Alberto Contador Andy Shleck Annecy cycling Dauphine Libere Lance Armstrong road racing time trial Tue, 08 Jun 2010 00:04:00 +0000 Kevin Um 4140 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Obama cancels Asian trip and BP's CEO continues to spew http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2010/06/04/obama-cancels-asian-trip-and-bps-ceo-continues-spew This is not the space program.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2010/06/04/obama-cancels-asian-trip-and-bps-ceo-continues-spew" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2010/06/04/obama-cancels-asian-trip-and-bps-ceo-continues-spew#comments United States Politics BP Energy obama offshore drilling oil spill Tony Hayward Transocean Sat, 05 Jun 2010 00:01:00 +0000 Kevin Um 4121 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Shout out for BC Mary and other coverage of the BC Rail trial http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/politicaljunkie/2010/05/21/shout-out-bc-mary-and-other-coverage-bc-rail-trial On May 18, 2010, the BC Rail corruption trial finally began, over six years after police raided the BC Legislature for government corruption in December 28, 2003. Unsurprisingly, this trial has been...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/politicaljunkie/2010/05/21/shout-out-bc-mary-and-other-coverage-bc-rail-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/politicaljunkie/2010/05/21/shout-out-bc-mary-and-other-coverage-bc-rail-trial#comments Political Junkie Investigations Politics Aneal Basi BC Liberals BC Mary BC Rail Bobby Virk Dave Basi foul play Gordon Campbell government corruption Justice MacKenzie Legislature Raids privatization Sat, 22 May 2010 01:27:00 +0000 Kevin Um 3996 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Mother of lost three year old in DTES found http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/policeblotter/2010/05/21/mother-lost-three-year-old-dtes-found The Vancouver Police has just announced that the mother of the lost three year old girl has been found and is now in the process of being reunited with her. Further details will be announced later... http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/policeblotter/2010/05/21/mother-lost-three-year-old-dtes-found#comments Police Blotter Crime lost child Vancouver Police Sat, 22 May 2010 00:17:00 +0000 Kevin Um 3992 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com