Average Joe Cyclist

Average Joe Cyclist also writes a blog at www.averagejoecyclist.com. Joe is a local cyclist and cyclist-commuter, on a mission to rally cyclists to get together and make a better world for all cyclists. Joe pursues this mission with volunteer activities – such as helping out with the VACC’s (Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition’s) Bike to Work Weeks, and being a Board member of the BCCC (British Columbia Cycling Coalition).

Why aren't more people using bike lanes?

Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it: as the winds of change blow in our new bike lanes, opponents of change shout against the wind – just as others once railed against cars.

Road rage or traffic tantrums?

Recently, the news has been full of road rage, but let’s call a spade a spade. Road rage is really just a traffic tantrum (a tantrum in a four-ton vehicle that endangers us all).

Vancouver’s vibrant veloculture

Vancouver’s cycling culture has been accused of being a dull monoculture. Nothing could be further from the truth. Vancouver’s vibrant cycling culture enriches our city’s fabulous diversity.

Magical moments in Vancouver cycling in 2010

2010 was a watershed year for Vancouver cycling, as the city made giant strides towards sustainability. This is not just about cycling – this is about the future viability of our city.