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Tsawwassen First Nation set to embrace bike-friendly future
$440,000 in provincial BikeBC funding for new trails will help TFN residents switch cars for pedal power, following in the footsteps of Vancouver in building an eco-friendly transit network.
Sep 10th, 2015
Bicycle Opera wheels into rural Ontario
Imagine the delight and surprise that summer day last year when a travelling opera company rolled into town—on bicycles!
Jul 6th, 2014
Gastown Grand Prix photos: Cycling action in Vancouver
Dramatic criterium race downtown.
Jul 11th, 2013
Vancouver's cycling style sense: Can Vancouver become Cycle Chic?
Spandex, Gore-Tex, lycra. Will Vancouver's cycling fashion sense ever change? Perhaps with the help of Vancouver Cycle Chic, Vancouver will finally put style before speed.
Jun 20th, 2012
Are pedestrian issues too pedestrian for Vancouver's bicycle-automobile wars?
Over 80 per cent of pedestrian accidents are caused by cars turning when the pedestrian has the right of way, according to a City of Vancouver report.
May 22nd, 2012
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.
Average Joe Cyclist
Jan 17th, 2011
Two wheel zeal: why biking beats driving
I love living in Vancouver. One of the first things I did when I moved here was sell my car. Living and working downtown, my once beloved Honda Civic became more of a nuisance...
Sep 24th, 2010
Olympics Mascots Quatchi and Sumi Go Green
Miga's cousins Quatchi & Sumi caught training before the games began. But what exactly are they training for?
Mar 3rd, 2010