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New app Biko rewards Vancouver's cyclists
A new mobile application, Biko, is on a mission to pay Vancouver cyclists by turning kilometres biked into rewards earned from local businesses. By downloading the free app on their smartphones...
Aug 19th, 2016
City to celebrate one million cycling trips over Burrard Bridge in 2015
The bike counter will roll over one million rides any minute, proving that two wheels is the way to go in Vancouver.
Aug 21st, 2015
Gastown Grand Prix photos: Cycling action in Vancouver
Dramatic criterium race downtown.
Jul 11th, 2013
Olympic medalist and SFU student Jasmin Glaesser shares pre-race rituals
Jasmin Glaesser, a 19-year-old SFU computer science student, shares her pre-race rituals and a technicality that almost kept her out of the Olympics.
Sep 4th, 2012
Hit and Run and Premium Rush, Trump bullies critics, Jane Fonda and Frank Langella play seniors and ghost stories go Boo
They come in pairs this week: two chase movies; two about seniors and two ghost stories.
Aug 24th, 2012
Canadian Siblings Tell Story of Holocaust Hero
There are not many books about cyclists and there are even fewer about cyclists who participated during the Second World War.
Aug 16th, 2012
Unforgettable bicycle trips around Paris: Notre Dame, Château de Vincennes, Arc de Triomphe
A personal and funny take on the very best cycling paths around France's gorgeous capital, Paris.
Feb 12th, 2012
Top Vancouver Events | May 26-29
It's a good time to be in Vancouver. Summer is (almost) here, the Canucks are heading to the finals, and there are tons of festivals going on. Yep, it's the weekend of film festivals and...
May 23rd, 2011
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
Cyclists to celebrate big bike lane wins at Gastown Christmas bash
With new bike routes and dedicated bike lanes in the city, the big bike party moves from VAG to Gastown this Wednesday. Expect carrolling and bike-centric Christmas songs... with a cycling twist.
Dec 20th, 2010