Biking

Maple Ridge has banned cycling on sidewalks. (THE NEWS/files)

First round of feedback released for Esquimalt’s active transportation plan

Respondants identify where walking, cycling and more can be improved around community

 

Jacob Koomen takes his bike out for a spin near his home in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Senior to cycle length of Vancouver Island to raise funds for cancer research

Long distance rides are no big deal for 73-year-old cyclist Jacob Koomen

 

An extension to Tofino’s Multi-Use Path links the community to the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. (District of Tofino photo)

Tofino links Multi-Use Path to Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

New addition connects Tofino to Pacific Rim National Park Reserve’s northern border.

  • Feb 17, 2021

 

Construction is underway on Chilliwack’s new pump track, seen here on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 beside the Chilliwack Curling Club. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. city set to become home of the largest pump track facility in North America

Custom designed pump track with crossover tunnel will be geared to riders of all abilities

Construction is underway on Chilliwack’s new pump track, seen here on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 beside the Chilliwack Curling Club. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The City of Colwood has applied for a funding to build a bridge across Island Highway, providing easier access to cyclists and pedestrians along the Galloping Goose Trail. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Colwood mayor voices need for bridge to improve Galloping Goose trail

‘Most crossings are pretty obvious, this one isn’t,’ says cycling advocate

The City of Colwood has applied for a funding to build a bridge across Island Highway, providing easier access to cyclists and pedestrians along the Galloping Goose Trail. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
A tree bridge at the mountain bike skills park area at Nanaimo’s Steve Smith Bike Park. (City of Nanaimo photo)

Mountain bike skills area adds new challenges at Nanaimo park

City announces new features ready for use at Steve Smith Bike Park

A tree bridge at the mountain bike skills park area at Nanaimo’s Steve Smith Bike Park. (City of Nanaimo photo)
Colwood’as Clinton Myers will be biking 400 kilometres this month to raise funds to fight childhood cancer. (Courtesy of Clinton Myers)

Colwood man to ride 400 kilometres to fight kids cancer

Man riding for a beloved family member who died from leukemia at 13-years-old

Colwood’as Clinton Myers will be biking 400 kilometres this month to raise funds to fight childhood cancer. (Courtesy of Clinton Myers)
Pete Lilly of Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop poses in front of his store in Toronto on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Pete Lilly of Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop poses in front of his store in Toronto on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn