Biking

Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour de Victoria returns to the streets of Greater Victoria Saturday, Aug. 20 – a celebration of cycling and Southern Vancouver Island for locals and visitors alike.  Jennifer Letham Photography.

Calling all cyclists: Your Tour de Victoria begins here!

Register today for Ryder Hesjedal’s mass cycling event, Aug. 20

  • May 30, 2022

 

GoByBike BC Society envisions a future where everyone can experience the joy of cycling – for transportation, for play, for well-being, for the planet. Take part in Spring GoByBike Week May 30 to June 5!

This spring, return to cycling for a fresh start

More than just a bike ride — GoByBike for health, for the planet and for prizes!

  • May 16, 2022

 

Thomas Ambrose (right) was supported by his nephew and a host of other family and friends during the first annual “Wish You Were Here - Edie Ambrose suicide awareness ride” on April 23. (Submitted by Thomas Ambrose)

Training ride takes on bigger meaning for Cowichan cyclist

From Duncan to Tofino in memory of a daughter lost to suicide

Thomas Ambrose (right) was supported by his nephew and a host of other family and friends during the first annual “Wish You Were Here - Edie Ambrose suicide awareness ride” on April 23. (Submitted by Thomas Ambrose)
Cyclists participating in Fall GoByBike can submit photos of payloads they carry on their bikes in the Pack and Pedal Challenge, a new contest that offers chances to win prizes. (News Bulletin file photo)

Pedal for prizes in Nanaimo during Fall GoByBike event

City of Nanaimo hosting cycling events Sept. 27-Oct. 10

Cyclists participating in Fall GoByBike can submit photos of payloads they carry on their bikes in the Pack and Pedal Challenge, a new contest that offers chances to win prizes. (News Bulletin file photo)
Bikes for Kids volunteers Eddie Goncalves, Mel Huggins and Greg Nowik fix up bikes at the group’s downtown location earlier this week. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo’s Bikes for Kids reaches milestone as it gives away its 1,000th bicycle

Volunteers have been refurbishing used bikes for five years

Bikes for Kids volunteers Eddie Goncalves, Mel Huggins and Greg Nowik fix up bikes at the group’s downtown location earlier this week. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
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

Jacob Koomen takes his bike out for a spin near his home in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
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)
GoByBike 2020 event in Nanaimo challenges riders to get out and explore their community for a chance to win prizes. (News Bulletin file photo)

Explore Nanaimo with GoByBike challenge next week

Participants can win prizes while biking for fun or to work Sept. 28-Oct. 4

GoByBike 2020 event in Nanaimo challenges riders to get out and explore their community for a chance to win prizes. (News Bulletin file photo)
Yellow painted bikes have popped up in spots around Cedar and Yellow Point to mark the path of the proposed trail (Cole Schisler photo)

Trail proposed to connect Cedar and Yellow Point

Regional director says project fits with active transportation goals

Yellow painted bikes have popped up in spots around Cedar and Yellow Point to mark the path of the proposed trail (Cole Schisler photo)
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 Beban bike park

City of Nanaimo announced new features now open 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)
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