BC has some of the best single and double track racing around – Are you ready to race?
Everyone’s doing it! Cycling seems to be the new thing in the Lower Mainland – so dust off your bikes and plan to hit the roads once the winter is over. Sign up now for one of the many classic cycle rides, as space books up quickly for the most popular ones. It’s so much easier [...]
The last few months of sunshine have been more than welcome and great timing for budding Fondoists intent on surviving and finishing the RBC Whistler Gran Fondo. Just as we were wondering if summer would actually arrive, the sun came out in force and the lily white legs started pounding the roads, highways and, more [...]
Weather forecast looked good for the weekend a few days before the Epic STP Ride. Sun all the way, according to Mark Madryga and Global TV. Being a weatherman must be the only job in the world that you can get it totally wrong and not get fired!
Our ‘team’ set off for Seattle on Friday, [...]
Jacob Koomen of Campbell River BC celebrates the start of the RBC GranFondo Kelowna
The second annual RBC GranFondo Kelowna encompassed 122 kms of cycling through the rolling hills of the Thompson Okanagan and its spectacular lake country. Barney Bentall kicked the dayoff for the crowd by singing Oh Canada prior joining the ride whichstarted at [...]
The combination of a five year absence and warm weather should draw upwards of 30,000 spectators to this evening’s Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix.
Global Relay Communications, a Gastown technology company and a world leader in data storage donated $1 million to return competitive cycling to its home neighbourhood.
The race takes place Wednesday, beginning with opening ceremonies [...]
The 6th annual BC Bike race has officially kicked into high gear with 500 racers from 33 countries …
The 2011 Tour de Victoria
Victoria, B.C. – The Tour de Victoria (TDV) powered by GoodLife Fitness is just two days away and riders are gearing up and getting ready to take on the challenge of a 140k, 100k or 50k ride.
“Once again we have Olympians and World champion athletes at the helm of the different [...]
Yoga isn’t just for your bendy buddy and Buddha wannabes. In fact, taking a single weekly yoga class or doing 15 minutes of yoga poses after every bike ride will make you a stronger, faster cyclist. Yoga is the single best cross-training tool. It gives you everything you want while you’re on your bike: Strength, [...]
The annual Vancouver Bike Show and Outdoor Adventure Show takes place this weekend at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Saturday and Sunday March 3 and 4, 2012.
Both events are sure to attract large crowds on a weekend that is expected to be very wet.
The Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show will include over 250 exhibitors featuring everything for [...]
Check out this recently released trailer for the 2012 TransRockies Challenge! The Challenge takes place next July 28 to August 3, for more information on this epic event visit http://www.transrockies.com/trc/.
[Official Press Release] Year two for the RBC GranFondo Whistler will bring together 7,000 cyclists of all abilities, in an epic journey, taking them from beautiful downtown Vancouver, along the world’s most scenic coastal mountain highway (Highway 99), through the picturesque District of Squamish and on to a breathtaking finish in the bustling, natural playground [...]
The 4th Annual Cypress Challenge, a cycling event and fund raiser for fighting pancreatic cancer, will be held this year on Saturday, August 20th at Cypress Mountain. This year’s event is dedicated to Jack Poole, the man responsible for bringing the Olympic Games to Vancouver and who died of pancreatic cancer in October 2009.
The Cypress [...]
The inaugural Gran Fondo Highwood Pass was held on Saturday, July 9th and 250 riders turned out for the fully supported ride over Canada’s highest road pass on Highway 40 in Kananaskis Country high in the Alberta Rockies.
Rocky Mountain weather can be harsh and unpredictable at any time of year but the riders were treated [...]
(From Global News) Cycling enthusiasts took part in the grueling 160 km Axel Merckx Granfondo on Sunday.
Some 2,000 cyclists participated in the Okanagan’s first ever granfondo, which means “big race” in Italian.
Cycling legend and organizer Axel Merckx says the event went beyond expectation.
Exciting, Fan Friendly Criterium replaces Prologue on opening night
- As one of Canada’s top sprinters, North Vancouver’s Andrew Pinfold has long been a fixture atop the BC Superweek podiums, with victories at every criterium in the race’s history, including the prestigious old Tour de Gastown in 2009. Pinfold actually swept the criteriums that year [...]
From the Vancouver Province – The Yaletown Grand Prix, a Canada Day weekend staple since 2004, has been cancelled.
Set for Sunday afternoon, organizers made the decision late Wednesday night to cancel the event because not enough riders had signed up.
“We went from everything being OK to a call late last night that said we’re cancelling [...]
From the Globe and Mail – In a city where bicycle paths are separated from traffic, racks are accessible, cycling routes are connected, and the way from home to work is smooth and flat, more people may actually want to ride their bikes. And if more people bike rather than drive, they will be much healthier, [...]
Click here to check out some great photos taken by Dustan during last week’s Bike to Work Week in Vancouver.
By Jack Knox – Victoria Times Colonist – It was blustery and bucketing rain when Ryder Hesjedal climbed and twisted his way through the 140-kilometre Tour de Victoria course this week. “It took me 4 1 /2 hours,” he said Thursday. The not-so-dry run for Saturday’s ride burned up almost 5,000 calories, too.
Might sound like [...]