bikes

How To Lose Your Bike

I was down at Granville Island on the weekend and came across these bikes. I hope they were still there when the owners returned. Why is this a bad lock-up? Look at what’s actually connected to the lock and the rack. Only the tire. An intrepid thief with a spare

THE BIKE LANE AHEAD

My latest article for Granville Online: “It started in July 2009. The creation of a separated, protected lane for cyclists on the Burrard Bridge turned out to be just the beginning of Vision Vancouver’s ambitious plan for increasing cycling in Vancouver. In 2010, the addition of separated lanes on Dunsmuir

Girl Gone Goa with Ulrike Rodrigues

 June 24th, 6pm – the Bike Doctor 137 West Broadway, Vancouver (across from MEC) Join the Bike Doctor for an Indian travel adventure. Based near the state capital of Panjim, Ulrike rode, wrote and photographed her time on two wheels for six months. Learn how to: stay cool cycling in tropical heat, drink

Bike Industry Gleanings

European Cities Aren’t Afraid of Commitment. Velo-city 2009 cycling conference delivers ‘Charter of Brussels’ MEC draws ire of BTAC Everything not A-OK as Wal-MEC approaches Auf Wiedershen to the Auto Germans cling to civilization, reclaim use of legs

Do It Yourself Cycling Fashion

Momentum magazine hosted a sewing workshop for cyclists on Saturday, Nov. 8. On hand to teach participants how they can recycle old sweaters and dress slacks into stylish arm warmers and cycling knickers was Nan Eastep of B Spoke Tailor. Here’s some highlights of the fun, and an interview with

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