cycling

Is Canada Buying into Biking?

This article was originally published in PEDAL magazine Is Canada Buying into Biking? What’s the state of cycling in urban Canada? It is building credibility as a sensible all-ages way to get around town. The bicycle’s biggest boosters are heralding a Renaissance in two-wheeled travel. Many cities across the country

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

Flying with Folders

Folding bikes are quickly becoming more popular as the technology, performance, and design of these portable pedalers improves. Here’s my recent article for Granville Online, listing three folders light enough to meet Harbour Air’s weight restrictions for luggage, as well as an accompanying piece describing the Vancouver floatplane company’s carbon-offset

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

Essential Olympic Cycling Resources

(media release written for Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition) VANCOUVER (Jan. 22, 2010) – You don’t have to go it alone if you want to get around on two wheels during the Olympic Games. These online resources are invaluable tools for new cycle commuters and give experienced urban cyclists an opportunity