Archive of posts tagged "bike"

Great Rides with Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition and MEC Contest

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This summer the Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition and Mountain Equipment Co-op have been presenting the Great Rides bike series. Photo credit: chris5aw on Flickr The goal is to invite riders from across the Lower Mainland to take park in group rides and discover new routes and outing destinations along the way. According to the VACC, […]

BC Bike Race 2009

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The following was written for Miss604.com by Jane Victoria King BC Bike Race wrapped up at Whistler’s Creekside on Saturday. The seven-day staged mountain bike race is billed as the epic single-track adventure of a lifetime. It brought together pro racers, riders of all ages and skill levels -including the weekend warriors, from countries across […]

Golden Ears Bridge Great Ride

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The Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition MEC Great Rides take place once a month from July to October, and not only encourage getting out on a bike but also exploring our beautiful region. These permanent circular routes take in beautiful country lanes, vibrant city centres and fun local festivals. The rides range from 20km to 50km […]

Ride to Conquer Cancer 2009

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This weekend thousands will set out on their bikes in support of the Ride to Conquer Cancer. For months participants have been training to ride from Vancouver to Seattle while raising funds for the BC Cancer Foundation. The Ride kicks off with an official opening ceremony this Saturday at 7:00am in the Guildford Town Centre […]

Great Pedalheads Treasure Hunt at Jericho Beach

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Even though I’m down in San Francisco the emails about events around Vancouver have still been pouring in so here’s a quick heads up for a fun activity happening tomorrow. Photo credit: Adrie Mooi on Flickr / AdrieMooi.nl Bring the family to Jericho Beach on Sunday May 31st for the Great PedalheadsTM Treasure Hunt. It’s […]

Morning Cycle Around Town with Opus

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To celebrate a successful (yet somewhat soggy) Bike to Work Week I ventured out this morning for a tour of downtown with Dave from Opus. I was going to take photos along the way but I thought it best to pay attention to the routes, the perspective, and the glorious weather at atmosphere that was […]