Biking

Bicycles that Bryan Miles repaired for two kids in Penticton this holiday season. (Photo- Lori TC/Facebook)

Osoyoos man turns garage into Santa’s workshop, gifting kids with bicycles this Christmas

Bryan Miles expects to put a smile on more than 70 children’s faces this holiday season

 

Aaron Saufferer after reaching Deep Cove, Vancouver B.C. (Submitted)

Kelowna teen rides across Canada over the summer

Aaron Saufferer fueled his ride with Tim Hortons, the Canadian choice

 

Kristy Gabelhouse won 2021’s #FallGoByBikeWeek Grand Prize, an Exodus Travels Cycling Adventure for two in France! Participate in 2022's GoByBike Week Oct. 3 - 16 for a chance to win an Exodus Travels self-guided cycling adventure for two in Italy.

Go by bike or bicicletta! Save on gas and enter to win a cycling trip in Italy

Nanaimo’s Kristy Gabelhouse participated in Spring GoByBike Week from France — you could be next!

  • Sep 12, 2022

 

(Raquel Rodrigues/Submitted)

Kelowna team riding strong during 6 day Rockies race

The pair are currently ranked second with four days to go

(Raquel Rodrigues/Submitted)
Marquez (top), Demico (left) and Adero Gonzalez capturing provincial BMX winners plates at a 2022 provincial championship series in Langley. (Penticton BMX Facebook)

Penticton’s BMX family: 3 brothers dominate on bikes at provincials in Langley

Marquez, Demico and Adero Gonzalez all brought home some hardware at the B.C.-wide showcase

Marquez (top), Demico (left) and Adero Gonzalez capturing provincial BMX winners plates at a 2022 provincial championship series in Langley. (Penticton BMX Facebook)
A live streaming video facing the intersection of Pandora and Store streets captured the moment a cyclist was struck by a truck July 5. (Swans/Youtube)

Victoria to install side guards on its trucks; cities want feds to mandate them

Capital Bike says the guards can help prevent cyclist deaths

A live streaming video facing the intersection of Pandora and Store streets captured the moment a cyclist was struck by a truck July 5. (Swans/Youtube)
Enjoy the dog days of summer in the Okanagan (File)

Dog ambassadors are paw-trolling the Central Okanagan

Regional District of Central Okanagan Dog Ambassadors are out to keep people safe and educated

Enjoy the dog days of summer in the Okanagan (File)
(Photo - SilverStar Mountain Resort/Facebook)

Vernon’s SilverStar resort geared up for bike park opening

The opening weekend will feature the inaugural community celebration

(Photo - SilverStar Mountain Resort/Facebook)
GoByBike Week runs in the North Okanagan from May 30 to June 5, 2022. (City of Vernon)

Get in gear for GoByBike week in the North Okanagan

Residents are encouraged to park their car and pedal their way to prizes starting May 30

GoByBike Week runs in the North Okanagan from May 30 to June 5, 2022. (City of Vernon)
The Greater Vernon Advisory Committee will review a bylaw that bans class two and three e-bikes on the Okanagan Rail Trail at its next meeting on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. (Contributed)

E-bike restriction on Okanagan Rail Trail to be reviewed, following complaints

A petition has been launched opposing a bylaw banning two classes of e-bikes on the trail

The Greater Vernon Advisory Committee will review a bylaw that bans class two and three e-bikes on the Okanagan Rail Trail at its next meeting on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. (Contributed)
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
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!
(Jacob Brett/Contributed)

Okanagan Rail Trail access point to close while upgrades are installed

KM0 Gateway in Coldstream to fully close May 16, expected to reopen in time for long weekend

(Jacob Brett/Contributed)
The North Okanagan Cycling Society has launched a petition calling for a bike park to be built in Vernon. The petition has 1,154 signatures as of Saturday afternoon, Feb. 26, 2022. (Change.org photo)

North Okanagan Cycling Society pushing for bike park at Kin Race Track

Petition for ‘bike playground’ in Vernon has more than 1,100 signatures

The North Okanagan Cycling Society has launched a petition calling for a bike park to be built in Vernon. The petition has 1,154 signatures as of Saturday afternoon, Feb. 26, 2022. (Change.org photo)
The City of Vernon is reminding residents to take care on the roads as the days get darker. Nov. 12, 2021. (Unsplash)

City of Vernon warns people to take care on roads as days get darker

Safety tips offered for drivers, cyclists as winter conditions set in

The City of Vernon is reminding residents to take care on the roads as the days get darker. Nov. 12, 2021. (Unsplash)
Tena McKenzie leads riders around Wood Lake on the Okanagan Rail Trail Sunday, Oct. 4 for the CIBC Run for the Cure, where she adapted the event to a Ride for the Cure. (J.P. Squire photo)

UPDATE: Oyama breast cancer survivor marks 10 years at Ride for the Cure

Sporting her pink Pedego electric bike, Tena and her team circled Wood Lake Oct. 4

Tena McKenzie leads riders around Wood Lake on the Okanagan Rail Trail Sunday, Oct. 4 for the CIBC Run for the Cure, where she adapted the event to a Ride for the Cure. (J.P. Squire photo)
The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy plans to add a bike park and trail upgrades to Ellison Provincial Park, with a request for proposals open until May 18, 2021. (BC Parks photo)

Hoped-for expansion of Vernon provincial park falls through, but upgrades on the way

Meanwhile, MLA Harwinder Sandhu says the province is working to enhance public parks, including Ellison Park

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy plans to add a bike park and trail upgrades to Ellison Provincial Park, with a request for proposals open until May 18, 2021. (BC Parks photo)
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)
The City of Vernon’s Go By Bike challenge will take place virtually from Sept. 28 to Oct. 4, 2020. (Contributed)

Vernon residents encouraged to Go By Bike

Cyclists can earn a chance at a number of prizes during Go By Bike Week

The City of Vernon’s Go By Bike challenge will take place virtually from Sept. 28 to Oct. 4, 2020. (Contributed)
SilverStar Mountain Resort has reopened its bike parks Thursday, July 9, 2020. (Robb Thompson Photo)

Bike parks open at Vernon’s SilverStar Mountain Resort

The resort is also reopening spa, rental, retail and some restaurant services

SilverStar Mountain Resort has reopened its bike parks Thursday, July 9, 2020. (Robb Thompson 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