Cycling

The City of Vernon’s GoByBike Week challenge was a big success. (Contributed)

GoByBike Week rolls out great numbers in Vernon

More than 600 cyclists take up week-long challenge of parking vehicle and cycling to work

 

Kelowna’s Cory Krist set a blistering pace nobody could match in winning the Kal RATS Sprint Triathlon Sunday, June 26, in Vernon. Krist was the only competitor out of 79 to cover the run-bike-run event in under 60 minutes. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

Vernon triathlon makes successful return, despite no swim

After poor water quality closes Kin Beach, Kal RATS Sprint Triathlon goes to run-bike-run race

 

Vernon BMX Club member Jennifer Bitz (right) competes at a provincial championship series race indoors in Chilliwack in May. Bitz will compete on her home track Sunday, June 19, 10:30 a.m., as Vernon hosts a provincial series event. (Lee Cejalvo Photography)

Vernon BMX racer chomping at Bitz to compete at home

Jennifer Bitz and Vernon BMX Club teammates host Provincial Championship Series race Sunday, June 19

 

(Cody Cosens photo)

‘Killer’ beer boosts North Okanagan bikers

Marten Brew Pub beer named after popular Vernon trail

(Cody Cosens photo)
Sheila Stainton (second from left) and some of her I Ride For You teammates pictured at the Ride Don’t Hide Vernon event for Canadian Mental Health Sunday, June 12, at Creekside Park in Coldstream. (Contributed)

North Okanagan teams not hiding when it comes to fundraising

Two teams sit first, third in Canada for Ride Don’t Hide cycling fundraiser for Canadian Mental Health

Sheila Stainton (second from left) and some of her I Ride For You teammates pictured at the Ride Don’t Hide Vernon event for Canadian Mental Health Sunday, June 12, at Creekside Park in Coldstream. (Contributed)
(Photo - Third Space Charity/Contributed)

West Kelowna resident cycling across B.C. for mental health awareness

Biffart’s journey started on June 5 and he aims to be done on the 21st

(Photo - Third Space Charity/Contributed)
Vernon Search and Rescue

Injured cyclist rescued from Coldstream

Rescue group called to help mountain biker in Cosens Bay

Vernon Search and Rescue
Cyclists make their way down the REV — Reseau Express Velo — on St-Denis Street during the morning commute in Montreal on Thursday, June 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

As gas prices spike, Montreal’s bike culture seen as model for rest of the country

City boasts network of bike lanes that are protected from the rest of the street

Cyclists make their way down the REV — Reseau Express Velo — on St-Denis Street during the morning commute in Montreal on Thursday, June 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
E-bike regulations could be streamlined along the Okanagan Rail Trail to ensure a smooth ride for all users. (HelloBC photo)

Lifting of Okanagan Rail Trail e-bike ban gains traction

Class 2 electric bikes closer to being allowed on North Okanagan portion

E-bike regulations could be streamlined along the Okanagan Rail Trail to ensure a smooth ride for all users. (HelloBC photo)
More than 30 teams participated in the 2022 Cycle for Strong Kids (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Cycle for Strong Kids surpasses $80,000 goal to support Okanagan families

Over 30 teams participated in the event

  • May 29, 2022
More than 30 teams participated in the 2022 Cycle for Strong Kids (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Adam Hoerdt is seen with his bicycle and caravan Thursday morning in Fairfield. The second leg of his cross-Canada cycling fundraiser for ARVC will take three months and is tasked with raising $75,000 for an electrophysiologist fellowship in Toronto. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)

Cross-Canada journey launches from Victoria for under-researched heart condition

Man who lost wife to ARVC hopes to raise $75,000 with second three-month leg of cycling trek

Adam Hoerdt is seen with his bicycle and caravan Thursday morning in Fairfield. The second leg of his cross-Canada cycling fundraiser for ARVC will take three months and is tasked with raising $75,000 for an electrophysiologist fellowship in Toronto. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)
Jacinta D’Andrea is inviting everyone to participate in Go By Bike Week, May 30 to June 5. She said it’s an opportunity to make a difference in the community’s air quality, get some exercise and just have fun. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Park the car and use active transportation instead May 30 to June 5

Spring Go By Bike Week encourages active transportation, raises awareness of need for infrastructure

Jacinta D’Andrea is inviting everyone to participate in Go By Bike Week, May 30 to June 5. She said it’s an opportunity to make a difference in the community’s air quality, get some exercise and just have fun. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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)
(Hoodoo Adventures Instagram)

Old rules, new signs, never-ending complaints for North Okanagan Rail Trail

RDNO bylaw no. 2834 banning class 2 and 3 e-bikes was adopted in July 2021

  • May 11, 2022
(Hoodoo Adventures Instagram)
Remi Vande Weghe and his dog Maya were setting out for Dog Creek on April 30, 2022 from Williams Lake, as part of a tour through western Canada back home to Quebec. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Bicycle tourist rides through B.C. with his dog en route back to Quebec

Remy Vande Weghe is taking his dog Maya for a very long ride

Remi Vande Weghe and his dog Maya were setting out for Dog Creek on April 30, 2022 from Williams Lake, as part of a tour through western Canada back home to Quebec. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Judy and Pat Hughes of Coldstream were among the participants in the 21st Moving For Independence fundraiser Sunday, May 1, organized by Independent Living Vernon. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

VIDEO: Residents move for Vernon fundraiser

Moving For Independence event for Independent Living Vernon draws nearly 100 people Sunday, May 1

Judy and Pat Hughes of Coldstream were among the participants in the 21st Moving For Independence fundraiser Sunday, May 1, organized by Independent Living Vernon. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Rubuliak and B.C. cycling team mate before a race (Noah Rubuliak/Submitted)

Kelowna high schooler races to Track Cycling Nationals gold

Noah Rubuliak is as strong on the track as he is on the trails

Rubuliak and B.C. cycling team mate before a race (Noah Rubuliak/Submitted)
E-bikes are rolling out in Vernon April 30, 2022. (Neuron photo)

E-bikes pedal into Vernon

E-scooter operator Neuron bringing electric bikes to town

E-bikes are rolling out in Vernon April 30, 2022. (Neuron photo)
Salmon Arm RCMP recover stolen vehicles in Tappen on May 19, 2021. (File photo)

Cyclist killed in Vernon crash

52-year-old man died from injuries after being hit by Jeep on Kal Lake Road

Salmon Arm RCMP recover stolen vehicles in Tappen on May 19, 2021. (File photo)