Cycling

A B.C. cyclist says he is in the hospital with a number of broken bones after getting hit from behind by an unsecured load of lumber on the back of a truck that was driving on Highway 99 on Aug. 3, 2020. (Todd Nickel/Twitter)

Cyclist in hospital after being hit by load of lumber hanging from truck on B.C. highway

A man is in hospital with broken ribs, punctured lung and a broken clavicle and scapula

 

Daphne Toumbanakis had almost 10,000 km of cycling experience. (Contributed photo)

Cyclist killed in Maple Ridge was just beginning a cross-Canada ride

Daphné Toumbanakis, 24, was cycling across Canada when hit by a pick-up truck in Maple Ridge, Monday

  • Jul 24, 2020

 

Light the Pathway Society members Tyler Waddell (from left), Tony Fazeli and Jordan Powell stop in Williams Lake during a 3,000-kilometre handcycle journey from Surrey to Whitehorse, Yukon. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Light the Pathway Society members Tyler Waddell (from left), Tony Fazeli and Jordan Powell stop in Williams Lake during a 3,000-kilometre handcycle journey from Surrey to Whitehorse, Yukon. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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
Saskatoon Cycles recentlt wrote an open letter to city council asking that some roads be closed to cars so that there was more space for cyclists and pedestrians to co-exist while maintaining physical distance. (Black Press Media files)

Cycling advocates say a different mindset is needed for people taking it up

Cyclists have seen a visible increase in bike usage during the pandemic

Saskatoon Cycles recentlt wrote an open letter to city council asking that some roads be closed to cars so that there was more space for cyclists and pedestrians to co-exist while maintaining physical distance. (Black Press Media files)
Cyclist arrived by the hundreds at the end of the Ride to Conquer Cancer in Hope in 2019. Chris Duchaine/ Black Press

B.C.’s Ride to Conquer Cancer postponed until 2021

2,100 riders had signed up for the massive annual fundraiser for the BC Cancer Foundation

Cyclist arrived by the hundreds at the end of the Ride to Conquer Cancer in Hope in 2019. Chris Duchaine/ Black Press
A side road leads Heather and Chris Hartridge to a real Cambodian village. (Photo submitted)

Quesnel Bikers wrapping up nearly-six-month Good Neighbour Tour – S. Korea and SE Asia

Chris and Heather Hartridge have cycled more than 4,500 kilometres in five countries

  • Mar 22, 2020
A side road leads Heather and Chris Hartridge to a real Cambodian village. (Photo submitted)
Spanish traveller cycles across Europe and Asia; stops in B.C. for a visit

Spanish traveller cycles across Europe and Asia; stops in B.C. for a visit

Nestor Yuguero has been pedaling across the world since June to spread solidarity

Spanish traveller cycles across Europe and Asia; stops in B.C. for a visit
Chris Hartridge being blessed by a monk in Cambodia. (Photo submitted)

Quesnel Bikers tour Cambodia

Chris and Heather Hartridge are nearing the end of their Good Neighbour Tour of Southeast Asia

  • Mar 3, 2020
Chris Hartridge being blessed by a monk in Cambodia. (Photo submitted)
Quesnel Bikers Chris and Heather Hartridge gather with Good Neighbours, the Phoung family and friends. (Photo submitted)

Quesnel Bikers meet the friendliest Good Neighbours in Vietnam

Chris and Heather Hartridge have spent five weeks touring the country and met many wonderful people

  • Feb 23, 2020
Quesnel Bikers Chris and Heather Hartridge gather with Good Neighbours, the Phoung family and friends. (Photo submitted)
Heather Hartridge enjoys her complimentary dinner hosted by the community in Lak Honsi, Laos. (Photo submitted)

Quesnel Bikers find friendly people in southern Laos

Chris and Heather Hartridge invited to join a community Buddhist ceremony

  • Jan 28, 2020
Heather Hartridge enjoys her complimentary dinner hosted by the community in Lak Honsi, Laos. (Photo submitted)
Drivers are being reminded to give horses and their riders and a wide berth when encountering them on the road. (Pixabay File)

B.C. drivers told to be nice to other road users, especially those on horseback

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure reminds drivers to share road with horses

Drivers are being reminded to give horses and their riders and a wide berth when encountering them on the road. (Pixabay File)
B.C. cyclist braking stigma on addiction from coast to coast

B.C. cyclist braking stigma on addiction from coast to coast

Mathew Fee aims at world record for longest distance on BMX bike while sharing his story of recovery

B.C. cyclist braking stigma on addiction from coast to coast
‘Cycleangelo’ Stephen Lund graciously allowed Oak Bay News multimedia journalist, Keri Coles, to conduct a 40-km-long interview with him as he created his latest cycle art.

VIDEO: Victoria man creates google map art on his bicycle

Watch as Oak Bay News reporter Keri Coles joins Stephen Lund on his latest cycle masterpiece, ‘Jog with a dog’

‘Cycleangelo’ Stephen Lund graciously allowed Oak Bay News multimedia journalist, Keri Coles, to conduct a 40-km-long interview with him as he created his latest cycle art.