Cycling

A Victoria police officer opened the door of their service vehicle into the path of a cyclist on Esquimalt Road on Nov. 10. The cyclist was taken to the hospital after hitting the opened door and police are now investigating the incident. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police officer doors cyclist in Esquimalt

VicPD investigating Esquimalt Road incident after officer opens vehicle door in biker’s path

 

Riders line up for the afternoon race at Knox Mountain in Kelowna for the 2022 B.C. Cyclocross Provincial Championships Nov. 6, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Snow falls on cyclocross championship in Kelowna

About 100 riders competed in 20 different categories

 

Colleen Macdonald signs copies of her new book “Let’s Go Biking, Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands and Sunshine Coast” at Mermaid Tales Bookshop on Aug. 14. (Marcie Callewaert photo)

Two wheel journeys: new guidebook will help you explore Vancouver Island by bike

Author Colleen MacDonald talks about her 3rd biking route book

 

Roger Thomas and his son Tristan after biking up Mt. Washington. Photo supplied

Age is no barrier to Comox cyclist

Roger Thomas continues to bike up Mt. Washington in his 80s

Roger Thomas and his son Tristan after biking up Mt. Washington. Photo supplied
Cyclists compete in a past edition of the Belgian Waffle Ride, which will make its Canadian debut in the Cowichan Valley in May 2023. (Jake Orness/BWR Photo Pool)

Belgian Waffle Ride cycle challenge to make Canadian debut on Vancouver Island

Multi-surface cycling challenge coming to Cowichan Exhibition Park, nearby mountains in May 2023

  • Aug 31, 2022
Cyclists compete in a past edition of the Belgian Waffle Ride, which will make its Canadian debut in the Cowichan Valley in May 2023. (Jake Orness/BWR Photo Pool)
From left: Dr. Erika Kellerhals of Campbell River, Kathe Gerber of Victoria and Jocelyn Green of Victoria. Photo supplied

Victoria Grandmothers for Africa Cycle tour returns

What has 56 legs, wears polyester in a rainbow of colours and…

  • Aug 30, 2022
From left: Dr. Erika Kellerhals of Campbell River, Kathe Gerber of Victoria and Jocelyn Green of Victoria. Photo supplied
More than 1,100 cyclists leave Chilliwack Heritage Park for the annual Tour de Cure fundraiser for BC Cancer Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: $6.3 million raised as Tour de Cure cycling fundraiser for cancer rolls through B.C. cities

More than 1,100 cyclists rode through Eastern Fraser Valley to raise money for BC Cancer Foundation

More than 1,100 cyclists leave Chilliwack Heritage Park for the annual Tour de Cure fundraiser for BC Cancer Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
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)
Rob Trainor will be biking from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide to raise money for cancer research. Photo supplied

Courtenay man rides Great Divide to fund cancer research

Courtenay native Robert Trainor sets out Saturday, Aug. 20 from Roosville, B.C.…

  • Aug 16, 2022
Rob Trainor will be biking from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide to raise money for cancer research. Photo supplied
Dane Kerluck heads through a corner in Nantes, France at the UCI World BMX Championships. Photo courtesy Jason Kerluck

Campbell Riverite has good performance at BMX world championships in France

Dane Kerluck also competed at Canada Cup Race in Saskatchewan this month

Dane Kerluck heads through a corner in Nantes, France at the UCI World BMX Championships. Photo courtesy Jason Kerluck
Dane Kerluck (in red) at the starting gate in a race earlier this year. Photo supplied by Jason Kerluck

Campbell River BMX racer represents at UCI World Championships

Dane Kerluck competing in Nantes, France next week

Dane Kerluck (in red) at the starting gate in a race earlier this year. Photo supplied by Jason Kerluck
A B.C. cyclist was awarded $261,000 in damages after getting struck by a driver	in 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

B.C. cyclist injured after driver turned right on red awarded $261K

James Christopher Rouse says he can no longer bike due to anxiety

A B.C. cyclist was awarded $261,000 in damages after getting struck by a driver	in 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Nigel Ellsay, far left, with a group of U23 riders at Course de la Paix, a four-day Nations Cup stage race in the Czech Republic. Photo supplied

Courtenay-raised national coach prepares riders for Commonwealth Games

Nigel Ellsay and fellow national team coaches are helping Canada’s top road…

Nigel Ellsay, far left, with a group of U23 riders at Course de la Paix, a four-day Nations Cup stage race in the Czech Republic. Photo supplied
A cyclist uses the Fitzgerald Avenue bike lane. File photo

Courtenay highly ranked among bike-friendly cities

An annual program that ranks cities in terms of cycling infrastructure/accessibility places…

A cyclist uses the Fitzgerald Avenue bike lane. File photo
Cross Canada Cycle Tour Society members rode this week to Mt. Washington. Photo supplied

Cycling society hosts a week of events in Comox Valley

If you’ve noticed a few more cyclists lately, they are likely part…

  • Jun 22, 2022
Cross Canada Cycle Tour Society members rode this week to Mt. Washington. Photo supplied
Terry and Marlene Hooper will be officiating at the World Triathlon Championship Series in Montreal. Photo supplied

Comox Valley trio to officiate at world triathlon event

Terry and Marlene Hooper of the Comox Valley will be officiating at…

Terry and Marlene Hooper will be officiating at the World Triathlon Championship Series in Montreal. Photo supplied
(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)
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
A school class gets set to depart on a School Cycling Program training session. Photo courtesy SD71

Comox Valley school district cycling program teaches students how to ride safely

With spring now in full swing, School District 71 is asking drivers…

A school class gets set to depart on a School Cycling Program training session. Photo courtesy SD71
More than 100 cyclists are expected to be in the Comox Valley June 20-24 for the Cross Canada Cycle Tour Society Hub & Spoke event. Photo supplied

Comox Valley set to host out of town cyclists

More than 100 cyclists are set to hit the roads of the…

More than 100 cyclists are expected to be in the Comox Valley June 20-24 for the Cross Canada Cycle Tour Society Hub & Spoke event. Photo supplied