Cycling

The Tree to Sea loop is a 1,000 km bikepacking route around the north end of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Miles Arbor

1,000 km route opens northern Vancouver Island to bikepackers

Bikepacking combines ultralight backpacking and bicycle touring

 

Randy Gregory logged his bike rides around Kamloops for GoByBikeBC, and won a free cycling trip to the Baltics! This year's GoByBikeBC is Sep. 27 to Oct. 10, and you can win a cycling trip to France.

Bike for health, for the environment, or for a free trip to France!

Grab your friends and co-workers and GoByBike Sep. 27 to Oct. 10

  • Sep 27, 2021

 

Riders make their way through Mission during a training run earlier this month. (Facebook)

Cops for Cancer cycling across the Fraser Valley

22nd annual Tour de Valley begins on Sept. 20, 17 riders participating

 

The Salton Road pedestrian and cycling bridge opened to the public in January 2019. A new project will extend the bikeway to the new transit exchange that will be built on Montrose Avenue. (Abbotsford News file photo)

City of Abbotsford seeks grant money for Salton-Montrose-Parkview bikeway

Project will connect to two previous cycling paths, including Salton Road bridge

The Salton Road pedestrian and cycling bridge opened to the public in January 2019. A new project will extend the bikeway to the new transit exchange that will be built on Montrose Avenue. (Abbotsford News file photo)
The Salton Road pedestrian and cycling bridge opened to the public in January 2019. (Abbotsford News file photo)

City of Abbotsford seeks public input on Salton Road cycling project

Proposed project picks includes bike path between Salton and Montrose Avenue

The Salton Road pedestrian and cycling bridge opened to the public in January 2019. (Abbotsford News file photo)
From left: Sam Harris (Team Mighty on the Rivet) placed first, Kyle Buckosky (Team Red Truck Bear) took second, and Jackon Bocksnick (Tag Race Team) rounded out the top three. (Rob Wilton/Special to The News)

Jeremy’s Roubaix ends sporting drought in B.C. community

The event attracts some of the province’s premiere UCI / Cycling BC licensed athletes

  • Jul 20, 2021
From left: Sam Harris (Team Mighty on the Rivet) placed first, Kyle Buckosky (Team Red Truck Bear) took second, and Jackon Bocksnick (Tag Race Team) rounded out the top three. (Rob Wilton/Special to The News)
A new crosswalk in front of Centennial Park Elementary on Gladwin Road is among the priority sidewalk-and-crosswalk projects that have been identified by city staff. (Google Street View)

Priority areas identified for sidewalks, crosswalks and bike lanes in Abbotsford

Projects now move to ‘conceptual design phase,’ including cost estimates

A new crosswalk in front of Centennial Park Elementary on Gladwin Road is among the priority sidewalk-and-crosswalk projects that have been identified by city staff. (Google Street View)
Michael Woods of Canada, wearing the best climber's dotted jersey, celebrates on the podium after the fourteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 183.7 kilometers (114.1 miles) with start in Carcassonne and finish in Quillan, France, Saturday, July 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Canadian Michael Woods earns King of the Mountain honours at Tour de France

Woods finished fifth on the 183.7-kilometre stage and sits 26th in the overall classification

Michael Woods of Canada, wearing the best climber's dotted jersey, celebrates on the podium after the fourteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 183.7 kilometers (114.1 miles) with start in Carcassonne and finish in Quillan, France, Saturday, July 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Bob and Heather Spencer of Abbotsford are participating in the Great Cycle Challenge in August to raise money for The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. (Submitted photo)

Three Abbotsford cyclists raise money for SickKids hospital

Great Cycle Challenge in August supports Toronto children’s centre

Bob and Heather Spencer of Abbotsford are participating in the Great Cycle Challenge in August to raise money for The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. (Submitted photo)
A greenway was defined by the delegation as a multi-purpose recreation corridor of protected open space following natural land and water features. Black Press file photo.

Vision for recreational greenway around Nicomen Island finds unanimous support at Mission council

Delegation sought council to formally put plan on Fraser Valley Regional District’s agenda

A greenway was defined by the delegation as a multi-purpose recreation corridor of protected open space following natural land and water features. Black Press file photo.
Amy Tucker started cycling near her home in Kamloops during the pandemic, and says it was a big boost to her physical and mental health.

GoByBike week unites BC cyclists, two wheels apart

From May 31 to June 6, bike to exercise, bike to destress, and bike to win!

  • May 24, 2021
Amy Tucker started cycling near her home in Kamloops during the pandemic, and says it was a big boost to her physical and mental health.
Two-year-old Kashius Weme rides at the Steve Smith Memorial Bike Park in Nanaimo on Tuesday, May 11. The youngster’s precocious bike-riding ability is already attracting cycle sponsors. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

2-year-old B.C. bike rider already attracting cycle sponsors

Nanaimo’s Kashius Weme has a knack for extreme cycle sports

Two-year-old Kashius Weme rides at the Steve Smith Memorial Bike Park in Nanaimo on Tuesday, May 11. The youngster’s precocious bike-riding ability is already attracting cycle sponsors. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Justin Jack-Thomas congratulates a competitor in the BC Bike Race for finishing the first part of the Cowichan Valley stage in 2018. (Black Press Media file)

BC Bike Race bringing two events to South Okanagan

The mountain race will be joined by a gravel course race

Justin Jack-Thomas congratulates a competitor in the BC Bike Race for finishing the first part of the Cowichan Valley stage in 2018. (Black Press Media file)
Dr. Rachel Staples has been recovering at the Victoria General Hospital since getting struck by a vehicle Dec. 4. (Courtesy of Rachel Staples)

B.C. woman with 18 fractures has a warning for all drivers, cyclists

Oak Bay woman has been recovering in hospital since morning commute incident in Colwood

Dr. Rachel Staples has been recovering at the Victoria General Hospital since getting struck by a vehicle Dec. 4. (Courtesy of Rachel Staples)
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

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)
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
Daphne Toumbanakis had almost 10,000 km of cycling experience. (Contributed photo)
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British Columbia is blessed with settings that are as fruitful as they are beautiful. Andrew Strain photo.

From Valleys to Vineyards: British Columbia’s Bountiful Playground

Rediscover your next great BC adventure

  • Jun 29, 2020
British Columbia is blessed with settings that are as fruitful as they are beautiful. Andrew Strain photo.
RCMP were on scene on Highway 1 near Flood Hope Road where a man in his 50s was struck and killed Thursday, May 28. (Shane MacKichan)

Cyclist in his 50s victim of fatal crash near Hope Thursday

Police have ruled out speed, impairment as factors after a tractor-trailer struck a man in his 50s

RCMP were on scene on Highway 1 near Flood Hope Road where a man in his 50s was struck and killed Thursday, May 28. (Shane MacKichan)
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