Biking

Approximately one in 20 workers in Victoria consistently biked to work in 2021, according to Statistics Canada’s most recent census. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria, Kelowna top the country in percentage of people cycling to work

Victoria also had the second most people in the country who usually walked to work in 2021, said StatsCan

 

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

 

(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 - Contributed)

West Kelowna biker treks across the province to raise money for mental health

Biffart completed the ride in 13 days, raising $40,000 along the way

(Photo - Contributed)
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)
Pedestrians and cyclists are pictured sharing a section of the Okanagan Rail Trail in this file photo.(Carli Berry/Capital News)

Lake Country council bites back on e-bike ban

‘We should be at least communicating with the other partners when we’re introducing a rule like that’

Pedestrians and cyclists are pictured sharing a section of the Okanagan Rail Trail in this file photo.(Carli Berry/Capital News)
Residents can log their trips here for a chance to win prizes, including a grand prize trip for two to the Netherlands.(File photo/ Black Press Media)

Win a trip to Netherlands at Kelowna’s GoByBike Week

The kick-off event is May 30 at Stuart Park from 6:30 to 9 a.m.

Residents can log their trips here for a chance to win prizes, including a grand prize trip for two to the Netherlands.(File photo/ Black Press Media)
(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)
GoByBike Week Central Okanagan returns May to June 5. (File photo)

Get out and ride for GoByBike Week in Central Okanagan

New and experienced riders encouraged to sign up and log their trips

GoByBike Week Central Okanagan returns May to June 5. (File photo)
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 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)
Predator Ridge warned the North Okanagan Cycling Society Monday, June 1, 2020, that someone has placed a rock on a blind corner which could have resulted in unavoidable injury. (Instagram)

Suspicious activity on North Okanagan bike trails

A rock deliberately placed on a hazardous corner results in bolstered security, cameras

Predator Ridge warned the North Okanagan Cycling Society Monday, June 1, 2020, that someone has placed a rock on a blind corner which could have resulted in unavoidable injury. (Instagram)
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