We all look at the profiles of the mountain stages in the Giro d’Italia and try to compare the climbs with local steep hills. Here is a great video of stage 10 climbs that really puts things into perspective.
Normally we’d ride through a snowstorm, against the wind and uphill in both directions, but Environment Canada is calling for thunderstorms tonight. As such, we’re calling off the group ride. Tonight might be a good night to revisit your trainer!… [Read more]
Bike to work week is just around the corner – come join some of our lead up events and join other cyclists to embrace a cleaner, healthier, and cheaper means of commuting… Form a group at work or school and enter for the most kilometers logged.
Tuesday May 14
North End Community Ride starting at Chapters Starbucks, 5 pm
• Friday, May 24
South End Community Ride and Commuter Challenge at Diana Krall Plaza, 5 pm
• May 27 – May 31
Bike to Work Week Celebration Stations throughout the city at various locations and times and daily at our local bike stores throughout the week. Enter to win daily prizes and our grand prizes.
• Friday May 31, 4-7 pm
Wrap-up BBQ at Country Club Mall. Join us for entertainment, bike polo, great company with other riders, mini tune-ups and lots of prizes, including the draw of our grand prizes, a 2013 Kona “Dew” mountain bike from Oak Bay Bikes and a loaf of bread weekly from Cobs Bread
For more info and to register: