During the coronavirus lockdown, cities around the world discovered the wonders of clean air, responding with literally “concrete” measures to encourage more citizens to bicycle. This post reports on some of the global changes to cycling that we are seeing due to the Coronavirus (COVID 19).
This is a post and video about the remarkable role that bicycles have played in military history. It’s important to stop for a moment on important public holidays such as Memorial Day and think about the meaning of the day. Memorial Day is a day to honor those who gave their lives for their country in military service. But did you know that bikes have played an important role in military history? We are publishing this post to honor Memorial Day.
7 of the Best and Safest Baby and Child Bike Seats, with Reviews and Videos – 2020. Includes a quick comparison chart to help you to choose the best option for your family’s needs.
In this post, we offer 5 useful tips for parents to help keep their kids safe when they are riding their bikes. The best part is that most of our tips involve spending time with your kids, whether it be cycling, or fixing bikes. These activities could end up being some of your child’s most cherished memories of their childhood.
NYC’s LGBT Community Center Kicks Off 25th Annual Cycle for the Cause. This epic 275 mile bike ride will support participants as they cycle from Boston to NYC to raise funds and awareness to end HIV/AIDS.
British Columbia’s Motor Vehicle Act is so out of date that a death caused due to dooring by a person driving a car results in a maximum fine of $81. Tell your MLA that something needs to change!
Last chance: You only have until April 15th to send your input to the Government of BC. Make sure you have your say on BC’s Active Transportation Strategy (ATS). The ATS will inform provincial policy for bikes for years to come. Now is our chance to shape the ATS to include investment in cycling infrastructure, education, and improvements to policy and legislation.
As part of Bike to School Week this year, HUB Cycling is running a student video contest for children and youth 18 and under in Metro Vancouver. Enter to win cash prizes!
There is a small but vocal minority of people who waste their energy vigorously disparaging cyclists. Unsurprisingly, many of their arguments are downright stupid. Here are the seven stupidest things that people who hate cyclists say.
If you live in British Columbia, Canada, add your voice to ask the BC Government to STOP taxing ebikes. Ebikes make cycling possible for seniors and many other people, and the BC government is making it harder for people to buy these environmentally friendly transport vehicles. It needs to STOP.
Join Zwift, World Bicycle Relief, Trek Bicycles and the greater cycling community around the world to collectively celebrate The Power of Bicycles® and empower hundreds of students to reach their dreams.
Check out our post, video, and photos about The Adventures Beyond Barriers Foundation (ABBF). It is a not-for-profit based in Pune, India that makes outdoor exercise possible for people with disabilities, participating in inclusive events with people without disabilities. One event includes an epic tandem bike ride!
Today, World Bicycle Relief (WBR) announces the start of Give GO, its year-end campaign for donations, an annual appeal that will provide life-changing bicycles to tens of thousands in rural Africa whose primary mode of transportation is walking. For every $147 raised, a sturdy Buffalo Bicycle specially engineered for African terrain, will be donated to a student, healthcare worker or entrepreneur who spends hours at a time on foot just to get to school, visit patients or go to work. Donations received now through November 10 will be matched dollar-for-dollar to help mobilize thousands more people through the Power of Bicycles.
Cycle for the Cause is an annual bike ride that aims to raise money to end AIDS. It features an epic 3-day, 275-mile bike ride from Boston to New York. Each year hundreds of cyclists from all walks of life get together to do their part to end AIDS, and to help hundreds of thousands of people living with HIV and AIDS. In this post we are proud to feature photographs and a video of some of the many cheerful participants in the 2018 Cycle for the Cause. Check them out, and find out how you can do your part to end AIDS by signing up for the 2019 Cycle for the Cause.
Read this first-hand account by Marcus Woollen about his personal motivation and training to ride 275 miles in Cycle for the Cause, to raise crucial funds and awareness that support the New York City’s LGBT Community Center’s HIV prevention and support services. There’s nothing quite like completing a challenging bike ride for a cause you truly care about, so read this post and be inspired!
Are you doing the Whistler GranFondo? Here is an exclusive tip on a new photo app called iPOLPO that will have YOUR mid-ride photos available THE SAME DAY of the race. And get your finish line photos the next morning!
BC’s largest cycling fundraiser draws over 2,500 riders, to advance cancer care for the people of BC. Check out videos of the opening ceremonies, and photographs of the cyclists!
The 10th Annual Ride to Conquer Cancer® presented by Wheaton Precious Metals™ benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation will begin this Saturday August 25th in Surrey
The Great Victorian Bike Ride is Australia’s premier cycling event for people of all ages and abilities, and is an excellent way to see the Australian countryside and meet locals. Read all about the 35th annual Great Victorian Bike Ride, the Mountains to Murray Bike Ride, in our post.
Today, World Bicycle Relief is launching its July campaign to fund bicycles for girl students in Malawi. Buffalo Bicycles provided by donations raised in July will help girl students in Malawi complete their education and break the cycle of poverty and HIV. Access to a high-quality bicycle can reduce a child’s commute time to school by up to 75% and dramatically changes educational, health and economic outcomes. Find out how YOU can help!