The easiest way to make sure your kids get enough exercise is to help your kids to walk or bike to school. This post provides advice and tips on how to help your kids start to bike to school safely.
7 Tips for Parents to Keep your Kids Safe on their Bikes
In this post, we offer 7 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.
7 Easy Steps to Teach a Child to Ride a Bike
This post describes 7 easy steps to teach a child to ride a bike, based on our experience teaching our own kids and grandkids. The post includes short videos illustrating the most crucial points. Some of the tips here will surprise you, as they are contrary to conventional thinking on the subject. We learned the hard way – by getting it wrong a few times!
Bike to School Week Student Video Contest – HUB Cycling
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!
Bike Trails in Fort Stevens State Park in Oregon
The bike trails in Fort Stevens State Park, Oregon, offer a great bike ride, with lots of interesting sights along the way. Because they are off-road and mainly flat, you could take along the whole family.
Join Australia’s Biggest Bike Riding Festival: The Great Victorian Bike Ride
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.
Announcing the Winner of the Totem Pole Bike Rack
We are delighted to announce the winner of our sign-up competition for the Totem Pole Bike Rack – a bike rack that can carry the bikes of the whole family. This bike rack will hold up to six bikes, so it should meet all the needs of most families. So when we delivered the bike rack to the winning subscriber, we were delighted to find that he was a family man! The winner has three young children.
Totem Pole Bike Rack Review – Bike Rack for Up to 6 Bikes
This is my review of the Totem Pole Bike Rack – a bike rack that is big enough for the whole family! This strong bike rack will hold up to six bikes, so it should meet all the needs of most families. Also, it doubles as a space-efficient bike stand. This post includes a video in which Maggie demonstrates how to assemble the Totem Pole Bike Rack straight out of the box.
9 Tips for a Family Bike Tour
Here are 9 tips to help you prepare for a family bike tour. A family bike vacation offers a great opportunity for bonding, finding new places, and meeting new people. So why not take your family on a bike tour?
Beginner Cycling Routes in the Lakes, England
The mountainous Lake District in north-western England offers many opportunities for cycling in beautiful natural countryside. Although it is a small area, it offers incredibly diverse terrain. This means that there are cycling opportunities for everyone from beginner cyclists to advanced cyclists looking for an Alpine experience in England! This post offers an infographic with three Lakes cycling routes that are ideal for beginners.
Don’t Miss Bike the Night on 16 September in Vancouver
Do not miss this fun event in Vancouver BC! Thousands of bike riders will join HUB Cycling at the second annual Bike the Night Ride on September 16th. City streets will be opened up for a night of music, lights and decorated bikes.
Guide to Cycling Holidays in Northumberland
The stunning northern county of Northumberland is a great destination for those seeking an adventurous cycling holiday. Cycling in Northumberland offers something for everyone – from the world-famous coast-to-coast (C2C) cycling route to mountain biking the trails of the Northumberland National Park.
Babies and Bikes: How to Get Kids Active from the Start
Keeping your child active can be one of the most difficult parts of parenting. From walking and cycling to more niche activities, getting your little ones moving is crucial to development. Here are tips for getting your children active from a young age, as well as advice on how to incorporate exercise into their everyday routines. You’re (almost) never too young for your first bike!
How to have a fun cycling vacation in Vancouver
How to have a fun cycling vacation in Vancouver! Here’s a guide to three of the best bike rides to do while you’re in Vancouver. These are family-friendly bike rides that will also give you a chance to see some of the best Vancouver attractions.
Stanley Park Seawall Bike Trail, Vancouver – Guide plus Video
This is a complete guide plus narrated video about the flat, family-friendly Stanley Park Seawall Bike Trail – one of the most beautiful bike trails in the world. Vancouver’s Stanley Park was recently named the top urban park in the world by Trip Advisor. It’s the third-biggest park in North America, comprising 400 hectares of rain forest, right in the heart of Vancouver. Flanked by English Bay and Burrard Inlet, the entire park offers magical water views, and shade from towering, ancient trees.
Bike Rentals Vancouver – Where to Rent Bikes in Vancouver
Here’s the best post on the Internet for finding bike rentals in Vancouver, BC, Canada! Vancouver has become a destination vacation city for people who like to ride bikes. This post has a map showing you where to rent bikes in Vancouver, plus contact details for the rental stores. It features a video about the joys of cycling in Vancouver, and also has a video showing you how to use Vancouver’s Mobi Bike Share bikes.
The Seaside Bike Route in Vancouver – Guide plus Videos
The Seaside Bike Route is a multi-use recreational route in Vancouver that offers awesome views and endless activities along the Vancouver Seawall. The Seaside Bike Route goes from the Convention Center at Coal Harbour on Burrard Inlet, all the way to Jericho Beach. This is a complete guide, plus lots of photos and two videos!
Vancouver Cycling – Great Bike Rides In and Around Vancouver
With the tourist season coming, I decided to make some of my most popular posts about great bike routes in and around Vancouver easier to find. So I have created a page devoted to Vancouver cycling.
Why Joe and I are Voting Yes on the BC Transit Referendum
We are voting Yes for in the BC Transit Referendum for transit expansion because it is the right thing to do: for ourselves, for our children, for our grandchildren, for our city, and for our planet. For a relatively small annual cost to each household, we can expand transit and ensure that Vancouver continues to be a liveable region for years to come.
Kids on Wheels – Give the Gift of Wheeeeee!
Kids on Wheels is helping to promote cycling education in preschools and daycares in Vancouver.