Do you enjoy cycling in beautiful places with no cars at all? If so, consider an expedition to go biking on Newcastle Island, a small island just off Nanaimo (which is itself on Vancouver Island). On this island-off-an-island, there are no cars and no roads at all. The island is a provincial marine park. Apart from peaceful cycling, it also offers a casual restaurant, beautiful beaches, and a pristine wildlife experience. What’s not to like?
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.
Give us safe bike routes so that EVERYONE can cycle
We need safe bike routes in every city, so that many more seniors can cycle in safety. All the money spent on cycling infrastructure would be more than made up by the money saved in the healthcare system if more seniors could safely exercise every day.
Traboulay PoCo Trail in Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada
The Traboulay PoCo Trail is a great family-friendly cycling trail and hiking trail. It is safe and well-maintained, offering something for everyone. Located just 27 km from Vancouver, it is well worth a day trip. If you’re trying to see as much of BC in as little time as possible you could not do much better than this trail.
Cyclists on the Lachine Canal Bike Path
People of all ages enjoy cycling in safety on the Lachine Canal Bike Path. Situated in Montreal, it’s a truly great off-road bike trail. Here are photos of some of the many people who enjoy cycling along this bike trail in Montreal.
Poco Trail Littered with Trees Uprooted by Wind Storm
We cycled the Poco Trail yesterday – one of the best trails in the Greater Vancouver area. We were sad to find that the trail is littered with fallen trees, after that terrific wind storm on 29 August.
Vancouver Bike Ride from Convention Centre to Granville Island via the Seaside Bike Route and the Aquabus Ferry
Here’s a great bike ride to do in Vancouver! This completely off-road Vancouver bike ride goes from the Convention Center to Granville Island, via the Seaside Bike Route – and the last bit is done by hopping on one of Vancouver’s colourful Aquabuses to cross False Creek! It’s a great family bike ride with diverse scenery, and lots of fun things to do.
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.
Vancouver Cycling #1 – Convention Center to Science World
Vancouver cycling offers spectacular, scenic bike rides in and around Vancouver for all. This is the first in a series of guides and videos to show you some of the best Vancouver bike rides – whether you are on vacation or stay-cation, Vancouver cycling offers something for you!
Deer Lake Park Bike Trails in Burnaby, BC, Canada – Guide plus Videos
Burnaby’s Deer Lake Park offers fun, safe cycling in a beautiful, lakeside environment – right in the heart of Burnaby. It’s safe and fun for the whole family. Our post includes a guide and two videos.
The Osprey Loop In Pitt Meadows – Dog Friendly Trail for Cycling and Hiking
The Osprey Loop in Pitt Meadows, BC, is a dog friendly trail that is also perfect for safe, scenic family cycling, just 30 minutes east of Vancouver. It’s great for walking and cycling with your family and your dogs.
Vancouver’s Seaside Bike Route from Coal Harbour to the Maritime Museum, Part 2 – an Average Joe Cyclist Guide
Vancouver’s Seaside Bike Route is safe and fun for the whole family, offering spectacular views and an endless array of fun things to do!
The West Dyke Trail in Richmond – Fun for the Whole Family
The West Dyke Trail in Richmond, BC, Canada is a flat, six-kilometer trail that’s fun for the whole family. The fun includes visiting the lovely village of Steveston. All in all, a great family outing.