The Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Bicycle Advisory Committee will have a table at Sunday’s Rotary Duck Race between 10 am and 3 pm. There will be draft bicycle maps, with routes and potential destinations for cyclists. The BAC would like people to drop by and let them know where they would like to cycle. The cycling […]
Watch this video to get an impression of what cycling is like in the Netherlands. It’s just a very normal way of getting around: Did you notice the absence of car noise? Did you see any fat people?
The Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) is holding a summer photo contest. For more info on rules, categories, prizes and other details click here.The deadline for entries is noon on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 and winners will be determined on Wednesday, September 14, 2011.
Watch this video on the StreetFilms web site
Thanks to Peter for sending me the link to the article below, posted on the Energy Bulletin, which hits the nail on the head: On biking, why can’t the U.S. learn lessons from Europe?
My son, Casey, and I rode with the Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows VACC members to the Opening of the Tynehead Perimeter Trail this morning. We rode from home to Memorial Peace Park where we met up with the first group of cyclists. From there we headed to the Golden Ears Bridge where we were joined by […]
My family and I recently made a trip to Holland to visit my folks. They live in Lelystad, a city in the Flevopolder, which is reclaimed land. Lelystad is only 45 years old. My family moved there in 1972, when there were probably about 5,000 inhabitants. Now the population is about 80,000. After focussing on […]
One of two valet bike lock-ups at this weekend’s Vancouver 125celebration at Stanley Park. Conclusive proof to the adage, “if you build it, they will come.” Vancouver’s 125 Birthday celebration at Stanley Park had people arriving to the festivities by the thousands by bike and on foot. I don’t believe I have ever seen so […]
This month’s Discovery Bike Ride will be on Saturday, July 16. Note: this ride will be “unguided” if we have more than 10 participants, due to liability issues. We will take you to the Grand Opening party of the Tynehead Cycling and Pedestrian Overpass in Surrey, spanning Highway 1 at 168 St. This overpass connects […]
The opening of the two new bridges, one over the North Alouette and the other over the slough adjacent to 216th Street (at about 136 Avenue) allow riders from the Silver Ridge area to traverse the north of Maple Ridge, off-road, westbound to Neaves Road, and beyond. For recreational riders this is a very good […]