Join us for GETI Fest 2013! People in Motion parade at GETI Fest 2012 GETI stands for “Golden Ears Transition Initiative”, which is an umbrella organization for various groups in the community that work together to create a more resilient, vibrant, supportive and caring community, to help us meet our needs for food, energy, shelter and […]
Can bicycling save the economy? Elly Blue believes she can answer this question in the affirmative in her new book, which will come out in December. Read more about her book in this article on the website “Resilience”.
We organized this Bike to Farms ride together with Kim Lauzon as a fundraiser for the Golden Ears Community Co-op, which Kim is working on. Everything just worked out perfect for this ride! We had a good turn-out, there were 12 of us. Even though the skies were grey when we started off from Memorial […]
Hey folks! Mark on your calendar our next Discovery Bike Ride to several local farms/food producers on September 7! I’m quite excited about this one, because I think it’s so important to support the Golden Ears Food Co-op as well as our local food producers. The Golden Ears Food Co-op will make it easier for […]
We started pretty early today, 8 am. We had a nice small group: we started from Memorial Peace Park with Dave, Geoff, Tracey and myself, and Diane joined us at the Golden Ears Bridge. It was a cloudy day, and somewhat on the cool side. A perfect day for a ride. For me this was […]
Latest HUB Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows column in The Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows News: Published: August 16, 2013 Renovations of the next section of Lougheed, between 226th and 228th, have started. Unfortunately, cyclists will not be getting what we had asked for: bike lanes on Lougheed through Maple Ridge’s town core. The district feels that the widened sidewalks […]
Another article in The Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows News about cycling, by Matthew Shields, a researcher for the Maple Ridge Museum. Published: August 13, 2013 It was in May 1937 that Maple Ridge’s own Margery Saunders clinched the victory in the Vancouver Daily Province’s annual Bike Race. The race course looped around Stanley Park, in the year […]
There are some really good English language cycling blogs based in the Netherlands with lots of useful information and ideas. One of them is Bicycledutch. Here is an interesting post about how a car-centered neighbourhood can be redesigned to make it more bike- and pedestrian (= people-) friendly and safer. As an example, the Overvecht […]
Here’s a great article by BBC News Magazine reporter Anna Holligan, with a comparison between cycling in the Netherlands and the U.K.
Columnist Bob Groeneveld writes about cycling in the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times: JULY 29, 2013 Add cycling to learning cycle Practically every day I see cyclists pedalling along the highways and byways that take me from home to work and back. Practically every day I see them breaking the rules of the road – […]