IN THE NEWS – A cycling habit can help you save money for a home. I explain to Westcoast Homes and Design magazine.
100 laps, 50-year-old bikes: Vancouver’s annual vintage cruiser cycle race Bike culture in Vancouver continues to thrive and grow. I’ve been involved with the vintage cruiser scene for almost 20 years, led by… Continue reading
ADVICE – These 3 are the first routes that popped into my head when the Westender asked for local knowledge.
5 things you didn’t know about our cycling community Is there a doctrine, a standard, a secret handshake? Is there a place where all cyclists meet, or a holiday that all cyclists observe?… Continue reading
Tips, tricks, facts, and jabs from Vancouver’s cycling community by Ulrike Rodrigues Vancouver cyclists are everywhere. If you’re in traffic, we swirl around you. If you’re on the seawall, we glide past you.… Continue reading
TRAVEL BLOG – A one-month train and folding bike journey around British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.
MITEY MISS – Would you hire this writer? A cyclist’s checklist for pounding the pavement.
UPDATED – View the slideshow “An Introduction to Adventure Lite” with advice and encouragement for curious bike tourers.
Vancouver bike shop owner and activist puts fun first By Ulrike Rodrigues Larry Ruble is considered a bike industry guru who knows a good thing when he sees it. In 1982, the Mountain… Continue reading
Can we share an Oprah moment? I ask because a hefty issue of O Magazine kept me company on a recent bike trip in September and one of its topics kept bouncing around… Continue reading
A local’s opinionated guide to the best sidewalk cafes! Each listing includes the cafe’s name and website, a snapshot of what the patio seating looks like, gossipy commentary, and the cafe’s address with cross street.
A typical cyclist muses on a typical day “You cyclists,” spat a driver as I caught up to his beat-up hatchback at a red light, “You ride around like you own the streets,… Continue reading