2014 Race Calendar

In a move of unprecedented good planning, Escape Velocity powered by Catalyst Kinetics has presented the calendar of events for 2014. Here’s the summary: Spring Series – March Sportif Series – April through August World Tuesday Night Championships – May through August BC Youth Championship Stage Race – late May Cyclocross Race – late September   [...]

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Cycling Routes in Vancouver B.C

This article is to let you know the Bike Lanes in Vancouver. As a turist or as a local, you should know the city gives you safety and comfort to enjoy and have a great experience by cycling. Painted bike lanes and separated bike lanes:   This drawing shows the difference between the previously painted [...]

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What you need to Know to Choose your Favorite Bike

Once you’ve determined where you will be riding your bike, how often you’ll do it, whether you have any health concerns, and how much money you want to spend, it’s time to choose the type of bike that best fits your needs. The most common bike types are the following: Road Bikes Designed for high-speed travel [...]

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Cycling Safety Tips

Cycling has become more popular in recent years, that is why is important to be sure knowing some of the safety rules. In this article we give you some advices to decrease the risk of an accident and make your ride safe and fun. The following tips will help you to stay safe on the road: [...]

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“Cycling Talent Development Program”, Coming Soon

A new partnership between Cycling Canada, Cycling BC and the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific has resulted in the creation of the Cycling Talent Development Program which will begin operating on October 1, 2013, based in Victoria, BC. The partners are taking integration to the next level by developing this program directly in line with Cycling [...]

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Why Riding a Bike Should be a Habit?

“Here we point out some of the benefits that cycling bring to you” Cycling is one of the easiest ways to exercise Cycling builds strength and muscle tone Cycling increases muscle tone Cycling builds stamina Cycling improves cardio-vascular fitness Cycling eats up calories Cycling improves heart health Cycling improves coordination Cycling reduces stress Daily routine [...]

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Stanley Park Brewery “Adopts an Acre”

  Stanley Park Brewery has announced plans to work in partnership with Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPFS) for the people of British Columbia to adopt a portion of Vancouver’s beloved Stanley Park through an initiative called “ADOPT AN ACRE”. For every 6 -pack of Stanley Park beer that is purchased, consumers will “adopt” 10 square [...]

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Especially for Students

We offer a 10% discount  to all students visiting our store. All you have to do is produce your student credencials at the front desk. Students come to Vancouver from all over the world to learn and advance their English skills. Part of that learning experience includes visiting and biking the beautiful Stanley Park area [...]

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Welcome to Bikes and Blades

We are conveniently located in the corner of Denman and Alberni. Our doors opened in 1980 and continue to service students, locals and tourist from all over the world. We are proud to service our customers offering  a friendly environment built around trust and understanding.  

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Cycling Vancouver

Stanley Park, a  trulyCanadian National Historic Site. Recognized as one of the great urban parks of the world and one of the city’s main tourist attractions. The Seawall is a scenic 22 km of path that lines Vancouver’s waterfront. Perfect for a walk, cycle or jog, it is the most popular recreational spot in the [...]

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