Cycling

Alexis Hovenkamp, a Penticton community policing coordinator, registers a bicycle into the Project 529 system. The owner of the bike can now report if it’s stolen through the app and the location can be tracked using its serial number.

Penticton residents urged to register bikes following spike in thefts

More than 7,500 bikes in the area already registered on the 529 Garage app

 

The next phase of the Lake to Lake bike route from Fairview over to Kinney Avenue has begun. 
(City of Penticton graphic)

Penticton bike lane work closes Atkinson Street bridge

Construction from Industrial over to Kinney Ave. until late August.

 

And there off: Riders in the 2022 Okanagan Granfondo at the start line in downtown Penticton Sunday morning. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

PHOTOS: A sea of riders return to the Okanagan Granfondo

Thousands of cyclists came through the start line in downtown Penticton Sunday morning

 

Luke Noort, 3, and many other kids get ready at the start line of the 2022 Piccolofondo kids’ race down Lakeshore Drive Saturday, July 9. (contributed)

Updated with Photos: Young cyclists race Penticton’s Lakeshore Drive

Saturday’s Piccolofondo was the prelude to the Okanagan Granfondo Sunday, July 10

Luke Noort, 3, and many other kids get ready at the start line of the 2022 Piccolofondo kids’ race down Lakeshore Drive Saturday, July 9. (contributed)
A B.C. cyclist was awarded $261,000 in damages after getting struck by a driver	in 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

B.C. cyclist injured after driver turned right on red awarded $261K

James Christopher Rouse says he can no longer bike due to anxiety

A B.C. cyclist was awarded $261,000 in damages after getting struck by a driver	in 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
The Okanagan Granfondo has sold out with a record 3,000 cyclists registering for the July 10 event through South Okanagan. (File photo)

From Penticton to Oliver: Okanagan Granfondo bike ride returns next week

The event will close several roads across the South Okanagan on July 10

The Okanagan Granfondo has sold out with a record 3,000 cyclists registering for the July 10 event through South Okanagan. (File photo)
A letter writer says he much prefers biking everywhere around town, sometimes using the new bike lanes and urges others to ditch the ‘lead sled’. (File photo)

Letter: Pentictonites: Ditch the lead sled and be Lola-granola planet-saving hippy

Letter writer loves using his bike to get around and will not insure his SUV this summer

  • Jun 20, 2022
A letter writer says he much prefers biking everywhere around town, sometimes using the new bike lanes and urges others to ditch the ‘lead sled’. (File photo)
The Okanagan Granfondo has sold out with a record 3,000 cyclists registering for the July 10 event through South Okanagan. (File photo)

Okanagan Granfondo in Penticton sells out

A record 3,000 cyclists from across North America will take part in the July 10 event

The Okanagan Granfondo has sold out with a record 3,000 cyclists registering for the July 10 event through South Okanagan. (File photo)
(Photo - Third Space Charity/Contributed)

West Kelowna resident cycling across B.C. for mental health awareness

Biffart’s journey started on June 5 and he aims to be done on the 21st

(Photo - Third Space Charity/Contributed)
Cyclists make their way down the REV — Reseau Express Velo — on St-Denis Street during the morning commute in Montreal on Thursday, June 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

As gas prices spike, Montreal’s bike culture seen as model for rest of the country

City boasts network of bike lanes that are protected from the rest of the street

Cyclists make their way down the REV — Reseau Express Velo — on St-Denis Street during the morning commute in Montreal on Thursday, June 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Adam Hoerdt is seen with his bicycle and caravan Thursday morning in Fairfield. The second leg of his cross-Canada cycling fundraiser for ARVC will take three months and is tasked with raising $75,000 for an electrophysiologist fellowship in Toronto. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)

Cross-Canada journey launches from Victoria for under-researched heart condition

Man who lost wife to ARVC hopes to raise $75,000 with second three-month leg of cycling trek

Adam Hoerdt is seen with his bicycle and caravan Thursday morning in Fairfield. The second leg of his cross-Canada cycling fundraiser for ARVC will take three months and is tasked with raising $75,000 for an electrophysiologist fellowship in Toronto. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)
Jacinta D’Andrea is inviting everyone to participate in Go By Bike Week, May 30 to June 5. She said it’s an opportunity to make a difference in the community’s air quality, get some exercise and just have fun. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Park the car and use active transportation instead May 30 to June 5

Spring Go By Bike Week encourages active transportation, raises awareness of need for infrastructure

Jacinta D’Andrea is inviting everyone to participate in Go By Bike Week, May 30 to June 5. She said it’s an opportunity to make a difference in the community’s air quality, get some exercise and just have fun. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Greater Vernon Advisory Committee will review a bylaw that bans class two and three e-bikes on the Okanagan Rail Trail at its next meeting on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. (Contributed)

E-bike restriction on Okanagan Rail Trail to be reviewed, following complaints

A petition has been launched opposing a bylaw banning two classes of e-bikes on the trail

The Greater Vernon Advisory Committee will review a bylaw that bans class two and three e-bikes on the Okanagan Rail Trail at its next meeting on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. (Contributed)
(Hoodoo Adventures Instagram)

Old rules, new signs, never-ending complaints for North Okanagan Rail Trail

RDNO bylaw no. 2834 banning class 2 and 3 e-bikes was adopted in July 2021

  • May 11, 2022
(Hoodoo Adventures Instagram)
Remi Vande Weghe and his dog Maya were setting out for Dog Creek on April 30, 2022 from Williams Lake, as part of a tour through western Canada back home to Quebec. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Bicycle tourist rides through B.C. with his dog en route back to Quebec

Remy Vande Weghe is taking his dog Maya for a very long ride

Remi Vande Weghe and his dog Maya were setting out for Dog Creek on April 30, 2022 from Williams Lake, as part of a tour through western Canada back home to Quebec. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Rubuliak and B.C. cycling team mate before a race (Noah Rubuliak/Submitted)

Kelowna high schooler races to Track Cycling Nationals gold

Noah Rubuliak is as strong on the track as he is on the trails

Rubuliak and B.C. cycling team mate before a race (Noah Rubuliak/Submitted)
Salmon Arm RCMP recover stolen vehicles in Tappen on May 19, 2021. (File photo)

Cyclist killed in Vernon crash

52-year-old man died from injuries after being hit by Jeep on Kal Lake Road

Salmon Arm RCMP recover stolen vehicles in Tappen on May 19, 2021. (File photo)
Issac Riep of Canmore, Alta. finds the wooden track more difficult than it looks as he rides one of the bikes from the Shuswap Children’s Association’s toy library around it during the 2019 Salty Street Fest. (File photo)

Shuswap organizers gearing up for 20th anniversary of Salty Dog Enduro

Salty Dog Street Fest in Salmon Arm to offer more activities to complement cycling extravaganza

Issac Riep of Canmore, Alta. finds the wooden track more difficult than it looks as he rides one of the bikes from the Shuswap Children’s Association’s toy library around it during the 2019 Salty Street Fest. (File photo)
(File photo/Black Press Media)

B.C. kids in grades 4-5 learn new skills in cycling safety

Everyone Rides Grades 4-5 teachings things such as helmet safety and hand signals

(File photo/Black Press Media)
The Penticton Library and Museum on Main Street is in need of replacing. The city is looking at creating a new arts and cultural centre that holds the Penticton Art Gallery, library and the museum all in one building. (Google View)

Documentary to be filmed at Penticton Museum’s next Brown Bag Lecture

The medium-sized film will take a look at Penticton’s Lake-to-Lake bike route project

The Penticton Library and Museum on Main Street is in need of replacing. The city is looking at creating a new arts and cultural centre that holds the Penticton Art Gallery, library and the museum all in one building. (Google View)