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      #136 Campbell Valley

      Circle Campbell Valley Park and visit three wineries – Township 7, Domaine de Chaberton and Vista D’Oro. You’ll see meadows, horses and wineries, oh my! The whole loop is 27km, bring a picnic lunch or munch at Chaberton or…

      Pemberton S – L – O – W Food Cycle ~ 20 Aug 2017

      Slow Food Cycle tours are very popular and they are getting better each year with more farms opening their doors and showing us the slow side of food. Pemberton Slow Food Cycle  is the third Sunday in August. What’s Slow…

      Proof Riding = Free Book

      Calling all eyes ! Let’s Go Biking Vancouver is a Book-In-Progress. I will give a Free Let’s Go Biking Vancouver book to everyone who proof-rides maps + cue sheet and sends corrections and suggestions Thanks to the many riders who have sent ideas, corrections, and suggestions. The book…

      #150 Great Trail Adventures on the TCT – TransCanada

      Cycle, hike, wheel, paddle, ride, ski or snowmobile the longest trail in the world! The TransCanada Trail winds through Canada’s landscapes —  urban, rural and wilderness; along greenways, waterways and roadways.  Started as a dream 25 years ago, the TCT is now…

      Okanagan Rail Trail Rotary Ride ~ 23July2017

      On July 23, 2017 join a 66km, 98km or 126km cycling event, in support of the Rotary Club of Vernon Silver Star for the OKanagan Rail Trail. More information: Rotary Ride for Okanagan Rail Trail andFacebook/Rotary Ride About the OKanagan Rail Trail: The…

      #143 Arbutus Greenway

      Here comes the Arbutus Greenway — a dream come true for Vancouver!  This former railway is now a safe urban space for people to enjoy.  The trail starts near Granville Island and runs 8 km on a paved and…

      #177 Cycling the Evergreen Skytrain Line

      Bring your bike out to the TriCities on the Evergreen Line! The long awaited, much anticipated Skytrain line to Coquitlam is open. Now you can ride from station to station and eliminate some of the Coquitlam and Port Moody…

      #152 Coquitlam Crosstown

      Commuters will love this route across Coquitlam from Burnaby to Port Coquitlam.  It’s mostly flat and then downhill through Ranch Park to Town Center. Distance: 16km one way Skytrain links: Lougheed Town Center, Burquitlam, Coquitlam Center, Lafarge Lake/Douglas…

      #1 Seaside Greenway

      What’s Vancouver’s favourite ride? It’s Seaside! Vancouver’s Seaside Greenway is one of the easiest and best rides in the city. On a dedicated bike path separated from cars, Seaside is safe for riders of all ages and abilities. It’s great for strollers, scooters…

      #2 Colony Farm

      The city feels far away when you’re cycling the fields of Colony Farm in Port Coquitlam, especially on a sunny day when the mountains are covered in snow.  The whole family can enjoy the trails along the Coquitlam River.…

      #3 Fort-to-Fort Trail

      Sometimes there’s the perfect ride — this one is short and the views are spectacular!  The trail meanders gently through farm fields along the Fraser River to Fort Langley. The trail is hard packed, a good ride for a confident rider. The…

      #4 Stanley Park Seawall

      The Stanley Park Seawall is Vancouver’s most famous ride and there are dozens of people riding this popular route most days, especially on weekends. Once the kids are confident on their bikes this is a great ride. There’s lots…

      #5 Seymour Valley

      An easy car-free ride in the North Shore Mountains to the Seymour Falls Dam. The route meanders along an undulating trailway through a forest of tall trees. A great ride on a hot summer’s day… under the canopy of…

      #6 Ridge Meadows Dykes

      Explore the flat and scenic dyke trails of Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge. Ridge/Meadows is great for biking along the Alouette River with views of the mountains and farm fields. This ride is one of the easiest, a favourite any time of…

      #7 Shoreline Trail ~ Port Moody

      If you build it, they will come! The Shoreline Trail Bike Path in Port Moody has been a success since the day it opened.  Families come from all over to cycle this easy and fun route on a separated…

      #8 Steveston – South Dyke Trail

      A favourite and easy ride — from art sculptures to boats, an old fishing village with many shops and restaurants, three museums, a boardwalk, wildlife — this ride has it all. There’s so many new things to see in…

      #9 Pitt River Greenway

      Along two rivers – where the Pitt River meets the Fraser is an easy trail — the Pitt Meadows Greenway, part of the TCT-TransCanada Trail. The dyke trail is hardpacked and a section weaves through the woods beside the river. You will see planes…

      #10 Barnston Island + Surrey Bend Park

      Here’s an easy ride that has the extra-added bonus of a ferry ride, too! It’s really a barge pushed by a tugboat, so that makes it all the better.  Surrey Bend Park is now open — explore the trails,…

      #11 Central Valley Greenway

      The Central Valley Greenway is a multi-use pedestrian and cycling route linking New Westminster, Coquitlam, Burnaby and Vancouver.  There is so much to see as it follows the Fraser River, Brunette River, alongside Burnaby Lake and past Still Creek. …

      #12 Ridge Meadows Circle

      Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge are made for cycling. The full circle is mostly on dyke trails and passes cranberry fields, three rivers, an airport, pumpkin patches and so much more!  You might spot eagles, herons, and horses along…

      #13 Cranberry Trail – Pitt Meadows

      October is Cranberry Harvest in Pitt Meadows. Ride past two cranberry bogs on the Pitt River Greenway and watch small planes come and go at Pitt Meadows Airport! LINK to printable MAP PROOF-RIDING NEEDED (read more here) View Cranberry Trail –…

      #14 Whistler Valley Trail

      Whistler has miles of trails running through the valley. From Green Lake to Cheakamus there are easy paved trails for riders of all ages and abilities. Pick up a map in the village at the Tourist Information kiosk or…

      #16 Myra Canyon ~ KVR-Kettle Valley Railway

      The Myra Canyon is one of the most exciting and scenic bike rides in BC! On this section of the Kettle Valley Railway there are 16 wood trestles, 2 steel bridges, and 2 tunnels. Start from the east entrance at Myra…

      #17 North Shore Spirit Trail

      That’s the Spirit… Trail! For a fun and easy ride head over to the North Shore and enjoy the Spirit Trail. Planned to one day link the communities from Horseshoe Bay to Deep Cove, the route is a safe…

      #18 BC Parkway

      For a great city ride through New Westminster, Burnaby and Vancouver take the BC Parkway.  The route is mostly flat and follows the SkyTrain past MetroTown Center and alongside Central Park.  There are views of the city and interesting art…

      #19 Fraser Foreshore Park

      This ride explores two sections — Fraser Foreshore Park in Burnaby and the trail at Vancouver’s new River District. The route follows the Fraser River shoreline with many views of tugboats, barges and log booms.  One day the parks…

      #21 Fraser River Trail ETF

      One by one pockets of parks are appearing along Vancouver’s Fraser River.  Together they will form part of Experience the Fraser – Canyon to Coast Trail, a 300km trail along the river from Hope to Vancouver. Fraser River Park is located…

      #21 Fraser River Trail ~ Southlands

      Located in Vancouver’s Southlands neighbourhood, a rural area near UBC and the Musqueam Nation is a short section of the Fraser River Experience.  The Fraser River Trail was built as a horse trail by local equestrians and it’s polite to yield to…

      #22 Matsqui Trail

      Visit Matsqui Trail Park for a flat and easy ride along the Fraser River dyke; enjoy views of the river and surrounding farmlands on this secton of the TransCanada Trail. Matsqui Meander is for those wanting a longer ride…

      #23 Ridgeway Greenway – Cycling and Art Exploring

      Vancouver’s Ridgeway Greenway is a linear exploration of a string of parks, walkways and seating areas, and public art. Look around you as you ride…and look up !  There’s art everywhere. Distance: 12km one way, 24 km out and back…

      #24 Minnekhada

      Minnekhada was once the hunting lodge of Eric Hamber, Lieutenant Governor of BC in the early 1900s.  It is now a popular park in the corner of Coquitlam This route follows the TransCanada Trail along the Coquitlam River though…

      #25 Okanagan River Path ~ Oliver

      If you are travelling to the Okanagan head to Oliver BC and ride the paved bike path along the Okanagan River Channel.  The trail is accessible from many spots along the way – including the Visitor’s Center which has…

      #26 Boundary Bay Trail

      Boundary Bay Park is a perfect place for beginning riders. There are many ways to enjoy the park and dyke trails. Centennial Beach has a 4km loop and the Dyke Trail east of Beach Grove extends 20km. Ride them…

      #27 Delta Watershed

      There’s a very unassuming park in the Delta Watershed that runs along Burns Bog and near the Alex Fraser freeway.  You feel as if you are miles away from the world on this woodsy trail with a river beside…

      #28 Stanley’s Trails

      Did you know there are trails to explore inside Stanley Park? The trails are wide and open for biking, so come in under the shade of the tall cedars and explore the park! One of my favourite routes is…

      #30 West Dyke and Middle Arm

      Ride the Middle Arm dyke trail along the Fraser River with views of the airport, UBC rowing club and Richmond Oval. From Terra Nova Park continue on the West Dyke Trail looking for spotted cows, herons, ducks, hawks and…

      #31 Bike the Blossoms

      It’s Spring and the blossoms are out.  Check out the Blooming Now map at the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival to find out what cherry trees are spectacular right now. For those who love maps, here’s a very fun link: SakuraMap – A Cherry Guide To Vancouver’s…

      #32 Vedder River Trail

      My latest favourite ride is along the Vedder River in Chilliwack.  The trail was built as a partnership between Rotary, Canadian Forces Base Chilliwack and the City of Chilliwack. This scenic riverside trail is hard packed and perfect for…

      #33 Burrard Inlet Trails

      There’s a nice thread of trails along Burrard Inlet from Port Moody to Burnaby.  With map in hand we set out to cycl-e-xplore Distances: Port Moody Rocky Point to Barnet Marine Park -10km each way Start: Skytrain: Moody Centre or park at…

      #34 Ontario Bikeway

      Vancouver has a network of cycling routes and greenways!  Here we ride one of my favourites — the Ontario Bikeway from False Creek to the Fraser River.  The 6.5km route is easy to ride — a little bit of…

      #35 Queen’s Park ~ New Westminster

      Summertime is a great time to head out to Queen’s Park in New Westminster.  For families with little riders, there is lots to do. The Millenium Trail winds through the park and there are other trails and a quiet road…

      #37 Tynehead Park

      One day… on our way back from Barnston Island we discovered the Highway 1 overpass at Tynehead Park. We had no idea it was there and were astounded to ride the most recent green link in Surrey’s up and coming cycle plans.…

      #39 Deep Cove Exploring

      This trip works well as a bike ride or a walk. The route starts at Cates Park in North Vancouver and winds through Dollarton and Cove Cliff then onto Deep Cove.  There’s lots to see and do along the…

      #40 Crescent Beach

      For an easy ride, head out to Crescent Beach in South Surrey. There’s a gravel pathway along the water’s edge with views west across Boundary Bay and north to Vancouver’s Mountains.  Follow the trail as it winds northeast to Blackie…

      #41 Elgin Park – Nicomekl Shores

      Along the shores of the Nicomekl River winds a tranquil trail with a view of the mountains in the distance and sky like a Van Gogh painting.  There are lots of nooks and crannies to see along the way… even a windmill!…

      #42 Serpentine Fen

      Protected by Ducks Unlimited, Serpentine Fen is a small park with lots to see.  Add in a bit of bird watching and park the bikes to exploring the inland trails makes for an interesting outing. Distance: 3km + walking…

      #43 Surrey Shores

      For a scenic and meandering route along Surrey’s shores explore from Serpentine Fen, Blackie Spit along the Nikomekl River to Crescent Beach. Distance: 15km one way, 30km return Rating: easy hardpacked trails for riders of all ages + abilities View…

      #44 Semiahmoo Trail

      Tucked in behind houses and running through the woods is a gem of a trail in South Surrey – the last remaining bit of the historic Semiahmoo Trail.  Originally a first nations footpath and later upgraded to a wagon…

      #45 Coquitlam Town Center Park

      For beginning riders there are paved trails around the lake at Coquitlam’s Town Center Park. Distance: Loops vary from 1.2km – 2.7km or do them all! Rating: Easy paved trails Skytrain: Lafarge Lake/Douglas Parking: Coquitlam Town Center Park Here’s…

      #46 Coquitlam River Trail

      Linking east from Coquitlam’s Town Center Park is a woodsy ride along the Coquitlam River.  Part of the TransCanada Trail, this section is perfect on a hot summer’s evening or in the fall when the leaves crunch under the bike…

      #47 Queensborough

      Tucked away under New Westminster’s bridges is a quiet island getaway. With very little traffic, a pathway around the eastern tip and a long dyke trail, there’s lots to explore in Queensborough. 2017-08-09 UPDATE: Exciting News – there’s a…

      #48 Lochside Trail

      When the kiddos are a bit older or with the chariot trailing behind and you are up for an island getaway, try the Lochside Trail from Swartz Bay to Victoria. Park at the Tsawwassen ferry terminal day lot and cycle onto the ferry. This…

      #49 Galloping Goose Trail

      The Galloping Goose Trail is named after the passenger train #15813 that ran twice a day from Sooke to Victoria from 1922-1931. The trail is popular and it makes for a great 2-3 day trip. There are many BBs and campgrounds along…

      #50 New Brighton Park

      Parks are great places for beginning riders to try out their skills and coupled with a picnic make a great place to enjoy the day. New Brighton tops the list as my favourite park — trails skirt the water’s edge and…

      #51 Lynn Creek

      If you like riding beside a creek (and who doesn’t) then check out this string of five parks at the mouth of Lynn Creek: View #51 Lynn Creek Parks in a larger map Inter River Park is located between Lynn Creek and…

      #52 Pacific Spirit Park

      There’s nothing like feeling a million miles away from the city and it’s do-able just a short distance from Vancouver  – in Pacific Spirit Park.  The trails are easy greens and blues and cycle friendly. LINK to Printable Map…

      #53 Deer Lake Park

      Visit Deer Lake in Burnaby on this easy ride. Visit the Burnaby Village Museum, Ceperly House and Shadbolt Center for the Arts, and have a picnic on the lake. You will see a heron colony and lots of ducks.…

      #54 Nanaimo

      Explore the bike paths at Nanaimo Harbour.  A map is posted along the harbour and copies are available at the Visitors Center or click on the link below. Head along the shore on the Harbourside Walkway, the Queen Elizabeth Promenade then take the little ferry over to…

      #55 Iona Jetty

      Just north of the Vancouver Airport is an easy ride with a combo of dyke, road and would you believe it – a 4km jetty into the ocean!  There are views of jets landing and taking off, herons and…

      #56 Nicomekl River

      The Nicomekl River starts from a spring east of Langley and meanders 34km west to Mud Bay near Crescent Beach. Today we’re exploring Langley’s Flood Plain Trail and making a loop of a few nature trails in the area. I love the name…

      #57 Confederation to New Brighton … Parks, that is !

      Today’s ride joins two parks – Confederation Park in Burnaby and New Brighton in Vancouver. The two parks are linked via the Trans Canada Trail. New Brighton Park is one of my favourite ‘beginner-riders’ parks – cycling up and down…

      #58 POCO Trail

      The Poco Traboulay Trail is one of the most popular rides in Metro Vancouver. It’s flat, off road and scenic … the perfect combo for a great day.  The trail circles Port Coquitlam weaving through parks and on the…

      #59 Coquitlam Parks Tour

      Explore Coquitlam’s neighbourhoods and parks on this route from the new Evergreen Skytrain Line. Visit Burquitlam Community Garden, Blue Mountain Park, Como Lake and Mundy Park. Return via Harbour Chines Community trails or wind down the hills to Port…

      #60 Westham Island – birds! ducks! geese!

      For those who love birds and ducks and geese (and who doesn’t?) how about a ride to the Reifel Bird Sanctuary on Westham Island? Start from Ladner for a 18km ride or start from Westham Island bridge for a…

      #61 Brunswick Point

      For a quiet ride with the kids…try Brunswick Point in Ladner.  For those who like cycling on dyke trails, amidst wildflowers, and looking west over the straight of Georgia Surface: Hardpacked dyke trail, some shared road sections without shoulders  …

      #62 Millenium Trail

      Start from Deas Island Park and bike the Millenium Trail to the Marina and back or continue west to explore Ladner Town Center. Return via same route or along the slough. Enjoy a walk in Deas Island Park on…

      #63 Great Blue Heron Way

      Sometimes when riding we think … where in the world are we? This was certainly true as we cycled along the Great Blue Heron Way in Tsawwassen. This is a little gem of a ride near the ferry terminal, there’s a…

      #64 Ladner Circle Tour

      Step back into time in Ladner… this quaint village is worth exploring. Plan to spend some time in the town and pick up lunch for the  ride. Distance: Easy 20km with some trail riding and shared roadways View #64 LADNER Circle Tour 2013 in a…

      #65 Ladner Grand Loop-de-Doop

      Ladner is a cyclist’s dream…flat…scenic…and fun! Visit the quaint town of Ladner, explore many trails — Brunswick Point, Great Blue Heron Way, through Tsawwassen and Beach Grove onto Boundary Bay Dyke Trail, then return via 64th = a super…

      #66 Bike The Bridge!

      Let’s… Bike the Bridge! ~ Lions! Seabus! Trails! Oh My! The Port of Vancouver is one of my favourite places to explore. For glimpse at the harbour take your bike aboard the SeaBus and who knows what you might see along the way … tugs,…

      #67 South Langley Regional Trail

      This gem of a ride winds the trails from Campbell Valley Park through forests and fields to Aldergrove Park. The ride can be done as a 44km out and back, a 40km trail + road loop, or consider a…

      #15 Pemberton Meadows

      Ride  the flat Pemberton Valley any time of the year on this flat road with moderate traffic, suitable for intermediate riders and road bikers. You’ll see potatoes growing in the fields and enjoy views of Mount Currie. Beginners will enjoy this…

      #69 Abbotsford Discovery Trail

      Abbotsford is home to the Discovery Trail that winds from park to park along creeks, lakes and fairgrounds from the west side of the city to the mountains in the east.   It’s an easy route – meandering, small climbs…

      #70 Fraser Loop

      Explore the shores of the Fraser River on this loop. The route is flat with varied terrain — park trails and bikeways on the north side, dyke and road riding on Richmond side. Start in Burnaby from the 22nd…

      #71 Abbotsford Roller Coaster

      This is a gentle rolling ride, mostly downhill for the first part then a climb along the Fraser River and back to the start. You’ll see why we call it Roller Coaster when you Wahoo! down Olund hill.  It’s…

      #72 Burnaby Scenic + Adanac Bikeway Loop

      Enjoy this scenic loop on Burrard Inlet, around the city and along Adanac Bikeway. Start from Vancouver or Burnaby; either way it’s a great route. You’ll see the inlet, North Shore Mountains, Port of Vancouver, Strathcona and East Vancouver.…

      #73 Point Roberts Circle

      There’s something very satisfying about a circle ride and Point Roberts is perfect for this. This tiny bit of the seaside USA lies just south of Vancouver — a quick drive away. The route rounds the penninsula and there’s lots to…

      #74 West Van Exploring

      Come and explore West Vancouver.  This ride starts at Ambleside Park and hugs the shore as much as possible – a winding meander all the way out to Lighthouse Park.  It’s a rollicking ride … part on trails, roadsides,…

      #75 South Surrey Loop

      Explore the historic trails of South Surrey on this loop. Ride the Semiahmoo Trail and Nicolmekl River trails. Visit Crescent Beach and Blackie Spit then ride along the beaches of White Rock.  All in all — a great ride!…

      #76 Sea to Sky Trail – Whistler to Brandywine Falls

      We rode a section of the Sea to Sky Trail from Whistler Village to Brandywine Falls. Oh Wow! What a vision these trail builders have and I can’t wait for them to finish the rest of this fantastic mountain biking trail. From Whistler…

      #77 Canyon to Coast Trail – Experience the Fraser

      One day we will be able to cycle from Hope to Steveston along the Fraser River 550 kilometers, a chain of parks Oh Wow ! The Coast to Canyon Trail ~ Experience the Fraser will connect Hope to the Salish…

      #78 Othello/Quintette Tunnels

      For a dramatic ride, check out the Othello/Quintette tunnels in Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park.  Located just east of Hope BC are some of the best preserved tunnels on the old Kettle Valley Railway and a short bike ride along the…

      #80 – Gulf Island Hopping – Pender Island

      Let’s go Island Hopping! Pender Island is one of the larger of the Gulf Island and great for biking. All of the islands are hilly just remember… every climb leads to an exhilarating downhill. We love heading out on the…

      #81 Gulf Island Hopping ~ Galiano

      Galiano Island looked so flat on the map and seemed like such an easy ride — only 21km from end to end. This is one long, undulating and hilly ride! Distance: 21km each way, 42 km return View #81 Galiano Island in a larger map…

      #82 Gabriola Island

      This summer explore more of the Gulf Islands.  Gabriola Island is just off Nanaimo and accessible by a short ferry ride. Distance: 40km loop View Gabriola Island in a larger map Here’s the route: – Just off the ferry climb the…

      #84 Victoria Seaside Tour

      Victoria is a great city to visit and the biking is easy.  Tour the city on the Seaside Route. The ride follows the shoreline with great ocean views and on a clear day Washington State’s Olympic Mountains are visible in the…

      #85 Richmond Loop

      Loop around Richmond’s many trails. From Marine Skytrain Station ride south on Middle Arm and West Dyke Trail. Circle Garry Point Park for views over the Salish Sea. Visit the historic fishing village of Steveston on the Fraser River…

      #86 P is for Perfect ~ Pitt Lake

      There’s a gem of a ride in Pitt Meadows. It involves a bit of dyke trail and bumpy road surface along Rannie Road, but the views are like a Van Gogh painting…so pump up your tires and head out!…

      #87 Glen Valley ~ Tour de Turf

      In the fall, the valley calls. Pick up a picnic lunch in Fort Langley and head east along River Road. The route starts with a small climb then meanders on quiet country roads east of the historic town. You’ll…

      #88 UBC Southlands Explorer

      For a great adventure at any time of the year take a trip out to UBC and Southlands. There’s lots to see on this route – park trails, riverside paths, art and spectacular views. There are many exciting new…

      #90 The Green Necklace

      The Green Necklace is a multi-use trail that connects North Vancouver city parks in a continuous loop. Workers have been busy upgrading sections of the trail, and it’s an easy and interesting meander through the city. Distance: 7km loop Rider…

      #91 Penticton to Adra Tunnel KVR

      Ride one of the most popular rides near Penticton goes up to the Adra tunnel and Rock Ovens Park on the Kettle Valley Railway.  You will see stone and rock ovens built by the workers constructing the railway. This…

      #92 Naramata

      Take a winery tour along the Naramata Benchlands from Penticton this summer or fall when the grapes are being harvested.  The ride is easy and follows the old Kettle Valley Railway for much of the route. Distance: 46km Rating…

      #93 Penticton City Circle

      Penticton is a cyclists dream. There are beaches to explore, quiet tree-lined paths, lazy riversides, flat and wide city streets and the rail-to-trail Kettle Valley Railway. Distance: 17km Rating: Intermediate some road sections View #93 PENTICTON in a larger map Cue…

      #94 Osoyoos to Penticton

      A few summers ago we stayed at Burrowing Owl Winery and did this ride.  It was about 100km return – a long day, but so fun! Distance: 100km + Rating: Advanced – some trails, some road riding View Osoyoos to…

      #95 Oliver Winery Tour

      Bring some panniers for this circle route through Oliver Wine Country. The route is a mix of gravel trail, paved riverside pathways and road riding with a few hills for fun. There are dozens of wineries along the way.…

      #96 Bikennale ~ Vancouver Bienalle

      Come and see the new art installations in the Art Biennale and enjoy the Legacy art from previous Biennales that are enjoyed by so many of us in Vancouver and around the world. The Vancouver Biennale hosts Tour de Biennale and…

      #97 Belcarra Park and Sasamat Lake

      Spring is early this year! How about a ride out to my neck of the woods ― Belcarra Park? There’s lots to see along Burrard Inlet, Sasamat Lake and Indian Arm. Link to printable map PROOF-RIDING NEEDED (read more here)…

      #98 Osoyoos Circle Tour

      Osoyoos fills with families and beachgoers every summer.  Boats zip around on the lakes and chairs stretch out on the sandy beaches.  We arrived at our hotel on the lakeshore with our car loaded with bikes for the whole…

      #100 Vancouver Harbour Two Bridges Loop

      Explore Vancouver’s busy harbour on this scenic loop. See freighters, grain elevators, and tugs, cycle over the Lion’s Gate and Ironworkers Bridges, ride the North Shore Spirit Trail, Seaside Greenway and Portside Bikeway on this tour of the Port of…

      #102 Stoney Creek + Brunette River

      An easy ride along two waterways in east Burnaby – Stoney Creek and the Brunette River.  You’ll see salmon habitat, a community garden, a dam and a Dragon ! Distances: Stoney Creek + Brunette River 13km Stoney Creek Loop 8.6km Brunette…

      #103 Hastings Park Greenways

      There’s lots to see and do in Hastings Park.  Have a family picnic at the Italian Rain Garden Rain, relax beside The Sanctuary Pond, reflect in Momji Gardens and play at Plateau Park.  Ride past the horse barns and…

      #104 Burnaby Lakes Loop

      Explore Deer Lake and Burnaby Lake on this easy ride. Accessible by skytrain, the route loops through Deer Lake Park, there’s a heron colony, climb the Hundred Steps, and circle Burnaby’s largest lake. Distance: 25km Rating: Intermediate and easy…

      #105 BMUT = Burnaby Mountain Urban Trail

      The Burnaby Mountain Urban Trail – BMUT is fine anytime of the year, but especially on crisp fall days riding through piles of leaves. Distance: 17km route Dec2016 Update:  NEW ROUTE Option from Burquitlam Skytrain Station:  Cross Clarke Rd and enter unmarked lane…

      #106 Burnaby Mountain to Gastown

      She’ll be Coming ‘Round the Mountain and coasting along Burrard Inlet to Gastown for lunch! Here’s a route that combines Rides #72 Burnaby Scenic and #105 BMUT for a nice day out.  Go to those rides for more information on the route. Distance:…

      #107 Hoy Creek Salmon Search

      Take the kids on a short and sweet ride along Hoy Creek in Coquitlam. In the fall watch for returning salmon in the creek and visit the Hoy Creek Fish Hatchery. The linear park trail follows Hoy and Scott Creeks.…

      #108 David’s Loop

      Explore the creeks of Coquitlam and the new David Greenway on this loop.  Start from Town Centre Park in Coquitlam and ride the David Greenway through Bert Flinn Park, April Road, along Alderside and Port Moody’s Shoreline Trail.  Stop…

      #110 Seaplanes, Seabuses + Seaports

      Vancouver’s Seaport is one of my favourite places to ride and explore.  This ride is thanks to Lisa at Vancouver Family Biking.  It’s an easy route for riders of all ages and abilities and great for families with chariots…

      #112 Comin’ Round the Mountain ~ Burnaby Mtn that is!

      She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain on this fun loop around Burnaby Mountain. There are a few hills, lots of crunchy trails and a bit of Wahoo! singltrack.  For the full loop, start from Port Moody, climb up through Glenaryre, or…

      #113 Stave Lake Railway Trail

      If you are looking for an easy trail near Mission try the Railway Trail along Stave Lake and the Hayward Reservoir. The trail is easy on a hardpacked trail that follows an old rail bed. This ride makes a…

      #115 Three Bridges ~ Port Mann, Golden Ears, Pitt River

      Enjoy 3 Bridges, 3 Parks, 3 Greenways on this loop around the Fraser River. Ride over the Port Mann Bridge, through Surrey, over the Golden Ears Bridge along the Pitt River Greenway, and Poco Trail. . Link to Printable…

      #117 Railway Greenway

      Ride the rails in Richmond on the Railway Greenway.  This rails-to-trails project follows the Lulu Island route of the British Columbia Electric Railroad connecting Vancouver to Steveston, a busy fishing community on the South Arm of the Fraser River.…

      #120 Blue Heron Loop ~ Maple Ridge

      Framed by the mountains in the north and circling blueberry fields, this is one of my favourite places to ride and walk. There’s some single track and rocky sections on this one, so bring out your mountain bike. Link…

      #122 – Alouette Lake

      For those who like undulating road rides, views of snowcapped mountains, a huge lake with a beach, a campground, streams and nature trails … try the road to Alouette Lake in Maple Ridge. Distance: 36km Rating: Intermediate – mostly…

      #124 Sea to Sky Trail – Green Lake

      The Sea to Sky Green Lake section is Ready to Ride… or walk – both are great.  The route is well laid out, wide and gravel surfaced. To find the trailhead follow the Valley Trail from Whistler Village to Lost Lake. Route…

      #126 Nelson BC ~ Lakeshore Trail

      There’s lots of great biking going on in Nelson BC, but for the beginning rider … try the easy Lakeshore Trail.  You can start near the town and ride north or south for the full length. There’s a beach…

      #127 Sea Island Exploring

      There’s lots to ‘see’ on Sea Island in Richmond.  Arrive by Skytrain and follow the Fraser River to the Coast Guard station.  Visit Flight Path Park and watch the hustle and bustle of the airport then loop through Burkeville…

      #128 Nelson Burlington Rail Trail

      The Burlington Rail trail is part of a much larger ride that extends from Nelson to Salmo. The trail is perched high above Nelson and worth the climb from town to ride or walk the route.  As with all…

      #130 Galena Trail

      Just north of Nelson BC, the town of New Denver sits on the shores of Slocan Lake.  Heading out on the Slocan River and following the old rail line is the Galena Trail.  This ride is a perfect introduction…

      #201 Bellingham South Bay Trail

      Bellingham has been busy building biking and pedestrian trails.  The South Bay Trail runs along the historic waterfront from Fairhaven towards Bellingham. It’s an easy ride for kids from 1- 99. More is planned but for the time being you will…

      #202 Bellingham Interurban Trail

      When you’re ready to explore a bit of singletrack and some trails south of the border, try the Bellingham Interurban Trail. The trailhead starts just south of Fairhaven along an old railbed that has been resurrected as a walking and…

      #203 San Juan Island Hopping

      The San Juan Islands are perfect for island hopping and traveling by bike. What’s better than loading up the panniers and heading out on a car-less journey to many islands linked by ferries. There’s lots to explore and the riding is…

      #204 Lopez Island

      Lopez Island is the flattest of all the San Juan Islands = a great place to ride with kids. There are many routes to discover.  Here are two we have enjoyed: LOPEZ – SOUTH ISLAND LOOP We rented bikes at…

      #205 San Juan Island – American Camp

      SAN JUAN ISLAND is one of the largest islands and there are many routes and loops to explore. Traffic is minimal and the roads are good for biking. There are dozens of hotels and B+B’s to choose from.  Friday Harbour is…

      #206 Orcas Island

      Orcas Island is one of the largest of the San Juan Islands. It is Very Hilly and the roads have very few safe shoulders so it is not the best island for kids to ride. But it is do-able…

      #207 Seattle ~ Burke-Gilman Trail

      The most famous of the Rail-Trails and Seattle’s much loved bike route is the Burke-Gilman Trail. Along the trail there are dinosaurs, a rocket, 3 billy goats and a humongous troll. Keep your eyes open for these and more! The…

      #208 Seattle – Discovery Park Loop and Ballard Locks

      West Point Lighthouse ~ Discovery Park It’s name says it all … Discovery and that’s what we did on this short loop ride around the park. We arrived from the west following the signs from the Elliott Bay Trail.…

      #209 Elliott Bay Trail ~ Seattle

      Every now and then it’s fun to explore somewhere else.  We headed south to Seattle this summer and found some fun rides. 1. Elliott Bay Trail – Right from our hotel in the city center, we rode down a…

      #210 Seattle ~ Lake Union Loop

      Loops are fun to ride and this one has alot to see along the way from new parks, a wooden boat yard, bridges, Gas Works park with it’s hill and city views to Fremont – The Center of the Universe…

      #211 Woodinville Wine Country Ride

      Woodinville is located near the Sammammish River Trail which links to the Burke-Gilman Rail-Trail into Seattle. Wine and cycling combined… We loaded up the bikes on the bike rack on the front of a Seattle City bus and headed…

      TransCanada Trail – BC

      The TransCanada GREAT Trail Cycle, hike, wheel, paddle, ride, ski or snowmobile through a Canada’s landscapes – urban, rural and wilderness, along greenways, waterways and roadways on the longest trail in the world! This year celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and…