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      #129 Willingdon Linear Park

      There’s an exciting new park in Burnaby – Willingdon Linear Park.  This scenic urban trail runs 13 blocks along Willingdon Avenue, from Brentwood Towne Centre to Hastings Street. It has a lighted pathway for pedestrians and cyclists, street furniture…

      #114 The Drive

      Tour East Van and visit The Drive via Union-Adanac Bikeway. There are breweries to visit, murals to see along the route, and restaurants and shops on Commercial Drive. Add on a loop through Strathcona and Chinatown. At the end…

      #140 Canyon to Coast

      One day the Canyon to Coast Trail will stretch from Hope to the Salish Sea along 550 km of trails. This section of the trail in Chilliwack parallels the Fraser River and connects two parks: Island 22 to Ferry…

      #141 Sumas Dyke Trails

      There are many flat and scenic trails to explore on the dykes around the Sumas Prairie. Once a large shallow lake drained in the 1920s, the land now has berry fields and dairy farms. You’ll see views of Taggart…

      #68 False Creek + Granville Island

      Circle False Creek on the popular Seaside Greenway. The path is separated from cars and fun for cyclists, and pedestrians. Explore Granville Island and shop at the Public Market then take your bike on Aquabus to continue the loop…

      #145 Friesens Loop

      White Rock isn’t all hills … there are many flat routes and the locals know them!  Follow the Friesens through White Rock and stop for lunch in Crescent Beach!  You’ll see ocean views and grand houses along the way.…

      #137 South Surrey Trails

      There are many parks to explore in South Surrey.  Start at Elgin Park, follow the Nicomekl River shoreline, ride the historic Semiahmoo trail, circle Southmere Park lakes, wind through Dogwood Park trails, Crescent Park, see Blackie Spit and Crescent…

      #133 Mosquito Creek

      The Trans Canada Great Trail follows Mosquito Creek from William Griffin Park and connects to the North Shore Spirit Trail at Bewicke.  Follow the Spirit Trail to Kings Mill Walk for views of Vancouver and lunch at Thomas Haas.…

      #89 Southlands

      You can feel miles from the city in Vancouver’s Southlands neighbourhood, a rural area near UBC and the Musqueam Nation. Start from Pacific Spirit Park, explore wooded trails, visit the Musqueam Cultural Center and see the Southlands Equestrian Center.…

      #138 Crosstown Greenway

      Zip through New Westminster on this signed route through quiet neighbourhoods. From 22nd Skytrain to Braid Station you’ll see many historic houses on the 7th Avenue bikeway.  Ride through Moody Park, stop in at Queens Park, explore Sapperton and…

      #53 Portside Bikeway

      Follow the Vancouver shoreline on the Portside Bikeway. See the Container Port, tugs and fireboats and enjoy views of the North Shore mountains and the Lions. Explore New Brighton Park’s easy trails and greenways and gardens in Hastings Park.  …

      #104 Burnaby Lakes + Creeks

      One of my favourite routes in the Lakes area! Explore Deer Lake and Burnaby Lake on this easy ride. Accessible by Skytrain or the Central Valley Greenway, the route circles Burnaby’s two largest lakes. Ready to PROOF-RIDE & PROOF-READ…

      #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…

      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 + Proof Reading

       Calling all eyes … Rides are ready to PROOF-READ and PROOF-RIDE Please help find the typos! Thanks to the many riders who have sent ideas, corrections, and suggestions to date. The book is coming along nicely … planning to print this year!  Click…

      #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 July 22, 2018

      On July 22, 2018 join a cycling event, in support of the Okanagan Rail Trail. More information: Rotary Ride for Okanagan Rail Trail andFacebook/Rotary Ride About the Okanagan Rail Trail: The rail corridor between Coldstream and Kelowna has been secured and 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 west to east route across Coquitlam from Burnaby to Port Coquitlam. It’s mostly flat on shared roads and some bikeways. Ready to PROOF-RIDE & PROOF-READ Link to Printable Map – 152 COQUITLAM CROSSTOWN 2018-01-29…

      #1 Seaside Greenway

      What’s Vancouver’s favourite ride? It’s Seaside!  … Seaside Greenway is the most popular bike route in Vancouver. On an easy dedicated bike path separated from cars, the 30km route is safe for riders of all ages and abilities and fun for…

      #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 is one of my favourites and the views are spectacular. The route follows the Canada Great Trail through farm fields along the Fraser River to Fort Langley. For a shorter ride start…

      #4 Stanley Park

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

      #5 Seymour Valley

      Ride in the Seymour Lower Conservation Reserve on an easy car-free multi-use trail rolling through the forest to the Seymour Dam. A great ride on a hot summer’s day under the canopy of hundred-year-old trees. Bring a picnic and…

      #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

      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.…

      #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

      A multi-use pedestrian and cycling route linking New Westminster, Burnaby and Vancouver, the CVG – Central Valley Greenway is a great place to walk, run or ride. The route is flat, separated and safe with many parks, shopping and…

      #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

      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! Ready to PROOF-RIDE & PROOF-READ Link to Printable Map 2018-02-08  …

      #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…

      #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…

      #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 most of the way. It’s 18km long from the Patullo bridge to Trout Lake, 36km…

      #19 Fraser Shores

      Explore Burnaby’s Fraser Foreshore Park and Vancouver’s River District Trail on this section of the Canyon to Coast Trail (see Ride#77). Ride along the Fraser River shoreline and look for tugboats, barges and log booms. There are places to…

      #22 Matsqui Trail

      Visit Matsqui Trail Park for a flat and easy ride along the Fraser River dykes. Enjoy views of the river and surrounding farmlands on this section of the TransCanada Great Trail. Matsqui Meander is a moderate ride on quiet…

      #23 Ridgeway Loop

      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.   Ready to PROOF-RIDE & PROOF-READ Link to Printable…

      #24 Minnekhada

      Once the hunting lodge of Eric Hamber, Lieutenant Governor of BC in the early 1900s, Minnekhada and the DeBoughville Slough is an easy ride. Take the TransCanada Trail along the Coquitlam River, Traboulay-POCO trail though Port Coquitlam to the…

      #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 easy dyke trails. Centennial Beach has a easy loop and Boundary Bay dyke trail extends 20km east of Beach Grove — ride…

      #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…

      #30 West Dyke + 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 City Circle

      Explore Vancouver on the Seaside Greenway, and through Chinatown and Gastown on this city loop.  You’ll follow the shoreline from the Convention Center, around Stanley Park and along False Creek.  The views are spectacular any time of the year…

      #32 Vedder River Trails

      This scenic riverside trail is easy for beginners and good for walking, too. The route stretches from Vedder Crossing to the Vedder Canal. There is parking at both ends, entry points along the trail and choices if you want…

      #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. Hope you enjoy it, too!   Ready to PROOF-RIDE & PROOF-READ Link to Printable Map 033 BARNET TRAILS…

      #34 Queen Elizabeth Park Loop

      The highest spot in the city is Queen Elizabeth Park.  Once a rock quarry, the park is famous for its views of the city, Quarry Gardens, the Bloedel Conservatory, fountains and art. The park’s most famous sculpture is Knife…

      #35 Queens Park

      Summertime is a great time to head out to Queens Park in New Westminster. For families with little riders, there is lots to do. The Millennium Trail winds through the park, there’s a petting zoo, waterpark, and playground.  Take a…

      #36 Quay + Pier Park

      Exciting things are happening down by the river! An easy and meandering route along New Westminster’s riverfront with a visit to the new Pier Park on the Fraser. There’s lots to see and do on the waterfront ― working…

      #37 Tynehead Park

      Tynehead lies on the Green Timbers Greenway route. The wide paved path is completely off road, perfect for beginning riders. Make a day exploring the park ― there’s lots to discover. Ready to PROOF-RIDE & PROOF-READ Link to Printable Map 37 TYNEHEAD PARK…

      #38 Surrey Greenways

      There are miles of greenways in Surrey to explore!  This route follows the Green Timbers Greenway and links two easy parks for cyclists – Green Timbers and Tynehead.  Most of the route is flat and easy, there is a…

      #39 Deep Cove Exploring

      There’s lots to see and do in Deep Cove on this cycling and walking route. Starting in Cates Park and winding through Dollarton, you can choose the flat Spirit Trail or climb the hills and trails of Cove Cliff. …

      #43 Surrey Shores

      Three parks in South Surrey offer something for everyone. Beginners can explore Crescent Beach, Elgin Park and Serpentine Fen. More advanced riders can loop the parks together for a 30km ride with views west across Boundary Bay and north…

      #44 Semiahmoo Trail

      Tucked in behind houses and running through the woods is an easy 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…

      #45 Town Centre Park + Coquitlam River

      Explore Town Center Park and the Coquitlam River on this easy ride. Accessible by Skytrain, the park has many paved trails and a BMX park ― great for beginners.  Linking east from the park is the Coquitlam River trail,…

      #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.     Ready to PROOF-RIDE & PROOF-READ…

      #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 + Hastings Park

      Just off Portside Greenway are two great parks to explore. Ride the trails at New Brighton Park — mountain views, freighters loading grain, and tugboats working. Explore the easy greenways in Hastings Park, play at Plateau Park, discover the…

      #51 Lynn Creek

      If you like riding beside a creek try the short and easy ride along lower Lynn Creek. There’s a bike skills park in Inter River Park. Add on a short walk down Harbourview Trail and climb the viewing tower for…

      #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 cycle friendly and there’s lots to explore.   Ready to PROOF-RIDE…

      #102 Deer Lake Park

      Visit Deer Lake in Burnaby on this easy ride. It’s a cycling and walk-a-bike adventure around the lake. Visit the Burnaby Village Museum, Ceperly House and Shadbolt Center for the Arts, and have a picnic on the lake. You…

      #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 Evergreen Skytrain. Visit Blue Mountain Park and see the sculpture garden, circle Como Lake, ride the urban forest through Mundy Park. Return via Harbourview trails or wind down the…

      #60 Westham Island

      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 19km ride or start from Westham Island bridge for an…

      #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 Ready to PROOF-RIDE & PROOF-READ Link to Printable Map: 061…

      #62 Millennium 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…

      #65 Ladner Loop-de-Loop!

      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!

      Explore the Convention Center, a Secret Tunnel and Crab Park for a peek at the container port, cruise ships helijet, and fireboat, then hop on the Seabus to Lonsdale Quay. Ride North Shore Spirit Trail, over Lions Gate Bridge…

      #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…

      #69 Discovery Trail

      The Discovery Trail winds from park to park from the west side of  Abbotsford to Sumas Mountain. It’s especially nice in the fall with views of Mt Baker. There are two sections to the trail, West and East. Start…

      #70 Fraser Loop

      Explore the shores of the Fraser River on this loop. The route is flat with varied terrain, a mix of easy park trails and bikeways and busy road sections with no bike lanes.  Start in Burnaby from the 22nd…

      #71 Abbotsford Roller Coaster

      This is an undulating ride and you’ll see why we call it Roller Coaster when you Wahoo! down Olund hill.  It’s 45km of ups and downs, but mostly downs, and is one of our favourite rides.   Ready to…

      #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, It’s a winding meander of West Van’s shoreline parks: Caulfield Park, Lighthouse Park, Whytecliff Park and Horseshoe Bay. You’ll ride…

      #75 White Rock – South Surrey Loop

      Explore the historic trails of South Surrey and beaches of White Rock on this loop. Ride the Semiahmoo Trail and Nicomekl River trails, visit Crescent Beach and Blackie Spit then ride along the beaches of White Rock — a…

      #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 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 connects North Vancouver city parks in a continuous loop of safe and separated greenways. The route was originally conceived in 1907 and laid out in North Vancouver City’s original town plan. Much of the route has…

      #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 & 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.    Ready to PROOF-RIDE & PROOF-READ ~ 097 BELCARRA…

      #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…

      #103 Stoney Creek + Brunette River

      Ride along two waterways in East Burnaby ― Stoney Creek and the Brunette River.  You’ll see salmon habitat, a community garden, a dam…and maybe a DRAGON! Combining transit and trails, the route starts at Burquitlam Station and ends at…

      #103 Hastings Park

      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…

      #101 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. Ready to PROOF-RIDE & PROOF-READ Link…

      #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. It’s an easy route – mostly flat on a paved and separated greenway.  There’s lunch options at Burnaby…

      #106 Burnaby Mountain to Gastown

      She’ll be Coming ‘Round the Mountain and coasting along Burrard Inlet to Gastown for lunch! The Evergreen Skytrain has opened lots of possiblities for one way rides.  Starting from Lougheed Station, this route follows Burnaby Mountain Urban Trail, Burnaby Scenic trail…

      #107 Hoy Creek Salmon Search

      Take the kids on a short and sweet ride along Hoy Creek in Coquitlam and Scott Creek. In the fall watch for returning salmon and visit the Hoy Creek Fish Hatchery; one of four major salmon producing creeks in the…

      #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…

      #109 New Westminster Heritage Loop

      we met for coffee not knowing where we would go pulled a ride from ‘the helmet’ and off we went… on a Magical Mystery Tour… Ready to PROOF-RIDE & PROOF-READ Link to Printable 109 NEW WEST LOOP – 2018-04-05.pdf  …

      #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 Around the Mountain

      She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain on this ride! Loop around Burnaby Mountain ― a few hills, lots of crunchy trails and a bit of Wahoo! singletrack. For the full route, start from Port Moody and climb up through the hills…

      #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.   Ready to PROOF-RIDE…

      #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.…

      #118 Green Timbers Park

      Green Timbers Urban Forest was logged in the 1920s and is now an example of reforestation. With over 10 kilometers of trails, these easy park trails are fun for beginning riders. The lake is stocked, there’s a Nature House…

      #120 Blue Heron Loop

      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. Ready…

      #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 trails to the Coast Guard station – for those who like exploring and singletrack! Visit Flight Path Park and watch the hustle…

      #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…