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Sumas Lake Loop

Did you know there was once a large lake on the Sumas Prairie? Semá:th Xo:tsa (Sumas Lake) was home to the Stó:lō people for millennia. In the early 1920s settlers lobbied government to drain the lake to create farm land.  The Sumas Lake Loop, created…

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Your voice counts … for Maple Ridge

HUB Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows needs your voice on two projects: (ps – it’s quick!)   First … Let’s build a trail from Wharf Street to Airport Way ! The sewer line is being upgraded just west of the Golden…

Grey Canal Vernon

The Grey Canal surrounds the city of Vernon. Perched high up the hills the route follows the canal bed and offers views over the valley and lakes. Thanks to JP Squire for a great article and for Ribbons of…

Backyard Bliss – share your finds!

This past year so many readers enjoyed discovering their own backyard … trails, parks and neighbourhood routes all over BC. There was a boom of visitors to the Let’s Go Biking blog and Vancouver and Okanagan guidebooks became best-sellers.…

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Join HUB Cycling

HUB Cycling works on our behalf to make Metro Vancouver a safe and fun place to bike. I strongly support their goals and donate proceeds of book sales to HUB Cycling. With the provincial election behind us, we are…

Merritt

For those who love grasslands, singletracks and exploring … come to Merritt! From easy city walks to exciting mountain biking, Merritt has something for everyone. The Merritt Mountain Bike Association (MMBA) is your local go-to-cycling-resource. They organize beginner rides…

Let’s Go Biking ~ Shuswap

From broad valleys with orchards and cozy farms and a variety of shorelines in between, there’s exciting cycling in the Shuswap and there are dozens of routes in the new guidebook: Let’s Go Biking to the Okanagan & Beyond.…

North Star Rail Trail + Chief Isadore Trail

The mountain views get bolder as you travel The Great Trail from Kimberley, down through the Rocky Mountain Trench beyond Cranbrook toward the Rockies at Wardner. There are over 150 km of trails in this region making it the…

Columbia & Western Rail Trail

The C&W Rail Trail is one of the most popular sections of The Great Trail. From Midway to Castlegar there are sweeping views of the Granby Valley, Lower Arrow valleys, and so much more. There are tunnels and trestles…

Slocan Valley Rail Trail

Winding gently through one of the most beautiful river valleys in British Columbia, the Slocan Valley Rail Trail offers easy access to 50 km of breath-taking scenery. Following the contours of the Slocan River, the trail makes its way…

Okanagan Valley

Discover over 140 easy, interesting and adventurous routes from Osoyoos to Shuswap Lake and across southern British Columbia. Enjoy traveling the Myra Canyon, Kettle Valley Railway, Okanagan Rail Trail and The Great Trail of Canada.  Meander along rivers and…

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Beach Ave Bikeway Forever!

Let’s make the Beach Ave Bikeway (connecting Stanley Park to Hornby St) permanent. Drop by a HUB Cycling tent this Sat Aug 8 and Sunday Aug 9 between 9 am and 3 pm on Beach Ave at Broughton St…

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Let’s Go Biking to the OKANAGAN & BEYOND

Hello Riders and Readers – I’m pleased to announce the launch of:  Let’s Go Biking to the Okanagan and Beyond Available in book stores, bike shops and gift stores throughout BC or order online at letsgobiking.net/book • All July purchases…

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Great Gear!

BUY NECKWARMER ………………………………………………………………………………………… GREAT GEAR REVIEWS It’s always exciting to find great cycling clothing, gadgets and gear.  I have my faves and thought it would be fun to review products I discover. With that in mind, there are a few…