Cycling

From left: Sam Harris (Team Mighty on the Rivet) placed first, Kyle Buckosky (Team Red Truck Bear) took second, and Jackon Bocksnick (Tag Race Team) rounded out the top three. (Rob Wilton/Special to The News)

Jeremy’s Roubaix ends sporting drought in B.C. community

The event attracts some of the province’s premiere UCI / Cycling BC licensed athletes

  • Jul 20, 2021

 

Barbara Polehoykie rode the length of Vancouver Island to fight cancer in 2020. Photo supplied by Barbara Polehoykie

Campbell River cyclist pedalling 1,400 km to fight kids’ cancer

Barbara Polehoykie will take part in Great Cycle Challenge for fourth straight year

 

The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Even slow seems fast, when you’re airborne

We’ve decided that this is the year we will ride more down…

  • Jul 14, 2021

 

Michael Woods of Canada, wearing the best climber's dotted jersey, celebrates on the podium after the fourteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 183.7 kilometers (114.1 miles) with start in Carcassonne and finish in Quillan, France, Saturday, July 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Canadian Michael Woods earns King of the Mountain honours at Tour de France

Woods finished fifth on the 183.7-kilometre stage and sits 26th in the overall classification

Michael Woods of Canada, wearing the best climber's dotted jersey, celebrates on the podium after the fourteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 183.7 kilometers (114.1 miles) with start in Carcassonne and finish in Quillan, France, Saturday, July 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Cycling erases boundaries

By James Durand Exclusivity … Normally this would describe something exotic, coveted,…

  • Jul 7, 2021
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
Casual cyclists are encouraged to bring your bike in for at least an annual suspension service. Metro Creative

Smooth is fast!

How often do I need to service my suspension on my bike?…

  • Jul 7, 2021
Casual cyclists are encouraged to bring your bike in for at least an annual suspension service. Metro Creative
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Epic weekend, no recovery needed

By James Durand Years ago an Epic weekend would have included some…

The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Riding and life … Not that different

By James Durand I had two friends this past weekend who decided…

  • Jun 23, 2021
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
Last year’s Soul Cyclers team.

Soul Cyclers 50/50 Raffle Launches

Group fundraising for hospice grief counselling holding virtual raffle.

Last year’s Soul Cyclers team.
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

The value of a dollar

By James Durand It’s hard to figure out value these days. With…

  • Jun 9, 2021
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
Riders Anna Chatterton, Rowen Berkey, Patrick Connor and Gavin Chatterton try their hand at the slalom course. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

WATCH: Campbell River cyclists brave unpredictable weather for Go By Bike Week

Celebration stations held throughout city on weekend

Riders Anna Chatterton, Rowen Berkey, Patrick Connor and Gavin Chatterton try their hand at the slalom course. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Natalie Crawford (left) and Allan Campbell pose in front of the new Homalco bike fleet, sourced from two Campbell River bike shops. Photo supplied.

First Nation bike program helps foster land-based healing

Mountain biking helps with mental health and isolation

Natalie Crawford (left) and Allan Campbell pose in front of the new Homalco bike fleet, sourced from two Campbell River bike shops. Photo supplied.
LETTERS

No risk, no reward

By James Durand I got my vaccination last week and many people…

  • Jun 2, 2021
LETTERS
Abbotsford is a great cycling destination and its extensive dyke system is very safe for children on bikes. (File photo/ Black Press Media)

Off to the races!

There is light at the end of the tunnel. With the latest…

  • Jun 2, 2021
Abbotsford is a great cycling destination and its extensive dyke system is very safe for children on bikes. (File photo/ Black Press Media)
Go by Bike Week will be held from May 31 to June 6. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River’s Logger Mike to participate in Go By Bike Week

Scavenger hunt, skills test and refreshment stations planned

Go by Bike Week will be held from May 31 to June 6. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Amy Tucker started cycling near her home in Kamloops during the pandemic, and says it was a big boost to her physical and mental health.

GoByBike week unites BC cyclists, two wheels apart

From May 31 to June 6, bike to exercise, bike to destress, and bike to win!

  • May 24, 2021
Amy Tucker started cycling near her home in Kamloops during the pandemic, and says it was a big boost to her physical and mental health.
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Have you looked in your back yard?

By James Durand You may have noticed that our community is growing.…

  • May 19, 2021
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

I’m tired … Maybe too tired to ride

By James Durand It’s the same old story for us at Swicked…

  • May 12, 2021
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
Two-year-old Kashius Weme rides at the Steve Smith Memorial Bike Park in Nanaimo on Tuesday, May 11. The youngster’s precocious bike-riding ability is already attracting cycle sponsors. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

2-year-old B.C. bike rider already attracting cycle sponsors

Nanaimo’s Kashius Weme has a knack for extreme cycle sports

Two-year-old Kashius Weme rides at the Steve Smith Memorial Bike Park in Nanaimo on Tuesday, May 11. The youngster’s precocious bike-riding ability is already attracting cycle sponsors. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Jacob Koomen takes his bike out for a spin near his home in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Campbell Riverite to cycle length of Island to raise funds for cancer research

Long distance rides are no big deal for 73-year-old cyclist

Jacob Koomen takes his bike out for a spin near his home in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror