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We’re hiring a Purple and Yellow Coordinator!

We are seeking a Purple and Yellow (PnY) Coordinator to run this program until mid-May, at which point the position will become a part-time summer position. The PnY Coordinator collaborates with the Purple and Yellow Mechanic (a staff member and fully trained mechanic from the Bike Kitchen) to ensure that […]

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Quick facts on the Metro Vancouver Transit Referendum

By AMS Bike Co-op Programs Assistant Jen Roberton Lots of buzz has been going around on the upcoming transit referendum in the Lower Mainland. As a commuter school, UBC students and staff will directly be impacted by the funding offered to improve Translink services. At the Bike Co-op, we’re especially […]

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Connecting Bike Mobility: Ungap the Map with Hub!

By AMS Bike Co-op Programs Assistant Jen Roberton Metro Vancouver has a plethora of designated bike lanes. Although still lagging behind Copenhagen, Berlin and even Montreal in kilometers of protected bike lanes offered, Vancouver has been successful marking certain quiet residential streets for cyclists. This success has a lot of […]

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The UBC Human-Powered Vehicle Team

The UBC Human-Powered Vehicle Team (HPVT) is a group of about 26 undergraduate engineering students who are building a recumbent tricycle for competition in the 2015 ASME Human-Powered Vehicle Challenge (West), which will take place in San José, California, from April 24 to 26, 2015. Late last year, we visited team […]

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Meet our Programs Manager: Aida!

Aida is the AMS Bike Co-op’s new Programs Manager. Born in Toronto, she considers herself a Vancouverite at heart. She is an outdoor enthusiast and a proponent of living an active and healthy lifestyle, which is what got her involved in cycling. Aida completed her undergrad at UBC in Political […]

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BikeMaps.org: a super-useful tool for cyclists

By AMS Bike Co-op Programs Assistant Jen Roberton Ever consider how many accidents occur on your most commonly used bike routes? How about how many bikes are stolen in your neighbourhood? Maybe you are traveling to another city and are wondering if this unknown big place has significant bike ridership? […]

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