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On The Road: Cycling in Vancouver as a Montrealer

by Ali Byers The first time I rode a bicycle in Vancouver was along the waterfront at Dunbar and Pt. Grey Road. It made for a pretty amazing first impression. I imagined all my future rides would be equally picturesque and efficient. As it turns out, I had spoken too […]


Fall General Meeting Recap

As you all know, hopefully because you were there, our Fall General Meeting took place on Tuesday, November 10th. There were good times and pizza as per usual, but more importantly there was an election. Five new board members were elected bringing the total number of people who sit on our […]


The Biking World: Snack Time

In this new blog series, our Volunteer Coordinator, Gretta, will demystify some of the quirks and cornerstones of cycling culture. This week’s feature focuses on the delicious and sometimes odd “fitness food” designed to keep you peddling. You might have read that title and thought to yourself, “Snack time? Who does […]


Bubble Tea Bike Crawl

On Saturday, November 14 we’ll be sampling some of Vancouver’s favourite bubble tea joints. At 11 am we’ll meet at Chatime at Granville and Broadway. We’ll cycle and sample 5 diffferent bubble tea cafes, over 16 km. Check out the route here: The end of the ride is near […]


Bike!Bike! Guadalajara: a gathering of community bike projects

In early October, six representatives from the AMS Bike Co-op headed to Guadalajara, Mexico for Bike!Bike! 2015: an annual international gathering organized by, for, and about community bicycle projects. If you’re struggling to imagine exactly what Bike!Bike! might be, and who it might be for, trust me: you’re not alone. […]


Cranksgiving 2015 Recap

We had a blast last Thursday at UBC’s first ever Cranksgiving alleycat bike race. 25 riders and 9 volunteers braved the rain and raised over 100 food items and $113 for the AMS Food Bank. Participants included seasoned roadies and first time racers, riding everything from PnY’s, to fixed gears to […]