Cycling

Emma Hinze of Germany, center, shows her gold medal with Kelsey Mitchell of Canada in bronze, right, and Lea Sophie Friedrich of germany, silver, after the women’s sprint race at the UCI Track Cycling World Championship in Roubaix, north of France, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Canada’s Mitchell earns track cycling bronze at world championship

The 27-year-old is also the reigning Pan American Games champion in women’s sprint

 

The Tree to Sea loop is a 1,000 km bikepacking route around the north end of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Miles Arbor

1,000 km route opens northern Vancouver Island to bikepackers

Bikepacking combines ultralight backpacking and bicycle touring

 

Riders make their way through Mission during a training run earlier this month. (Facebook)

Cops for Cancer cycling across the Fraser Valley

22nd annual Tour de Valley begins on Sept. 20, 17 riders participating

 

Langley City has approved a $1.3 million overhaul of 208th street to make it more bike-friendly. (file)

VIDEO: A $1.3 million upgrade of 208th Street in Langley City will make it cycling-friendly

Most of the money for project will come from Translink, council told

Langley City has approved a $1.3 million overhaul of 208th street to make it more bike-friendly. (file)
Langley's Munroe Hutton took third at the provincial BMX championships in Surrey on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. (Rob Wilton/RJMedia.tech)

Langley rider takes bronze at BMX provincials

Up against racers from six to 50+, a local rookie pro brings home gold

  • Aug 17, 2021
Langley's Munroe Hutton took third at the provincial BMX championships in Surrey on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. (Rob Wilton/RJMedia.tech)
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
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)
Langley’s Drew Mechielsen is looking forward to competing in the Tokyo Olympics. (Niels Bensink/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley City woman headed to Tokyo Olympics on BMX team

Drew Mechielsen looking forward to riding supercross at 2021 Games

Langley’s Drew Mechielsen is looking forward to competing in the Tokyo Olympics. (Niels Bensink/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A Gofundme page has been set up to help injured Langley extreme biker Jake Fox. (Gofundme)

VIDEO: Fundraiser for injured Langley extreme biker

Jake Fox suffered broken neck, vertebrae, in ‘freak’ training accident

A Gofundme page has been set up to help injured Langley extreme biker Jake Fox. (Gofundme)
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)
Participants in the Valley GranFondo wait for the starting signal in 2019. The event, which had to be called off because of the pandemic, is tentatively set to resume in 2022. (Langley Advance Times file)
Participants in the Valley GranFondo wait for the starting signal in 2019. The event, which had to be called off because of the pandemic, is tentatively set to resume in 2022. (Langley Advance Times file)
The new bike lockers at Langley’s Carvolth park and ride station are solar powered and open and close with a smartphone app. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Solar powered bike lockers in Langley’s Carvolth open with an app

The new TransLink lockers are part of a pilot program

The new bike lockers at Langley’s Carvolth park and ride station are solar powered and open and close with a smartphone app. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Dale Cull has partnered with Langley’s Maritime Seafoods to bake and sell Father’s Day pies to benefit cancer research. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Father’s Day pies help fundraiser for cancer research

You-bake pie drive raises money in place of this year’s Ride2Survive

Dale Cull has partnered with Langley’s Maritime Seafoods to bake and sell Father’s Day pies to benefit cancer research. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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)
Justin Jack-Thomas congratulates a competitor in the BC Bike Race for finishing the first part of the Cowichan Valley stage in 2018. (Black Press Media file)

BC Bike Race bringing two events to South Okanagan

The mountain race will be joined by a gravel course race

Justin Jack-Thomas congratulates a competitor in the BC Bike Race for finishing the first part of the Cowichan Valley stage in 2018. (Black Press Media file)
A local cycling enthusiast is urging riders, runners and pedestrians to leave the devices off for their own safety. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley man says oblivious walkers, runners and cyclists need to tune out

People with ear buds or headphones often unaware of the dangers around them, letter writer says

  • Apr 17, 2021
A local cycling enthusiast is urging riders, runners and pedestrians to leave the devices off for their own safety. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Bike events like the 2018 Valley Granfondo in Fort Langley drew thousands of cyclists. (Langley Advance Times files)

Our View: Cycling boom will have long-term implications for Canada

All the people who took to two wheels in the last year will change our politics

  • Apr 17, 2021
Bike events like the 2018 Valley Granfondo in Fort Langley drew thousands of cyclists. (Langley Advance Times files)
Letter writers suggest they aren’t likely to use bike lanes. (Black Press file photo)

WEB POLL: Support or oppose more bike lanes in your neighbourhood?

More bike lanes are on the way in coming years

Letter writers suggest they aren’t likely to use bike lanes. (Black Press file photo)
Peterson, owner of Velocity Cycling in Walnut Grove, said it’s still hard to get enough bikes and parts, more than a year into the pandemic-inspired cycling boom. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley bike shops still swamped by would-be riders

It can be months to order a simple new bicycle due to COVID-19

Peterson, owner of Velocity Cycling in Walnut Grove, said it’s still hard to get enough bikes and parts, more than a year into the pandemic-inspired cycling boom. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Joe Viel, manager of Cloverdale Community Cycles, stands among some of the bikes that will be up for grabs April 10. The cycle shop is located directly behind Pacific Community Church at 5337 180 Street. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Community Cycles to hold bike sale April 10

Repair shop selling bikes for both kids and adults

Joe Viel, manager of Cloverdale Community Cycles, stands among some of the bikes that will be up for grabs April 10. The cycle shop is located directly behind Pacific Community Church at 5337 180 Street. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
More bike lanes are coming to Canada. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

WEB POLL: Do you favour more bike lane spending?

The federal government is spending money on bike infrastructure

  • Mar 29, 2021
More bike lanes are coming to Canada. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)