Ask your questions and connect with other riders!
Head to the Bike to Work Vancouver Facebook page to ask your questions about cycling in Vancouver, join in on the discussion with your fellow commuters and find a riding buddy! Discover the best routes in the city and learn how you can help promote cycling in this city and beyond. Veteran BTWV riders will be on hand to offer their insights and advice.
Printable maps, safety tips and regulations
It’s no secret that Vancouver is a great place to ride a bike. Head to their page for downloadable maps, safety tips, statistics and pretty much anything else you need to know about riding in this great city. We also love that they’ve built in links that enable visitors to ask questions and make comments/suggestions. Let your voice be heard!
find the quickest cycle-friendly routes
This is a really fantastic resource for those learning their way around the bike lanes in Vancouver! Riders simply type in their origin and destination addresses, and the map will automatically spit out the most efficient cycling route between the two points. Use the advanced features to find the route with the fewest hills to climb, the least amount of traffic or the most greenery and vegetation.
Streetsmart cycling courses, advocacy, community events
The people at HUB are Vancouver’s biggest cycling advocates and promoters! In addition to promoting cycling in the community, HUB provides cycling education to riders of all ages (check out their “Streetwise” cycling courses), they organize cycling related events (like Bike to Work Week) and they work with governments to improve cycling access and infrastructure. Get involved!
cycling infrastructure updates, community
To go along with their information-rich website, the city of Vancouver created the Bike Vancouver Facebook page. It’s a great place to visit for updates on cycling infrastructure in the city, and urban cyclists visit the page regularly to discuss the issues and share tips for navigating city streets.
bike maintenance and repair, workshops
The good folks at Pedal enable DIY bicycle repair in “an educational workspace for people who want to repair their own bikes or learn how to do so.” Pop in to their shop to use their space and tools to work on your bike, and you can even have one of their mechanics walk you through any repair or maintenance job.Learning the basics of repair and maintenance is an absolute must!