Courses & Events

Ride the Road

May 28, 2017, 9:00 am-1:30 pm
137 W Broadway
Vancouver
Details

This fun, practical and hands-on course is for anyone who’d like to be more comfortable riding in traffic. Through classroom and on-road training you'll learn about the safest place on the road to ride, how to maneuver your bike effectively, communicate with other road users, handle riding at night and in the rain, and more. You’ll gain the skills and confidence you need to enjoy riding in the city!  Courses are suitable to those 16 and up.

Spring Bike to Work Week

Starts: May 29, 2017, 6:00 am
Ends: June 4, 2017, 8:00 pm
All around Metro Vancouver
Details

Our spring Bike to Work Week takes place May 29th - June 4th. Register for free to win tons of prizes. Visit one of 75 Celebration Stations across Metro Vancouver and log your trips for a chance to win great prizes including our daily bike giveaways!

 

Find out more details about the event here.

 

Bike to School Week 2017

Starts: May 29, 2017, 6:00 am
Ends: June 2, 2017, 5:00 pm
Metro Vancouver Schools
Details

Bike to School Week 2017 takes place May 29th - June 2nd. Register your school online to receive your tracking poster and resources to support your school's celebration events. 

Registration opens early April. In the meantime, learn more about the event. It's never too early to start planning your school's participation!

 

Cycle for Sight

June 3, 2017, 12:00 am
Details

The 2017 Cycle for Sight West Coast is happening on Saturday, June 3rd! Help support the Foundation Fighting Blindness while having a great time. 

Registration includes:

  • Choice of distances – 30km, 60km, 90km, 120km
  • Invite to Cycle for Sight Launch Party
  • Exclusive Cycle for Sight jersey (sizes not guaranteed)
  • Personal webpage for easy online fundraising
  • Rider gift bag
  • Well-marked route with directional signage
  • Volunteer guides and support
  • Bike mechanics and EMS
  • Finish line celebration party with complimentary food and drinks
  • Fundraising prizes and awards

More details can be found here:

http://ffbcan.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=1083&pg=entry

 

Ride the Road

June 3, 2017, 9:30 am-2:00 pm
120 14th St W
North Vancouver
City of North Vancouver Library
Details

This fun, practical and hands-on course is for anyone who’d like to be more comfortable riding in traffic. Through 2 hours of classroom and 2.5 hours of on-road training you'll learn about the safest place on the road to ride, how to maneuver your bike effectively, communicate with other road users, handle riding at night and in the rain, and more. You’ll gain the skills and confidence you need to enjoy riding in the city!  Courses are suitable to those 16 and up. All participants must have their own bike and helmet. 

Beginner Bike Maintenance

June 7, 2017, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Trout Lake Community Centre - 3360 Victoria Drive
Vancouver
Details

Participants bring their bikes and we show them how to do a basic inspection to make sure it’s in good running order.
They learn how to clean and oil their bike, check their brakes and gears, and a few other tricks to make their riding experience more enjoyable. We cover fixing the dreaded flat tire (not really such a big deal after all), and help participants decide when it's a good idea to take their bike to the shop.

Note: All registrations for this are taking place through Trout Lake Community Centre. Register online at the Community Centre website or call 604-257-6955 ext.4.

Course fee is: $57.14

Practical City Cycling

June 14, 2017, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
137 W Broadway
Vancouver
Details

This fun, practical and hands-on course is for anyone who’d like to be more comfortable riding in traffic. Through 1 hour of classroom and 1 hour of on-road training you'll learn about the safest place on the road to ride, how to maneuver your bike effectively, communicate with other road users, handle riding at night and in the rain, and more. You’ll gain the skills and confidence you need to enjoy riding in the city!  Course suitable to those 16 and up.

Ride the Road

June 17, 2017, 11:00 am-3:30 pm
1739 Venables Street
Vancouver
Kickstand Bike Shop - entrance around corner on Commercial Dr.
Details

This fun, practical and hands-on course is for anyone who’d like to be more comfortable riding in traffic. Through 2 hours of classroom and 2.5 hours of on-road training you'll learn about the safest place on the road to ride, how to maneuver your bike effectively, communicate with other road users, handle riding at night and in the rain, and more. You’ll gain the skills and confidence you need to enjoy riding in the city!  Courses are suitable to those 16 and up.

Ride the Road

June 24, 2017, 9:30 am-2:00 pm
7000 Westminster Hwy
Richmond
Richmond Hospital--Auditorium
Details

This fun, practical and hands-on course is for anyone who’d like to be more comfortable riding in traffic. Through 2 hours of classroom and 2.5 hours of on-road training you'll learn about the safest place on the road to ride, how to maneuver your bike effectively, communicate with other road users, handle riding at night and in the rain, and more. You’ll gain the skills and confidence you need to enjoy riding in the city!  Courses are suitable to those 16 and up.

Bike to Shop Days

Starts: July 21, 2017, 12:00 am
Ends: July 23, 2017, 12:00 am
Vancouver
Details

Bike to Shop Days takes place from Friday, July 21st until Sunday, July 23rd with celebration stations and events running from 11 am until 6 pm. Register free online after June 1st to get access to discounts, and make you eligible to win our grand prize. HUB Cycling has a special grand prize planned for 2017 so stay tuned!

By registering, you'll also help us gain valuable data that we can share with local businesses and decision-makers. The more people who register the stronger the message will be. We want to show stores and city planners the importance of bikes as an attractive, active, ecological and economical mode of transportation. We also want to show them why it’s important to have safe bike infrastructure on destination streets.

How it works

1. Registration is free! Registration opens June 1st.

2. On Bike to Shop Days, you can:

  • Visit celebration stations for free food, drink, prizes and mechanic services, as well as tips on how to shop by bike.

  • Pick up a Bike to Shop Passport at any HUB station or online. Collect stamps at local businesses for a chance to win an additional prize.

  • Ride to stores on our discount providers map.

  • Ride to local stores in your own community to show your support.

3. Encourage family and friends to register!

The HUB Cycling team is working on bringing you an awesome list of stations and discount providers, stay tuned for our map and passport! 

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