Courses & Events

WEBINAR Not Just Bike Racks: End-of-Trip Cycling Amenities in Vancouver Real Estate

Starts: June 21, 2017, 12:00 pm
Ends: June 28, 2017, 1:00 pm
Details

Tenants are increasingly demanding high quality cycling end of trip facilities in residential and commercial properties, and cycling is the fastest growing mode of transportation in Vancouver. The availability, security and quality of cycling end of trip amenities in property developments are highly influential factor in whether someone chooses to cycle for transportation.

So how do our buildings measure up in Vancouver?

Join HUB Cycling and Vancouver Coastal Health as they share their insights on end of trip facilities inside Vancouver buildings.

In this webinar, you’ll learn about:

  • The results of a new industry review on end of trip facilities in Vancouver’s real estate
  • Responses from developers, architects and other key stakeholders on the challenges and opportunities in cycling amenities in real estate
  • The award-winning Vancouver General Hospital Cycling Centre, its development and key design lessons

Participation in the live webinar is accredited for 1 AIBC Core LU and qualifies for 1.0 Organized/Structured CPL unit with PIBC.

More information and registration here.

 

Practical City Cycling - Theory Only!

June 26, 2017, 7:30 pm-8:30 pm
6100 Willingdon Ave
Burnaby
Burnaby Public Library - Bob Prittie Branch
Details

This extended version of the theory portion of our Practical City Cycling course is for anyone who would like to learn  about the safest place on the road to ride, how to maneuver their bike effectively, communicate with other road users, handle riding at night and in the rain, and more. No bike needed. Registration is through the Burnaby Public Library HERE.  

Ride the Road

July 9, 2017, 11:00 am-3:30 pm
6470 Victoria Dr
Vancouver
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.

Beginner Bike Maintenance

July 14, 2017, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
13820 88 Ave
Surrey
Bear Creek Park
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 and help participants decide when it's a good idea to take their bike to the shop. This course is park of Bear Creek Park Connect and is free to participants. We will be doing 2 sessions of 50 min (1:30-2:20, 2:30-3:20). Registration is not required. 

 

Family Streetwise

July 15, 2017, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Details

This free family StreetWise course is for elementary and middle school children and their families living in New Westminster. The course includes theoretical and practical on-bike learning that will help you and your children build road safety skills and confidence so you can ride on the road together as a family. HUB Cycling courses are taught by certified cycling instructors. We maintain a 1:6 ratio on the road. 

Children must be accompanied by a participating adult. Maximum of 3 children per adult. All participants must BRING THEIR OWN working bike and helmet. To participate - register all family members HERE

2017 HUB Member and Supporter Appreciation Picnic

July 16, 2017, 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Ceperley/ Second Beach Picnic Site
Vancouver
Stanley Park
Details

- Free Hot dogs, food and drinks

- Free Bike Maintenance

- Free bike wash station

- Bocce ball, giant jenga and more!

Bring friends & family members to the picnic and, if they register as a HUB member, you will get a ticket to Bike the Night for free.

 

Bike to Shop Days

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

 

Register free online after June 1st to get access to discounts at your favourite local stores and be entered to win incredible prizes! HUB Cycling has a very special prizes planned for 2017 so stay tuned! Find more information HERE.

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!

Beginner Bike Maintenance

July 22, 2017, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
641 Hillcrest St
Coquitlam
Mundy Park - Field House
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. Registration is through the City of Coquitlam HERE. Use program code 597432. 

 

 

Family Streetwise

July 23, 2017, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Details

This free family StreetWise course is for elementary and middle school children and their families living in New Westminster. The course includes theoretical and practical on-bike learning that will help you and your children build road safety skills and confidence so you can ride on the road together as a family. HUB Cycling courses are taught by certified cycling instructors. We maintain a 1:6 ratio on the road. 

Children must be accompanied by a participating adult. Maximum of 3 children per adult. All participants must BRING THEIR OWN working bike and helmet. To participate - register all family members HERE

Beginner Bike Maintenance

July 23, 2017, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
13795 70 Ave
Surrey
Newton Library
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. This course is free but registration is required. Please phone 604-598-7406 or register in person at the library.

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