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Web-based calculator puts the reasons to switch from driving to cycling into hard numbers

How much money would you save? How many years might you add on to your life? By how much would you reduce carbon dioxide emissions?

Canadian riders take gold, silver on the first day of the UCI paracycling track world championships

Tristen Chernove and Ross Wilson each turned in powerhouse performances in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Canada’s first-ever Bike Store Day happens on March 24

A series of events will celebrate different facets of cycling culture, with an Earth Hour ride to wrap things up.

Investing in cycling could save taxpayers millions, Vancouver doctor says

An estimated $150 million in healthcare savings makes the return on investment more than worth it, according to Dr. Rita McCracken.

Peterborough, Ont. to receive two new cycling trails, thanks to provincial Ontario funding

Funding for the trails is provided by the Ontario Municipal Commuter Cycling Program.

Canada’s squad for the 2018 track cycling world championships in Apeldoorn, Netherlands announced

Canada will send 14 athletes to the world championships, Cycling Canada says.

Bike theft hits Nova Scotia riders who recently completed cross-border fundraising ride

The two bikes stolen in Kingston, Ont. after 850 km ride around Lake Ontario in support of Amici Camping Charity.

Lauriane Genest to replace Tegan Cochrane in Brisbane 2018 track events

Genest will compete in team sprint, keirin and sprint events at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Montreal proposes allowing cyclists to treat stop signs as yields, turn right at red lights

The city government of Valérie Plante included the measure among ways to reduce or eliminate cycling-related fatalities.

Georgetown, Ont. track cyclist turns heads at the RBC Training Ground program

Despite a stunning performance in a number of disciplines, Je’Land Sydney remains committed to his efforts on the boards.

Mattamy National Cycling Centre to once again host the 2018 Tissot UCI track cycling World Cup

The velodrome in Milton, Ont. also hosted the prestigious qualifying event in 2017.

Vancouver Twitter users rally to get local homeless man back in the saddle

Ivan Saunderson’s bike was stolen early this month.

Canada’s roster for the 2018 cyclocross world championships in Valkenburg, Netherlands announced

The Canadian squad will be led by Christel Ferrer Bruneau of Granby, Quebec, the current Elite women’s national champion, and Abbotsford, B.C.’s Michael Van Den Ham, the Elite men’s titlist.

Restaurant set to open on Victoria’s Pandora Avenue bike lane to offer cyclists ‘ride-thru’ option

Dobosala Cantina and Ride-Thru is set to open this March.

Canada’s squad for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia announced

Nine women and nine men will represent Canada in track, mountain bike and road events.

Bike-sharing may soon be coming to Calgary, reports say

The Alberta city may join Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, and other Canadian cities by introducing bike-sharing as early as this summer.

Watch: Extreme winds in the Netherlands rip a rider’s bike into the street

At least four fatalities have been reported in continental Europe as a result of the severe weather.

Bike theft from Brantford, Ont., learning centre ‘heartbreaking’

Four bikes were stolen from a shed outside Crossing All Bridges, an organization that works with adults with developmental challenges

Share the Road Cycling Coalition announces latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community awards for Ontario

Gold for Ottawa, silver for Ajax and bronze for Sudbury, the 40th BFC in the province

With a new year ahead, the Halifax Cycling Coalition looks back on 10 years of uphill momentum

The Integrated Mobility Plan is one of the newest success stories for the young organization.

Syrian newcomer fixes up piles of bikes with Saint John Bike Share Program

The Crescent Valley Resource Centre’s Bike Share Program has seen high demand in recent years.

Christmas Cross season gets underway for Canucks Dec. 26 in Belgium

Canada will be sending 10 athletes for the world-class series, representing four classifications.

Ottawa bike lane in front of U.S. Embassy going unplowed, cyclists say

Several inches of snow force riders to detour around security bollards, taking them on to the sidewalk.

Canada to host Pan-American Cyclocross Championships in 2018

The world-class competition will come to Midland, Ont. for both the 2018 and 2019 seasons.

Zwift Academy leads German crit racer to a spot on Canyon/SRAM

Tanja Erath beat out a field of 2,100 other athletes to land on the team’s roster

Singer-songwriter Tara Watts sings the gospel of the bike helmet

‘I think the wear and tear on your hair is worth it’

Winnipeg’s ‘Cycle of Giving’ initiative yields record number of bikes for local kids in need

According to a posting on the Winnipeg Repair, Education and Cycling Group’s website, more than 430 children will receive a bicycle this holiday season.

More Canadians than ever commuting by bike, census data shows

For the first time in 20 years, less than 70 per cent of commuters in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal are getting around by car

McGill University plans new bike centre, expansion of bike parking facilities

The facility will help the school reach its goal of carbon neutrality by 2040

A ‘crisis’ year for bike theft in Toronto

Out of 3,728 reported thefts last year, only 49 were recovered

Dates for the 2018 BC Bike Ride North, presented by BC Bike Race, announced

The 2018 edition of the event runs from Aug. 4–12

Brewery hosts season-ending event for Toronto Hustle

The evening will feature screening of final episode of first season of Hold Fast

Bixi reports record-breaking year in 2017 as season comes to a close in Montreal

With 4.8 million trips in total, 2017 saw an average increase by 10 per cent

Calgary sees notable uptick in the number of winter cyclists

The addition of downtown cycle tracks has seen four times as many riders take to Calgary’s streets in winter

Jagmeet Singh and Doug Ford’s two-wheeled Political Blind Date

Ford said he had not ridden a bike in more than 30 years

B.C. considering raising fines for dooring, implementing safe-passing rules

No penalties exist in the province concerning crowding cyclists on the road

Jaden Chipman brings the maple leaf to the first UCI urban cycling world championships

The 17-year-old Lowell, Ont. native recently competed in the UCI freestyle BMX World Cup

Cops for Cancer – Tour de Valley remembers Const. John Davidson

The Abbotsford police officer who was shot and killed on Monday finished the nine-day ride

Montreal bike advocacy group distances itself from banner hanging over St.-Denis Street

Vélo Québec official says many concerns about lack of progress on cycling issues in Montreal are a ‘generalization’

8 killed, 11 injured after vehicle attack on busy bike path in New York City

“This was an act of terror,” said New York City mayor Bill de Blasio.

North Huron to place Share the Road bumper stickers on all municipal vehicles

The move comes in response to a challenge issued by the Huron County Cycling Strategy.

Pumpkin Cross returns to Maple Ridge on Sunday

Pre-registration for the all-ages, family-friendly event is happening until Friday

Watch: Shimano Gran Fondo look-back captures highlights of the ride

The short film relives the day from registration to start line to finish

Accused Quebec City cop recalls the events that killed cyclist

Guy Blouin, 48, was killed in 2014 when a police cruiser fatally struck him on a one-way street

Bike theft on Granville Island reduced dramatically thanks to community efforts

From 120 bikes stolen in 2015 to fewer than 40 this year

Riders, volunteers to deliver totem pole from Haida Gwaii to Edmonton by bike

It’s hoped that as many as 50 cyclists and 10 volunteers will participate in the eight-day ride.

Ellen’s Law officially goes into effect in Prince Edward Island

Violators will receive three demerit points and a $200 fine, with another $200 fine for dooring.

Alberta engineer’s mountain trike, Icon Explore, opens up the trails to riders of all abilities

Christian Bagg developed the Icon Explore after breaking his back in 1996.

Memorial ride in honour of Clément Ouimet ascends Mount Royal in ‘sea of helmets’

250 cyclists gathered in memory of the fallen 18-year-old rider, who died earlier this week.

Why did Geoff Kabush get punched?

A fist-throwing incident on the Trans-Cascadia podium has had many raising eyebrows

Clément Ouimet, 18, dies after being struck by a car on Mount Royal

The junior racer with Espoirs Élite Primeau Vélo had competed in the Tour de l’Abitibi

Volunteers, advocates take to Toronto’s streets to count bikes

The initiative, led by local urban planner and bike advocate Gil Meslin, will update the city’s last count in 2010

Vancouver Island police chief recovering after being hit by deer during bike ride

The rider, Andy Brinton, has been treated for a broken clavicle and several broken ribs

The Cycling Gym announces new web-based training resource

The Cycling Gym Online gives training offerings to those who can’t physically attend sessions.

Cross on the Rock returns to Cumberland, B.C., with Coal Cross

The Vancouver Island cyclocross series gets underway Sunday

Bikes left behind at Burning Man to find new life in Houston, Caribbean

5,000 bikes were left in the Nevada desert, and there are plans to get some to hurricane victims

City councillor hopes to put Halifax on the world mountain biking map with regional strategy

Regional mountain bike strategies are also found in places like British Columbia and Western Australia.

Ontario to impose stiffer penalties on careless driving causing death or bodily injury

A $50,000 fine, two years’ jail time and a five-year license suspension are among the penalties being introduced.

Hot summer 2017 weather leads to record bike lane use in Vancouver, city says

The Science World area recorded 227,000 bike trips, an increase of 23,000 trips over last summer’s record.

Watch: Adolf Silva lands 15-m double backflip, then things go wrong

The Spanish rider goes big at Suzuki Nine Knights MTB 2017

Wheelie-popping Toronto rider charged

The cyclist to face charges of careless driving under Ontario’s Highway Traffic Act

Canada’s Miranda Miller new downhill world champion as the 2017 UCI mountain bike championships end

In the Junior men’s category, Finnley Illes ranked 10th after crashing twice.

Cross-country competition at the 2017 mountain bike championships concludes with Emily Batty’s 7th-place finish

Teammates and officials alike commented positively on a strong, world-class performance from Canadian riders.

Marc-Andre Fortier 12th in under-23 race at 2017 mountain bike world championships

Quinton Disera of Horseshoe Valley, Ont., finished 17th

Holden Jones gives Canada first medal at 2017 mountain bike championships

Roxane Vermette was the top Canadian finisher in the junior women’s category

Cycling Canada announces junior, under-23 men and elite women squads for road world championships

Canada’s 2017 ranks represent national progress made through the Maple Leaf Project, organizers say

Alex Howes of Cannondale Drapac clinches stage 3 of Tour of Alberta

Howes is tied with teammate Slagter for the Leader’s Jersey

Rally Cycling dominates in Jasper with a one-two finish on Stage 1 of the Tour of Alberta

The Tour’s opening stage marked its return to Jasper, Alta., with a 162-km route from Jasper to a summit finish at Marmot Basin.

Toronto Bicycle Music Festival rides on Sept. 10

Since 2009, the pedal-powered event has been a late-summer highlight cyclists, musicians and artists alike

PRO announces new mountain bike saddles for 2018

A new Tri-spoke wheel for time-trial riders is also among the brand’s 2018 offerings

Cycling bridge across the Grandview Cut proposed for East Vancouver

The 60-m connection would link to the Central Valley Greenway

B.C. bike thieves caught within local RCMP station

‘Who steals a bike and goes to the police station?’

Vancouver’s second-annual Bike the Night returns Sept. 16

This year, 5,000 participants are expected to attend

Saanich, B.C. rider beaten with his own bike

The attacker, police say, is believed to have been suffering a mental breakdown at the time

Cycling Canada announces powerhouse squad for the 2017 mountain bike world championships

Heading to Cairns, Australia, 28 riders will compete in cross-country divisions, with 18 competing in downhill competition.

Twenty percent of cycling fatalities in Montreal caused by heavy trucks, according to coroner reports

Such data underscores the need for side guards on all heavy vehicles, say advocates.

Saskatoon cycling advocates call for bylaw changes to allow sidewalk riding

Group also calls for one-metre law for the city

Riders to watch at the 2017 national paracycling road championships

Top athletes to compete in Bromont starting Wednesday

Jesse Melamed, Max Leyen notch wins at Crankzilla

The seventh round of the Enduro World Series saw the men’s race owned by the Whistler-based Rocky Mountain URGE-bp rider

Quebec, British Columbia take the day’s top honours at the finishing criterium of the Canada Summer Games

British Columbia’s Gillian Ellsay took her second title of the week, while Pier-André Coté of Quebec took the title for the men.

The success of a Vancouver program that familiarizes new Canadians with city by bike

This summer’s bike-hosting program, organized by HUB Cycling and Immigrant Services Society of B.C., is full, reports say.

Winnipeg Trails Association, Google team up to fully map out the city’s bike trails

Approximately 400 km of bike trails will be mapped and photographed with the aid of a recumbent bike by Aug. 17

Nanaimo, B.C. bike park opens in memory of Stevie Smith, ‘The Canadian Chainsaw’

Additionally, 25 bikes were donated to deserving Nanaimo-area kids.

Vancouver Island MP to cycle across riding to advocate for national cycling strategy

More needs to be done by the federal government in offering Canadians better, safer bike infrastructure, Gord Johns said.

Bike theft in Guelph, Ont., fuelling drug trade, police say

For those engaged in the trade of crystal meth, stolen bikes have apparently become a new currency

Quebec, British Columbia claim big wins in team relay at the Canada Summer Games

The day’s competition saw some of Canada’s top mountain bike talent square off in relay-style racing

Transgender cyclist Kristen Worley wins settlement in rights case

The UCI, the Ontario Cycling Association and Cycling Canada have all agreed to review and revise their policies concerning gender verification and TUEs

Calgary cycling advocates kick off sticker campaign to curb bike theft

The simple public information campaign is an initiative of Bike Calgary’s Bike Theft Task Force

Cycling Canada announces 2017’s inductees to the Canadian Cycling Hall of Fame

Stevie Smith one of four to be honoured in upcoming celebration

Canada Post delivery trucks will stop using Toronto bike lanes as parking spaces

Crown corporation’s statement follows social media campaign to keep routes clear

Kate O’Brien involved in serious training crash in Calgary

The Olympic track specialist is currently in hospital, reports say. A prognosis won’t be forthcoming for days

Halifax dooring incident prompts calls to revise Nova Scotia traffic laws

The Atlantic province is one of four provinces in Canada in which dooring isn’t an offence

Canadian XCO championships return to Canmore July 22–23

This year marks the first time that Canmore has hosted the event since 2011

University of British Columbia study reveals the developments that get people cycling

The study, published in partnership with the University of Colorado, identified ways ridership was boosted Vancouver and Montreal

Team Canada leads after the first stage of the 49th Tour de l’Abitibi

Canadian Kurt Penno holds the yellow leader’s jersey after a tidy stage win on Tuesday

Round 4 of XC World Cup competition sees Canadian athletes power into the top 10

On the tough Swiss terrain, Emily Batty and Catharine Pendrel were at the front of the field

Whistler’s Finnley Iles secures junior downhill World Cup title in Switzerland

The British Columbia downhill specialist is 2017’s de facto World Cup champion.

Alberta mountain biker suffers sliced throat after collision with barbed wire on West Bragg Creek trail

‘I thought I was dead,’ said Stelianos Psaroudakis.

Toronto police officer charged after hitting cyclist in January: reports

Const. Cole Robinson is scheduled to appear in court on July 18.