Biking

More than 200 kids and their bikes came through the Safety Village for the first Cycle Path Halloween put on by Kiwanis Club. (Facebook)

Sweet success at inaugural Penticton Trick or Treat Cycle Path

Kiwanis Club event saw five bags of food donated to Keep the Cold Off Penticton

 

Tena McKenzie leads riders around Wood Lake on the Okanagan Rail Trail Sunday, Oct. 4 for the CIBC Run for the Cure, where she adapted the event to a Ride for the Cure. (J.P. Squire photo)

Okanagan breast cancer survivor marks 10 years at Ride for the Cure

Sporting her pink Pedego electric bike, Tena and her team circled Wood Lake Oct. 4

 

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy plans to add a bike park and trail upgrades to Ellison Provincial Park, with a request for proposals open until May 18, 2021. (BC Parks photo)

Hoped-for expansion of Vernon provincial park falls through, but upgrades on the way

Meanwhile, MLA Sandhu says the province is working to enhance public parks, including Ellison Park

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy plans to add a bike park and trail upgrades to Ellison Provincial Park, with a request for proposals open until May 18, 2021. (BC Parks photo)
Construction is underway on Chilliwack’s new pump track, seen here on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 beside the Chilliwack Curling Club. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. city set to become home of the largest pump track facility in North America

Custom designed pump track with crossover tunnel will be geared to riders of all abilities

Construction is underway on Chilliwack’s new pump track, seen here on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 beside the Chilliwack Curling Club. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Local favourite Bronco Trail will be the first trail to receive upgrades from a partnership between FortisBC and the Penticton Area Cycling Association (PACA). (Contributed)

FortisBC partners with Penticton cycling group to improve bike trails

FortisBC plans to add new gas line while also contributing $9000 to maintain bike trails

Local favourite Bronco Trail will be the first trail to receive upgrades from a partnership between FortisBC and the Penticton Area Cycling Association (PACA). (Contributed)
There are many things people can do to protect their bikes from thieves, explained Penticton RCMP Const. James Grandy Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

How to not have your bike stolen in Penticton

Police are considering new initiatives like ‘bait bikes’

There are many things people can do to protect their bikes from thieves, explained Penticton RCMP Const. James Grandy Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Predator Ridge warned the North Okanagan Cycling Society Monday, June 1, 2020, that someone has placed a rock on a blind corner which could have resulted in unavoidable injury. (Instagram)

Suspicious activity on North Okanagan bike trails

A rock deliberately placed on a hazardous corner results in bolstered security, cameras

Predator Ridge warned the North Okanagan Cycling Society Monday, June 1, 2020, that someone has placed a rock on a blind corner which could have resulted in unavoidable injury. (Instagram)
Pete Lilly of Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop poses in front of his store in Toronto on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Pete Lilly of Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop poses in front of his store in Toronto on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn