Cycling

Maggie Coles-Lyster is on the road again, competing in Australia. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge woman named Canadian Cyclist of the Year

Maggie Coles Lyster gets most votes, now racing with Spanish cycling team

 

Maggie Coles-Lyster (UCI Track Champions League/Special to The News)

Two bronze medals in international racing for Maple Ridge cyclist

Coles-Lyster mounts the podium in London on Friday and Saturday

 

Maggie Coles-Lyster (UCI Track Champions League/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge cyclist medals in Paris race

Coles-Lyster continues Track Champions League racing Dec. 2 in London

 

Langley City approved a $1.3 million overhaul of 208th street to make it more bike-friendly last year. (file)

PAINFUL TRUTH: Why we won’t fix traffic

A better future is visible, but out of reach politically

Langley City approved a $1.3 million overhaul of 208th street to make it more bike-friendly last year. (file)
Riders line up for the afternoon race at Knox Mountain in Kelowna for the 2022 B.C. Cyclocross Provincial Championships Nov. 6, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Snow falls on cyclocross championship in Kelowna

About 100 riders competed in 20 different categories

Riders line up for the afternoon race at Knox Mountain in Kelowna for the 2022 B.C. Cyclocross Provincial Championships Nov. 6, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Kaelen Coles-Lyster is an avid Maple Ridge cyclist and has competed in the last few Pumpkin Cross events. (Chris Dutton/Special to The News)

Professional cyclists and a lot of costumes at Maple Ridge’s Pumpkin Cross

The Oct. 30 event had over 200 racers competing in the mud

Kaelen Coles-Lyster is an avid Maple Ridge cyclist and has competed in the last few Pumpkin Cross events. (Chris Dutton/Special to The News)
The annual Pumpkin Cross will take place for the first time at Albion Fairgrounds on Oct. 30. (Scott Robarts/Special to The News)

Costumed cyclists racing in Maple Ridge park

The 2022 Pumpkin Cross event will take place on Oct. 30 at Albion Fairgrounds

The annual Pumpkin Cross will take place for the first time at Albion Fairgrounds on Oct. 30. (Scott Robarts/Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows Cycle hosts a variety of community bike events for women, including ladies-only bike maintenance nights. (Pitt Meadows Cycle Facebook/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows cycling group wraps up season with a biking scavenger hunt

The event will take place at Pitt Meadows Cycle on Oct. 23

Pitt Meadows Cycle hosts a variety of community bike events for women, including ladies-only bike maintenance nights. (Pitt Meadows Cycle Facebook/Special to The News)
Hometown Hero Maggie Coles-Lyster has been doing a lot of winning. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge cyclist chosen as a hometown hero

Maggie Coles-Lyster will be honoured on Oct. 12

Hometown Hero Maggie Coles-Lyster has been doing a lot of winning. (Special to The News)
Bruce Kleeberger (centre) is an instructor for HUB Surrey/White Rock and was one of the organizers for the family ride event on Oct. 1, 2022. (Brandon Tucker/The News)

HUB cyclists gather in Pitt Meadows for free family ride event

20 riders took the 12 km journey from Waterfront Commons Park to Pitt River Bridge

Bruce Kleeberger (centre) is an instructor for HUB Surrey/White Rock and was one of the organizers for the family ride event on Oct. 1, 2022. (Brandon Tucker/The News)
In 2021, the Red Fox Healthy Living Society and HUB Cycling program was able to include 10 youth leaders and 34 younger participants. (Pixabay - Rhythm_In_Life/The News)

Graduation ceremony held for Pitt Meadows cycling program graduates

Katzie First Nation and HUB Cycling celebrated the end of their specialized program on Tuesday

In 2021, the Red Fox Healthy Living Society and HUB Cycling program was able to include 10 youth leaders and 34 younger participants. (Pixabay - Rhythm_In_Life/The News)
More than 1,100 cyclists leave Chilliwack Heritage Park for the annual Tour de Cure fundraiser for BC Cancer Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: $6.3 million raised as Tour de Cure cycling fundraiser for cancer rolls through B.C. cities

More than 1,100 cyclists rode through Eastern Fraser Valley to raise money for BC Cancer Foundation

More than 1,100 cyclists leave Chilliwack Heritage Park for the annual Tour de Cure fundraiser for BC Cancer Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A live streaming video facing the intersection of Pandora and Store streets captured the moment a cyclist was struck by a truck July 5. (Swans/Youtube)

Victoria to install side guards on its trucks; cities want feds to mandate them

Capital Bike says the guards can help prevent cyclist deaths

A live streaming video facing the intersection of Pandora and Store streets captured the moment a cyclist was struck by a truck July 5. (Swans/Youtube)
Cyclists in the Tour de White Rock – cyclists going considerably faster than the author of this column will ever ride. (Scott Robarts/BC Superweek photo)

PAINFUL TRUTH: Hitting the limit on Zero Avenue

Sometimes you push your limits a little bit too far

Cyclists in the Tour de White Rock – cyclists going considerably faster than the author of this column will ever ride. (Scott Robarts/BC Superweek photo)
Bike the Dike is the entire month of August. (Laura Severn/Special to The News)

Bike the Dike is on now in Pitt Meadows

Maps for free, self-guided tour available to those who register

Bike the Dike is the entire month of August. (Laura Severn/Special to The News)
Maggie Coles-Lyster (UCI Track Champions League/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge cyclist snags bronze at 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games

Next event for Maggie Coles-Lyster is on Sunday, Aug. 7

Maggie Coles-Lyster (UCI Track Champions League/Special to The News)
The diking system that runs throughout Pitt Meadows and sections of Maple Ridge are very popular destinations for local cyclists. (Brandon Tucker/Special to The News)

VIDEO: Maple Ridge named in top 23 per cent of bike-friendly cities

Community noted for safe and accessible off-road trails, but cyclist agree city routes need work

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The diking system that runs throughout Pitt Meadows and sections of Maple Ridge are very popular destinations for local cyclists. (Brandon Tucker/Special to The News)
A B.C. cyclist was awarded $261,000 in damages after getting struck by a driver	in 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

B.C. cyclist injured after driver turned right on red awarded $261K

James Christopher Rouse says he can no longer bike due to anxiety

A B.C. cyclist was awarded $261,000 in damages after getting struck by a driver	in 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Maggie Coles-Lyster (UCI Track Champions League/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge cyclist a member of Team Canada at Commonwealth Games

Games are in Birmingham, England, from July 28 to Aug. 8

Maggie Coles-Lyster (UCI Track Champions League/Special to The News)
(Photo - Third Space Charity/Contributed)

West Kelowna resident cycling across B.C. for mental health awareness

Biffart’s journey started on June 5 and he aims to be done on the 21st

(Photo - Third Space Charity/Contributed)