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Top 16 Myths on Urban Cycling

Le Vélo in collaboration with GVCC and the CRD kicked off a speaker series aimed at examining how to transform Victoria into a world-class cycling city.In the first talk, Chris and Melissa Bruntlett of modacitylife.com present a fresh perspective a fresh perspective on cycling by highlighting the everyday act of pleasurable (and sustainable) mobility. Le Vélo and Olena Russell kicked off the event with our Top 16 Myths on Urban Cycling.  Lets dive in!

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Pop-up and As easy as riding a bike a Trans-form speakers series #1

Presenting a fresh perspective on cycling, Chris and Melissa Bruntlett highlight the everyday act of pleasurable (and sustainable) mobility. Utility over speed, street clothes rather than lycra. Chris and Melissa will present how city riding can be simple, styling and fun. Be prepared to be wowed with #cyclechicfilms. Back in January we had the pleasure of interviewing Melissa for our "In Conversation with" series, a blog series of interviews with interesting people who ride bikes, check out the article here. July 11th is your opportunity to meet Melissa and Chris up close and personal.  We're also having a pop-up at the event! Check out our blow out sale!  Let's dive into the details of the event.

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New Bike infrastructures in Victoria by Gabe Levesque

Cycling in Victoria is getting better or worse, depending on your point of view, but there have been three new additions to the cycling community, and I thought I would check them out. Today's post we're going to talk about our navigating the new transit and cycling lane on Douglas Street, the new Craigflower bridge and of course a great stopping place for the best popsicles in town at Kid Sister; have you been? Photo courtesy: Victoria Levesque Lets dive it!

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Great Summer Bike Reads!

Gabe Levesque here, today is my first post as the new blogger at Le Vélo. You can expect more posts from me in the near future. Today we're talking about great summer reads to get you through your summer. Summer for me means slower cycling, beaches, BBQs, and reading. Here are some great books all about cycling that will get you through the summer. Let's dive in.

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Guest Blogger Olena Russell

We are winding down a busy Bike to Work Week and in keeping with the cycling theme we have a guest post this week. Olena Russell is, among other things, a blogger, urban farmer, and cargo bike obsessed family cycling advocate extraordinaire. This week we posted articles about cycling tips for riding in heels and the Urban Riders Guide to Riding to Work. Olena takes all of the aspects of these articles and shows us how she's living a life by bike, how easy it can be and how you can do it too and let's not forget to mention the great sense of community cycling can bring. Read on for Olena's real life example of living a life with bikes,...

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