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In Conversation with Astrid de Groot of HappyRainyDays

Our love affair with cycling started years ago and it's no coincidence, to us, that cycling and dressing for your destination go hand in hand. No need to be a speed demon when you're out on your bike, you'll get plenty of exercise by just hopping on your bike and riding. We do, however, need a little something extra every now and then on those rainy wet days, just to make things a little easier to endure. Enter Astrid de Groot and Happy Rainy Days. Astrid lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and she makes the most fabulously stylish cycling rain wear that we've ever seen! We are especially smitten with Happy Rainy Days rain capes. Read on to learn ...

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Gabe Levesque, our new team member at Le Vélo

MEET GABE. HE'S OUR NEW BLOGGER! Gabe comes to us with a passion for cycling and an adventurous heart for exploring new cities by bike. Gabe and his family have cycled great cycling cities such as Amsterdam, San Francisco, Seattle and Portland, to name a few, he also knows a thing or two about riding a bike and is now part of our team! Join us in welcoming Gabe; we're happy to have him!   Want to read more... 

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In Conversation with Zara Ansar of Ottawa Velo Vogue

Meet our new friend Zara, founder of one of our favourite fashion blogs, XOVELO Photo courtesy of Zara, XOVELO  Meet our new friend Zara, founder of one of our favourite fashion blogs, XOVELO! Her aim is to capture fabulously stylish cyclists and get their opinions on what can be done to make Ottawa a more bike friendly place.   Up close and personal with Zara. Read on to see how she keeps her personal cycle style in the rain and how you can do the same.    

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In conversation with Cecily Walker

We want you to meet our new friend Cecily; she's chic, fun and very sassy. Cecily // "Heart and Soul" // Vancouver Cycle Chic Films from VANCOUVER CYCLE CHIC on Vimeo. Cecily first made her debut in the Vancouver Cycle Chic blog. We would describe Cecily's street style as Bold and Adventurous! Read more on Cecily's Street style, using her bike as her car, secrets for cycling in the rain and more...

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In conversation with Áron, Hungarian Cycle Chic

Meet our new friend Áron, he's one of the founders of the Hungarian Cycle Chic blog in Budapest. Photo courtesy of Áron Hungarian Cycle Chic Blog Gorgeous photo along the Danube Up close and personal Áron's shares tips and tricks for cycling in a busy city, cycling in the rain, and what's new and exciting on the horizon for Hungarian Cycle Chic movement. Áron said to me that he hopes we will be able to persuade everyday people to get on their bikes in Victoria. We do too Áron! Áron is sure that the way to creating cycle safety streets is by getting more people on their bikes. In Budapest cycling became safer as the amount of bicycles increased out on the streets. Read on to see what it's like cycling in...

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