June 11, 2003 – Bike Month is happening in Vancouver's Lower Mainland this
month. Check out their site for more information on these upcoming events:
June 11th, 7-9pm
Cycling Safety: A European Perspective:
Plaza 500 Hotel; 500 West 12th Ave
A public forum and discussion on cycling facilities
and safety; featuring presentations by several
European transportation safety experts. Held in
conjunction with the ICTCT Workshop on Safe
Info: Richard at 604-669-2860
June 11th, 5:30pm
Wednesday Pie Rides:
Canada Place (west side)
Join the Vancouver Bicycle Club on this weekly ride
around Stanley Park across to Kits and out around UBC
(if desired). Afterwards we usually go for a bite to
June 12th / 13th
ICTCT Workshop on Safe Non-Motorized Transportation
Info: www.ictct.org; Paul 604-733-7108 Ralf
Planning, evaluation, behavioral, legal and
institutional issues are among the topic of discussion
at this two day workshop organized by International
Cooperation on Theories and Concepts in Traffic
June 14th (Saturday)
Rick Hansen Wheels In Motion
Wheel, bike, skate, run or walk to improve the quality
of life for people with spinal cord injury. Locations
all across the Vancouver Lower Mainland.
Info: www.rickhansen.com 1-800-213-2131
June 14th, 2-4pm
UBC Bike Rodeo for Kids
Fairview Crescent Residence at 2707 Tennis Court
Crescent on the UBC Campus.
Learn Bicycle skills, have fun, play games, win
prizes, enjoy refreshments. Face painting, clowns,
dinos and surprises.
UBC Trek Program Centre.
Info: TREK: 604-822-9318
June 14th, 1-9pm
East Van Chopper Fest
Union St. From Glen to Vernon.
A block party featuring Franken bikes, sprung rolling
kinetic art, winged serpents, impossible rides, risky
ugly rollers, whirled smoothies, and fresh music
amplified by pedal. To be followed by a long slow tour
of the city at night, mystery route carefully
Info: Richard 604-306-0925 or www.pedalpower.org
June 14th, 8:15pm
Bikesexual Fetish Ride
South end of Davie Street at Marinaside Cres.
A fun opportunity to wear fetish wear when riding your
bike ride through downtown and on to the Sin City
Fetish Night at Club 23 West on Cordova St. Plather,
latex, rubber, lingerie, fantasy, body paint, period
costume, etcÃƒ–The less the better!
Info: Peppermint Jenni firstname.lastname@example.org
Stanley Park Bike Festival
8am to noon at Brockton Point in Stanley Park.
A celebration of all things pedal powered. KidsÃƒÂ
races, maintenance, and safety course, treasure hunt,
rides around the park, kidsÃƒÂ bike rodeo, expo booths,
street performers, Baia Brothers trick riding, dinos
on bikes. Featuring the 3rd annual Brockton Criterium
Ride to Stanley Park Bike Festival
Join a Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition led ride from
either Science World, the Planetarium, or the Lonsdale
Quay SeaBus terminal (by the ticket machines). Rides
leave at 8:45am and 9:15am from these locations.
Please wear a helmet. www.vacc.bc.ca
Grand Opening of the Georgia Street Bike Lanes
Noon on the south side of Georgia St. adjacent to
Official opening of the lanes will commence with a
short ceremony at 12:30pm.
June 15th, 9am-1pm
Bike to Coquitlam Farmers Market
Coquitlam Sports Centre parking lot, 644 Poirier.
Come to the market via bicycle, inline skate, scooter,
walking, or transit. The first 50 people who arrive at
the market via these means will receive market money
to spend at the market.
7-8:30pm at the Queen Elizabeth Park.
Meet at the south parking lot by the golf course on
37th ave. Take a fun ride through the park.
Info: Joseph Lin, Green Club 604-327-8693 or
Barkley Sound Salmon Testing
Celebrating the first run of wild salmon. All three
Capers Community Market stores.
Capers skilled kitchen staff will be manning the BBQ
and cooking up a storm.