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The Art of Riding in the Rain

Bike-riding is easy when the weather is warm

Wasn’t that a great summer for riding?  The endless sunshine and warm temperatures meant getting on your bike was easy.  If you’re like a lot of people, you’ve been cycling to work and feeling great - both about your fitness level and what you’ve been doing for the planet.

Switching from Summer to Fall

Now that Fall is here, we’re switching those lazy afternoons and late sunsets for short, northern winter days - not to mention the days and nights of liquid sunshine that keep beautiful BC green!

Making the transition

In order to keep up your great riding-to-work habit, you’re going to have to make some changes. You’ll need warmer, waterproof clothes, lights and other safety gear, and probably some other help to figure out how to keep riding.  

The Art of Riding in the Rain Workshop Series

If you know all this but you’re not sure where to start, come to “The Art of Riding in the Rain”.  

There are two upcoming workshops: Part 1: The Rider & Part 2: The Bike.

Planning to Attend?

There's no charge to attend but, to allow us to better prepare for you, please RSVP to Arthur Orsini, Active Transportation Facilitator: Arthur.Orsini@vch.ca or 778.869.6461


  • Place: Lauener Rm beside Sassafras @ VGH Jim Pattison Pavilion South.
  • Dates:  Tuesday Nov 3rd for Part 1, and Tuesday, December 1st and 3rd for Part 2.
  • Time:  Noon or 4:15pm time slots (see above).

More biking news

Remember "Bike to Work Week" is October 26th - November 1st. Register to be part of the growing cycling culture in Vancouver & you may win!