Cycling Malcolm Island: Place of Harmony, Northern Charm

Cycling Malcolm Island: Place of Harmony, Northern Charm by Gregg Strong, Backroads Bike Touring, Vancouver, British Columbia

I experienced late-winter cabin fever recently, and having always wanted to visit Malcolm Island and Sointula, off the northern end of Vancouver Island, I packed my camping gear, loaded my bike […]

By | April 11th, 2017|Cycling, Malcolm Island, Top Stories|1 Comment

The E&N Route as a beautiful Vancouver Island Bike Trail

The E&N Route could be a Beautiful Vancouver Island Trail in British Columbia

All around the world, railways that are no longer useful are being replaced with long-distance cycling and hiking routes. And as we celebrate the 130th anniversary of the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway on Vancouver […]

By | April 8th, 2016|Biking, Cycling, Hiking & Backpacking, Top Stories|1 Comment

Paving Paradise on Lochside Trail: Biker versus Rider

Paving Paradise on Lochside Trail: Biker versus Rider, Victoria, British Columbia

A passionate debate is growing in Victoria over whether or not to pave a section of the Lochside Regional Trail between Martindale Road in Central Saanich and Lochside Park in Saanich in Greater Victoria. […]

By | January 29th, 2016|Cycling, Top Stories|5 Comments

CycleTreks: Questions we get asked about cycling in Victoria, BC


I have had the pleasure of working for CycleTreks over the last few months, and have realized there are quite few common questions we get from our lovely customers. This post was created to address some of these questions and provide some insight from the […]

By | July 31st, 2014|Cycling, Top Stories|2 Comments