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Cyclepalooza: Ten days of bringing YYC together through cycling

By Tori Taylor, July 31 2019 —   Cyclepalooza offers the citizens of Calgary an opportunity to band together in common interest. This ten-day event is held annually throughout Calgary. Promoting an active lifestyle and gathering people together to support positive hobbies is a great way to fuel local community. Every year in July, Cyclepalooza is…

New campus club wants students to explore the city by bike

By Christie Melhorn, June 15th 2017 – A new Students’ Union club wants to give you a reason to take your bike out for a summer ride. UCalgary Cycling aims to educate students about cycling while forging new friendships. Cycling doesn’t require formal training and is often done solo. Many people ride recreationally, while others…

Bike Share returns to campus following five-month winter hiatus

By Mariah Wilson, March 21 2017 — After enduring five months of snowy weather, the University of Calgary Bike Share program is ready to restart operations on March 27. During their first year of existence, the Bike Share hosted over 15 events including organized rides, speaker series and public outreach events. In the past few…

Spin class provides a satisfying endorphin kick

By Christie Melhorn, March 14 2017 — The teasing bouts of warm weather in Calgary hint at the coming of spring. On those sunny, above-zero days, I feel an urge to release my bike from the corner of the garage. But until the snow and ice turn into harmless puddles, I generally prefer to keep…

U of C bike share program gets rolling

By Fabian Mayer, February 2 2016 —  The University of Calgary is about to get its own bike share program. The student initiative recently received funding and hopes to be running by the end of February, allowing students to rent bikes on campus for a small fee. Fourth-year geography student Gavin Schneider is the president…

Tour of Alberta comes down to the line

By Eric Mathison, September 11 2014 — After six days and 737.8 kilometres, the general classification for this year’s Tour of Alberta came down to one second. Daryl Impey, a South African cyclist for team Orica Greenedge,  took the win, displacing last year’s victor, Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin (Team Giant-Shimano). He won the tour’s final…

Letter to the editor: Bike parking storage not as cheap as it sounds

By John Verney, June 12, 2014 —  “Thirty dollars for a whole year sounds remarkable to me.” My guess is that Adam doesn’t cycle to school. If he did he would know that there are barely six months in the year when biking (pedal or motor) to school is feasible. And those are months when…

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