Mobi Magic – Bike Sharing in Vancouver

Photo: Rob Weiss

As a full-fledged member of the Slow Bicycle Movement, I felt somewhat traitorous standing in front of the Mobi by Shaw Go Docking Station. Please understand. Over the years, my bicycle has become my travel companion, my trusted steed, a valued friend. We have covered thousands of kilometres together through rain, snow, sleet, hail and glorious sunshine, battling headwinds and savouring tailwinds. Most definitely our relationship is monogamous. Yet, here I stood, in front of a Mobi Station admiring the sleek fleet of intelligent bikes complete with their cute baskets, blue coloured accents, and built-in bells.

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Mobi Magic – Bike Sharing in Vancouver

Cycling Vancouver’s Side Streets

Spring is Just Around the Corner – Cycling Vancouver’s Side Streets Photo: Rob Weiss

Snow, snow and more snow. An unusual west coast winter to say the least!  One that has dramatically impacted the time I have spent on my bicycle.  Of course, the stoic, die-hard road warriors and passionate cycling commuters continue to bravely navigate our city streets, but I am more of a fair-weather cyclist.  Frequently, I find myself staring longingly at my bike, imagining spring blossoms and warm summer days.  Instead of riding, I have passionately dedicated myself to the spring tune-up.  Tires inflated, chain greased, brakes checked, I am ready to go! Vancouver’s extensive network of bike friendly paths, greenways, and separated bike lanes beckon!

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Cycling Vancouver’s Side Streets