Category: Safety

Pump Track

Pump Track Updates (Photos)

The pump track build is coming along nicely.  Learn more about the pump track at: http://www.bikepenticton.com/pump-track-media-release/ With the help of many generous community donors the Penticton and Area Cycling Association has raised almost $40,000 to date to fund the construction of a pump track. None of this would be possible without the generous help of these community donors and the support… Read more →

Road Cycling

Response from Minister Todd Stone – Shoulder Repaving

Letter to Ministry of Transportation Regarding shoulder repaving Back at the start of December 2016, one of our members, Avery Davidow sent a letter to the Ministry of Transportation to get answers on a road safety issue that is concerning to our members. You can read the letter sent by Avery at: http://www.bikepenticton.com/letter-ministry-transportation/   We did get a response very early on… Read more →

Winter Riding Update – 12th February 2017

Winter Update Here is a quick update on ride conditions around town. Campbell Mtn The Service rd to the top has been plowed which allows for a good cardio workout. The single track is packed snow. Ride to the top and try to bomb down “She Goes Down”. Should be a lot of “Fun”.   KVR – Naramata side The… Read more →

Call to action for Safer Road Cycling in the South Okanagan

South Okanagan Road Cycling Advocacy One of our members, Brian Jackson has taken a big step in joining the British Columbia Cycling Coalition board of Directors.  Hello  I have recently joined the British Columbia Cycling Coalition’s board of directors, and I am excited to be part of such a dynamic organization promoting cycling and advocating for cyclists in the province.… Read more →

Road Cycling

Letter to Minister Response – Dick Knorr (Dan Ashton)

As promised from our Letter to the Ministry of Transportation, here is a response that we would like to share with you. Please share with us your thoughts on what would make road riding safer for you.  If you missed the letter asking about why the shoulders of the roads were not repaved, you can take a quick read of… Read more →