Cycling

The Strumbellas perform at the 2013 Toronto Bicycle Music Festival. The founder of that event is launching the Victoria Bicycle Music Festival this Sunday (July 30) at Central and Banfield parks. Photo by Adam Popper

Inaugural bicycle music fest pedals into Victoria

Generator bikes will be used to power sound systems

The Strumbellas perform at the 2013 Toronto Bicycle Music Festival. The founder of that event is launching the Victoria Bicycle Music Festival this Sunday (July 30) at Central and Banfield parks. Photo by Adam Popper
Riders watch for the gate to drop at the start line at the Juan de Fuca BMX track in Colwood, during the School Bike League races. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff

Greater Victoria’s School Bike League attracts enthusiastic riders

Series to wrap up with slalom and freestyle event May 31 at Bear Mountain

Riders watch for the gate to drop at the start line at the Juan de Fuca BMX track in Colwood, during the School Bike League races. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff
Rosie Forrest, 9, and dad, Neil, of Victoria do a test ride on the track during an open house hosted in Colwood by the Greater Victoria Velodrome Association. The day offered a casual way for people unfamiliar with the track bikes – no brakes and one gear – to try them out on a quality facility. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff

Westshore Velodrome facility thriving in Colwood

Former Commonwealth Games track home to casual riders, competitive racers

Rosie Forrest, 9, and dad, Neil, of Victoria do a test ride on the track during an open house hosted in Colwood by the Greater Victoria Velodrome Association. The day offered a casual way for people unfamiliar with the track bikes – no brakes and one gear – to try them out on a quality facility. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff
Megan Barnes, 14, stands in the bike storage shed at the velodrome in Colwood on Sunday. A competitive cyclist with the Tripleshot Racing Team, she was struck from behind by a vehicle on the edge of Willis Point Road while she and a training partner were riding on Friday. New information from two other riders may link the same vehicle with an earlier hit and run. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff

Possible link between cyclist hit and runs in Saanich

Young competitive rider, a regular at Colwood velodrome, anxious to get back on her bike

Megan Barnes, 14, stands in the bike storage shed at the velodrome in Colwood on Sunday. A competitive cyclist with the Tripleshot Racing Team, she was struck from behind by a vehicle on the edge of Willis Point Road while she and a training partner were riding on Friday. New information from two other riders may link the same vehicle with an earlier hit and run. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff
Megan Barnes, 14, stands in the bike storage shed at the velodrome in Colwood on Sunday. A competitive cyclist with the Tripleshot Racing Team, she was struck from behind by a vehicle on the edge of Willis Point Road while she and a training partner were riding on Friday. New information from two other riders may link the same vehicle with an earlier hit and run. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff

UPDATE: Possible link between cyclist hit-and-runs in Saanich

Young competitive rider, a regular at Colwood velodrome, anxious to get back on her bike

Megan Barnes, 14, stands in the bike storage shed at the velodrome in Colwood on Sunday. A competitive cyclist with the Tripleshot Racing Team, she was struck from behind by a vehicle on the edge of Willis Point Road while she and a training partner were riding on Friday. New information from two other riders may link the same vehicle with an earlier hit and run. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff
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