biking

Person sitting beside a bike on a mountain, photo by Dó Castle via Pexels.

The Martlet’s beginner’s guide to biking

With UVic’s BikeHub reopening this summer, and parking fees at an all-time high, it’s never been a better time to get around Victoria on two wheels. The saying goes, “it's…

UVic gets serious traction during Bike to Work Week

In a city divided over bike lanes, members of the UVic community came together from May 28 to June 3 for the annual Bike To Work Week (BTWW), 24 years…

Pedal Power: Travelling B.C. on a bike

I remember the days I spent running around the coastal forests of B.C.; my parents cooking dinner somewhere in the distance as I played with my brother in the trees.…

Cyclists deserve respect, too

Victoria claims itself to be “bike-friendly;” however, being on the roads for about three years now—since becoming a student at the University of Victoria—I have mixed feelings about that claim.

UVic geography department makes interactive bike map

Trisalyn Nelson from the UVic geography department, along with a team of researchers and students, has developed an interactive bike map used for plotting safe routes and collecting data.