If you love bikes, beautiful places, good times, and good people, we’ve got something for you! Check out these 10 awesome Instagram accounts based in British Columbia. They’re all about cycling in cool spots, beautiful photography, sharing stories, getting together, and more. Whether you’re into wild mountain rides or chill road trips, these accounts share the best of BC’s cycling scene.In no particular order, these are some of our favorite accounts so, grab your helmet, give them a follow, and let the adventure begin right from your phone!
North Van based, Love Machine has a website full of gravel routes for you to ride that are full of sneaky connectors, amazing views, fast descents, chill climbs and more. Add in great photos and unreal graphic design and you’ll be clicking that notification button in anticipation of the next route.
An incredible Simpsons based meme account that is full of hot takes and commentary on the state of the cycling world. Hes based in Vancouver but the coverage is world wide.
A Vancouver/Sunshine Coast based gravel cycling club that hosts gravel rides that end in pastry stops every Friday morning at 7am. 2024 will be bringing more rides in different places and even more good times. Follow them on instagram and their strava club.
This page is “for the people who ride dirt”. Their website, and insta page, is a database of gear reviews, stories, maker profiles and more. Def worth a check out if you are into the gravel/bikepacking side of things.
Mel is a local Vancouver cycling influencer and photographer with an unreal knack for showing how much fun you can have on a bike while showcasing her riding with beautiful reels and photos. A solid feel good follow for anyone who needs inspiration to get out and ride.
Ok Routes is another webpage to share routes out of the Okanagan. Road anad gravel variations abound, you’re sure to find something to peak your fancy if you’re in the OK area!
A classic follow for anyone in Canada. What started as an outlet to share Morgan and Stephanie’s 6 month honeymoon bikepacking trip has turned into Morgan’s display of bike reviews, local information, and great photography. Morgan is an amazing person and this page is worth a follow for feel good times and extreme bike nerd topics.
Formerly @coffeeoutisdeyvr and started by @foundinthemountins this account is the home base for a very solid group of people who meet every friday morning to make and drink coffee outside in aaa camp style environment. Location changes weekly and is always in the Vancouver/North Van zone. Give them a follow for updates and weekly locations.
A group “on the search for gravel” as their profile states. GravelBuddies is a club for women, gender diverse, and all 2SLGBTQIA+ folks. They host weekly rides around town and monthy camping trips in the nicer months. You cant really find a nicer crew of people.
Marley is a local photographer, cyclist, and Arcteryx Ambassador with an unreal eye for taking photos and drone shots. Give him a follow for some very pleasing eye candy.
Thats 10 accounts that we love and we could list lots more but those will be for you to discover on your own. Of course, it wouldn’t be an Instagram post without plugging our own so give us a follow at @bicyclebroker_inc as well as @bikeplan.ca to keep updated and don’t hesitate to reach out to us at Bicycle Broker for any information you are looking for.