fbpx

The Blog

Information for the Canadian cycling community. Check back often for new updates!

Bike

Drive to Survive… While Riding Your Bike

Yes, that’s a reference to the hit Netflix series on Formula 1. As fellow cyclists, weunderstand the nuances of navigating saddle safety. We’ve tackled bike safetyand security countless times and continue to advocate for every rider’s peace of mind. It goes without saying, however, that we’re not alone when it

Read More ›»
Bike

How To Boost Recovery From A Cycling Injury

As a rider-owned company, Bicycle Broker’s team is made up of avid bike enthusiasts. We’ve traveled for mountain bike races, worked with professional riders, and attended many major cycling events.  We know firsthand what it’s like not to have comprehensive options for cycling injuries. This sparked our goal of bridging

Read More ›»
Bike

How to Switch to Indoor Cycling For The Winter In 2022

 If you’re reading this, the thought of going into cycle hibernation until next spring isn’t an option. Gyms are fine, but for people like me and you, the workout and thrill of riding our bikes can’t be replaced by a squat rack and a few dumbbells.   You’re here because

Read More ›»
Bike

How to Safely Bring Your Dog on The Trails

There’s nothing like being part of a bike club or having a bike buddy to share your most adventurous and scenic routes with. Not only is it safer, it’s also way more enjoyable to cap off a ride with a cold beer. But on the days people bail, there just

Read More ›»
Bike

Custom Bike Builds and Paint Jobs in 2022

What better way to show your bike some love than to display it for all the world to see? Whether you’re an avid mountain bike enthusiast, a pro racer, or a daily commuter, your bike has become an extension of you. Customizing it is a great way to level up

Read More ›»
Bike

The Race Across Canada and Story of Bianca Hayes in 2022

On the 26th of July 2022, North Vancouver cyclist Bianca Hayes was 1,000 kilometres away from setting a world record when she crashed her bike in Quebec.    Her goal was to set a Women’s Guinness World record for being the fastest Trans-Canada rider and raise funds for ovarian cancer.  

Read More ›»
Bike

The Changing Landscape of E-Transportation in 2022

Already own an e-bike or looking to explore other EV options? We’ll do a quick dive into the potential advantages and opportunities of dipping your feet into the future of electric transit.  Incentives for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure  With the advent of mindful consumption and the growing demand for sustainability, E-Transportation makes for

Read More ›»
Bike

First Aid for Cyclists: What To Know and Bring in 2022

A typical cycling trip usually ends with a good beer or a well-deserved meal. However, on the off chance an accident happens – would you know how to help yourself or your friends? Whether you’re joining your first race or going off-grid on your local mountain bike trail, we break

Read More ›»
Bike

Bike to Work: How to Save Money and Stay Fit This 2022

Feeling behind on your fitness or financial New Year’s resolutions? Biking to work might just be the solution. We’re breaking down the 4 significant benefits of turning to the saddle for your daily commute – plus tips to get started like a pro. By the end of this post, you’ll

Read More ›»
Bike

How to Improve Bike Security in Your Home and at Work

The punches that hurt the most are the ones you don’t see coming and the same goes with losing your beloved bike. It can get stolen and when it does, it will hurt.    The good news? You have full control over improving your bike security. Whether it’s stored in

Read More ›»
Bike

7 Reasons To Visit Your Local Bike Shop

Local bike shops have long served as the backbone of the cycling community in Canada.    They’re THE place to go for buying your new bike, getting any and all bike repair work done, and securing all the essential gear for life on the saddle.    While online browsing may

Read More ›»
Bike

14 Bike Safety Tips To Avoid Accidents and Bike Theft

As a cyclist, it may be tempting to give in to your need for speed when you’re in the zone. There’s something about the thrill of being on the road (or trail) with the wind in your… helmet.    But whether you’re a commuter, athlete, road, or mtb enthusiast, one

Read More ›»
Bike

5 Reasons Why You Should Start Cycling in 2022

The global pandemic forced many countries to adapt to curb the spread of the virus. Lockdowns and travel restrictions brought their fair share of challenges for every city, and society, at large, had no choice but to face the repercussions.   No matter the country, there have been common denominators

Read More ›»
Bike

6 Tips for travelling cyclists

By now, a lot of us have probably gone through several waves of “cabin fever”. Most of us may have spent our time indoors binge-watching Netflix shows, a few of us might have picked up some new cooking skills, and then the rarest of the rare, those who would have

Read More ›»
Follow Bicycle Broker: