North Shore

Coming To A Cycle Path Near You!!

Cycling Without Age (visit the site and view the video) is an international program in 50 countries for mobility challenged people to help them enjoy the fresh air and scenery of their surroundings from the front of a trishaw. Thanks to the support of donors, volunteers and other community members, Cycling Without Age North Shore began offering free rides on the Spirit Trail to mobility challenged people this summer, as shown in the photos taken near Ambleside Pier. Our start up was delayed by COVID-19, but we intend to offer a full program of free rides on the Spirit Trail, Green Necklace and Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve (LSCR) Trail, COVID-19 permitting, in 2021. To do this we need to purchase an additional two trishaws and a cargo trailer to serve as a mobile base.


Please Help Us To Fundraise
– for the third trishaw and cargo trailer we need to raise $10,000! We are inviting donors to purchase components of the trishaw from the list below.

We are inviting donors to purchase components of the trishaw from the list below.

Here is the link to our Donation Page:

Cycling Without Age North Shore Fundraising

If you think that you, a family member or friend or someone who would benefit would like to take a ride in one of the seats on a trishaw, donate a component, make it happen and be part of a legacy! Buy your component today!

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Thanks for your donations!

Chapter News

Our latest Chapter News comes via our Twitter Feed

About Us

The North Shore Chapter of Cycling Without Age was initiated by retired engineer Ian Rose-Innes. A good friend had been diagnosed with a brain tumor and after surgery, radiation and chemo he was rather degraded. Ian wanted to take him for bike ride along the False Creek sea wall and for a cup of coffee at Olympic Village, but not one of the bike shops he tried in Vancouver had equipment that he could use to transport his friend. So when he encountered Cycling Without Age, which provides rides for those with mobility challenges on a trishaw, it really struck a chord. He started to work on the creating a North Shore Chapter which is now a reality.

Click here to view our information sheet.

The North Shore Team

Annwen Loverin, Executive Director, Silver Harbour
Jill Lawlor, Seniors’ Services & Community Wellness Manager, WVSAC
Ian Rose-Innes, Chairman
Simon Russell, Safety and Quality Assurance Officer
Mark MacAulay, Maintenance Manager
Jane Reid, Operations Manager
Vacant, Volunteer Coordinator
David Sandles, Passenger Partnership Manager
Gerrit van der Merwe, IT Manager
Don McPherson  Committee Member

You can reach us by email at: North Shore Cycling Without Age

Facilitators

Organizations helping us through providing operational support in various forms include:

Park Royal – hosting a base
City of North Vancouver – hosting a base & trail modifications

Volunteer Pilots Needed

We are actively looking for volunteers, including pilots for Spring and Summer 2021. If you are interested, please don’t hesitate to contact us by email at: Volunteering at Cycling Without Age Northshore

Donor Acknowledgement

Platinum Donors:

Gavin Bamber, North Vancouver

Gold Donors:

Robert and Margaret Bear, Vancouver

Nelson Bubbs, West Vancouver



And Anonymous Donors

Silver Donors:

Hamish Kerr, West Vancouver
Ian Rose-Innes, North Vancouver
Ernest Bodie, West Vancouver
Irene Dougans, West Vancouver
Jeremy Haile, North Vancouver
Graham McIsaac, West Vancouver
Mark MacAulay, North Vancouver
Michael Cormack, West Vancouver
Bruce Rose-Innes, Vancouver
Neil and Dot Heidstra, North Vancouver
Elizabeth Lloyd, North Vancouver
Deep Cove Lions CLub
Many HUB North Shore members
Ann Maureen McKernan
Agnes Rossel
Sheila Kerr
And many Anonymous Donors

Bronze Donors:

Lois Ross, West Vancouver
Peter Scholefield, West Vancouver
Dianne Murray, North Vancouver
Merle Lister, West Vancouver
Arnie Mohr, Cape Town, South Africa
Chris Heming, West Vancouver
Sally Sutherland, North Vancouver
June Patterson, North Vancouver
Mary Eggertson, West Vancouver
Marcel de Booy, Vancouver
Joan Deeks, West Vancouver
Julie Robinson, West Vancouver
Donald Allan, West Vancouver
David Insley, North Vancouver
Ian Walton, West Vancouver
Carol Campbell, North Vancouver
Elizabeth Guilbride, West Vancouver
Deborah Maloon, West Vancouver
Kathy Riley, West Vancouver
Cedric Carter, West Vancouver
Phyllis Ferguson, North Vancouver
Thor Hugdahl, North Vancouver
Leslie Calder, Vancouver
Heather Ireland, West Vancouver
Joan Cockell, North Vancouver
Ann Thur, North Vancouver
Dave Perfitt, North Vancouver
Heather Drugge, North Vancouver
Tony Valente, North Vancouver
Brook Davison, North Vancouver
Antje Wahl, North Vancouver
Nancy & Don Piercy, North Vancouver
Desmond Bell, North Vancouver
Silverline Security Locksmith Ltd.
Summerhill PARC
Speedbolt Printing Solutions
Jan Hancock
And many Anonymous Donors