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102-year-old Penticton resident celebrates birthday with lakeside bike ride


Biking at 102 years old (Sept 9, 2020)

Cycling Without Age in Penticton keeps bringing seniors out in the sunshine.

Full Castanet story here.


Seniors get to be kids again thanks to Cycling Without Age in the Okanagan

Video: Cycling for seniors joy in the South Okanagan



Cycling without age – Dale Boyd / Castanet (March 18, 2019)

“Cycling Without Age volunteers in Penticton got some one-on-one time with the creator of the international program Sunday.

The program helps seniors get out into the community with a two-passenger bicycle rig and founder, Ole Kassow, was visiting Penticton from Denmark meeting with members of the local chapter.”



‘I just love it’: New program in Penticton offers seniors free bike rides to enjoy the great outdoors – Shay Galor / Global News (March 15, 2019)

“It’s a movement that started in Denmark about seven years ago and has quickly gained momentum.

Cycling without Age is a way to connect seniors to fresh air and nature with a bicycle ride piloted by a volunteer.”


Volunteer needs help to cycle seniors around – Melanie Eksal / Penticton Herald (Nov 12, 2018)

“Penticton seniors can now bike popular trails without pushing a pedal.”


Never too old to ride a bike – Chelsea Powrie / Castanet News (Nov 14, 2018)

“The wind was howling, the air was barely above freezing and still Neil Pritchard had several senior citizens waiting outside for him when he arrived at the Sun Village Retirement Residence, hoping for a ride on his Cycling Without Age bike.”

BCRPA Symposium Presentation – The Right to Wind in Your Hair

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