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Cyclists win big in Bike to Work Week’s Commuter Challenge – Nikita Ganovicheff / CTV Vancouver Island (May 23, 2018)

” It was man versus machine as 16 teams of bicycles raced vehicles to the finish line Wednesday morning for Bike To Work Week. ”

2017-2018 Report to the Community – Broadmead Care

” On the front cover: Beckley Farm Lodge resident David and his daughter Rosamund took in the sights and sounds of downtown Victoria on the new trishaw bike during the opening celebration of the new Fort Street Protected Bike Lane. David enjoyed eating his salmon eggs benny brunch outside in the sunshine after a stop at his family’s restaurant, the Blue Fox Café. ”

BCRPA Symposium Presentation – The Right to Wind in Your Hair
– Carson Sage / Cycling Without Age Victoria (May 1, 2018)

” How can you support intergenerational relationships in your community? Volunteers and bicycles are tools for social change that can reconnect seniors with nature and their community. This cycling program encourages volunteerism, storytelling, and adventurous aging. This presentation provides information on how to get this Danish bicycle rolling in your community. ”

Carson Sage, Co-Founder, Cycling Without Age Victoria: The Proposed Bike Lane on Dallas Road – The Drive with Mark Brennae / CFAX 1070 (January 24, 2018)

” They say if a bike lane is built, you’ll be seeing a lot of these trishaws along Dallas Road! ”

Media Release: Dallas Road protected bike lane will open up the waterfront to seniors – Carson Sage / CWA Victoria (January 21, 2018)

“The protected bike lane would permit slow cycling so our elderly passengers can enjoy the sensory experience of our beautiful waterfront,” said Cycling Without Age Victoria Co-Founder Carson Sage.

Cloverdale’s Denise Mahussier is fighting for seniors’ right to have wind in their hair – Samantha Anderson / Cloverdale Reporter; Peace Arch News; Surrey Now-Leader; Langley Times (November 29, 2017)

“ There have been challenges getting the chapters off the ground, but Sage is working on making it a little easier for people like Mahussier, who want to start a chapter in their own community. ”

The gifts you might not know you’ve given: Bike rides for everyone – Sonia Bianchi / MEC Blog (November 28th, 2017)

“ There’s nothing like the feeling of freedom you get when you jump on a bike, whether you’re commuting to work, hitting the trails or bikepacking into the mountains. To let their residents experience that same sensation, Victoria’s Beckley Farm Lodge residential care facility received funds to buy a trishaw. ”

Steele Of Approval To A Victoria Man Who Started A Nonprofit That Takes Seniors Out For A Spin On A Bike –  Steele & Drex / CKNW AM980 (July 31, 2017)

” Lynda hands out the Steele of Approval to a Victoria man who started a nonprofit that takes seniors out for a spin on a bike…even if they’re no longer mobile themselves. ”

Cycling Without Age brings free bike rides to seniors in Victoria – Ceilidh Millar / CHEK News (July 16, 2017)

” There’s nothing like feeling the wind in your hair and the sun on your skin while riding a bicycle on a nice summer day. ”

Friday Feature: Cycling Without Age Launches for Seniors in Victoria – Lori Munoz Malcolm / HeartPress (June 2, 2017)

” For this Friday Feature, during British Columbia’s Bike to Work Week 2017 (#BTWW2017), we wanted to highlight Cycling Without Age, a volunteer-run organization that takes seniors for free bicycle rides. ”

Broadmead Care Family & Friends Newsletter – (June, July & August 2017)

” Since December 2016 Beckley Farm Lodge has been working with Cycling Without Age Victoria to embark on a new and exciting program that will enable our seniors to stay connected with the outside world and provide a quality of life by reducing social isolation, depression and loneliness for our elders. ”

Non-profit puts older adults back on a bike – Travis Paterson / Saanich News (May 30, 2017)

” Once the 86-year-old is on the bench at the front seat of the trishaw, a three-wheel bike designed to pedal older adults, Tubby is reminded of how much fun cycling can be, especially if you’re seated next to a fellow guest. ”

Cycling Without Age: the right to wind in your hair – Denise Cloutier / Capital Regional District (CRD) Community Green Map – A celebration of living sustainably in the Victoria Region of British Columbia (April 30, 2017)

” Cycling Without Age is about helping people grow older in a positive context, and with opportunities for ongoing adventure supported by being out in nature and seeing their community. ”

Request to Address Victoria City Council – Carson Sage / Cycling Without Age Victoria (March 23, 2017)

 

Invitation to Cycling Without Victoria’s Launch – Cycling Without Age Victoria (May 29, 2017)

Program Launch Celebration at Greater Victoria Bike to Work Week

For all media enquiries, please email us at cyclingwithoutagevictoria@gmail.com


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