What to bring on a long day of biking.

  Summer in Victoria has hit early.  This means beautiful sunny days with sun from 5:00am until 9:00pm.  Cheers have been heard from cyclists about getting on the road and having full day … [Read more...]

What Makes Biking in Victoria So Great?

Victoria is known throughout Canada as one of the safest places to cycle in.  Drivers are extremely cautious towards cyclists, and there is access to bike lanes on major roads.  The weather also … [Read more...]

What to Expect on a Multi Day Bike Tour

At CycleTreks our ‘all inclusive’ tours are designed so all you have to do is get to Victoria BC, we take care of the rest. Take some time to enjoy our beautiful city, which Conde Nast Traveler … [Read more...]

Bike Trials in Victoria BC

The Galloping Goose is a 60 km bike trail, mostly easy grade of less than 5% stretching from Victoria BC to Sooke. Established in 1987, this trail is a rails-to-rails conversion of a passenger car … [Read more...]

Questions we get asked about cycling in Victoria BC

This post was written by one of our summer staff about the common questions we get asked about cycling in Victoria BC. Thanks Iliana! I have had the pleasure of working for Cycletreks over the … [Read more...]

Pacific Marine Circle Route on a bike.

The Pacific Marine Circle Route is the perfect loop for a 5-day cycling tour taking you on a ‘coast to coast’ journey on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. This route is a sightseeing … [Read more...]

Cycling in Victoria BC is awesome because..

Victoria boasts more cyclists per capita than any other Canadian city, and these are just a few reasons why. 1. Known as the “Garden City” for its annual flower count, Victoria has the mildest … [Read more...]

Tune Up Your Bike For Summer

Whether you’re a year-long rider or you just like to enjoy nice summer weekends on Vancouver Island’s trails, tuning up your bike with the changes of seasons is a necessary step to ensure a safe and … [Read more...]

Biking the Gulf Islands

Fresh marine air, beautiful island landscapes, unique ecosystems: that’s the kind of journey that awaits you in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia. Located between Vancouver Island and the Lower … [Read more...]

Bike to Wines: Wineries of the Saanich Peninsula and Cowichan Valley

If you know Vancouver Island for its delicious food and focus on local producers, you must know that the southern part, especially the Saanich Peninsula and the Cowichan Valley, are filled with … [Read more...]