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Cycling Satire

Local family “totally fine” with light sentence for son’s killer

The driver responsible for the 2017 crash that killed cyclist Kerry Hawkins and left three other people seriously injured has been handed a $1,750 fine. A provincial court judge also sentenced Emerson Sutton to a one-year driving ban for the devastating collision, which happened on Vancouver’s SW Marine Drive. Before sentencing, Hawkins’ friends and family […]

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Cycling New Westminster

Seventh Avenue, Revised

Seventh Avenue in New Westminster makes up the bulk of the Crosstown Greenway, one of New Westminster’s cycling routes. It cuts straight across mainland New West, avoiding most of the major hills that make cycling in New West a little more difficult than in other areas. Nearly the entire route is marked with sharrows, with no […]

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Cycling New Westminster

Cycling on sidewalks in New Westminster

Did you know that it’s perfectly legal to ride your bicycle on the sidewalk in New Westminster? Well, strictly speaking that’s not true, but it’s perfectly legal to ride your bicycle on most of the sidewalks in New Westminster. British Columbia’s Motor Vehicle Act Section 183(2)(a) states: A person operating a cycle must not ride […]