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Is an e-bike for you?

Do you need to go places? Do you like to have fun? Do you like to move around hassle free? Answer YES to any of those and chances are an e-bike is for you.   If a car is your typical mode of transportation, a…

Island [e-]Hopping

When not riding bikes or planning all kinds of adventures, Susan takes care of Oak Bay Bicycles’ marketing and event coordination and has been riding all sorts of bicycles ever since she was three years old. Over the course of the summer, Susan and her partner, Gilles, explored all of...

A RACING JOURNAL

In the summer of 2017 one of the Oak Bay Bikes' staff, Lee, was talking to his co-workers about cross racing (#crossisathing) and everybody told him that he should try it. He thought racing isn't really what he is about. For him, cycling is more about...

It’s that time of the year .. again.

Shorter days, darker commutes. Time to start thinking about lighting. However, lets not just think about lighting only when it’s dark outside, as 80% of bicycle related accidents happen during the day.   When daytime running lights were introduced to automobiles, accidents were reduced by...