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Your New Capital Bike Society

Our aim is to be there for everyone who wants to enjoy cycling in the Capital Region – whether you’re new to the Region and perhaps just learning to ride, dusting off a bike that’s been the garage for a while, or an experienced rider who wants to connect with our vibrant cycling community. We want to be there to provide you with the skills, knowledge, and connections to make cycling an easy and fun transportation option.

2020 Year End Report

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Basic Bike Maintenance Tips

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All-Weather and Nighttime Riding

In Victoria, half of the year is wet and dark, but this does not mean you have to stop riding your bike.

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We Can’t Ride Alone

Capital Bike has three full-time and two part-time staff more motivated by our mission than money. We have a volunteer Board of Directors and dozens of program volunteers. We’re proof that less is more and that a dedicated team can not only move mountains but encourage people to ride them. We rely heavily on companies, organizations, and individuals who appreciate the culture and commerce benefits of a bike-friendly and focused community.

Adam Krupper

Adam Krupper

Executive Director

Adam has been working, living, and breathing active transportation for over 20-years. He’s been an advocate, a municipal coordinator, planner, and project manager. He is proud to head up the great work at Capital Bike.

James Coates

James Coates

Program Coordinator

James is a recent graduate of UVIC who grew up riding bikes on the trails of the North island. He is pleased to be promoting biking in Greater Victoria, both as a Program Coordinator and as an occasional Bike Skills Instructor.

Justine Bochenek

Justine Bochenek

Bike Skills Program Coordinator

Justine is passionate about making traffic safety knowledge accessible to all. She loves the opportunity to work with enthusiastic Skills Instructors, community members, and active transportation planners to promote a safe traffic environment.

Lana Taves

Lana Taves

Education Manager

Lana Taves is a Senior Bike Skills Instructor. Lana values the physical and mental benefits of biking, from increased energy to the feeling of self-powered, low-carbon freedom. She holds Master of Resource and Environmental Management degree.

Lise Jensen

Lise Jensen

Membership & Bike Locker Coordinator

Lise is a long time Victoria cycle commuter and family cargo biking enthusiast. She believes that most things you want to do can be done by bike.

Corey Burger

Corey Burger

President

Corey is a researcher at a local market research company and Policy & Infrastructure Chair of the Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition. He has been involved in active transportation for more than a decade, including working at local government. He strongly believes in expanding biking as a regular means of transportation for all.

Meredith James

Meredith James

VP Internal

Meredith is a longtime cycling advocate and she believes in the power of the bicycle to build a more sustainable society and more inclusive communities. She is a lawyer who has practiced in the areas of Aboriginal, environmental and municipal law in both the public and private sectors. She has served on the boards of local and national NGOs including Sierra Club Canada, EcoSchools Canada and Cycle Toronto, and she was recently appointed to the Township of Esquimalt Environmental Advisory Committee.

Katelyn Schriner

Katelyn Schriner

Treasurer

Katelynn Schriner joined Bike Victoria as the Treasurer in February of 2020. Katelynn is a designated CPA who specializes in non-profit finance, and currently works as a CFO of an environmental non-profit in Victoria. She is an avid cyclist and enjoys riding to and from work, as well as fun weekend rides on the Galloping Goose. Katelynn is passionate about helping people discover or re-discover cycling as a way to stay active, have fun, and help the environment.

Edward Pullman

Edward Pullman

Director

Edward is the former the President of the Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition. Since relocating to Victoria from Calgary in the early 2000s, Edward has enjoyed the amazing bike rides, landscapes and people of Vancouver Island. He’s works in community development and resides in the Tillicum Gorge neighborhood with his wife Lyanne, son Arlo, and two cats.

Rebecca Freedman

Rebecca Freedman

Director

Rebecca Freedman is a Director with the Office of the Superintendent of Professional Governance. She has a background in community-based social marketing. Rebecca has successfully built and supported the implementation of community programs and campaigns across B.C. to address air quality and community food waste. Rebecca is a dedicated cycling commuter and has raised her daughters to love biking, first riding on the back of her cargo bike, and now confidently riding their own bikes to school everyday.

Hu Wallis

Hu Wallis

Director

Hu is a retired BC Environment executive director, with responsibility for air quality and climate change programs. He has been involved with alternative transportation programs since the early 90s, and with Bike to Work Week since it began in 1995. He has been on the board most years since 2011, and in the past few years has also been a cycling skills instructor. He strongly supports the importance of education and one-on-one problem solving to help newer cyclists gain confidence.

Tim Schober

Tim Schober

Director

Tim is a long-time bike commuter and recreational rider. In between family time and a busy legal practice, he can be found riding local trails. Tim supports everyone having the opportunity to cycle safely and enjoyably in our beautiful home, and that’s why he’s on our board.

Building For The Future

Despite COVID, Capital Bike is actively building its membership, running Go By Bike Week, Bike Skills courses, webinars, bike lockers, and other great services. Their new website, Capitalbike.ca, showcases everything the Society has to offer, including information on how to get involved.

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