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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.

Fostering Diversity and Inclusion in Capital Bike

In September 2020, Capital Bike was approached by Erica Camfferman, a Masters in Leadership student at Royal Roads University, to collaborate on her Engaged Leadership Project. Erica loves to cycle…

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2020 Year End Report

  The past year has been especially challenging for, well, everybody. But we’re still happy to report the success of many of our activities, both traditional and new, and 12…

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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.

Jordan Glowicki

Jordan Glowicki

Events Manager

Jordan is passionate about her role as Event Manager. Her goal is to run inclusive, community-focused events. With an education in Recreation and Leisure and a background in business management, Jordan brings a diverse background of knowledge to her role with Capital Bike.

James Coates

James Coates

Bike Education 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 through coordinating bike education programs and teaching the occasional course!

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.

Kristin Kain

Kristin Kain

Marketing & Outreach Coordinator

Kristin is a 4th year psychology student at UVic on co-op at Capital Bike. She is a keen cyclist with an affection for getting more people on bikes and is thrilled to be part of the team!

Sam Holland

Sam Holland

Program Developer

Sam is a UVic co-op student who loves active transportation planning. He grew up commuting to school on a bike and enjoys backcountry bike camping. As Capital Bike’s Program Developer, Sam is excited to build new programs that help make cycling accessible, safe, and fun!

Rebecca Freedman

Rebecca Freedman

Co-Chair

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.

Stephen McMurray

Stephen McMurray

Co-Chair

When Stephen’s brother lost the bolt for his training wheels and Stephen was forced on two wheels, he never looked back. Riding to school, work, play, and getting groceries is a wonderful way to interact and enjoy the cities he lives in. He joined Capital Bike because of his interest in getting people active and improving access for everyone. He’s looking forward to the next year and the progress the team will make.

Steve McKay, CPA, CMA

Steve McKay, CPA, CMA

Treasurer

Steve is an avid cyclist, lives in Saanich and commutes to Sidney year-round, hoping for tailwinds and no flats! He is a member of Escape Velocity Cycling, competing in the master’s category. On weekends Steve trains or wrenches, trying to keep at least one bike ridable for Monday!

Niki Sutherland

Niki Sutherland

Secretary

Niki Sutherland is a librarian and mom to two young girls. She has served on a variety of non-profit boards and is a long-time year-round cycle commuter, having ridden in cities across Canada and internationally. She is grateful to call Esquimalt home.

Corey Burger

Corey Burger

Director

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.

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.

Kaye Low

Kaye Low

Director

Kaye lives a car free-lifestyle, from experimenting with e-bikes in the 90’s, transporting her kids on a long bike in the 10’s, she trailers her kayak to the beach today. Kaye has lead organizations supporting persons with disabilities with a focus on social justice. Today she is Manager of Diversity and Inclusion for a governmental organization.

Carling Helander

Carling Helander

Director

Carling joined the Capital Bike board in 2021 to help turn her passion for active transportation into action in the community. She is a long time Esquimalt resident and has been an enthusiastic cyclist since 2015, regularly hopping on her bike for transportation, exercise, recreation and touring.

John Alexander

John Alexander

Director

John Alexander is a Victoria lawyer. He has significant experience in governance and advising not for profits and serving on amateur sport boards. John’s interest in cycling is as a commuter cyclist, and competitive rider, and enjoys bicycles for fun, sport and health.

Joan Stonehocker

Joan Stonehocker

Director

Joan recently adopted a car-free lifestyle and commutes by bike to her executive director position at a local non-profit. She is passionate about active transportation and safe, connected cycling routes to shop, work and play. Joan has decades of experience on various Boards, from small charities to public libraries.

Mark Milotay

Mark Milotay

Director

Kemal Tunador

Kemal Tunador

Director

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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