Bandit Farms: A Little Farm with a Big Heart

My 2013 Slow Food Cycle experience was pretty much the opposite of a Slow Cycle. I had a 5 month old baby and hadn’t hooked up the bike trailer or got my shizzle together in general, but my fella threw my bike in the car after the baby’s mid-morning feed and said, “I’ve got the … Continue reading

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Pemberton’s Sweetest Spots, as featured in the June issue of Vancouver Magazine

Pick up the June issue of Vancouver Magazine, and you’ll find local writer Lisa Richardson exhorting Vancouverites to flee the city this summer. All they need to do, to find the sweetest spots on Highway 99, is to keep on trucking through Squamish and Whistler. As Johnny Cash sang, “I’ll meet you on further up … Continue reading

Bikes and Food. That’s how the Slow Food Cycle works.

Back in 2005, an event was dreamed up to let people see what Pemberton was all about. (Jack Christie writes the Untold Story of the original Slow Food Cycle in the Straight.) Now attracting thousands of riders, the “peloton of pleasure seekers” has also been voted one of National Geographic Traveler magazine’s top 20 travel-worthy … Continue reading

Best Place in North America to cruise for hippie chicks

Pemberton, BC, is hogging the headlines this summer, and that’s okay. Seattle’s Dan Kostrzewski features the Slow Food Cycle ride (alongside Dave Steers’ lush photography) as one of the season’s top trips for the summer 2011 issue of Mountain magazine. Dan joined a media visit last summer that took a bike through BC’s organic boom-town, … Continue reading

Pemberton suffering from a community-wide addiction… to bicycles

Victoria, BC claims to be the Cycle Capital of Canada. Davis, California is the bicycle capital of the US. The Netherlands is the bicycle capital of the world … But a recent survey tallying bike ownership on a per capita basis in the tiny village of Pemberton, BC, north of Whistler has revealed a bike … Continue reading