Already lots of excitement as the Victoria Cycling festival kicks off with Robert Cameron Law cycling series. 3 days, 3 different events starting with Hotel Zed Time Trial on Dallas Rd – May 30. The Hotel Zed Time Trial is a 5km race along Victoria’s scenic oceanfront on Dallas Road. Known as the “Race of Truth”, riders race against the clock along the course at breakneck speeds of up to 60 km/hr. (more…)
Accent Inns, proud to support sporting associations across BC. Whether it's baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer or perhaps gymnastics or dance, Accent Inns has a great history of working with local teams and leagues all across BC. This column will highlight some of those groups and their great stories.
Accent Inns, BC’s Bike Friendly Hotel chain, is proud to support Bike to Work Week all across BC.
Enjoy your ride!
Video credit: Dave Krentz Principal Drivers of Change & Green Passport
Check out Green Passport’s blog at www.gettingtheregreen.blogspot.ca
Greg Christian write up on Tour of Enumclaw.
The Accent Inns/Russ Hays p/b Scotiabank squad headed down to Enumclaw, WA this past weekend for the 19th Annual Mutual of Enumclaw Stage Race. Here’s a recap of the Elite Men’s squad weekend racing activities: (more…)
By Larry E. Stefanyk
Here’s a really neat fundraiser for the pacific salmon foundation
Ever since Haig Brown published his “Fisherman’s Winter” in 1954, we all have heard of the phenomenal brown trout and rainbow trout of Argentina and may have dreamed about pursuing them in the challenging wind swept plains of Patagonia. We now have the opportunity of a presentation right here by an Argentinean fishing guide with decades of experience in this pursuit. (more…)
This is a repost from Cycling BC’s blog by Natasha Irvine
Last weekend Cycling BC launched its premier Road Race Series. The series kicked off with the Devo Classic Stage Race in Langley, BC. A strong field of riders came to race the unique and challenging courses provided by the Escape Velocity Cycling Club.
The BC Premier Road series is a Cycling BC initiative to bring top tier road racing back to BC. The series is made up of 5 events where points will be tracked for series standings. The series is inclusive for both men and women, with equal prizing and categories. (more…)
This past weekend I had the fun of attending the Banff Mountain Film Festivals Radical Reels world tour presentation. Accent Inns partnered with the Sierra Club of BC to bring this event to Victoria. As with previous years the films did not disappoint. The audience was either laughing at the gags, saying oooohhh to the incredible scenery or ooouuucchhh as some of the folks in the film didn’t fair so well when meeting with a tree or handrail. (more…)
Get ready for a night of jaw-dropping bike jumps, nail-biting kayak drops and mind-blowing powder skiing. Radical Reels Film Festival is coming to Victoria Friday, March 14th to showcase extreme sports enthusiasts and filmmakers through a night of high adrenaline short films. (more…)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 26, 2014
VICTORIA, B.C. – Call it ‘Bonus Baseball’, in a new market for the Victoria HarbourCats.
The Victoria HarbourCats of the West Coast League and the Duncan Junior Baseball Association, which provides youth baseball and softball programming in that community, have teamed up for an exhibition game that will be played at Evans Park (6257 Somenos Road) on Sunday, June 22. The first pitch of a game between the HarbourCats and the Langley Blaze of the Pacific International League (PIL), a team comprised of former college stars and ex-pro players, will be 1:05 pm. (more…)
Come visit the Accent Inns booth at the Vancouver Bike Show March 8 , 9 2014.
The Bike show is connected with the Vancouver Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show Happening at the Vancouver Convention center.
As BC’s Bike Friendly Hotel Chain why wouldn’t we be there! (more…)
With pre running all complete and only a few days until race day, it was time to organize our plan. All riders finished practicing their sections without injury, goal #1. We would have 5 vehicles on race day chasing the 3 race bikes. Each vehicle would have a spare bike on board that parts could be robbed off if needed. Other items on board would include satellite phones, food, water, tools, first aid kits, a spare rider, etc. Basically we would have 2 trucks servicing the bikes in the centre of the Baja peninsula and east coast. The other 3 trucks would take care of the bikes down in the southern portion and on the west coast. (more…)