Tag Archives: Bikes

Main Street Bike Expo – Saturday, June 10, 2017

7 Jun

MainStreetBikeExpo2017You are invited to check out the inaugural Main Street Bike Expo happening this Saturday at the Ellis Building, 1024 Street.  The event is celebrating creativity in the cycling world.  They will be showcasing lifestyle brands, community networks, new technology, workshops, free tune ups and a bike valet. Exhibitors for the event include Mobi by Shaw Go, Landyachtz, Union Street Cycle, RAD Cycle, Paul Brodie book signing (of Brodie Bikes), Layback Co,  Bonavia Cycles, BC Lung Association’s Bicycle Trek for Life & Breath, XS Helmets and Two Wheel Gear to name a few.  Along with live music by Rodney Decroo, Nashlyn, James Green and Alex Little, food trucks will be on hand.  Some of the other events lined up for the day include:

11:00 AM

History Lesson + presentation by Gordon “The Bike Guy” Hobbis of
Cap’s Bicycle Shop & The Bike Museum

4:00 PM

Show & Shine Bicycle Beauty Pageant hosted by comedian Kathleen McGee

6:00 – 8:00 PM  

Mark Mills Bicycle Brewery Tour Meet at the Ellis Building at 6:00 pm sharp and follow Mark as he takes you on a musical bicycle journey sampling beers at four different breweries before you end up at the MSBE Landyachtz afterparty.

The Main Street Bike Expo runs from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Admission to the event is $3.00. To learn more about what’s planned for this first day out, visit Main Street Bike Expo.

East Van Vintage Car & Bike Show At The Whip Restaurant May 24

22 May

VintageShowThe Whip Restaurant, 209 E. 6th Avenue, is hosting the East Van Vintage Car and Bike Show this Sunday, May 24th, 2015.  The event now in its 8th year and will show case pre 1989 cars, trucks and bikes. The Whip will also be putting on a BBQ with an extended licensed patio. There will be live music by none other than Cousin Harley. So good food, good tunes, some car history, we are sure it will draw a good crowd.  The event kicks off at 11:00 am and runs till 4:00 pm.

Strathcona Community Garage Sale, Saturday, August 31st

30 Aug

StrathconaGarageSaleLooking for some unique finds?  Well this Saturday, you are in luck. Make your way down to MacLean Park in Strathcona to buy, sell or trade at the annual Strathcona Garage Sale.   You can expect to find vintage clothing, jewellery, collectibles,  furniture, vinyl, books, bikes, pottery, art and novelty items and much more.    The garage sale will take place on Hawks Avenue, focusing on the 700 and 800 blocks.  It will also extend westward along the park side of the 700-block of East Georgia Street.  For those not familiar with the area, residents recommend a stop at the Wilder Snail at 799 Keefer Street for a coffee before or after your shop.   Everyone is welcome.  Event gets under way at 10:00 a.m. and goes till 5:00 p.m.

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