The cruise ship season is just around the corner and for most businesses, in Victoria, that means the busy season has arrived. Victorian’s love visitors and we thrive at showcasing how beautiful our city is. For all those lucky cruisers out there, we are waiting in anticipation for your arrival! If you still have not experienced our amazing city and are wondering what exactly your stopover in Victoria might be like, here are some great tips and a bit of local history of our home we call Victoria. Victoria is the capital city of British Columbia and we … Continued
Seeking enthusiastic bicycle tour guides. The Pedaler Cycling Tours is the premiere provider of lighthearted, urban bicycle tours. Our website lists our creative menu of guided bicycle tours that our customers have come to love. The work environment at our funky downtown shop is fast paced with a focus on providing amazing customer service. If you love riding a bicycle (with or without lycra), sharing your love of Victoria, and meeting new people, this may be the perfect job for you! Training is provided so you learn how to lead our carefully designed guided bicycle tours. You must be a … Continued
Did you know that Victoria is rated the most romantic city in all of Canada? We have held this romantic title for the last five years but with Valentines Day just around the corner, expectations are running high. Many of us opt for chocolates and flowers but what about doing something more interactive this year? Not everyone is excited about bland dinner dates and stuffed teddy bears. What about sharing a bike ride around Victoria and stopping at Moss Rock for a beautiful sunset, or tackling the tandem together out to Sea Cider for a romantic cider tasting and cheese plate? … Continued
For all of us here at The Pedaler, commuting by bike in Victoria is second nature to us. We pick up groceries on our bikes, ride to work and even drop our kids off at school. Some of us are even car free and solely rely on our bicycles. There are many reasons why we choose to commute by bike in Victoria and here are some of the reasons why we think you should too! With a new year ahead, our environment and how we take care of it will be a topic in the spotlight. Many of us … Continued
The winter season is upon us but here in Victoria we are lucky to have very mild winters. We are one of the few places in Canada where we can cycle all year around. It may be a bit chilly BUT the neighborhoods are still green, the cafes are cozy, and it is extra special to be able to cycle in the winter in Canada. Here at The Pedaler we have put together some great winter cycling tips for all you visitors coming to Victoria to escape the winter blues back home. Stay warm! Make sure you are wearing … Continued
Looking for the perfect Christmas gift? The Pedaler is selling off our gently used city tour bikes. We have both male and female city bikes for sale. Only used for one season, and primarily only on our guided tours, these 8 speed bikes are in great condition. These retail for over $500 when new, and we are selling them at only $290 plus GST. These bikes make for comfortable riding while looking stylish too. Come to our shop for a test drive. This is a great deal for your special someone on Christmas day. Happy Pedaling and Happy Holidays!
Our shop hours for December, January and February will be 9:30am to 4:30pm every day. We have 4 BIG DEALS to encourage people to ride a bike this winter – details below! We will be closed on December 25 and January 1. Our popular 2 hour guided city tour (CASTLES, HOODS & LEGENDS) will run once per day only AT 1:30PM in December, January and February. Our self-guided tours to Butchart Gardens and Sidney will resume March 1, 2017. BIG DEAL #1 2 for 1 ALL-DAY BIKE RENTAL On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from December to February, all-day pedal bike rentals will be … Continued
We are CLOSED for the month of November and we re-open on December 1st operating from 9:30am to 4:30pm. We have 4 BIG DEALS to offer customers starting December 1st until the end of February … just in case anyone needs a little extra encouragement to get on a bicycle. Our guided tours continue to be intimate group sizes of 2-8 people and, based on the feedback from our enthusiastic customers – we are the top bike tour company in town on Trip Advisor – we will just keep on doing what we do, all year long. CLOSURES and CHANGES We are closed for the … Continued