Gastown Grand Prix

July 10th, 2019 — Mitchell Ketler demonstrates wet cobblestone technique to fellow Devinci team member Thierry Marcassa during the warm up to the 2019 Gastown Grand Prix bicycle race won by Regan Gough.
Winner of the women’s race, Kendall Ryan, above and below in the yellow helmet, at the hairpin towards the end of the race.

Third place finisher Maggie Coles-Lyster above.
Marcal Franz leads winner of the 2019 Gastown Grand Prix Regan Gough out of Gassy Jack corner on the last lap for the sprint up Water Street to the finish. Castillo Soto, third in the picture, finished fourth.

Updated: July 12, 2019 — 7:54 pm

Ladner Criterium

July 6th, 2019 — Leon Echermann and Ed Veal during their long breakaway in the crash filled Ladner Criterium won by Travis McCabe. Hendrik Pineda took a hard fall towards the end of the race. He managed to walk off the course but couldn’t continue.

Matt Hornland, above, gets another crashed rider on his way after repairs.
Earlier in the evening Kendall Ryan shown above navigating crash corner won the women’s race, below.

Travis McCabe sits fourth with three team members in front at the start of the last lap on his way to winning the 2019 Ladner Criterium, below.

Updated: July 7, 2019 — 11:26 am

BC oldtimers

July 6th, 1986 — Another picture found while searching for pictures to go in a book about oldtimer motocross. Riders, mostly from BC, after the BCOT Nationals at Mission Raceway. Left to right. Preben Hesel, unknown, Ed Dyck, Victor Gioia, Paul Budai jr, unknown, Peter Sigfredson, Art Franklin, Don Irwin, Dan McCarthy, Bill Fogg, Paul Budai, Wayne Grimm, Billy Egeland, Cliff Cram, Ed Parsons, Wayne Schuler, Brooks Gowanlock with the team trophy on his head, Dick Langlois, Joe Godsall, Roy Hough, Tony Dyrsmid.

Updated: July 2, 2019 — 10:02 pm

Tree sculptures

August 14th, 2014 — Tree sculpture on the beach next to the causeway to the Tsawwassen ferry terminal above and another on the beach near Port Renfrew below.

Updated: July 1, 2019 — 10:18 pm

Who took my dog part two

November 7th, 1973 — This “Who took my dog” picture taken in 1973 on West Broadway is one three pictures by me in The Polygon Gallery’s “Dog Days” exhibition that opened today and runs until September.

Updated: June 26, 2019 — 7:56 am

Young rider

August 9th, 2008 — Another picture found while looking for pictures to go in a book about oldtimers motocross. This time not an oldtimer but the parents giving their son a first ride in a support race for kids at the BC oldtimers international race in Agassiz.

Updated: June 24, 2019 — 10:29 am

More urban forest

June 4th, 2019 — Another example of the urban forest this time at the entrance to Ballard Power Systems on Glenlyon Parkway.

Updated: June 20, 2019 — 7:33 pm

Back pack on sidewalk

June 13th, 2019 — This backpack was left on the sidewalk outside of Polygon Gallery in North Vancouver. Pedestrians walked by ignoring it for some time. A half hour later I returned and it was gone; removed I hope by the owner.

Updated: June 19, 2019 — 9:43 pm