Ghost Bike

Ghost Bike | Memorial | A Ghost Bike is a roadside memorial for a cyclist killed or seriously injured on the road. A bicycle is painted all white and locked to a street sign or fence at or near the crash site, usually accompanied by a small sign. They also serve to remind both cyclists of the risks they face and (hopefully) motorists of the live-and-death importance of sharing the road.

Usage: “I hope with all these new bike lanes we will see fewer ghost bikes.”

There are 0 comments

True Story: 'Mr. Peanut' Once Won Thousands of Votes Running for Mayor of Vancouver

“Considering the number of candidates running for Mayor in this election, I wouldn’t be surprised if Mr. Peanut threw his hat into the ring too.”

The Fitting Nickname for Pemberton That May Have Come From Australia

"We biked and hiked our way into a secret backcountry camping spot with an amazing lake view up in Pemberdise last weekend..."

The Vancouver Alley That Once Passed Laws, Stashed Opium and Sold Tomatoes

"You hear all these great stories about the former glories of Market Alley, but it's hard to imagine it because of the stench of piss..."

The One Day a Year When Local Ants Get Freaky in Your Face, Literally

"It's gotta be Flying Ant Day because there are half a dozen of the sexed up critters currently writhing in my beer..."