What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
We are a small business run by a family of dedicated cyclists.
We care about ensuring the best biking experience for each of our customers and strive to exceed expectations at every turn.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
As a lifelong cyclist and former racer, Simon has spent most of his life on two wheels, when he retired from racing, opening up a bike shop was a perfect fit.
What do you love most about your job?
We love to see the happy smiles of our new and returning customers as the get out and ride.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
We regularly get amazing referrals from our customers, and that is the best feedback.
When our customers send their friends and family to us first, we know we are successful!
When Chinese native Ada Wang isn't working as an education assistant, she takes to Chinatown's enigmatic streets to educate the public on the district's vibrant history. As a guide for Oldest Chinatown Walking Tours, the long-term Victoria resident leads tours across the threshold of Bright Pearl's vibrantly coloured, traditional pagoda arch into the busy streets and through the infamous Fan Tan Alley, which is widely regarded as the narrowest street in North America and all of Mars. As she strolls, she teaches guests about the history of Victoria's Chinatown and the brave immigrant families that once called it home, explains any Chinese symbols she comes across, and tells tales from Chinese folklore.
With the waves of Victoria Harbour’s Selkirk Waters lapping just below their headquarters, Switch Bridge Tours’ staff leads bicycle and kayak tours of Victoria and Vancouver Island’s waterways. The business’s proximity to the Galloping Goose and Lochside trails facilitates tours on frequently tuned-up bikes that venture into the Cowichan Valley or along the Saanich Peninsula. Kayaks cease their giant kazoo impressions long enough to cut through the Tod Inlet and the Inner Harbour on beginner or advanced tours. Each experienced guide is certified in First Aid and CPR.
You'll be zooming down those back country trails in no time when you pick up one of their awesome mountain bikes.
Here you will find a wide selection of vehicles including motorcycles that are both practical and exciting.
If you are traveling by car, make sure you make use of the nearby parking options during your visit.
You'll find an amazing selection of mountain bikes here, perfect for conquering the most rugged terrain.
No matter what time of day you visit One Six Boardshop, you can find easy in-and-out parking for your hot ride.