In October, Bicycle Trax posted “airports in the United States and elsewhere have bicycle parking available for travelers.”
YVR wasn’t on this list, but communications guy Terry Chou provided a link to their cycling page (the Larry Berg Flight Path Park – northwest corner – includes a bike pump and repair station) – and this item from CNN:
Consider the airport bike path, an increasingly popular feature at airports around the world.
Some allow travelers to pedal right up to their plane, while others skirt airport perimeters, permitting cyclists a closeup view of the behemoths of the sky.
Among the favourites:
Vancouver International Airport
Vancouver’s busy international airport describes itself as “committed” to helping more people ride to and from its location on a semi-detached island a little more than 10 miles from the city center.
An official airport map has a range of cycling options, including cycle lanes adjoining roads and shared pathways, with no fewer than five sets of bike parking racks scattered between the terminals.
If you arrive weary from a flight and decide you simply can’t face a ride into the city, the airport’s rapid rail transit system happily transports bikes (apart from two hours during peak commuter times).