Biking enthusiasts can cycle most of Quadra Island on roads and trails. The south end roads are relatively level, with a couple of long steep hills. The north end is definitely challenging, best for the fit, with countless hills and curves. Mountain bikers will find an endless network of off-road trails to ride.
Where does “the fastest man on wheels in the world” live?
Yes, Quadra Island, BC is home to Sam Whittingham, world’s fastest pedal-powered human. Sam, in aerodynamically sculptured HPVs, has broken several world records. In 2008 he broke the deci-mach barrier, by cycling at 132.5 km per hour on pedal power alone.