Author Denys Beames was the first-ever bicycle safety coordinator in Canada for the City of Toronto. While there he helped develop the Can-Bike program of cycling traffic education for the Canadian Cycling Association and is a National Examiner in that program. Denys trained many riders in the Can-Bike program. He has toured around British Columbia and across Canada. He has done some racing. Denys has trained his two children as cyclists. He currently rides the streets of Victoria and delivers Can-Bike courses.