Bicycle and vintage car restorer for over 20 years, Stéphane Lapointe is a renowned bike expert and a leader in the restoration of used and collector bicycles. He owns a collection of bicycles, among which many folding bikes. He is regularly interviewed and cited by media's including VéloMag, Radio-Canada, L'actualité among others. Visit the web site dedicated to the bike collection (in French)
Bike touring since 1982, Stéphane Lapointe is the author of the web site PistesCyclables.ca a complete Guide to Quebec's Bike Paths. Visit the web site (French only) to see maps, pictures and rating of almost every bike path in the province of Quebec, including the Route Verte network. It's the right place to go if you need a map of Montreal's bike paths network for example. With over 500,000 visitors per year, PistesCyclables.ca was described as the "bible of cyclists in Quebec" by many media like Radio Canada and L'actualité. Many publications ask permission to reproduce text and pictures amongst the 5,000+ pictures found on the web site.
Aerospace engineer and a graduate of École Polytechnique de Montréal, he earned a Masters degree in Robotics. He was awarded for his excellent academic performance and his involvement in campus student activities. During his career in Avionics Software Engineering he worked on many innovative projects from different companies including the Canadian Marconi Company, Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier, the US Air Force and Hydro-Québec.
Aside from operating a bicycle business, Stéphane Lapointe is a Full Stack Web Developer and a teacher in Web Technology. His current passions and skills include:
500,000 bicycles thrown in the garbage every year, help us save some of them to protect the planet