September 1, 2023
Tin Wis and Tsawaak’s Newest Partnership: Introducing T̓iick̓in Ebike Rentals
By Rachel Leghissa
We are thrilled to introduce our latest partnership with T̓iick̓in (Thunderbird) Ebike Rentals, bringing you the electrifying experience of exploring the beautiful Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ First Nation and Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation land like never before. Located at the Ucluelet/Tofino Junction and now also available at the Tin Wis Resort, these award-winning electric bikes offer a fantastic opportunity to connect with nature, embrace Indigenous culture, and contribute to the healing of the land.
A Vision of “Everything Electric”
T̓iick̓in Ebike Rentals is a family-owned and operated business with deep roots in the Ucluelet First Nation community. Gordon Taylor Jr. is the visionary behind this remarkable venture, driven by the dream of creating a sustainable and eco-friendly way to explore the stunning landscapes of traditional Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ First Nation territory. This endeavor is not just about electric bikes; it’s about being a part of the land’s healing process.
Seamless Booking Process
We believe in making your adventure as effortless as possible. With our streamlined booking system, you can secure an award-winning electric bike in just three easy steps. Whether you’re a first-time rider or an experienced cyclist, our team is here to assist you in selecting the perfect bike for your journey. Reach out to us via phone or email to reserve your electric bike today.
Discover Traditional Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ First Nation Land
The name Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ translates to “safe harbour,” and that’s precisely what you’ll find as you embark on your eBike adventure. Hop on one of our high-tech bikes and ride to some of the most fantastic destinations in the region, from the iconic Amphitrite Point Lighthouse to the expansive Long Beach. Let the breathtaking beauty of Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ First Nation land surround you as you explore its hidden gems.
Experience High-Tech Bikes
Our fleet includes three different types of high-tech electric bikes, designed for riders of all levels. Whether you want to effortlessly coast along scenic trails or tackle more challenging terrain, our bikes are up for the task. You’ll be amazed at how these bikes enhance your exploration of our beloved land.
Meet the T̓iick̓in Team
Behind every great adventure is a dedicated team, and T̓iick̓in is no exception. Our team is led by Catherine Taylor, the daughter of Gordon Taylor Jr., who manages the operation. Assisting her is Kaleena George, the Assistant Manager, and Gordy Taylor III, the eBike Tech, and Gordon Taylor Jr.’s son. We’re excited to extend our services to guests at both Tin Wis and Tsawaak RV Resort, ensuring everyone has the opportunity to experience the thrill of T̓iick̓in ebikes.
Affordable Rental Rates
We believe that everyone should have the chance to explore our stunning landscapes on an electric bike. That’s why we offer flexible rental rates:
– Full Day: $70 (up to 8 hours)
– Half Day: $50 (up to 4 hours)
– Add an Extra Day: $75
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve Pathway: ʔapsčiik t̓ašii
One of the highlights of your eBike adventure is the newly constructed multi-use pathway known as ʔapsčiik t̓ašii (pronounced ups-cheek ta-shee). This 25-kilometer bike path connects Ucluelet and Tofino, offering ample space for both cyclists and pedestrians. It’s a magnificent route that takes you through some of the most breathtaking scenery the region has to offer.
Explore Ucluelet and Tofino Responsibly
As you set out on your ebike adventure, we kindly remind you to be respectful to all living beings, the land, and the water. Whether you encounter wildlife or fellow travelers, a spirit of respect and care guides your journey. And if you have any questions or simply want to share your experiences, please feel free to drop in and chat with our friendly team. We can’t wait to see you, and we wish you a safe and love-filled adventure in our beautiful territory.
At T̓iick̓in Ebike Rentals, we believe that every ride is a chance to connect with the land, immerse yourself in Indigenous culture, and contribute to the healing process. Book your electric bike adventure today and let the Thunderbird guide you through the enchanting landscapes of Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ First Nation land.
Book now here – https://www.tbirdebikes.com/