Winter GoByBike Week is February 6-12, 2023! Register now and experience the joy of winter riding.

International Winter Bike Day is on Friday, February 10, 2023. Let’s celebrate together and experience the joy of winter riding. Join the movement, register now and commit to ride! There are lots of prizes in the forecast.

We encourage British Columbians to ride their bike as much as possible from February 6 -12, 2023: ride to work, to school, for fun, for exercise, to relieve stress, to clear your mind … no matter the reason, just ride your bike and log your total kilometers online at www.GoByBikeBC.ca and you’ll be entered into a prize draw for some great prizes! REGISTRATION IS OPEN.

How do I register?

If you have an account, all you have to do is log into your existing account, and you are registered automatically. If you are NEW to the movement, just create a new account and you are good to roll! Registration is FREE!

I’ve registered, now what?

Check out our WINTER RIDING RESOURCES and make sure to log all your kilometers biked February 6 – 12, 2023 to be entered into a prize draw for great prizes.

Interested in riding in the winter, but not sure where to start?

In preparation for Winter GoByBike Week from February 6-12, 2023, we are offering a series of FREE WEBINARS with tips and tricks for #wintercycling in different regions of British Columbia.

👉 WINTER CYCLING IN METRO VANCOUVER / LOWER MAINLAND:
__Monday, January 30, 2023 @12pm PST
__REGISTER HERE >>
__Brought to you by GoByBike BC Society and HUB Cycling

This webinar is taught by one of HUB’s experienced bike instructors who’ve taught a range of cyclists of all ages across Metro Vancouver. Participants will learn about outfitting their bikes and themselves for fall and winter riding, advanced cycling safety, cold-weather care for their bike, and route planning considerations.

👉 WINTER CYCLING 101: OKANAGAN EDITION
__Thursday, February 2, 2023 @7pm PST
__REGISTER HERE >>
__Brought to you by GoByBike BC Society, the Vernon Library, and the City of Vernon

👉 TOP 5 WINTER RIDING QUESTIONS IN THE GREATER VICTORIA AREA ANSWERED
__Monday, February 6, 2023 @12pm PST
__REGISTER HERE >>
__Capital Bike and Go By Bike BC answer your top winter riding questions to start off Winter Go By Bike Week (Feb 6-12)!

.. TELL YOUR FRIENDS AND MAKE SURE TO FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK OR INSTAGRAM FOR UPDATES AND PRIZES.

PROVINCIAL PRIZES

Online Tickets for the Virtual Bicycle Film Festival Worldwide

We have 3 tickets for the Virtual Bicycle Film Festival Worldwide.

In celebration of #InternationalWinterBikeToWorkDay on Friday, February 10, one of the three tickets will be going to a workplace team packaged up with GoByBike BC front lights, seat covers and neck warmers for the entire team.

Get your workplace involved and register a workplace team! International Winter Bike to Work Day has seen participation from countries such as the United States, Sweden, Finland, Croatia, Germany, and Poland among many others. Let’s put British Columbia on the map! 

HOW IT WORKS:
– Rally your team or get an old team back together.
– Register for Winter GoByBike Week or log back into an existing account.
– Log your rides on Friday, Feb 10 – International Winter Bike To Work Day, and make sure your team mates log their rides, too!

You can find more information how to create a team, join a team, or invite others to join your team HERE.

Online Film Pass for the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF)

In celebration of #InternationalWinterBikeToWorkDay on Friday, February 10, one online film pass for the VIMFF will be going to a workplace team packaged up with GoByBike BC front lights, seat covers and neck warmers for the entire team.

Get your workplace involved and register a workplace team! International Winter Bike to Work Day has seen participation from countries such as the United States, Sweden, Finland, Croatia, Germany, and Poland among many others. Let’s put British Columbia on the map! 

HOW IT WORKS:
– Rally your team or get an old team back together.
– Register for Winter GoByBike Week or log back into an existing account.
– Log your rides on Friday, Feb 10 – International Winter Bike To Work Day, and make sure your team mates log their rides, too!

You can find more information how to create a team, join a team, or invite others to join your team HERE.

Win a Let’s Go Biking eBook of Your Choice

We are excited that @letsgobikingnow donated one of each eBook of their cycling guide series: Vancouver & Around, Okanagan & Beyound, and (fresh off the press!) Vancouver Island. ⁠

To be entered into the draw and in addition to riding your bike during Winter GoByBike Week and logging your trips, please send an email to stories@gobybikebc.ca with a photo of your bike (or the view when riding your bike) and a short description of your favourite ride and why it’s your favourite. #AnyRideCounts!⁠

Win a Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair

Register for Winter GoByBike Week, log your rides February 6-12, and automatically enter into the draw for the Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair.

The Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair is up-to-date with the latest information, procedures, and techniques, covering everything from minor adjustments to complete overhauls. It features clear, step-by-step instructions, high-quality photos and useful charts and graphs to thoroughly explain and demonstrate hundreds of repairs. This is the ultimate reference guide for nearly every level mechanic and every bike.

Win a GoByBike BC neck warmer, front light, or seat cover

💥 #WinterGoByBikeWeek Social Media Contest Alert on FACEBOOK & INSTAGRAM. Keep an eye out for this post and make sure to read the rules carefully for a chance to win the ORTLIEB Velocity backpack sponsored by NRG Enterprises/Lanctot.

Win a GoByBike BC neck warmer, front light, or seat cover

Register for Winter GoByBike Week, log your rides February 6-12, and automatically enter into the draw for a GoByBike BC front light for your bicycle, the originial GoByBike BC neck warmer, OR a GoByBike BC seat cover.

Win a Set of Pogies for Yourself and Your Riding Buddy

💥 #WinterGoByBikeWeek Social Media Contest Alert on FACEBOOK & INSTAGRAM. Keep an eye out for this post and make sure to read the rules carefully for a chance to win one adult pair of bar mittens from Wolf Tooth together with a pair of kids pogies from Kids Ride Shotgun donated by HLC.

Win a Gift Card

Log your rides between February 6-12 to be entered into the draw for gift cards to your favourite bike shop or the following VISA gift cards. Make sure to log EVERY bike ride to be entered into ALL PRIZE DRAWS!

  • log 1 ride to enter the draw for a $25 Visa Gift Card
  • log 2 rides to enter the draw for a $50 Visa Gift Card
  • log 3+ rides to enter the draw for a $100 Gift Card

.. TELL YOUR FRIENDS AND MAKE SURE TO FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK OR INSTAGRAM FOR UPDATES AND MORE CONTESTS.