Greater Victoria

Capital Bike

  • Riders 1,216
  • Teams 283
  • New Riders 377
  • Kms Biked 0
  • Total Trips 0
  • Calories Burned 0
  • Kgs of GHGs Saved 0

Greater Victoria Contact Information

James Coates
Program Coordinator
email: james@biketowork.ca
office phone: +1 (250) 920 5775
address: 1034 Hillside Avenue, Victoria, BC V8T 2A5

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 9:00am-4:00pm

GoByBikeBC Society Contact Information

For Provincial sponsorship enquiries, contact:
Terri-Lynn Gifford,
Provincial Program Manager,
terri-lynn@biketowork.ca

To learn about running an event in your community, contact:
Terri-Lynn Gifford,
Provincial Program Manager,
terri-lynn@biketowork.ca

For Provincial media enquiries:
Penny Noble,
Executive Director,
pnoble@biketowork.ca

GoByBike BC Society Mailing Address:
74591 Kitsilano RPO
Vancouver BC
V6K 4P4

About

The Greater Victoria Bike to Work Society and Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition and are excited to announce their merger and the creation of a new cycling Society, titled Capital Bike. Capital Bike’s vision is to serve the entire Capital region …

Prizes & Coupons

See below for all our great prizes, from an e-bike, to bike tune ups, to free groceries. Many more yet to be added so keep checking back 🙂

What's happening in Greater Victoria...

  • May 9, 2021

    3 Weeks to go!

    The registration drive for Go By Bike Week is off to a great start. 1 week down, 3 to go! Today, we’re highlighting our supporters at BC Transit and the prize they’re offering for a lucky Go By Bike Week participant: a Marin Fairfax 2 bike! This bike comes with lights and a lock,... [Read More...]

  • May 5, 2021

    T-Shirts Available Now

    Our limited edition Go By Bike Week 2021 T-shirts are now available for purchase. We hope you like them as much as we do! You can buy shirts online at the button below and pickup anytime from our office at 1034 Hillside Avenue. Made from organic cotton and printed locally, these... [Read More...]

  • May 2, 2021

    Pick up you Team Leader Kit!

    With 4 weeks to go until Go By Bike Week, it’s time to claim your Team Leader Kit from the Capital Bike Office. Each kit contains goodies to help you promote the event to your team including a poster, free t-shirt, bike lights, CRD bike maps, and much more! Supplies are... [Read More...]

  • Apr 29, 2021

    GBBW Launch: Announcing prizes, Team Leader Kits, and more!

    Today Adam and James of Capital Bike began the month long countdown to Go By Bike Week with a livestreamed launch. Featuring videos from some of our many sponsors we talked Team leader Kits, prizes, registration, the new t-shirts, and more! Watch the video below to get the inside scoop on... [Read More...]

  • Apr 22, 2021

    Announcing Capital Bike

    In April 2021 we launched Capital Bike, a new organization created by the merger of the Greater Victoria Bike to Work Society and the Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition. Capital Bike is committed to serving the entire Capital Region with cycling education, advocacy, and celebration. We’re happy to continue Go By Bike... [Read More...]

  • Mar 31, 2021

    Announcing Go By Bike Week 2021: May 31-June 6

    Exactly two months from today it’ll be time to don your helmets, hop on your bikes, and log those kilometres for Greater Victoria’s biggest bike event. In 2020, we changed Bike to Work Week to Go By Bike Week in response to COVID. With a whole new group of families, recreational... [Read More...]

  • Feb 14, 2021

    Winter Go By Bike Day Results

    We’re grateful that Winter Go By Bike Day wasn’t a day later, when we were blanketed with a lot of snow for the long weekend. Thanks to all those who logged their rides on Friday, February 12th to demonstrate Greater Victoria’s commitment to year round riding. Results: Prize Winners Usually, we’d... [Read More...]

  • Jan 20, 2021

    Winter Go By Bike Day

    Whether you’ll be riding to work, to school, for fun, or to stretch your legs while working from home, join bike riders around the world on and promote year-round riding! Commit to ride on February 12th to demonstrate Greater Victoria’s commitment to active transportation. With our milder winters, this could even... [Read More...]

  • Oct 24, 2020

    GBBW 2020 Prize Winners:

    Please find below the prize winners for Go By Bike Week 2020. Individual winners are listed first, with teams and special prize winners at the end. *We will be contacting prize winners via email with instructions about prize pick-up. Keep an eye out for that email! *Please Note bike skills prize winners... [Read More...]

  • Aug 19, 2020

    Greater Victoria’s Go By Bike Week: September 28th-October 4th

    The Bike to Work Week you know and love is back with a new name, new safety protocols, but the same goal of promoting cycling through one of the region’s largest free community events. What’s New? We’re shifting focus from large in-person events to safer and more inclusive bike activities and... [Read More...]

  • Aug 1, 2020

    Bike to Work Week is now Go By Bike Week

    After postponing Bike to Work Week for the first time in 25 years, our event is returning with a new name, new safety protocols, and fun new activities, but the same goal of promoting cycling through one of the region’s largest free community events. We couldn’t be more excited to announce... [Read More...]

Prizes & Coupons

GoByBike Provincial Prizes

Enter to WIN a GoByBike BC Society Provincial Prize! To enter:

1. Register for the upcoming event
2. Log your bike rides between May 31 and June 6, 2021

Stay tuned for updates and more prizes!

Grand Prize: A Cycling Adventure for 2 Cycling the Dalmatian Coast in Croatia, Sponsored by Exodus Travels

This grand prize trip package sponsored by Exodus Travels includes hotel accommodations, a local leader and planned routes and itineraries with support vehicles to follow. Prize winner must be 19 years of age or older. Prize package does not include round trip airfare, To learn more CLICK HERE.

$50 Visa Gift Card

Win 1 of 4 – $50 Visa Gift Cards.

Winners will be contacted via email. Visa Gift Cards will be sent to each winner.

$250 Sugoi Gift Card

$250 Gift Card to go online-shopping at Sugoi.

Greater Victoria Prizes

See below for all our great prizes, from an e-bike, to bike tune ups, to free groceries. Many more yet to be added so keep checking back :)

Norco Scene VLT E-Bike from Westshore Bicycles

Thanks to Westshore Bicycles for donating this year’s grand prize!

A description of the Norco Scene VLT from Norco’s website, which describes why this e-bike makes for such an awesome grand prize:

“The Scene VLT is an ultra-versatile, relaxed step-through electric hybrid that allows riders of all sorts to get around easily and replaces the need for a car in the city.:

A dozen pairs of Schwalbe Marathon Tires: various sizes

These 12 pairs of tires, kindly donated by Schwalbe, include versions for touring, road biking, mountain biking, basically whatever type of riding you’re doing, we’ve got tires for it. Schwalbe Marathons offer a high degree of puncture protection for any lucky winner.

Two Wheel Gear Garment Pannier

Thanks to our friends at Two Wheel Gear for this great prize! Think of how much you could get done on your bike with these panniers!

10x Free Bicycle Tune Ups -Cycles West

10 lucky Go By Bike Week participants can win a free tune up by the fine folks at Cycles West, $79.99 value each!

10 x Free Tune Ups - North Park Bike Shop

Get your bike tuned up for free after Go By Bike Week by our friends at North park Bike Shop! Log your rides from May 31-June 6 and maybe you’ll be a lucky winner 🙂

Tune Ups from JK's Bicycleitis

2 $50 value tune ups and 1 $90 value major tune up kindly donated by JK’s Bicycleitis!

7x $50 Gift Cards - The Market on Yates

That’s a lot of free groceries for seven lucky prize winners!

About

The Greater Victoria Bike to Work Society and Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition and are excited to announce their merger and the creation of a new cycling Society, titled Capital Bike. Capital Bike’s vision is to serve the entire Capital region with cycling education, celebration, and advocacy.

You can find out more about our newly merged organization on our new website www.CapitalBike.ca.

 

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