office phone: +1 (250) 920 5775
address: 1034 Hillside Avenue, Victoria, BC V8T 2A5
Monday – Friday: 9:00am-4:00pm
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Provincial Program Manager,
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GoByBike BC Society Mailing Address:
74591 Kitsilano RPO
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... [Read More...]
We’ve gotten hundreds of amazing, creative, and joyful Sticker Challenge submissions. It’s been a hoot! Don’t forget to send us your final Sticker Challenge photos by October 14th for your chance to win a Norco E-Bike. [Read More...]
Go By Bike Week is for the whole family! We thrilled that so many families have taken part this year. Be sure to log your rides by October 14. Please – Tell you friends! We want an awesome turn-out for 2020! [Read More...]
The Sticker Challenge has been an absolute delight! We have LOVED the photo submissions we’ve received. Send us your photo of your Stickers by October 14 for your chance to win a Norco E-bike! [Read More...]
There are only 5 days left to log each and every ride that you took between September 28 and October 4! Log rides for bragging rights! Log rides to help us show off great participation numbers! Log rides to help make the case for more cycling infrastructure! Remember that this year,... [Read More...]
Help us reach our goal of 4,000 participants in Go By Bike Week 2020!Right now, we’re at 3,600 – Oh So Close! Log your rides today! Tell your friends to register and log their rides! Final day to Log is October 14 at midnight. [Read More...]
We’re highlighting some of our most popular Neighbourhood Rides from the past few months, and debuting some new ones created for Go By Bike Week by the community! These scavenger hunts, discovery rides, and ride the distance rides are a great way to visit hidden gems in your community and learn... [Read More...]
With Go By Bike Week on the horizon, here’s every single way you can win a prize! Prizes are listed under the “prizes/coupons” tab on the sidebar. We have over 500 individual prizes worth a total of approximately $20,000 this year! Grand Prize (1st of 2 e-bikes!): Awarded through a random... [Read More...]
Biking to School is a huge part of Go By Bike Week. Join us for this free, fun, week-long biking event for students of all ages and abilities. This is a great way to practice sustainability at your school and highlight the benefits of active transportation for your class. Biking to... [Read More...]
We’re thrilled to announce that our 2020 Go By Bike Week t-shirts are now available! Help support the Bike to Work Society and have a beautifully-designed shirt! Made in Canada, printed locally, and made from 100% organic cotton. Nothing but the best for you! You can purchase these online and pick them... [Read More...]
Hear from the GVCC, GVBTWS, and many of our fantastic community partners as we talk all things Go By Bike Week and share stories about cycling. This launch was recorded September 14th. [Read More...]
For the past 25 Bike to Work Weeks, Celebration Stations have been the cornerstone of this event. This year, we’ve worked hard to ensure we can stay safe while still hosting a series of stations during Go By Bike Week. Just like in previous Bike to Work Weeks, you can visit... [Read More...]
Join us for our very first virtual movie night to celebrate Go By Bike Week! We are screening Kate Trumbull-LaValle and Johanna Sokolowski’s 2016 documentary Ovarian Psycos. We’re hosting this movie night Friday, October 2, 2020, from 7 PM – 8:15 PM Ovarian Psycos (2016) is about a new generation of... [Read More...]
In Spring, our Bike Skills program entered new territory, as we had to cancel our usual in-person courses and create new online offerings. Between May and August we hosted webinars on subjects from bike maintenance to COVID safety, from e-bikes to bike specific exercises. We’re pleased to offer two new webinars... [Read More...]
Every ride counts for this year’s Go By Bike Week (formerly Bike to Work Week). We have new activities this year to support our participants whose usual work commutes have been disrupted. The second new activity is the NEIGHBOURHOOD RIDES: These rides are self-guided bike tours, and take you to hidden... [Read More...]
Every ride counts for this year’s Go By Bike Week (formerly Bike to Work Week). We have all sorts of new activities this year to support our participants whose usual work commutes have been disrupted. Our first new activity is the STICKER CHALLENGE: Support the local businesses that support Go By... [Read More...]
Enter to WIN a GoByBike BC Society Provincial Prize! To enter:
1. Register for the upcoming event
2. Log a trip during the event dates (a qualifying trip is any trip that you choose to GoByBike instead of by motor vehicle)
Spend a magical 8 days cycling past sun-kissed beaches, vibrant fishing villages, peaceful pine forests and shimmering blue waters on your way from Porto to Lisbon. To enter this special prize draw, you must complete the Exodus Prize Entry here: https://www.exodustravels.com/ca/GoByBike-fall-registration
Win 1 of 10 – $50 Visa Gift Cards
Check out the hundreds of prizes we have available for Go By Bike Week participants!
The two e-bikes are each valued at $3,599, and are sponsored by MyBelmont.
There are two ways enter the grand prize draw to win one of these e-bikes. One way is to register for, and log one ride during, Go By Bike Week. The other way is to collect five different stickers as part of our upcoming Sticker Challenge and submit a photo of the stickers to the Bike to Work Society. One lucky winner will be randomly selected.
“The Scene VLT’s step-through aluminum frame offers riders ease of use and versatility combined with a Shimano STEPS E6100 electric assist. Its removable battery makes charging easy, and the thru-axle hubs ensure your bike and its wheels are securely locked when you park. The Tektro hydraulic disc brakes and Shimano drivetrain add reliable, effective performance, whether you’re stopping or going.”
This bike was donated to us by Fort Street Cycles! One lucky Go By Bike Week Participant will win this fantastic bike, with a value of $849.
$79.99 value each
We have 22 Individual Tires, or 11 pairs, of Schwalbe’s best selling model of tire: the Marathon. We have all sorts of sizes of these puncture resistant bike tires.
Nothing beats a good lock. That’s why we’re excited to offer the following bike locks as prizes for Go By Bike Week:
Kryptonite Evolution U-Lock
Kryptonite Cable Lock
Kryptonite New York Lock
x2 Finish Line Super Bike Wash
x2 Exceeda Road Cap
24x Honey Stinger Gel Shots
Camelbak Water Bottle
2x Finishline Gear Floss
4x Xtract Gloves (Womans)
Bike Locks and Overshoes
7x 49N DIx Cork Bar Tape
Endura Freezing Point Overshoe
2xSerfas MB-3 Micro Blast With CO2
2x 49N Ultra Doppler Rear Tail Light
2x PRO- Compact Minipump Magnet Lock System
4x Norco Water Bottles
CrankBros F10 Multi Tool
Boxes of KronoBars and Fruit 3 energy bars
Eleven Blackburn Click front lights ($25 value each)
Two Evo E-tec USB front lights ($20 value each)
Ten Patch Kits ($6 value each)
$85 value each!
Atmos 2 Road Helmet ($50 value)
Serfas Kilowatt Helmet ($89 value)
Lucky GBBW participants can win either one major tune up ($90 value) or one of several minor tune ups ($50 value each) at JK’s Bicycleitis!
$69.99 value each
Comes with Stickers!
$39.99 value each
$150 Value Each
Eligible at any drop in Saanich Recreation facility
Coffee, Tea, dried fruit and cane sugar. $50 value.
Plus four gift cards for free beer and chocolate!
A helmet that alerts you when cars are in your blind spot and activates turn signals & brake lights based on your body movements.
Lululemon will provide you with a top and bottom from their new On The Move collection!
15 water bottles, a t-shirt, a tank top, 3 coil note books with pens, and 4 foldable towels.
The Greater Victoria Bike to Work Society (GVBTWS) is a registered non-profit society governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. We are dedicated to encouraging and promoting the bicycle as a viable form of transportation to and from work.
To accomplish this, the Society endorses the following goals:
A key organizing principle of Bike to Work Week is workplace team building. This cooperative environment provides the opportunity for participants to experience cycling in a fun and social way. At its core, Bike to Work Week is a program that aims to shift travel behaviour. By celebrating cycling and rewarding participation, the program helps participants discover the intrinsic benefits of cycling and that commuting by bike is an enjoyable and feasible option for getting to work.
We promote campaigns such as the CRD’s ‘Cruise with Courtesy’ principles and educating cyclists to their rights and responsibilities through our Bike Skills courses.
The GVBTWS Bike Skills courses combine classroom and on-road training to develop safe cycling habits and behaviours. Bike skills courses help cyclists make informed and safe decisions while sharing the road. The outcome of course participation is an increase in comfort and confidence on two wheels, and on the road.
Through our workplace workshops, we address common barriers to cycling, and offer practical solutions to employees and employers to make cycling to work more accessible.
Working closely with the Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition, Bike Maps.org, the CRD, and all municipalities in the Greater Victoria region ensures that we can address issues related to commuter cycling.