Greater Victoria

Winter GoByBike Week: February 6 - 12, 2023

  • Riders 797
  • Teams 366
  • New Riders 228
  • Kms Biked 0
  • Total Trips 0
  • Kgs of GHGs Saved 0

Greater Victoria Contact Information

Jordan Glowicki

Events Manager
email: jordan.glowicki@capitalbike.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 GoByBike Week program enquiries, please contact:
Terri-Lynn Gifford
Provincial Program Manager
terri-lynn@gobybikebc.ca

For all other enquiries, please contact:
Katie Macpherson,
Executive Director,
katie@gobybikebc.ca

GoByBike BC Society Mailing Address:
PO BOX 995
Nelson BC
V1L 6A5

About

Capital Bike’s vision is to serve the entire Capital region with cycling education, celebration, and advocacy. You can find out more about our organization at www.CapitalBike.ca.  

Prizes & Coupons

Winter Go By Bike Week is sponsored by Oak Bay Bikes! Oak Bay bikes has generous donated a Endura Clothing pack (Jacket, rain pants, gaiter, & shoe covers) valued at over $550! View the exclusive prize list on the Capital …

What's happening in Greater Victoria...

  • Feb 3, 2023

    Heart of Winter & Funky Helmet Group Rides

    In honour of Winter Go By Bike Week (Feb. 6 – 12), we’re hosting 2 fun rides: The Heart of Winter & The Funky Helmet Ride! The Heart of Winter Ride When: Wednesday, Feb. 8th, 6-7 PM; arrive by 5:30 PMWhere: Esquimalt United Church (500 Admirals Road, Victoria) We will begin... [Read More...]

  • Jan 20, 2023

    Winter Go By Bike Week Prizes

    What you really want to know about… Prizes! Oak Bay Bikes had generously sponsored our Winter Grand Prize of an Endura Clothing Prize pack valued at over $550! This includes a jacket, rain pants, gaiter, and shoe covers, exchangeable for your size! To win this, log 4+ rides during Winter Go... [Read More...]

  • Jan 20, 2023

    Top 5 Winter Riding Questions Answered | Feb 6 Webinar

    Capital Bike and Go By Bike BC answer your top Winter riding questions to start off Winter Go By Bike Week! Got a question you want answered? Send us an email with an optional short video of yourself asking the question! note: webinar will be posted to Capital Bike’s YouTube account shortly... [Read More...]

  • Sep 20, 2022

    Route Planning and Cold Weather Webinar Recordings

    In honour of Fall Go By Bike Week 2022 (Oct 3-9), we’re hosted 2 very exciting and informative webinars! Check ’em out! Don’t Trust Google Maps: Navigating by Bike w/Ed Pullman Whether you’re a novice or a long-time commuter, one of the most important parts of getting around on a bike is... [Read More...]

  • May 27, 2022

    How to be the BEST TEAM LEADER

    Go By Bike Week is ALMOST HERE! Is your team ready? Here are some tips on how YOU can be the best Team Leader EVER! How-To Videos Struggling to Recruit? It can be intimidating to start cycling. Have a chat with your team members about concerns they may have or barriers... [Read More...]

Prizes & Coupons

GoByBike Provincial Prizes

Enter to WIN a GoByBike BC Society Provincial Prize!

To enter:
1. Register for Winter GoByBike Week.
2. Log your bike rides between February 6-12, 2023. If you are on STRAVA you can connect your Strava to your GoByBike account - see our FAQs.

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.

"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!⁠

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.

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.

Ortlieb Velocity Backpack

💥 #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.

GoByBike BC LED Rechargeable Front Bike Light

GoByBike BC Seat Cover

GoByBike neck warmer

A Chance To Win One Of The Following Gift Cards

  • 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

Greater Victoria Prizes

Winter Go By Bike Week is sponsored by Oak Bay Bikes!

Oak Bay bikes has generous donated a Endura Clothing pack (Jacket, rain pants, gaiter, & shoe covers) valued at over $550!

View the exclusive prize list on the Capital Bike app (coming soon)!

Grand Prize $550 Endura Clothing Pack from Oak Bay Bikes

Log 4+ rides during Winter Go By Bike Week to enter for this prize!

About

Capital Bike’s vision is to serve the entire Capital region with cycling education, celebration, and advocacy.

You can find out more about our organization at www.CapitalBike.ca.

 

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