Greater Victoria

Fall Go By Bike Week: October 3 - 9th

  • Riders 1,692
  • Teams 605
  • New Riders 629
  • Kms Biked 5,183
  • Total Trips 478
  • Kgs of GHGs Saved 1,123

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

Over $15,000 in prizes to be won from October 3-9! View the exclusive prize list on the Capital Bike app (coming soon)!

What's happening in Greater Victoria...

  • Sep 20, 2022

    Route Planning and Cold Weather Webinars – September 27 & 28

    In honour of Fall Go By Bike Week (Oct 3-9), we’re hosting 2 very exciting and informative webinars! Check ’em out! Don’t Trust Google Maps: Navigating by Bike w/Ed Pullman September 27th, 2022, @12PM via Microsoft Teams Whether you’re a novice or a long-time commuter, one of the most important parts of... [Read More...]

  • Sep 15, 2022

    Guide to: Celebration Stations

    What are Celebration Stations? To encourage riding during Go By Bike Week (Oct 3-9), we set up Celebration Stations along popular cycling routes! Any wheeled gas-free vehicles welcome (bikes, scooters, one-wheels, skateboards, etc.)! At each station, you’ll find: FREE food, drink, & swag one-time prize draws bike mechanics cycling resources &... [Read More...]

  • Sep 12, 2022

    Truth & Reconciliation Day Ride: September 30th

    We are proud to announce that on September 30th, we will again lead a Truth & Reconciliation Day Ride. We will start at Songhees Park at 10 AM for a family-safe ride along Victoria’s AAA (all ages & abilities) network to Royal Athletic Park, arriving at 11:45 AM in time for... [Read More...]

  • Sep 12, 2022

    Fall Go By Bike Week (Oct 3-9) Celebration Station Schedule!

    With only 3 weeks to go until Fall #GoByBikeYYJ, get ready by checking out this year’s Celebration Station schedule! Fall Go By Bike Celebration Station Schedule This year, we have 5 new and exciting locations we have never seen before! Are you up for the challenge of biking to new places?!... [Read More...]

  • Aug 24, 2022

    Get Ready for Fall Go By Bike Week (October 3-9)

    It's officially 6 weeks until Fall #GoByBikeYYJ (October 3-9)! That's right, it's not only a spring event! [Read More...]

  • Jun 24, 2022

    Spring Go By Bike Week Winners🎉

    Thanks to everyone who participated in Spring Go By Bike Week 2022! It was so nice to be out in the community and see your beautiful faces! We can’t wait for Fall Go By Bike Week (Oct 3 – 9)! 🤗 Grand Prize Winners ($800+) Those who won Grand Prizes visited... [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 Fall GoByBike Weeks.
2. Log your bike rides between October 3 -16, 2022. If you are on STRAVA you can connect your Strava to your GoByBike account - see our FAQs.

FREE #GOBYBIKEBC SEAT COVER OR BIKE LIGHT*

*HERE’S HOW IT WORKS:

The first 100 people to register for Fall GoByBike Weeks, completing StreetWise Online and logging ONE ride will be sent an email with further instructions how to redeem their prize.

Check out our FAQ section for help how to register and how to log rides here >>

PROVINCIAL GRAND PRIZE - A SELF-GUIDED CYCLING ADVENTURE FOR 2 IN ITALY SPONSORED BY EXODUS TRAVELS

How to enter into the draw for “Cycling in Tuscany: Pisa to Florence” – A Self-Guided Cycling Adventure for 2 sponsored by Exodus Travels:

Go beyond the guidebook as you spend magical days cycling from the leaning tower of Pisa to the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, cycling under the Tuscan sun through the beautiful countryside that inspired artists and composers such as Leonardo da Vinci and Puccini. Gently cycle along riverside paths, sample some of Italy’s finest wine and taste authentic local cuisine. Enjoy a day in the romantic city of Florence and visit the sights on two wheels in one of the world’s most stunning cities!

Prize winner must be 19 years of age or older. Prize package does not include round trip airfare.

BICYCLE ACCESSORIES SPONSORED BY AXIOM CYCLING GEAR

Axiom bicycle accessories are made with both people and planet in mind, so you can ride freely. Axiom’s thoughtfully-designed products allow you to adapt your bike how you see fit. With more than 30 years of experience and a history of innovative designs, they continue to push the industry forward in new and inspiring ways.
· The entire product line is sustainable, made from reclaimed and recycled materials.
· They ensure their products are ethically produced by trusted partners who are like family.
· Axiom Accessories are quality products with a lifetime warranty, because product made to last means less waste.

Register for Fall GoBybike Weeks, ride your bike between October 3 and 16, 2022, log your ride(s) and you will be entered into the draw for one of the following Axiom accessories:

Totally waterproof and packed with features. Axiom Monsoon Oceanweave® panniers and bike bags are favourites with gritty all-weather riders who want protection, pockets and mega hauling potential. The Axiom Seymour Oceanweave® series is sturdy, dependable, and loaded with long-lasting options. Water-resistant outer fabric sheds dirt easily and resists fading with smart pockets and accessible straps making organization easy, perfect for any commute throughout the year.

Every Axiom bag uses Oceanweave fabric, which is made from recycled, reclaimed fishing nets. 

"LET'S GO BIKING" E-BOOKS: VANCOUVER, OKANAGAN, VANCOUVER ISLAND

Registered participants logging at least one trip can win one of three LET’S GO BIKING e-books donated by Colleen MacDonald. To be entered into the draw and in addition to riding your bike during Fall GoByBike Weeks, 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!

Colleen MacDonald is the author of the popular biking blog Let’s Go Biking. She has written books about local history, as well as children’s stories. Colleen has cycled all over the world and still thinks British Columbia is one of the best places to cycle. She spends her time in Belcarra and Whistler, BC and has is generously donating 3 of her guide books.

HOME TOOL KIT FROM UNIOR BIKE TOOLS

💥 #FallGoByBikeWeeks Social Media Contest Alert on FACEBOOK & INSTAGRAM. Find this post and make sure to read the rules carefully for a chance to win the UNIOR Bike tools Home Tool Kit donated by NRG Enterprises.

The HOME TOOL KIT: 34 carefully selected high-quality Unior tools are enough for much more than just basic maintenance on just about any bike. Foam trays with cutouts will keep tools organized, while the dust and waterproof case will make sure tools will be always securely stored. Included additional blank foam tray gives room for tool case personalization, it can be cut to include some of your favourite tools or removed for extra storage space.

"HI-VIZ-PACKAGE" DONATED BY HLC

💥 #FallGoByBikeWeeks 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 “Hi-Viz-Package” donated by HLC.

The “Hi-Viz-Package” is made up of PROVIZ REFLECT360 Waterproof Cycling Gloves, PROVIZ REFLECT360 Waterproof Overshoes, and the CAT EYE AMPP800 & ViZ300 COMBO KIT.

$25 E-GIFTCARD DONATED BY OUTWAY

Socks are how we inspire and express ourselves. But while apparel shifted towards ‘active wear’ to compliment active lifestyles, we noticed that socks were left behind. To solve this problem, OUTWAY set out to create a pair of socks that meet the technical demands of professional athletes, paired with premium design and comfort for any occasion.

.. AND MORE! NEW PRIZES ADDED WEEKLY!

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Greater Victoria Prizes

Over $15,000 in prizes to be won from October 3-9!
View the exclusive prize list on the Capital Bike app (coming soon)!

Grand Prize $1600 E-Mountain bike experience for 4 from Oak Bay Bikes

Grand Prize Commuter Bike: BC Transit

Valued at $1000!

BIKE TO SCHOOL GRAND PRIZE: Birthday Party at the Flying Squirrel

Of course we didn’t forget about the kids! During Go By Bike Week, kids who ride to school will have the opportunity to add to their school’s tally.

Valued at $350.

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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