Thank you for your interest in Kelowna’s GoByBike event. If you need assistance, please contact:
Urban Systems Ltd.
For GoByBike Week program enquiries, please contact:
Provincial Program Manager
For all other enquiries, please contact:
GoByBike BC Society Mailing Address:
PO BOX 995
Congratulations to all the British Columbians that hit the pavement or trail during this Spring GoByBike Week!! Thank you for sharing all your wonderful stories, photos, and social media tags throughout the month. Without further adieu, here are the final participation numbers: This past spring GoByBike Week motivated 41,037 British Columbians,... [Read More...]
Pedego Electric Bike’s Avenue Sleek Commuter E-Bike with a 48V 10Ah battery– Carmen McKaig, Tofino– Becky Stamile, Vernon and North Okanagan Axiom Cycling Gear– Waterproof Monsoon 32+ Panniers – Sharon Chow, Quesnel – Waterproof Monsoon 32+ Panniers – Anneli Schadeli, Cranbrook– Waterproof Monsoon 32+ Panniers – Kevin Gianakos, Bella Coola– Monsoon... [Read More...]
In 2009, June was declared National Indigenous History Month in Canada. During this month, Canada celebrates and honors the history, heritage, and diversity of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis Peoples. This month is also a time for Canadians to learn about, appreciate, and acknowledge the strength and resiliency of Indigenous Peoples... [Read More...]
Get excited! GoByBike Week is underway! Check out the EVENT CALENDAR here to see the stations happening this afternoon and tomorrow. Celebration Station: Ben Lee Park | 900 Houghton Road, Kelowna (parking lot) Satellite Station: 10am-6pm | E-Kruise | 1195 Richter St. [Read More...]
Log all your rides to help show the need for more cycling infrastructure in your community! Spring GoByBike Week is here! We are thrilled to see so many first-time and regular riders join their Community Events to celebrate cycling and active transportation. Make sure you log every bike ride on LogMyRide to join our... [Read More...]
Get excited! GoByBike Week is underway! Check out the EVENT CALENDAR here to see all the great local events that will be taking place over GoByBike Week! Celebration Station: Grizzli Winery | 2550 Boucherie Road, West Kelowna (parking lot) Satellite Stations: 7:30am-9:30am | Swalwell Park – District of Lake Country 7-11am... [Read More...]
Get excited! GoByBike Week is underway! Check out the EVENT CALENDAR here to see all the great local events that will be taking place over GoByBike Week! Celebration Station: Parkinson Rec Centre – 1800 Parkinson Way (Just off the Rail Trail Clement & Spall) Satellite Stations: 7-9am | Lululemon & SpinCo | 410... [Read More...]
Ride and Repair North Shore May 7th and 8th 2023 In partnership with Dialed Bike Service and Indigenous Women Outdoors Our first Ride and Repair event was held in North Vancouver at Dialed Bike Service, a locally owned and operated bike shop located on the ancestral lands of the Squamish, Musqueam,... [Read More...]
This year’s GoByBike Week is about SHIFTING YOUR MODE and choosing to bike instead of taking motorized transport. When participating in GoByBike Week, May 29 – June 4, 2023, enter your bike rides in LogMyRide and click the “Mode Shift” box to indicate that you replaced your motorized trip with a leg-powered... [Read More...]
In early 2023, GoByBike BC welcomed Lyn Clark to the team as the Indigenous Outreach Coordinator. Lyn has been hard at work since she joined the society, and instrumental in the creation and collaboration with partner groups of the Ride & Repair Workshops. She has worked alongside the Indigenous Youth Mountain Bike Program,... [Read More...]
Welcome March!! We are getting excited for Spring and are hard at work planning this years #SpringGoByBike week!! Stay tuned. #gobybikebc #unitedbycycling [Read More...]
🎉 The final numbers are in for #WinterGoByBikeWeeks – almost 119,000 kilometers biked! 🚴 Thank you to all participants, volunteers, coordinators, communities and sponsors joining us for the ride this Winter! Riding with friends is always more fun! 🎉 .. and #AnyRideCounts! The last couple of days were big days... [Read More...]
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the ride during Winter GoByBike Week, February 6-12 2023! Thank you to all supporters, sponsors, and cycling enthusiasts! If you haven’t logged all your kilometers, you have until midnight Friday, February 17, to record all your trips in your GoByBike account. Those of... [Read More...]
Interested in riding in the winter, but not sure where to start? You love riding your bike – but you are not quite sure about cycling safety or the rules of the road? You’d like to learn more about how to prepare yourself and your bike for riding in the colder... [Read More...]
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... [Read More...]
GoByBike BC Society is proud to announce the winner of BC’s 2022 Fall GoByBike Weeks grand prize Exodus Travels Cycling Adventure in Italy: Brendan Wesley, from Kelowna, BC. Brendan works for Dawson International and participated as part of the Dawson International GoByBike Week Team, “it’s such a fun and competitive way... [Read More...]
🎉 The final numbers are in for #FallGoByBikeWeeks – almost 1,000,000 kilometers biked! 🚴 Thank you to all participants, volunteers, coordinators, communities and sponsors joining us for the ride this fall! Riding with friends is always more fun! 🎉 .. and #AnyRideCounts! The last couple of days were big days... [Read More...]
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the ride during Fall GoByBike Weeks, October 3-16, 2022! Thank you to all supporters, coordinators, sponsors, and volunteers! If you haven’t logged all your kilometers, you have until midnight Sunday, October 23, to record all your trips in your GoByBike account. Those of... [Read More...]
Wondering what it’s all about? Together with communities all over B.C. GoByBike BC Society wants to encourage more people to #gobybike with events like these. Riding to and from work, getting groceries, dropping the kids off at school, recreational rides hitting the trails or exploring the region – or just getting... [Read More...]
THE FOLLOWING WEBINARS ARE PART OF FALL GOBYBIKE WEEKS . ANYONE CAN PARTICIPATE FOR FREE AND DISCOVER HOW TO RIDE SAFELY, COMFORTABLY, AND ENJOYABLY THIS FALL. “Navigating by Bike“, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 @12pm, hosted by Capital Bike Whether you’re a novice or a long-time commuter, one of the most... [Read More...]
Here’s how it works: Register for Fall GoByBike Weeks and complete the FREE StreetWise Cycling Online Course, and log at least 1 bike ride (this can be a practice ride leading up to Fall GoByBike Weeks). Then email a screenshot of your StreetWise completion certificate (or attach it) to firstname.lastname@example.org. We... [Read More...]
Ride through Italy, from Pisa to Florence with National Geographic award winner Exodus Travels. As a thank you for going by bike, together with Exodus Travels, we are giving away a self-guided dream Cycling in Tuscany adventure for 2! Go beyond the guidebook as you spend magical days cycling from the... [Read More...]
We hope everybody is enjoying the summer and riding their bikes lots! 😎 After a successful Spring GoByBike Week with almost 40,000 riders we are looking forward to #gobybike with you during the upcoming Fall GoByBike Weeks. Mark you calendars: Fall GoByBike Weeks are OCTOBER 3 – 16, 2022. Register now,... [Read More...]
The final numbers are in and we are excited to announce the winners of the Spring GoByBike Week Provincial Prizes! GRAND PRIZE: “Pearls of Holland” – A Self-Guided Cycling Adventure for 2 in The Netherlands sponsored by Exodus Travels– Jennifer McGowan, Campbell River, read the full story HERE AXIOM CYCLING GEAR–... [Read More...]
GoByBike BC Society is excited to announce the winner of BC’s Spring GoByBike Week grand prize Exodus Travels Self-Guided Cycling Adventure in the Netherlands: Jennifer McGowan, of Campbell River, BC. Jennifer McGowan, born and raised in Campbell River, was motivated to register for this year’s Spring GoByBike Week by the chance... [Read More...]
Thank you to everyone who joined us for a ride – or two, or more… – during Spring GoByBike Week 2022! Thank you to all supporters, coordinators, sponsors, and volunteers! If you haven’t logged all your kilometers, you have until midnight Monday, June 13, to record all your trips in your... [Read More...]
#GoByBike week continues in the Central Okanagan! Ride and join local bike shops, Cyclepath & Chainline Cycle on Thursday June 2nd, 2022. They are both hosting Satellite Stations offering Bike Supports, Snacks, Refreshments and Prizes! #AnyRideCounts [Read More...]
Spring GoByBike Week is just around the corner – have you registered yet? #AnyRideCounts this spring: to and from work or school, to get groceries, to get some fresh air or meet up for a coffee with friends, trail rides, pump track laps, recreational rides to explore your region. Taking the bus... [Read More...]
Canada has dropped all testing for travelers, and we are thrilled to partner with National Geographic Award Winning Company, Exodus Travels, as our grand prize sponsor again for Spring GoByBike Week! Uncover the Pearls of Holland on this leisurely circular SELF-GUIDED cycling trip, starting and ending in the enchanting city of... [Read More...]
With the official Spring Equinox this past Sunday (March 20), what better time to announce #SpringGoByBikeWeek 2022! Get your calendars!SPRING GOBYBIKE WEEK is May 30 – June 5, 2022!Register now, and start tracking your kilometers biked to see how many kilograms of greenhouse gases you save. Participation is FREE, fun, helps... [Read More...]
2022 Call for GoByBike BC Board of Directors Summary GoByBike BC is a provincial non-profit society that promotes active transportation by using bicycles for everyday transportation across the province of British Columbia. We believe that regular bicycling can improve both physical and mental health and help to reduce our environmental impact on the planet. Description ... [Read More...]
Thank you to everyone who joined us for a ride – or two or more.. – during Winter GoByBike Week 2022! We had quite the mix of weather conditions across British Columbia. If you haven’t logged all your kilometers, you have until midnight Friday, February 18, to record all your trips... [Read More...]
You can still register for #WinterGoByBikeWeek! Head over to https://logmyride.gobybikebc.ca/, log your KMs biked between Monday, Feb 7, and Sunday, Feb 13, 2022 and enter for a chance to win one of many great price such as online tickets for the Bicycle Film Festival, a prize pack from our friends at... [Read More...]
Did you know that biking in the wintertime is not only possible, but can be fun, too?! You love riding your bike – in spring and summer, and maybe fall, but you are not quite sure about winter riding? You’d like to learn more about how to prepare yourself and your... [Read More...]
Ride as little or as much as you feel comfortable during Winter GoByBike Week February 7-13, 2022 – and make sure to log all your rides for a chance to win some great prizes. ANY RIDE COUNTS: to get some fresh air, to get groceries, riding to school or to work, a ride around... [Read More...]
This year’s International Winter Bike Day is on Friday, February 11, 2022. What better occasion to celebrate year-round cycling for a WHOLE WEEK: February 7-13, 2022! Join the movement, register now and commit to ride! We encourage British Columbians to ride their bike as much as possible from February 7 -13,... [Read More...]
This Giving Tuesday our hearts go out to all the communities across our province who have experienced loss and damages as a result of floods. GoByBike BC works in many of the impacted communities. We ask that you please keep these communities in your thoughts as you think about ways to... [Read More...]
Trois, deux, un, go! That’s exactly what Kristy Gabelhouse will do in France, as she sets out on her cycling adventure as the Grand prize winner of GoByBike BC Society’s Fall GoByBike Weeks draw, sponsored by Exodus Travels. Bonjours, baguettes, and bikes are all part of this dreamy trip that has... [Read More...]
Did you #gobybike between September 27 and October 10, 2021? Did you log all your rides?! It’s not too late to register today and log at least one trip you chose to ride your bicycle instead of using a motorized vehicle between September 27 and October 10, 2021 – and enter... [Read More...]
This year, the Government of Canada designated September 30th as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Today, we recognize the tragic history of loss and the lasting effects of the residential school system. Today, we honour survivors, their families, and communities, and ensure that public commemoration of the history and... [Read More...]
Check out our coupons from some of our partners for extra GoByBike Week perks! [Read More...]
**GIVEAWAY** Where would a new e-bike take you? For GoByBike Week Central Okanagan, we’re giving away a NEW REVS CANGO Electric Bike, sponsored by Kelowna E Ride. Head over to the City of Kelowna Facebook page, like the post, leave a comment telling us where you would cycle on a new e-bike,... [Read More...]
Get excited! GoByBike Week is less than a week away! Check out the EVENT CALENDAR here to see all the great local events that will be taking place over GoByBike Weeks! [Read More...]
LIVE EVENT: 10 Years. 60,000 Miles. 1 Dream. Many of us are dreaming about the days we can travel again, and what better way to experience new places and cultures, than by cycling! Cycling allows you to travel further than you can on foot, and enjoy the freedom to stop whenever... [Read More...]
FREE WEBINAR: Fall & Winter Cycling; To help you get ready for Fall GoByBike Weeks In preparation for Fall GoByBike Weeks from September 27 to October 10, 2021, 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. This webinar is... [Read More...]
GoByBike BC Society supports BC Cycling Coalition‘s efforts in establishing safer passing laws to protect cyclists and pedestrians. This week, mayors and councillors across BC will vote on a resolution in support of a Safe Passing Law in BC. The motion will be ‘on the floor’ this Wednesday, September 15th at the... [Read More...]
Meet Randy Gregory from Kamloops, BC, who won the 2019 GoByBike BC Grand Prize, A Cycling Adventure for 2 in the Baltics, sponsored by Exodus Travels and learn about his personal #GoByBikeStory and how cycling has helped him recover from a work injury. Everyone has a different inspiration to ride. Why... [Read More...]
Registration for Fall GoByBike Weeks is OPEN! Register FREE for your chance to WIN one of many great prizes. We are excited to announce that the grand prize is a Cycling Adventure for 2 in France, sponsored by Exodus Travels. Exodus Travels has been supporting GoByBike events over the last years... [Read More...]
GoByBike Weeks Fall 2021 is coming up! September 27 – October 10 Get ready to ride! Ride your bike to work, school, for fun, exercise, or whatever, just ride your bike and log your rides, every ride counts! Everyone who registers and logs at least one trip will be eligible for... [Read More...]
The countdown is on for #FallGoByBike Weeks which runs Sept. 27-Oct. 10, 2021. Register now, FREE, and when you ride your bike you can enter to win great prizes! This fall ANY bike ride counts: around the block, pump track laps, to and from work or school (from home), to get... [Read More...]
Bicycle Film Festival Select Shorts appeal to a wide audience from film connoisseurs to avid cyclists and everything in between. The curated collection of select short films will take you on a journey around the world, covering such topics as: The first BMX crew in Nigeria The struggle of a young... [Read More...]
GoByBike BC Society is proud to announce the winner of BC’s Spring GoByBike Week grand prize Exodus Travels Cycling Adventure in Croatia: Dr. Sean Maurice, of Prince George, BC. Maurice, an instructor in the Northern Medical Program at UNBC, has been a fair-weather commuter cyclist in Prince George for the past... [Read More...]
We received a ton of videos and it wasn’t an easy choice our judging panel had to make! So many creative submissions! Thank you to everybody who took the time to create and submit a video! The GRAND PRIZE of a $100 VISA gift card goes to Taycee-Belle Martin from Calyburn... [Read More...]
CONGRATULATIONS BIKERS! Here in the Central Okanagan we had nearly 1,300 participants biking over 50,000 kilometers! That’s the equivalent of biking from Kelowna to Vernon 1000 times! Way to go! While we missed seeing you all at celebration stations this spring, we look forward to more events during our FUN-FILLED Fall... [Read More...]
Thanks to everyone who participated in Spring GoByBike May 31 – June 6, 2021. Please log your bike rides by Monday, June 14, 2021 to be entered into the prize draw. Click here to learn how to BACKLOG your bike rides. [Read More...]
This spring ANY ride counts to enter for a chance to win some great prizes! All you have to do is register for Spring GoByBike Week (May 29 – June 6, 2021) HERE and log all your rides. ALL rides count: trail rides, pump track laps, gravel adventures, to get away... [Read More...]
Registration for Spring GoByBike is now open, register FREE for your chance to WIN one of many great prizes, including a cycling adventure for 2 along the Dalmatian Coast in Croatia sponsored by Exodus Travels! Click here to learn what’s included and more about the Grand Prize Trip. For a chance to win this amazing... [Read More...]
Now is the time to rally all your team members and get ready to pedal some KM between May 31 and June 6 for a chance to win great prizes, including an Exodus Travels Cycling Adventure in Croatia, Cycling the Dalmatian Coast. Being part of a team does not mean, you... [Read More...]
Gear up and get ready to roll! GoByBike Week is on it’s way to the Okanagan! Ride your bike to work, to school, for fun, for exercise, to stretch your legs between Zoom meetings, to clear your mind … no matter the reason, just ride your bike and log your rides... [Read More...]
Calling all students! Shoot a short video (60-90 seconds) about why you like riding your bike and how it has helped you during this pandemic. Up for grabs is a $100 VISA gift card for the grand prize and $50 VISA gift cards for each level (Pre-School, Kindergarden – Grade 4,... [Read More...]
The trips have been logged, and the numbers have been crunched. Below are the 2020 GoByBike winning teams (winning schools will be announced soon)! A huge thank you to these generous sponsors for donating the fabulous prizes. BrainTrustChainLine CycleClif ModoNature’s FareOrthoquestUrban Harvest Individual Winners The winner for the Participation prize for... [Read More...]
As a Bronze sponsor for GoByBike Week, in addition to some great team prizes, Modo has offered a $100 driving credit for two Central Okanagan Modo members that logged at least one trip as a registered rider for GoByBike Week. Not a Modo member yet? Join here! Contest rules and how... [Read More...]
Where would a new e-bike take you? We are excited to announce a special giveaway for this year’s GoByBike Week. From Sept. 28 to Oct. 4, 2020, enter to win a brand new Benno Boost Electric Bike, sponsored by Kelowna Cycle & The Hub. How to enter: Register for GoByBike Week and log at... [Read More...]
Thanks to our generous sponsors who have helped us to create some amazing Team Leader kits for this year's GoByBike Week! Each adult Team Leader kit includes: [Read More...]
Built on a strong foundation of love, community + heart, we always have YOU in mind through every decision that is made in our yoga space. OUR goal is to create a space that feels like home to everyone, a place you can come and completely exhale your day and find reprieve in our safe space.Our Yoga Space is a hot yoga studio in the heart of downtown Kelowna, offering lightly heated daily yoga classes for you to enjoy. Our classes range from Power Vinyasa to Gentle Yoga practices. It is our mission to uphold a standard of respect, comfort and inclusivity within our walls. We continue to welcome all of you with open arms, creating a wholehearted, inclusive yoga studio in the Okanagan.
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We have 5 x $50.00 Gift Cards to King Taps Lakeside for daily draws!
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Gift bag includes 2lbs of local fresh roasted coffee and a $20 Gift Certificate to The Bike Shop Cafe and Catering Co!
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Gift bag includes: 2x T-shirts, 1x Quick Dry Hat, 1x Duffle Bag, 1x Frisbee
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GoByBike Week Central Okanagan is a partnership of the City of Kelowna, City of West Kelowna, Westbank First Nation, District of Peachland, District of Lake Country, and the Regional District of Central Okanagan – as well as the Province of British Columbia and GoByBike BC.
We are thrilled to be partnering with Urban Systems and Elevation Outdoors on this amazing opportunity to get residents active, encourage them to explore their communities, and win some great prizes!