Winter GoByBike Day - February 12, 2021

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Nanaimo Contact Information

Madeleine Koch
250-755-4460 ext. 4395

GoByBikeBC Society Contact Information

For Provincial sponsorship enquiries, contact:
Terri-Lynn Gifford,
Provincial Program Manager,

To learn about running an event in your community, contact:
Terri-Lynn Gifford,
Provincial Program Manager,

For Provincial media enquiries:
Penny Noble,
Executive Director,

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

Prizes & Coupons

Pedal to Places Grand Prize: $200 gift certificate to the Nanaimo bike shop of the winner’s choice

GoByBike News & Announcements

  • Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

    2021 Winter GoByBike Day Results and Provincial Prize Winners

    Thank you to each and every one of you who joined us for a ride on February 12, 2021 for #WinterGoByBikeDay. Thank you for braving the brisk conditions and logging your trips and showing your commitment to year-round riding. It was worth the ride, eh?! Provincial Participation Numbers: Provincial Prize Winners:... [Read More...]

  • Saturday, February 13th, 2021

    How to Win Prizes? Log your Bike Rides by February 15, 2021 to Enter the Prize Draw

    Thanks to everyone who participated in Winter GoByBike Day on Friday, February 12, 2021. Please log your bike rides by February 15, 2021 to be entered into the prize draw. Click here to learn how to BACKLOG your Bike Rides. You can enter our CYCLING GEAR & APPAREL CONTEST until midnight... [Read More...]

  • Friday, January 15th, 2021

    Feb. 12, is International Winter Bike Day. Join the movement, register now and commit to ride!

    We encourage British Columbians to ride their bike as much as possible on Feb. 12: ride to work, to school, for fun, for exercise, to stretch your legs between Zoom meetings, to relieve stress, to clear your mind … no matter the reason, just ride your bike on Feb. 12 and... [Read More...]

  • Friday, October 30th, 2020

    Congratulations Alex Roden, Winner of the GoByBike Grand Prize: an Exodus Travels Cycling Trip for Two to Portugal!

    “It’s very surreal, winning a trip to Portugal in the middle of a pandemic, but I’m looking forward to going, whenever that will be!” says Alex Roden of Metro Vancouver, winner of the GoByBike BC Society and HUB Cycling Grand Prize of an Exodus Travels cycling trip for two to Portugal.... [Read More...]

  • Friday, October 9th, 2020

    Prize Announcements!

    Hello again Nanaimo cyclists, It’s the moment we have all been waiting for – Prize announcement time!! Everyone who registered for GoByBike was entered into a draw for some awesome prizes donated by generous local supporters. Here’s the list of winners: Prize Winner Generously donated by Where to pick up* U... [Read More...]

  • Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

    How to Win Prizes? Log your Bike Rides by October 14, 2020 to Enter the Prize Draw

    Thanks to everyone who participated in GoByBike September 28 – October 4, 2020. Please log your bike rides by October 14, 2020 to be entered into the prize draw. Click here to learn how to BACKLOG your Bike Rides. [Read More...]

  • Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

    GoByBike and Pedal to Places Wrap Up

    Hello everyone, The numbers are in and it’s safe to say Nanaimo cyclists really rocked out last week! We had 380 people registered, and logged 26,444 kilometres – an average of 70 kilometres per person. That is pretty impressive! We also had excellent participation in the Pedal to Places Challenge –... [Read More...]

  • Friday, October 2nd, 2020

    Well done so far!

    Hi everyone, I hope you’ve had fun cycling this past week! So far Nanaimo cyclists have logged 22,295 kilometres, burned 668,850 calories and prevented 4,834 kgs of greenhouse gas emissions. Please give yourself a big pat on the back! Just a reminder to log your kms to make sure you are... [Read More...]

  • Thursday, October 1st, 2020

    529 Garage #endbiketheft

    Worried about your bike being stolen? Check out 529 Garage! The Nanaimo RCMP in partnership with the City of Nanaimo hosts the local 529 Garage database which is also connected to a global platform. 529 Garage helps to prevent bike theft by registering bikes on the local database, providing shields as... [Read More...]

  • Monday, September 28th, 2020

    Pedal to Places Challenge Grand Reveal!

    Good morning and happy GoByBike week 🙂 The Pedal to Places Challenge has officially launched! You have from now until October 4 to pedal to as many Places as you can, and collect the code words at each. You just need to check out: The Places map The Places list How... [Read More...]

  • Saturday, September 26th, 2020

    GoByBike is Next Week!

    GoByBike is just around the corner, and it looks like we are going to have some nice weather for the occasion! Thank you to everyone who has signed up. It’s not too late to register, so please spread the word. The more the merrier, as this is a physical distancing friendly... [Read More...]

  • Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

    Call for Places!

    Do you have a favourite place in Nanaimo that you’d love to share?Are you part of a business that welcomes customers on bikes?It’s not too late to enter a special place or business in the Pedal to Places Challenge! What is the Pedal to Places Challenge? It’s a self-guided, touch-free scavenger... [Read More...]

  • Tuesday, September 8th, 2020


    Have you heard of REIMAGINE NANAIMO yet? The City of Nanaimo is asking residents “what do you want Nanaimo to be like in 20 years?” REIMAGINE NANAIMO is looking at a wide range of topics that affect Nanaimo, but this week, the focus is “How we Move”. The question at hand... [Read More...]

  • Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

    Nanaimo GoByBike Fall 2020

    Hello Nanaimo Cyclists! It’s almost that time of year again – Fall GoByBike Week, which runs from September 28-October 4th. As the Spring GoByBike event was cancelled this year, we have even more reason to look forward to getting into the saddle this fall! *Registration is now open* GoByBike week will... [Read More...]

  • Sunday, July 12th, 2020

    We are GEARING UP for our next GoByBike Event: Sept. 28 – Oct. 4, 2020!

    GoByBike will run Sept. 28 – Oct. 4, 2020. Register NOW for your chance to win one of many great prizes, including an Exodus Travels Trip for 2 Cycling the Atlantic Coast of Portugal. Everyone must Create a New Account in the New LogMyRide Application. To Create a NEW ACCOUNT: Please... [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 on February 12, 2021

$50 Gift Card to the Bike Shop of YOUR Choice

4 Prize Winners.

Winners will be contacted via email. Winners will tell us the Bike Shop of their choice, GoByBike BC Society will purchase the $50 gift card for you, and it will be waiting for you at that bike shop!

$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 buy from Sugoi online.

Ortileb Backpack

Nanaimo Prizes

Pedal to Places Grand Prize: $200 gift certificate to the Nanaimo bike shop of the winner's choice

Pedal to Places Grand Prize!

The winner of the Pedal to Places Challenge will receive a $200 gift certificate to the Nanaimo bike shop of their choosing.

The winner will be selected by a draw. Participants get one draw entry per “Place” visited. Stay tuned for the map of Places (to be released the morning of September 28th) and visit as many of the Places as you can during GoByBike to increase your odds of winning!

Submit your completed list of Place code words to by the end of the day on October 4th to be entered.

Provincial Sponsors

Community Sponsors