Spring GoByBike Week - May 31-June 6, 2021

  • Riders 604
  • Teams 60
  • New Riders 291
  • Kms Biked 24,539
  • Total Trips 1,814
  • Calories Burned 736,170
  • Kgs of GHGs Saved 5,320

Nanaimo Contact Information

GoByBikeBC Society Contact Information

For all enquiries, please contact:
Katie Macpherson,
Executive Director,

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

Prizes & Coupons

GoByBike News & Announcements

  • Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

    GoByBike BC announces the appointment of Katie Macpherson as Executive Director

    On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am very excited to officially welcome Katie Macpherson of KEA Canada, as she takes on the role of GBBBC Executive Director. Working out of Nelson, BC, Katie brings significant experience growing organizational capacity and increasing resources among nonprofits, is skilled in helping organizations... [Read More...]

  • Wednesday, July 7th, 2021

    Message from the Board Chair: Gratitude and Farewell to GoByBike BC Executive Director, Penny Noble

    As of June 30th, 2021, we here at GBBBC say goodbye to a founding Executive Director, Penny Noble as she embarks on her retirement. Penny started in 2010 as the first Executive Director of Bike to Work BC, and has played an instrumental role in shaping everything GoByBike BC is today.... [Read More...]

  • Tuesday, June 29th, 2021

    Congratulations Dr. Sean Maurice, Prince George, winner of Exodus Travels Grand Prize Cycling Adventure in Croatia!

    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...]

  • Thursday, June 17th, 2021

    Congratulations to the Winners of the Spring GoByBike BIKE REELS Video Student Contest!

    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...]

  • Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

    Congratulations to the Spring GoByBike Challenge winners!

    Congrats to Kimberley, Agnes, Judy, Brinley and Mackenzie! Our winners have been contacted and will be receiving their bike shop gift cards soon 🙂 [Read More...]

  • Tuesday, June 8th, 2021

    Log Your Bike Rides By Monday, June 14, 2021 To Win Great Prizes! How To: Backlog Your Rides

    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...]

  • Monday, May 31st, 2021

    E-Bike Demos!

    Ever wanted to try out an e-bike? Check out the demos happening this week, hosted by City of Nanaimo Parks and Recreation and our awesome local Ebike retailers! [Read More...]

  • Thursday, May 27th, 2021

    Spring GoByBike Challenge!

    Do you know of a hidden gem in Nanaimo that you want to show off? Is there a particular business that you love? What’s your very favourite cycling destination in Nanaimo? During GoByBike week, we wanna see what you’ve got! And yes, there are prizes to be won. We will be... [Read More...]

  • Monday, May 24th, 2021

    How to Win Prizes? Register for #SpringGoByBike Week and follow us on Social Media for a Chance to Win!

    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...]

  • Monday, April 19th, 2021

    #SpringGoByBike – Win a Cycling Adventure for 2 “Cycling the Dalmatian Coast” in Croatia – and 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...]

  • Friday, April 16th, 2021

    GoByBike May 31 – June 6, Are YOU ready? Is your TEAM ready?

    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...]

  • Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

    Calling all students! The BIKE REELS Student Video Contest is back!

    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...]

  • 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...]

  • 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...]

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 between May 31 and June 6, 2021

You have until Monday, June 14, 2021 to backlog all your KMs!

Grand Prize: A Cycling Adventure for 2 Cycling the Dalmatian Coast in Croatia, Sponsored by Exodus Travels

This grand prize trip package sponsored by Exodus Travels includes hotel accommodations, a local leader and planned routes and itineraries with support vehicles to follow. Prize winner must be 19 years of age or older. Prize package does not include round trip airfare, To learn more CLICK HERE.

$50 Visa Gift Card

Win 1 of 4 – $50 Visa Gift Cards.

Winners will be drawn randomly and will be contacted via email. Visa Gift Cards will be sent to each winner.

$250 Sugoi Gift Card

Win a $250 Gift Card to go online-shopping at Sugoi.
Make sure to enter the contest on our Instagram or Facebook page.

#UnitedByCycling Hat / Buff

Win a #UnitedByCycling special edition hat or buff.

Winners will be drawn randomly and will be contacted via email. Hat or buff will be sent to each winner.

Nanaimo Prizes

Provincial Sponsors

Community Sponsors