Nanaimo Fall GoByBike Weeks 2022- All You Need to Know!

Less than 1 week left until Fall GoByBike Weeks start from Oct 3 – 16! And the Kick-Off party is happening THIS SATURDAY! Come by Vancouver Island University between 4:30- 6:30 to join in on some free fun including ebike trials, Modo carshare information, and live music! Then stay around for the Bicycle Film Festival at 7:00pm at the Malaspina Theatre! Tickets are $15 and that gets you some free soup from, Bees Knees Cafe! If you don’t have your tickets already, you can get them here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/bicycle-film-festival-nanaimo-tickets-405366982557

More events happening during Fall GoByBike Weeks:

Celebration Stations (with daily give-aways)

  • Thursday, Oct 6th from 7am-9am @VIU (4th and Wakesiah): sponsored by VIU and SD68
  • Thursday, Oct 13th from 3pm-5pm @ Metral and Mostar: sponsored by Pedego
  • Friday, Oct 14th from 7am-5pm @the Hospital: sponsored by Team Copenhagen

Bike Tag

  • All cyclists who participate in Bike Tag (post at least one tag) between Oct 3 – 16 will be entered in a draw to win some local bike shop swag (Arrowsmith, Rock City Cycles, Pedego, and BC Ebikes & more).
  • Visit https://nanaimo.biketag.org/#/ for the game and other information.

Pedal to Places

  • Anyone who sends in a photo of a visit (by bike) to one of our GoByBike Sponsors (found on the bottom of the page) will be entered into a draw to win a cool prize!
  • All of the Pedal to Places locations are on the Digital Cycle Map – just turn on the “Pedal to Places” layer to see where they are!
  • Send your photos to gobybike@nanaimo.ca.

Cyclist Profiles

FREE Webinars

Local Prize Draws

  • For all GBB participants who register at least one ride between Oct 3 – 16, you will be entered into our grand prize draw for a cargo bike trailer from Canadian Tire!!
  • There will be other fun prizes for: top kms ridden, and top team.

Provincial Prize Draws

T-Shirts!!

  • Cycle in Nanaimo shirts are now for sale at Oliver Woods Community Centre, Beban Park, and the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre.

If you have any questions, email gobybike@nanaimo.ca.

Happy Cycling!