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
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Complete a cyclist profile between now and Oct 16, here: https://www.nanaimo.ca/transportation-mobility/cycling/cyclist-profiles to be entered into a draw to win some local bike shop swag (Arrowsmith, Rock City Cycles, Pedego, and BC Ebikes & more).
- You may also be featured on our social media page!
- Get more comfortable with Fall & Winter Riding in Preparation for Fall GoByBike Weeks https://gobybikebc.ca/blog/2022/09/26/fall-webinars/
- Street Wise cycling safety and education https://gobybikebc.ca/cycling-education/
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
- The Provincial GRAND PRIZE is a Self-Guided Cycling Adventure for 2 in Italy: “Cycling in Tuscany: Pisa to Florence”, sponsored by Exodus Travels
- For more information on how to enter, visit: https://gobybikebc.ca/blog/2022/08/15/fall-grand-prize/
- 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 email@example.com.