Mayor John Dooley Launches GoByBike Week!

Let the riding Begin!

Take off your hats and don your helmets it’s time to roll out our bikes and ride for GoByBike in Nelson.

We have a great community of riders rolling out for Nelson’s inaugural GoByBike week and together with Mayor John Dooley and the Nelson City Team we know we will reach our goal to cycle over 3000 kilometers. Your bike rides count now until the end of the day on Oct 4, 2020.

By choosing to ride your bike over using a car this week we know we will surpass the 3000 km mark. Make sure you check out our community page daily for activity and event detail updates at; 

 Here are some highlights and hints of our week’s events:

  • Bike to School Challenges
  • Bike to Work Challenges
  • Work From Home bike Challenges
  • Map your Wiggle. Stay tuned for Wiggle details! Sept 28
  • Scavenger Hunts. Stay tuned for Hunt(s) details! Sept 29
  • Ride for Art. Stay tuned for details! Sept 30
  • Film Nights with Q&A. Sept 30 – Oct 2
  • Bike Workshops. Sept 30, Oct 3
  • Celebration Stations. Sept 29, Oct 1
  • Pancake Contest, Stay Tuned for Contest details! Oct 2 – 4
  • Grand Finale Vintage Route Ride! Stay tuned for Route details! Oct 2 – 4

Remember to log your rides to make them count:

Do You Use Strava When You Ride?

If you use Strava when you’re biking, participating in GoByBike is even easier! You can link your GoByBike account to Strava and every time you ride your bike, your bike trip is also logged in your GoByBike account, which enters you into the prize draw for lots of great prizes including $50 Visa Gift Cards, an Exodus Cycling Trip in Portugal, and moreā€¦

Not registered yet, go to register for GoByBike at, link to your Strava account, ride your bike, and enter to win!