• May 14, 2021

    Go By Bike in the West Kootenays

    This spring, the West Kootenay Cycling Coalition is hosting Go By Bike Week. We have decided that while each community in our region should rally to ride during this week, we will be promoting the event region wide. For updates and the most recent information, visit our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Go-By-Bike-in-the-West-Kootenays-103143691889349 [Read More...]

  • Oct 11, 2020

    The West Kootenay Cycling Coalition Sends a Thundering Round of Applause to our Supportive Sponsors!

    Thank you for supporting our first GoByBike Week here in Nelson, not only did your support create smiles it helped us achieve so much more. We Rode! We Laughed! We had Fun in the Sun! 180 riders participated, 19 teams came together, legs spun for 4998 kms, the environment breathed in... [Read More...]

  • Oct 8, 2020

    And The Draw Prize Winners are…

    Please Pick Up Your Prize at the Designated Sponsors Location by Oct 15th. All prize winners will also be contacted via email for how to pick up their prize. So, make sure your address is correct in your GBBW account. Roger Yim; West Kootenay Cycling Coalition and BikeMaps.Org; Biking Accessory Gift... [Read More...]

  • Oct 5, 2020

    GoByBike Nelson It’s a Wrap, Keep on Riding!

    How a community makes a difference. What a great week of riding Nelson! We exceeded our goal to bike ride 3000 km in the week and chose biking over a vehicle for 389 trips! 180 RIDERS 19 TEAMS 4998 KMS 392 TRIPS 149,940 CALORIES BURNED 1084 kgs GHGS SAVED Heavy Hitting... [Read More...]

  • Oct 2, 2020

    Weekend Madness! Scavenger Hunts, Contests, Workshops, Mural Madness and Vintage Style!

    We are turning the corner on a great week of riding Nelson, so gear up for our Weekend Madness, try all of our activities or choose a few. “Ride for Art, Lunch Break” Bike the Nelson and District Arts Council Mural tour today! Friday Night Movie, MotherLoad 7:00 pm, Q &... [Read More...]

  • Oct 2, 2020

    Build a Bike Pancake! Photo Contest

    We know nothing brings families together more than laughter! The West Kootenay Cycling Coalition, GoByBike Nelson invites you to join us in our FlapJack Photo Contest, here is how you play. First find some grilling and cooking Buddies Then, think about your bike, or maybe you on your bike Go ahead... [Read More...]

  • Sep 30, 2020

    Bloomers Bowlers and Bianchi, GoByBikeNelson Vintage Ride!

    Get out your Bowlers, Bloomers and Bianchi, the Vintage ride is happening soon Oct 3 – Oct 4th. Ride at anytime but do it in STYLE! We are tipping our helmets to all things Vintage, gather your friends and teammates to dress up Vintage style then ride the route. Vintage Bikes... [Read More...]

  • Sep 29, 2020

    Map Your Wiggle Challenge

    What’s the Wiggle??? The folks down in San Francisco, California know a few things about hills…does this sound familiar Nelson? “The Wiggle is a one-mile, zig-zagging bicycle route from Market Street to Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California, that minimizes hilly inclines for bicycle riders. Rising 120 feet, The Wiggle... [Read More...]

  • Sep 28, 2020

    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... [Read More...]

  • Sep 28, 2020


    Biking to Work; the best way to begin your day! Not ready for winter, take our Bike to Work Challenge and enjoy the Fall! Join your colleagues and ride!  Which challenge will you choose? Challenge 1: Bike to Work 1 day this week Challenge 2: Bike to Work 3 days this... [Read More...]

  • Sep 28, 2020


    Are you working from home? Take your break and go for a bike ride! Enjoy the Fall weather and take your work break outside with our Work From Home challenge. Which challenge will you choose? Challenge 1: Bike 3 blocks from your home Challenge 2: Bike 7 blocks from your home... [Read More...]

  • Sep 28, 2020

    GoByBike to School Challenge!

    Biking to School is is the best way to begin your day! Bike riding keeps you strong, reduces air pollution and is FUN. Join your friends and take our School Challenge!  Which challenge will you choose? Challenge 1: Ride to school 1 day this week Challenge 2: Ride to school 3... [Read More...]

  • Sep 24, 2020

    “Get Fit With Jane” Biking Boosters! Prize Giveaway

    GoByBike Nelson Tunes up – Enter our “GET FIT WITH JANE” Prize Giveaway!  WIN a personal coaching session with Jane, of JR Functional Health in Nelson!   Here’s what you need to do to enter our Prize Giveaway; “Get Fit With Jane” Prize Giveaway is for GoByBike Nelson registered participants only:)... [Read More...]

  • Sep 24, 2020

    GoByBike Nelson and Kootenay Mtn. Biking Partner for Safety!

    Free “Learn to Ride the Road” and “Bike Maintenance Plus Safe Riding for Families” Workshops #GoByBikeNelson partners with Kootenay Mountain Biking and the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce to offer free “Learn to Ride the Road” and “Bike Maintenance and Safe Riding for Families” workshops; available to GoByBikeNelson participating riders!... [Read More...]

  • Sep 22, 2020

    “MotherLoad Movie” and Q and A Presenting Director Liz Canning

    GoByBikeBC.ca/nelson: MOTHERLOAD Movie Virtual Community Screening – Sept 30 – Oct 2, 2020 About info: Check out this inspiring and award-winning documentary that uses the cargo bike as a vehicle for exploring parenthood in this digital age of climate change! Filmmaker Liz Canning cycled everywhere until she had twins in 2008.... [Read More...]

  • Sep 3, 2020

    Nelson’s Go By Bike Week is just around the corner! September 28 – October 4

    Announcement for Go By Bike Week Registration [Read More...]