Squamish

Spring GoByBike Week - May 31-June 6, 2021

  • Riders 1,060
  • Teams 89
  • New Riders 466
  • Kms Biked 26,919
  • Total Trips 4,833
  • Calories Burned 807,570
  • Kgs of GHGs Saved 5,836

Squamish Contact Information

  • Any questions or comments?
  • Wanting to volunteer?
  • Interesting in sponsoring the event or donating a prize?

Please contact:

Annick Tremblay-Forest
GoByBike Week Coordinator
604-356-9712
biketoworksquamish@gmail.com

GoByBikeBC Society Contact Information

For all enquiries, please contact:
Katie Macpherson,
Executive Director,
katie@gobybikebc.ca

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

About

Squamish Climate Action Network (Squamish CAN) is proud to be partnering with the District of Squamish and the GoByBike BC Society to host and organize GoByBike week in Squamish. Squamish CAN is a registered non-profit organization that strives to educate, …

Prizes & Coupons

Check out our great prizes for participation! Two (2) ways to enter to WIN a Local Prize! 1. One (1) chance to win for every trip you log. 2. Three (3) chances to win for sending your Bike Bingo card …

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...]

  • 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...]

  • Friday, May 28th, 2021

    New Team Competition Prize

    For the 2021 Spring GoByBike campaign, there is an exciting new Team Competition! We have been talking a lot about joining a team, or starting a team, and this is why. For the team with the most rides, we have a coveted, hand crafted, trophy that celebrates the bike(part)s of the... [Read More...]

  • Wednesday, May 26th, 2021

    Bike Bingo is Back

    As promised in previous posts, Spring GoByBike marks the return of the popular BIKE BINGO! Over GoByBike Week (May 31 to June 6), do as many of the activities as you can (Hint: The top right is a gimme). When you have completed as many as you can, fill out your... [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...]

  • Friday, May 21st, 2021

    Sponsors and Prizes!

    I know everyone is participating in the Spring 2021 Campaign of GoByBike week for the love of getting out on their bike and feeling the wind in their (helmeted) hair, but the chance to win a prize doesn’t hurt! First of all, a HUGE THANK YOU to all of our generous... [Read More...]

  • Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

    Bike Tune-Up Station on May 29th

    In anticipation of Spring GoByBike week, on May 29th from 10:30am – 1:30pm, there will be a Bike Tune-Up Station at Brennan Park Community Centre. We will be located in the north-east park of the parking lot, right by the Corridor Trail. The Tune-Up station is free to all registered participants... [Read More...]

  • Friday, April 23rd, 2021

    Spring GoByBike In Squamish

    The Spring edition of the GoByBike Campaign is coming up from May 31 – June 6! After the beautiful weather of this week, I know everyone is excited to get out there and start bike commuting! No need to wait until GoByBike week to start – get your bike out and... [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...]

  • Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

    New Bike Maps Now Available

    As you all know by now, February 12th is Winter GoByBike Day. It is a chance to get the winter rust off your bike, and reacquaint yourself with the bike routes around town. To help with that, the District of Squamish is has a new Bike Map. It is available for... [Read More...]

  • Sunday, September 27th, 2020

    Play the Bike Bingo!

    Pick up your card at the Squamish LIBRARY or at a LOCAL BIKE SHOP.You can also play virtually, and simply use this image to check squares. HOW TO PLAY – IT’S EASY: Check the two mandatory squares in red Check as many other squares as you can Take a photo of... [Read More...]

  • Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

    GoByBike 2020 Runs Sept 28 -Oct 4

    Register at www.gobybikebc.ca and get fit, have fun, and enter to win prizes. [Read More...]

  • Sunday, July 19th, 2020

    2019 GoByBike Was A Huge Success!

    During the 2019 Squamish Go By Bike Week… 1,345 students and 400 adults rode 20,331 Kilometres burned 610,000 Calories and saved 4,400 Kilograms of Greenhouse Gases from entering the atmosphere All in just one week! Good job everyone! How did we celebrate?Free Tune-up and Coffee StationDiscounts, gifts, and raffle for cyclists in multiple local businessesBingo... [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.

Squamish Prizes

Check out our great prizes for participation!

Two (2) ways to enter to WIN a Local Prize!

1. One (1) chance to win for every trip you log.
2. Three (3) chances to win for sending your Bike Bingo card at BikeToWorkWeekSquamish@gmail.com

Local soap

Get a FREE soap when you stop by bike at Be Clean Naturally on your way to work.
Located at 38142 Cleveland Ave, Squamish.

Free grocery

Win 1 of 5 Nesters Market $50 Gift Cards.

Bike service tune-up

Free maintenance! Win 1 of 4 basic bike tune-ups at Spoke Haven bike shop. Value of $50 each + discount on parts if needed.

E-Bike location

Free E-rides! Win 1 of 3 E-Bike locations (1-day) at Commencal Canada.

Bicycle gear

Win the Corse package: Corsa water bottle, Corsa / Giro Gloves, and a pair of Corsa / Dissent Compression MTB Socks. Value of $100.

Bike shop package

Win 1 of 2 Tantalus Bike shop package ($25 Gift Cards + a bike lock)

Bike shop package

Win the Drop Bar Cycles package. Value of $75 in bike goodies.

About

Squamish Climate Action Network (Squamish CAN) is proud to be partnering with the District of Squamish and the GoByBike BC Society to host and organize GoByBike week in Squamish. Squamish CAN is a registered non-profit organization that strives to educate, support, and empower the community of Squamish to mitigate and adapt to climate change.

GoByBike is a project of the Sub Committee Energy and Transportation. The goal of this action group is to reduce community energy consumption and dependency on fossil fuels. To know more about our other projects or to get involved as a volunteer, please visit our webpage here.

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