2020 Bike to School Week | 2020 Bike to Work Week


2020 Spring Bike to Work & School Week is Cancelled

Dear Friends,

After careful consideration of the information and directives coming from the World Health Organization, the Public Health Agency of Canada, and British Columbia’s Medical Officer on the outbreak of COVID-19,  GoByBikeBC Society regrets to announce that we will be postponing our spring 2020 Bike To Work and School Weekwhich was scheduled to run May 25-31, 2020.

As COVID-19 continues to change the way we work, educate, and interact with friends and family, GoByBike BC hopes that you’ll continue to get outside and ride your bike.


You Can Still Participate in our Online Contests Running NOW - until June 2, 2020.

To quote the wise words of our dear friend, Janine Arnold:
Flatten the curve, not the tire. Ride on, my friends."

Riding a bike is a great way to stay healthy (physically and mentally) while we live in a socially distanced world. Riding a bike gets you outdoors, experiencing nature, in touch with fresh air and the changing springtime climate, and it rarely brings you into close proximity with other people. Riding a bike also reduces your stress levels in times of uncertainty, like right now; and it allows us to experience the world in new and unexpected ways.

GoByBike BC Society encourages British Columbian's to stay healthy, keep #goingbybike, ride safe, ride ONLY with immediate housemates, stay at least 2 meters away from other road users, and ensure your bike stays in safe working condition!

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are promoting 2 new Online Contests, and we encourage you to participate:

1. Share Your Story - How has GoingByBike helped you during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

GoByBike BC Society is encouraging British Columbian’s to submit their inspirational stories about how they are continuing to cycle within health and safety protocols; how this is helping them in this stressful time of the COVID-19 pandemic; why cycling is a great way to stay fit and healthy during this time of social distancing; etc...

Everyone who sends us a story is entered into a prize draw for 1 of 2 - $50 Visa Gift Cards. The deadline for the prize draw is June 2, and all stories will be published regularly on Social Media, via eNews, and will be great content for our new website.

Send your story and photos (if you have some) to terri-lynn@biketowork.ca.

2. Student Video Contest - How has GoingByBike helped you during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Calling All Students! GoByBike BC Society invites you to submit a short video about how you GoByBike during this COVID-19 Pandemic and enter to win a $100 Visa Gift Card. Please click on the poster below to download the details.

Remember to follow all public health and safety guidelines while filming your GoByBike video, including appropriate physical distancing. If you’re working as a team, try to do so virtually or work with people in your household.

Submit your film here: https://forms.gle/jyc4McBhfc5ALm919.

If you have any questions, please email terri-lynn@biketowork.ca.

November 29, 2019

Pilar Martinez-Dix is the District of Summerland’s first winner of the Road Warrior trophy, made out of old bike parts, and provided by Upcycle Bike company.

Pilar rides her bike with her bicycle-pool buddy to the Summerland Research Station, across the railway trestle. She submitted a photo of herself riding across the trestle to win bragging rights for being Summerland’s first Road Warrior.

She is pictured here with other Go By Bike winners in this year’s Fall Encouragement Campaign from October 21- November 3.

October 30, 2019

#GoByBike is happening until November 3rd.

October 28, 2019

Summerland, it's time to get your organization in gear! Get your team together and join the corporate challenge. Summerland Research and Development Centre is in the lead - think you can beat them? There is still time to register and log your km's. 

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Nada Hildebrand biked 6.04 km for fun, November 3, 2019
Linnea Good biked 2.32 km for fun, November 3, 2019
Jenny Ayers biked 4.00 km for fun, November 3, 2019
Pilar Martinez-Diz biked 6.00 km for fun, November 3, 2019
Linnea Good biked 2.32 km for fun, November 2, 2019
Thomas Forge biked 13.50 km for GoByBike - Teens & Adults, November 1, 2019

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