If you have any questions or comments, or if you are interested in sponsoring the event or donating a prize, please contact your local Bike to Work & School Week Team:
Active Transportation Coordinator, City of Vernon
For all enquiries, please contact:
GoByBike BC Society Mailing Address:
PO BOX 995
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
Last updated: June 8, 2021, at 10:00AM WOW! Vernon & North Okanagan Teams are killing it this GoByBike Week! Check in for a daily update of where your team stands. Please note: This report shows riders who have logged trips. If you have team members who haven’t logged a trip yet,... [Read More...]
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...]
Downtown Vernon to Paddlewheel Park Okanagan Lake boasts not one but three beaches that you can easily ride to. Paddlewheel Park is the furthest away and still only 25 minutes from Downtown Vernon at an easy pace, almost entirely on separated pathways. Why not pick up some takeout for a picnic on the... [Read More...]
Looking for something to do with your littles? The City of Vernon is proud to partner with the Okanagan Regional Library to present a self-guided Storybook Ride during GoByBike Week (May 31 – June 6, 2021). Riders of all ages who visit Marshall Field Trail during GoByBike Week can visit stops... [Read 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...]
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...]
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...]
The City of Vernon is busy building new bike lanes and pathways to make it quicker and easier to get around our community. Some of these exciting projects are currently under construction, including upgrades to the boardwalk and pathway through Polson Park. Check out our Road Construction page for updates, and... [Read More...]
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!
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.
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.
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.
Local prizes include $1000 to a local bike shop of your choice and a $250 Downtown Vernon shopping spree!
One lucky Vernon-North Okanagan rider will win $1000 to a local bike shop of their choice. Any local rider is eligible as long as they record a trip during the event.
Sponsored by CUPE 626.
The person who rides the most kilometres from May 31 – June 6 will win $250 Downtown Dollars and a Downtown Vernon swag package.
Sponsored by the Downtown Vernon Association.
Every school team that logs trips between May 31st and June 6th will be entered to win $250 to a local business of your choice. Want pizza for your class? Shiny new pencils and books? Bike tools for your school? You name it, we’ll make it happen.
Sponsored by the City of Vernon.
6 x $50 gift cards. Sponsored by Olympia Cycle & Ski.
3 x $100 gift cards sponsored by Vernon E-Ride.
GoByBike Week Vernon & North Okanagan is organized locally by the City of Vernon with the generous support of our community. The City would like to thank the over 30 local businesses and organizations that support GoByBike and Bike to Work and School Week through sponsorship, in-kind contributions, and prize donations and all of the Team Leaders who champion cycling in their workplaces, families, and social groups.