Vernon and North Okanagan

FALL GOBYBIKE WEEKS ARE OCTOBER 3 - 16, 2022

  • Riders 303
  • Teams 46
  • New Riders 126
  • Kms Biked 1,541
  • Total Trips 132
  • Kgs of GHGs Saved 334

Vernon and North Okanagan Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments, or if you are interested in sponsoring an event or donating a prize, please contact your local GoByBike Week team:

Anne Huisken
Active Transportation Coordinator, City of Vernon
Phone: 250.550.7831
Email: ahuisken@vernon.ca 

Ellen Croy
Transportation Manager, City of Vernon
Phone: 250.550.3676
Email: ecroy@vernon.ca 

GoByBikeBC Society Contact Information

For GoByBike Week program enquiries, please contact:
Terri-Lynn Gifford
Provincial Program Manager
terri-lynn@gobybikebc.ca

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

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

About

GoByBike Weeks 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 Weeks through sponsorship, …

Prizes & Coupons

View the long list of fabulous prizes. Local bike shop and business donated prizes are at the end of the list!

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Prizes & Coupons

GoByBike Provincial Prizes

Enter to WIN a GoByBike BC Society Provincial Prize!

To enter:
1. Register for Fall GoByBike Weeks.
2. Log your bike rides between October 3 -16, 2022. If you are on STRAVA you can connect your Strava to your GoByBike account - see our FAQs.

FREE #GOBYBIKEBC SEAT COVER OR BIKE LIGHT*

*HERE’S HOW IT WORKS:

The first 100 people to register for Fall GoByBike Weeks, completing StreetWise Online and logging ONE ride will be sent an email with further instructions how to redeem their prize.

Check out our FAQ section for help how to register and how to log rides here >>

PROVINCIAL GRAND PRIZE - A SELF-GUIDED CYCLING ADVENTURE FOR 2 IN ITALY SPONSORED BY EXODUS TRAVELS

How to enter into the draw for “Cycling in Tuscany: Pisa to Florence” – A Self-Guided Cycling Adventure for 2 sponsored by Exodus Travels:

Go beyond the guidebook as you spend magical days cycling from the leaning tower of Pisa to the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, cycling under the Tuscan sun through the beautiful countryside that inspired artists and composers such as Leonardo da Vinci and Puccini. Gently cycle along riverside paths, sample some of Italy’s finest wine and taste authentic local cuisine. Enjoy a day in the romantic city of Florence and visit the sights on two wheels in one of the world’s most stunning cities!

Prize winner must be 19 years of age or older. Prize package does not include round trip airfare.

BICYCLE ACCESSORIES SPONSORED BY AXIOM CYCLING GEAR

Axiom bicycle accessories are made with both people and planet in mind, so you can ride freely. Axiom’s thoughtfully-designed products allow you to adapt your bike how you see fit. With more than 30 years of experience and a history of innovative designs, they continue to push the industry forward in new and inspiring ways.
· The entire product line is sustainable, made from reclaimed and recycled materials.
· They ensure their products are ethically produced by trusted partners who are like family.
· Axiom Accessories are quality products with a lifetime warranty, because product made to last means less waste.

Register for Fall GoBybike Weeks, ride your bike between October 3 and 16, 2022, log your ride(s) and you will be entered into the draw for one of the following Axiom accessories:

Totally waterproof and packed with features. Axiom Monsoon Oceanweave® panniers and bike bags are favourites with gritty all-weather riders who want protection, pockets and mega hauling potential. The Axiom Seymour Oceanweave® series is sturdy, dependable, and loaded with long-lasting options. Water-resistant outer fabric sheds dirt easily and resists fading with smart pockets and accessible straps making organization easy, perfect for any commute throughout the year.

Every Axiom bag uses Oceanweave fabric, which is made from recycled, reclaimed fishing nets. 

"LET'S GO BIKING" E-BOOKS: VANCOUVER, OKANAGAN, VANCOUVER ISLAND

Registered participants logging at least one trip can win one of three LET’S GO BIKING e-books donated by Colleen MacDonald. To be entered into the draw and in addition to riding your bike during Fall GoByBike Weeks, please send an email to stories@gobybikebc.ca with a photo of your bike (or the view when riding your bike) and a short description of your favourite ride and why it’s your favourite. #AnyRideCounts!

Colleen MacDonald is the author of the popular biking blog Let’s Go Biking. She has written books about local history, as well as children’s stories. Colleen has cycled all over the world and still thinks British Columbia is one of the best places to cycle. She spends her time in Belcarra and Whistler, BC and has is generously donating 3 of her guide books.

HOME TOOL KIT FROM UNIOR BIKE TOOLS

💥 #FallGoByBikeWeeks Social Media Contest Alert on FACEBOOK & INSTAGRAM. Find this post and make sure to read the rules carefully for a chance to win the UNIOR Bike tools Home Tool Kit donated by NRG Enterprises.

The HOME TOOL KIT: 34 carefully selected high-quality Unior tools are enough for much more than just basic maintenance on just about any bike. Foam trays with cutouts will keep tools organized, while the dust and waterproof case will make sure tools will be always securely stored. Included additional blank foam tray gives room for tool case personalization, it can be cut to include some of your favourite tools or removed for extra storage space.

"HI-VIZ-PACKAGE" DONATED BY HLC

💥 #FallGoByBikeWeeks Social Media Contest Alert on FACEBOOK & INSTAGRAM. Keep an eye out for this post and make sure to read the rules carefully for a chance to win the “Hi-Viz-Package” donated by HLC.

The “Hi-Viz-Package” is made up of PROVIZ REFLECT360 Waterproof Cycling Gloves, PROVIZ REFLECT360 Waterproof Overshoes, and the CAT EYE AMPP800 & ViZ300 COMBO KIT.

$25 E-GIFTCARD DONATED BY OUTWAY

Socks are how we inspire and express ourselves. But while apparel shifted towards ‘active wear’ to compliment active lifestyles, we noticed that socks were left behind. To solve this problem, OUTWAY set out to create a pair of socks that meet the technical demands of professional athletes, paired with premium design and comfort for any occasion.

.. AND MORE! NEW PRIZES ADDED WEEKLY!

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Vernon and North Okanagan Prizes

View the long list of fabulous prizes. Local bike shop and business donated prizes are at the end of the list!

Ebike rental certificates

Each winner will receive an Ebike 2 hour rental certificate from Krafty Bikes in Vernon.

 

Pedego gift cards

$50 Pedego gift cards valid towards purchase of a bike, accessories or rental. Courtesy of Pedego Oyama.

 

Sun Country Cycle Gift cards

Gift cards can be used towards purchase of a bike or accessories from Sun Country Cycle in Vernon.

Gift certificates

Gift certificates can be used towards purchase of a bike or accessories from Olympia Cycle & Ski in Vernon.

$500 Gift card!

A Gift card valued at $500 which can be redeemed for purchase at any Co-op store location.

Gift certificates

Gift certificates can be used towards in store purchases.

Visit Olive Us for gifts, gourmet and an extraordinary taste experience in Downtown Vernon!

Gift certificates

Gift certificates can be used towards purchase of a bike or accessories from Vernon E-Ride in Vernon.

Gift cards for Massage Therapy

Full Body Massage -75 min appointment per card from Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy in Downtown Vernon.

Neuron Mobility prize packs

Please note, prize winner must be 16+ age.

Gift certificates

Gift cards can be used towards purchase of a bike or accessories from Electric Fat Bike Company or an e-Bike rental from the Oyama General Store.

Down Town Dollars

Down Town Dollars can be used at any Down Town Vernon Association business location.

Tim Hortons prize packs

Reusable drink cup and gift card prize packs.

About

GoByBike Weeks 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 Weeks through sponsorship, in-kind contributions, and prize donations and all of the Team Leaders who champion cycling in their workplaces, families, and social groups.

Provincial Sponsors

Community Sponsors