Go By Bike Week - Squamish

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. 

Previously under the name of Bike to Work & School Week, GoByBike week is a community
event that encourages people to commute by bicycle. It is an annual event that takes place all
over British Columbia at the end of October and May, celebrating the social, health and
environmental benefits of cycling. Schools, businesses, families, and individuals are encouraged to participate!


Riding a bicycle for recreation or transportation is part of a healthy lifestyle and can help prevent chronic health issues through regular exercise. It is also a lot of fun!
Learn more at www.gobybikebc.ca

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Many local businesses support Go By Bike Week - Be Clean Naturally made special bike soap bars for cyclists. 

2021 Spring Go By Bike Week Squamish:
May 31 - June 6
 

The countdown is on! Register now.

To participate in Spring GoByBike Week, ride your bicycle at least once during May 31 - June 6 (but, the more your ride the better!). 

Any bike ride counts and can be logged: recreational rides, running errands or commutes to school or work. Your after-work ride through the trails can be logged, just like your commute to work can be. Or, connect your GoByBike account to your Strava account and have it log automatically.

FREE TUNE-UP STATION 
Saturday, May 29t: Find out the details here.

LOCAL PERKS & PRIZES
Thank you to the local businesses! 
Valhalla Pure, CORSA, Nesters Market, Dropbar Cycle, Tantalus Bike Shop and more to come!
Register to stay tuned. 

BIKE BINGO CHALLENGE
To play, pick up a card in a local bike shop or at the library (coming soon!) or download your Bike Bingo Cards HERE. 
Families can also get one through the elementary schools. Have fun with the challenge!

Please feel free to reach out with any questions or suggestions: 
GoByBike Squamish:
Email us: biketoworksquamish@gmail.com
Follow us: facebook.com/GobybikeSquamish

 
 
2020 Go By Bike Week in Squamish - What we achieved:

 

During the 2020 Squamish Go By Bike Week... Together, in a week, we​

  • we biked 12,301 km's

  • burned 369,030 calories 

  • fixed about 30 bikes for free  (thanks to Velo-Fix!)

  • ate plenty of granola bars  (thanks to Nesters Market!)

  • biked to pick up many donated free bike soap bars (thanks to Be Clean Naturally)

  • and saved 2,667 kilograms of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from going into the atmosphere
    (planet Earth thanks you!)

You are all part of these numbers! Good job!
 

HONORABLE MENTION to our schools!
About half of the local students have cycled to school at least once! Wow! Thank you to the school coordinators.


To volunteer or to take part and support Go By Bike Week as a bike-friendly business, please email biketoworksquamish@gmail.com

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