2019 Bike to School Week | 2019 Bike to Work Week

Mackenzie

2019 Bike to Work & School Week Runs May 27 - June 2 BC-wide!

Our mission at GoByBike Mackenzie is to encourage and promote the use of bicycles as everyday transportation. Whether it’s biking to work, school or the store: cycling is good for your health, your wallet and your environment!

Stay tuned for more information on this year's Celebration Stations and exclusive Mackenzie prize draws! 

Register NOW for your chance to WIN one of many great prizes including a Grand Prize Trip for 2 Cycling in Italy's Prosecco Hills sponsored by Exodus Travels.


How to Register: 

If you registered last year, all you have to do is Login and you are registered for this year's event. Note: if you forgot your password, click on Request New Password and enter your email address.

If you've never registered before, click on Register and take a few minutes to sign-up FREE!

About the Grand Prize Trip:

Spend a magical 8 days cycling through the dazzling landscapes of Italy's Prosecco region. You will be pedalling on peaceful back country roads and through breathtaking vine-covered hills, extending as far as the eye can see and exploring several fascinating historic towns along the way, including elegant Treviso, Bassano and mediaeval Asolo. At the end of each day your efforts will be rewarded by tasting the best of local gastronomy, obviously along with a crisp glass of delicious Prosecco!

     

This grand prize trip package includes economy class round trip flights, hotel accommodations, a local leader, planned routes and itineraries with support vehicles to follow. Prize winner must be 19 years of age or older. Contest terms can be found here.

How to Qualify:

  1. Register for the 2019 Spring Bike to Work and School Week.
  2. You must log kilometers for at least one trip that you choose to ride your bike instead of drive a motor vehicle between May 27th and June 2nd (for example, if you choose to ride a bike instead of drive a motor vehicle to work, school, the gym, run errands, meet a friend for coffee, etc.).  
  3. Enter the Exodus Contest here. Note: if you enter the contest/prize draw, you will only qualify if you have logged a trip between May 27th and June 2nd. Contest closes June 17th, 2019.
  4. Prize winner must be 19 years of age or older.

CLICK HERE to read more details about this trip.

Calling All Local Businesses! We are looking for locals to set up celebration stations here in Mackenzie! Celebration stations are tents along popular biking routes with snacks, drinks and prizes. It is a great way to be a part of the local community and bring people together. Please email us at: recoffice@districtofmackenzie if you would like to be a part of the Mackenzie GoByBike week. 

BIKE TO SCHOOL 

Calling All Parents and Teachers of School District 57! Become a champion for your school. See the details here on how to register a team. .

Calling ALL Students: Enter our Bike Reels Student Video Contest 
Submit a Short Video about Biking to and from School! The Grand Prize is a $250 Visa Gift Card and there are 3 Runner Up Prizes of $100 Visa Gift Cards. Students/teams/classrooms must submit their video (YouTube or VIMEO link) through this form: https://goo.gl/forms/kmtmPdC9dWwhjVXm1  

Calling All Bike to Work Team Leaders! Enter to Win 1 of 5 - $100 Visa Gift Cards!

Recruit first time participants to your team and all first time participants will be entered into a draw to win 1 of 5 - $100 Visa Gift Cards! First time participants are marked as such when they register, or when you  add them to your team.

 

Tips & Tricks to Make Cycling More Comfortable & Safer in the Rain and the Cold

Check out these short YouTube Videos about Route Planning, Fenders, How to Keep Your Feet Dry, How to Keep Your Hands Warm, etc...: CLICK HERE
GoByBike with Grandma: CLICK HERE
Planning for Winter Cycling: CLICK HERE
Make it Yours: Plan Your Route to GoByBike: CLICK HERE

 

May 23, 2019

Check out what we've got going on this year....Remember to register or login in at www.gobybikebc.ca/mackenzie

 

April 12, 2019

Hey Mackenzie cyclists! 

Stop by the Mackenzie Recreation Centre tent Monday, May the 27th on your morning cycle commute as they'll be hosting a Celebration Station at 8:00am to kick off 'GoByBike Week'

Enjoy some refreshments, fruit and check out what's going on this week. If you haven’t already done so, make sure you register on www.gobybikebc.ca/mackenzie then make sure to login your rides to qualify for the prizes!

April 12, 2019

GoByBike BC strives to increase the number of cycling commuters in our communities through initiatives such as GoByBike encourage people to experience "the joy of using bicycles for everyday transportation."

The District of Mackenzie, Northern Health, Mackenzie Outdoor Route and Trail Association - MORATA, and all our partners,  support this initiative and want to encourage Mackenzie residents to stay healthy and happy ~ keep moving, enjoy the beautiful outdoors, meet other bikers in your neighbourhood and have fun!

Activity Feed

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Chanelle Sieben biked 1.50 km for fun, May 23, 2019
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Maureen Hopkins biked 2.80 km for fun, May 22, 2019
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Maureen Hopkins biked 2.80 km for fun, May 22, 2019
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Chanelle Sieben biked 7.64 km for fun, May 21, 2019
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Simon Grant biked 5.41 km for fun, May 13, 2019
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Simon Grant biked 5.41 km for fun, May 12, 2019

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