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2017 Bike to Work & School Week was a resounding success! Check the participation statistics on the left!!

5 Tips for Biking to Work or School in the Rain this Fall!

Biking to work and school is a healthy, eco-friendly way to commute to work and school ...saving you money on gas and helping you get physical activity on your way to work or school! However, biking can get a little more complicated in inclement weather. These tips can help you whether you are dealing with a thunderstorm, or a light shower: Click here to Read THEM!

Buzz for BTWW

““Hats off for taking the initiative to get people to use a bike to get around. Wonderful, wonderful way to enjoy the outdoors, nature and so many more healthy things. Growing up in a country where most everything is done on a bike, it has always been surprising to me, how little a bike is u...”

Tilly Meuwissen, Participant, Kamloops
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June 21, 2017
Peter Wood, of Vancouver, BC, sold his car in 1996 and uses his bicycle primarily for transportation, “it’s a great way for city transport for my lifestyle,” says Wood. For longer trips, he adds public transportation, “the combination of my bicycle and public transport is generally sufficient for all my needs.” Wood has been participating in Bike to Work Week for the last four years, “I fully support and appreciate HUB and all that they have done to advance cycling in Metro Vancouver,” he states. “I enjoy participating in Bike to Work Week! It’s nice to bike out in the morning to the Celebration Stations, have coffee, visit with other cyclists, and enjoy the comradery it brings. I really appreciate the bike mechanics that donate their time and skills at each station as well.”   When asked how he felt about winning the trip to Croatia, he says “I was shocked and ecstatic…I’m a bit of a... read on
May 16, 2017
Joel Carter took the Cycling Vietnam trip sponsored by Exodus Travels in January, 2017 with his father, Stephen Carter, where they travelled from Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City in the South to Hanoi in the North. “We cycled a total of 500 kilometers!” says Joel. “We went to the Mountain Town of Da Lat, the 16th century trading port of Hoi An, and many places in between.” This was Joel’s first cycling adventure trip and he discovered that he thoroughly enjoyed traveling and experiencing the culture by bike. “We learned to take our time and we explored places you would normally drive by and wouldn’t get to explore if you were traveling by vehicle.” “Being on a bike versus a vehicle offered a unique perspective. Much of the trip was on side roads, avoiding the main highways where very few tourists visit. People were very friendly, and the children loved running out to practice their English,... read on
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44,523
# Riders
5,858 Teams
9,204
New Riders
49 / 51 % Female/Male
1,111,516
Total Km
33,343,145
Calories
240,980
GHG

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