It's day two of Bike Week and the weather is stellar for a ride! Yesterday's draw prize winner from the Kick off was Betty Fletcher, and the daily draw winner was Linda Isfeld - congratulations Betty and Linda! Give us a shout at firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements for pick up. Betty won a bike computer and Linda won a cycling multi tool repair kit generously donated by Barking Spider!
We're starting off the week strong with 126 cyclists registered! It’s a little overcast but don your gear and be sure to stop at our local businesses on your way in, on your way home, and/or on your lunch for these great deals and activities. A big thank you to all of our generous community sponsors and supporters! Remember to log your kilometres to be eligible for prizes! First daily winner announced tomorrow.
Here’s what’s happening for Monday, May 25th
There is still time to register or come out on Monday May 25th from 4-6 pm to the Community Corner (3rd Ave & Oliver) for the Kick Off! There will be people there to help you sign up, bike demos & gear with Barking Spider, free bikes from the Bikes for All program, complimentary Bean Counter coffee, and an opportunity to win prizes! Ride on by and check it out!
Check out some of the prize winners from last year!
It's official in the lakecity - May 25th to 31st has been proclaimed by Mayor and Council as Bike to Work Week! Join us in celebrating two-wheeled freedom, powered by your pedals! Thanks to the City of Williams Lake for their support.
Check out the killer specials for cyclists during Bike to Work Week! And leading up to it - get your bicycle in tip top shape at local bike shops before the week even starts!
Pre Bike to Work Week tune-up deals:
- Get your ride ready before the week starts - visit Barking Spider Mountain Bike or Red Shred's Bike and Board Shed for a $30 tune up deal (parts extra).The deal runs May 11th until Bike to Work and School Week so pop in to get your chain fixed, tires pumped, and gears shifting smoothly!
Time to get prepared for Bike to Work and School Week May 25-31 2015
Bike to Work and School Week 2015 is shaping up to be a good one! Check out the Events page for a listing of the deals we've got going that week and for some of the post-commute biking activities that happen in our community. Local shops are on board to get you fueled up for riding so make sure you plan your routes accordingly! And we'll kick the whole week off on Monday May 25th at the Community Corner (3rd and Oliver) with a celebration of all things bikes.
Our planning committee is gearing up for a fantastic Bike to Work Week 2015! We've been enjoying an early spring so hopefully you've got the bike out already and are ready to ride! If not, there's still lots of time to pump up your tires, lube up your chain, and get those pedals cranking! If you were registered last year just log in to your account to reactivate (use the password reset button if you've forgotten it).
Thanks to everyone who participated in Bike to Work Week this year!! With 141 riders registered and a whole lot of kilometres ridden, we're happy to call the week a success! Prizes were awarded and cupcakes consumed yesterday evening at the Friday Night Market. Congratulations to our winners:
Most kilometres, Adults: Mark Wintjes
Most kilometres, Youth: Harry Tudor (all the way into town from Big Lake and even made the paper! Nice work Harry!)
Most kilometres, Under 13: Andy Dyck
We hope you all join us this evening at the Oliver Street Friday Night Market for our Bike to Work Week wrap up!! We'll get together at 6:30 pm for an exciting game of Bike Soccer (bring your bike and your game face!) and will follow up with awards for the week at 7 pm. There'll be cupcakes courtesy of Taylor Made Cakes and a great atmosphere of local people and cyclist enthusiasm! Ride your bike there and be entered to win $20 market bucks!!