Bike to Work North Okanagan
The North Okanagan, (City of Vernon, Regional District of North Okanagan) joins Kelowna, Kamloops, and thirty municipalities in the provincial Bike to Work Week campaign, May 27 to June 2, 2013.
NEW BIKE BUDDY HOTLINE
Check out these two youtube links. Click here for the first link. Click here for the second link.They are great motivators for getting involved with Bike to Work Week and learning about the Bike Buddy hotline 250-542-3050!
The Team Leader workshop was fun and a great success!
If you missed out on the workshop don’t worry there is still time to register a team online and please pick up your free Bike to Work t-shirt, poster, and promotion package at the Vernon City Hall (3400- 30th street), 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Team Leaders check out this motivating youtube clip from Portland. This is a great video to send out to your team mates. Here is an additional youtube clip, a great motivstor for getting involved with Bike to Work Week!
Bike to Work Bike Safety and Skills Workshops
Vernon Moves next Bike Skills and Safety workshop is Sunday, June 2, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. The 5-hour Bike to Work safety courses help cyclists realize:
- 3 common motorist errors
- 5 important traffic priniciples
- why and where collisions occur
- how to improve their physical skills to negotiate with
Check out this youtube clip with Bike Skills and Safety Workshop instructor Bruce Mol, highly motivating!
Around 150 people cycled to the pancake breakfast on May 28, 2012, the kick off event for Bike to Work Week. 23 cyclists participated in the third annual Car Versus Bike Challenge against three media cars: CHBC, SunFM and KISS FM.
Vernon Moves sponsored 3 successful; Bike Skills and Safety Courses in preparation for Bike to Work Week. The 5 Hour BTW Safety and Skills courses helped cyclists realize the:
* 3 common motorist errors
* 5 traffic principles
Twenty-two enthusiastic Team Leaders attended the free workshop on May 2 at Vernon City Hall. All received a free BTW T-shirt, dinner and Team Prize package. The first 10 leaders who registered for the workshop also received a fabulous engineered design Lezne bike tool. There is still time to register your team and get your free BTW Team Leader Kit and T-shirt at Vernon City Hall from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All that is required, is that you register your team on-line with this website: www.biketowork.ca/north-okanagan .
Who Who will win the challenge - the car or the bike - on Monday, May 28?
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To view the announcement, click here.Three more PSA videos have been created by Bruce Mol of the Greater Vernon Cycling Advisory Committee! They can be viewed via the links below.