Bike to Work Penticton
BTWW starts this Monday!!!
There will be awesome prizes drawn each day and those BTWW Team participants visiting the morning Celebration Stations have a chance at winning.
Prizes are generously donated by various businesses whose logos are to the right.
Just had news from FortisBC’s Power Sense Ambassador, and they will be setting up a Tent, offering fun activities and prizes too, at the Morning Celebration Stations on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Freedom Bike Shop and The Bike Barn will be on hand to help with helmet and bike checks.
All Teams who have entered their results qualify for a chance to one of the two Bikes!!!
Register Now!!!! and remember to enter results each day.
A fun way to motivate your coworkers to ride their bikes for Bike to Work Week is to have a Participation Challenge. Challenge another organization and see who can can get a higher percentage participation! Remember, you only have to ride one day, or one way, or part way to participate! Check out this funny video about the outcome of the City versus RDOS challenge http://youtu.be/JAp5Cl_P8KA
The Penticton and Area Cycling Association is holding a bike skills and safety workshop. See this PDF for details!! http://www.biketowork.ca/files/Cycling_Workshop.pdf
You will learn:
3 common motorist errors
4 types of falls
5 traffic principles
Why and where collisions occur
The physical skills needed to negotiate traffic safely
HURRAY, Bike to Work Week 2013 takes place in Penticton May 27 to May 31.
Thank you to our Sponsors!! See the side bar and click on their logos to view their websites and learn more about them.
Registration is now open, please see under the "Resource" tab for more details.
Hurray, Bike to Work Week 2013 is on with much thanks to our Sponsors, whose logos and weblinks can be seen on the side bar.
Registration is now open. Click on the "Resource" tab for more information. Be sure to download the Team Participants form, BTWW Poster, and Celebration Poster too, all located under the "Resource" tab.
Spring is in the air and we all know what that means!! Bike to Work Week is just around the corner!! Planning is now underway for the event from May 27-31.
Wow, what a Morning…. 126 cyclists signed in this morning, the weather cooperated with rain in the early early morning before the event. Please remember to total your Teams Km’s and enter your Team’s results.
We heard a few stories from some Teams where team participants gave a lot of effort… a fellow from Nature’s Fare, cycled each day from Summerland. Apparently two years ago, was his first ride, the year it rained, and to boot, he had bike troubles on the highway. With encouragement, he gave this year another try, and though we did not see him at the Celebration Station, I did happen to see him cycling to work. Way to go, for hanging in there. There were also a number of first time cyclists, and participants renting bikes who had not cycled in years. What enthusiam and Congratulations for motivating yourself to participate - Great Team Effort!!
What a great turnout again today.. being that we are at the other end of the City…Thank you to all the cyclists who ventured our way and to the Oasis Church for the use of their grounds and allowing us to get the coffee ready on time… thanks Phil. 65 Cyclists turned out today and we all got the opportunity to view the Draft Cycling Plan and meet the people behind the scenes.
Another great morning - with 112 cyclists signing in and enjoying Cherry Hill Coffee, Nature Fare Tea and The Bench food.
Big Thank you to Perrin Orthodontics for use of your lawn.
Also a big thank you to our volunteers who are coming out each morning to help with set up at 5:30 and with the morning duties. WIthout you, where would we be.
Another great morning, with 114 cyclists visiting the Celebration Station on the corner of Carmi and Government. Big thank you to the First Baptist Church for letting us use their grounds and to plug in for coffee preparation. A few cyclist had trouble finding the location but with determination hung in there and rolled in with a smile.