Bike to Work Week

Registration

The Spring 2017 Bike to Work Week will be happening May 29th - June 4th! Registration officially opens April 1st 2017 but you can sign up anytime here and simply log a trip after April 1st to be considered a spring participant. 

Dashboard

Create routes, log trips, invite team members and more on your Dashboard - log-in now!

How it Works

It's easy, fun (and free) to participate in Bike to Work Week. Here's how it works:

1. Register for Bike to Work Week (taking place May 29 - June 4). You can start a team, join a team or register solo. If you registered between 2014-2016 you do not need to re-register - simply login and log a trip after April 1st to be considered a spring participant. 

2. Encourage your colleagues to join your team and help you win prizes! If you're a team leader, join us for our Bike to Work Week Launch Party and pick up your team leader package. 

3. Log your trips during Bike to Work Week to be entered to win more amazing prizes. Each day you log you'll be entered to win a new bike! 

4. Check out the Celebration Station Map after May 1st to find out where you can stop for free snacks, free mechanic services and more prize draws throughout the week.

5. Consider becoming a member of HUB Cycling to support cycling improvements and bike education around the region. 

Celebration Stations

75+ Bike to Work Week Celebration Stations with free treats for riders will be set up across Metro Vancouver this spring. Check back at the beginning of May for the station map.

Posters & Resources

Check back after April 1st for posters and other resources to help you spread the word. 

Team Leaders

Do you love cycling and want to encourage others to try biking their daily commute? Consider becoming a Team Leader this year! You'll receive an invite to our Bike to Work Week Launch Party at Red Truck Brewing on April 29th as well as a Team Leader Package with helpful resources and a gift for you! If you aren't able to attend the event you can also pick up the package at our office (1-828 West 8th Avenue) Monday to Thursday after April 29th.

Team Leaders are also eligible to win additional awards and prizes, including a bike trip in Tuscany with Exodus Travels.

Prizes & Perks

Grand Prize Trip for 2

This spring we'll be giving away another trip for 2 to one lucky participant. Prize details will be announced soon - stay tuned!

  

Earlybird Registration Prize

Register before May 10th to be entered to win either a great new A2B Men's Comp jacket from or a women's A2B Windbreaker jacket from Arc'teryx

 

Team Growth Prize for Team Leaders

Are you looking for a chance to finally explore Italy by bike? This spring we are giving away a one-week cycling tour in Tuscany with Exodus Travels! All Team Leaders who recruit at least 5 new teammates this spring (ie: people who have not participated in Bike to Work Week before) will be automatically entered to win this prize. The prize includes breakfasts, accomodations, guided daily rides, and local bike hire. The winner must be 18+ and will have to purchase return airfare.

The top 5 Team Leaders who recruit the most new participants will also each receive a 2 week gift certificate to Survivor Fitness.

 

Bike-a-Day Giveaway

Each day that you log a trip during Bike to Work Week you will be entered in our Bike-A-Day Giveaway! You must log before midnight each day to be entered to win that day's bike. Stay tuned to find out which bikes are up for grabs!

 

Rookie Team Prize

The largest new "Rookie" team this spring will receive complimentary ride tickets (up to a total of 40) for HUB Bike the Night on September 15th! You won't want to miss out on this glowtastic night ride with 5000 other people in downtown Vancouver. 

 

Workplace Awards

The organizations that log the most bike trips in their respective size and type categories will also win awards and be recognized at our annual Bike Awards ceremony in February, 2018! 

 

FAQs

What are the benefits of participating in Bike to Work Week?

There are so many reasons to Bike to Work!

- It's fun
- It's great for your health and saves you money 
- It helps reduce air pollution and congestion
- It's great for workplace comradery
- There are tons of great prizes to win
- The data we collect from the event helps to make biking better in Metro Vancouver

I want to participate in Bike to Work Week but don't live in Metro Vancouver. Where do I go?

Bike to Work Week takes place in all of BC during the spring! Go here to register in your community.

What is a Team Leader?

A Team Leader is someone in the workplace that motivates co-workers to participate in Bike to Work Week. As the Team Leader, you can add people to your team in the registration system, or people can register and join your team. As Team Leader you can also log trips for your teammates and you'll be invited to special events. To become a Team Leader and register your team, click here.

How do I motivate teammates?

Check out our resources link above for lots of tips, posters and other information.  

How do I become a Team Leader and register a new team?

Click here and register. After you enter your personal information, choose to register as a Team Leader 

I have an existing team on the website. Are we automatically registered for this BTWW?

If you are already registered on the site, you must log a trip this spring to be considered a fall 2016 participant. 

Can schools participate in Bike to Work Week?

Yes! We encourage schools to start staff teams and/or classroom teams.  We encourage high school and university students to use the Bike to Work Week Tracker (so they'll be entered to win our grand prize bikes and other prizes!).  Don't forget to register your team on our Bike to School Week website in the spring as well.

How do I modify the route that Google Maps has automatically created for me?

Once you have input your start and end point, you can try your route customize your route if you like (but it's not always easy!). You don't have to do this though - it's ok if your route isn't perfect. 

- Click and drag any point on the purple directions line to any place on the map.
- Google Maps immediately re-creates the directions on both the map and left panel.
- The point you added appears as a white dot on the route.
- Google Maps also updates the estimated travel time and distance.
- Move a destination by dragging a marker to another place on the map.

How do I change teams?

Sign in to your dashboard and click on "Change my Team".  If you are a Team Leader, you will need to assign a new Team Leader before you can change teams.  Sign in to your dashboard and click on "Team Profile" to assign a new Team Leader.  You will then become a rider and can click on "Change my Team".

How to I change the Team Leader?

Sign in to your dashboard and click on "Team Profile" to assign a new Team Leader. 

Do I have to pay to register or be part of Bike to Work Week?

No, Bike to Work Week is entirely free for you!  Thanks to our sponsors, we are able to offer this community and workplace event free of charge to everyone in Metro Vancouver. 

Can I input my total kilometres from the old site so my stats reflect all the kilometres I've ever ridden?

Yes, just make sure to input these kilometres for a past date (January 15th, for example), so it doesn't skew our reporting.