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GoByBike week this week

GoByBike Week starts on Monday, May 27 and runs until Sunday, June 2. Celebration stations will be set up daily throughout the city. Stop by to grab breakfast or cycling gear, join fun activities, and learn about bike safety, road rules, and cycling signals.

Biking to work, school, or another destination on Monday? Stop by City Hall to grab free breakfast between 6:45 a.m. and 9 a.m. While you’re at City Hall, pick up a City bikeways and bike lanes map, a pocket-size map that includes all route and sign information needed to travel safely as a cyclist or motorist.

List of 2019 Go by Bike Week Events: 

Monday, May 27th: City Hall, Kick-Off Breakfast (1100 Patricia Blvd.) 6:45-9 a.m. Hot Breakfast of Crepe Wraps and Helmet Draw for PG BIGF. Funding provided by HBH Land Surveying.

Tuesday, May 28th: Canadian Mental Health Association, Hot Breakfast (CHMA 1152 3rd Ave) 7:15-9 a.m. Hot breakfast served by CMHA, bike rack and security on site plus prizes.

CrossRoads Brewing (508 George St) 8-9:30 p.m. (Group Ride option meets at Cycle Logic @ 6 p.m. Check Facebook for details).

Group Ride or just meet at CrossRoads for 8:00pm. Crossroads Prize Pack Raffle.

Wednesday, May 29th: KOOPS Bikes (1659 Nicholson St.) 6:45-9:15 a.m. Snacks, Coffee, Prize Raffle all courtesy of KOOPS!

BIG, Brain Injury Group (1070 4th Ave) 5-7 p.m. Snacks, drinks and helmet inspections and fit testing!

Thursday, May 30th: Handsome Cabin Boy & Ave Maria (1616/1638 20 Ave) 6:45-9:15 a.m. Coffee and baked goods provided by these two neighboring businesses, prize draws!

Ruckus Ski Board & Bikes (1455 Johnson St.) 3:45 p.m.-6 p.m. Refreshments and prize raffle care of Ruckus plus PG BIG on site for helmet checks.

Friday, May 31st: Ritual Coffee Bar (101-1085 3rd Ave) 7-9 a.m. Coffee, coffee coffee! Plus baked goods and snacks. Did we mention Ritual Coffee? COFFEE!

Group Ride: The Exploration Place to Northern Lights Estates Winery along Cottonwood Island Nature Park 4:30 p.m. Participation in the group ride earns you tickets to a free wine tasting at Northern Lights Estates Winery
Wine Down Party at Northern Lights Estates Winery (745 Pulpmill Rd) Follows the ride @ 5 p.m.

Saturday June 1st: Exploration Place (333 Becott Pl) 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Snacks, drinks, prizes and science!

Sunday June 2nd: Fun Bike Day! Go hit the trails, grab an iced cream, cruise the neigborhood and share your photos on our Facebook Page!

Sign up individually or as a team for GoByBike Week.

Planning to participate? Here are four resources to bike safely to your destination next week:

  1.  Be informed about cycling signals, and road signs and rules.
  2.  Plan your trip. Use a bike lane or bikeway route. Download the map and guide.
  3.  Do you have a longer commute? Ride your bike and take the bus. Show your helmet and ride for free. All Prince George transit buses come equipped with bicycle racks that can carry up to two bikes at a time. Learn how to use the bike rack on the front of a BC Transit bus.
  4. Want to enjoy a scenic route to your destination? Choose from over 100+ km of City trails through a digital guide at https://princegeorge.ca/trails
    Please note, many City’s trails are multi-use. Cyclists, please yield to pedestrians when you are biking along a shared trail/ pathway.