The 2017 BC Commuter Challenge will take place this year from June 4-10, during Canada’s National Environment Week. This popular event encourages Canadians to leave their cars at home and rewards walking, cycling, carpooling/ride-sharing, taking… More
The 2017 BC Commuter Challenge will take place this year from June 4-10, during Canada’s National Environment Week. This popular event encourages Canadians to leave their cars at home and rewards walking, cycling, carpooling/ride-sharing, taking transit and telecommuting. It’s free to join, and ALL participants are eligible to win one of the great prizes donated by our generous sponsors!
The dates have been set! For June 9-25, 2017 Velopalooza events will be rolling through your neighbourhood. It’s coming up fast and our calendar is now open for rides to be added! Anyone with an idea can add rides to the calendar and the sooner you do so, the more broadly they will be promoted.
Velopalooza is a do-it-yourself festival. You are encouraged to create rides and events on the Veloplaooza calendar. And you are encouraged to promote the festival and invite your friends!
Here are ways you can promote the Velopalooza festival and make it a success:
- Create your own bike ride or event.
- Put some already printed 11×17″ posters up in your area, or around town: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
to get posters!
- Invite your friends to our Facebook event page.
- Like our Facebook page and join our Facebook group.
- Contact us at email@example.com to help with tasks like organizing events, volunteering at our upcoming bike wash, or helping with promotion.
- Attend festival rides and events! Enjoy!
Explore North Vancouver on foot, bike or bus during Bike to Work/School Week and BC Commuter Challenge.
Grab your friends and solve clues to win prizes! Teams of up to 6 collect a minimum of 10 photo or trivia clues between May 29 and June 8. Drop off completed passports at the Scavenger Hunt Wrap-Up, Thursday, June 8, 4-6pm at Civic Plaza, or by 5pm on Friday, June 9 at City Hall. Winners will be contacted week of June 12.
The Main Street Bike Expo offers an exciting way to get you rolling into bike season with style. Offering first time access to multiple cycling and lifestyle brands under one roof, there will be plenty of activities and entertainment for all ages.
Happening Saturday, June 10, 11:00am-6:00pm.
Check out the Facebook Page for more info.
Bike to Work Week is a community event celebrating bike commuting across Metro Vancouver! Visit over 75 Celebration Stations offering free drinks, snacks, bike mechanic services and great prizes. The catch? Just get on your bike and ride.
Bike to work often? Help introduce it to your co-workers – start a team, or get your company to sign up for HUB workplace cycling workshops. After you register, spread the word with resources for your workplace, available online. The Team Leader who recruits the most new bike commuters this spring will get a new bike!
Help us break another record and get even more people on bikes across Metro Vancouver.
A new year, a new festival season! The 13th annual Car Free Day is almost upon us. Once again the festivals will be taking place along Commercial Drive, Main Street, and Denman Street, with block parties in Kitsilano. The festivities are happening the Saturday, June 17 in the West End at Kitsilano, Saturday, June 18 on Main St, and Sunday, July 9 on Commercial.
Velopalooza is proud to host their festival finale. The 7th annual Pink Floyd the Sea Wall.
For the latest information, start location, and route, click here.
On November 30th 1979 Pink Floyd released an album called “The Wall”. 36 years later on June 23rd, 2017 a group of elevated individuals will bike the Sea Wall during the entirety of the album which is 1 hour and 21 minutes.
This ride will meet at Science World at 8:30 pm, ride at 9pm sharp and will end at Third Beach . At Third Beach we shall enjoy music and beverages until you feel like leaving. This is a leave no trace, be safe and ride at your own risk event.
This ride is part of the Velopalooza cycling festival, June 9 to June 25, 2017.