Winter GoByBike cycling into Nanaimo

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The City of Nanaimo is pleased to welcome the GoByBike event back to Nanaimo for the winter season. Register today and enter to win prizes, attend events, reduce emissions and save on fuel from February 5-9.

Celebration stations will be set up at various locations, hosted by many gracious sponsors during the week. Plan your bike routes accordingly so you can stop in to say hello and enter to win prizes.

  • February 5, 7-9 a.m. - Metral Drive at Mostar Road

  • February 6, 4-6 p.m. - Front Street across from the Port Theatre

  • February 7, 4-6 p.m. - 1925 Boxwood Road (North of the roundabout)

  • February 8, 7-9 a.m. - E&N at Giggleswick Place across from Brooks Landing

To wrap-up Winter GoByBike 2024 there will be a Lights Up! Night Ride on February 9 between 4 and 6 p.m. at the Beban Park Breezeway. This 7-9 km loop will travel from Beban, along the E&N trail and through the neighbourhoods and back to the celebration station for refreshments. Register online using activity code 116297 or by calling 250-756-5200. Kids under 12 must register with a parent.

Registration is FREE so sign up today at

Link to Strategic Plan: Taking a leadership role, focus on our environmental impact and climate change contributions.

Key Points

  • Go By Bike is a Province-led initiative and free to participate by registering at Go By Bike BC is giving away prizes as well, be sure to check out their website for more information.
  • Five Celebration Stations will be set up throughout the week at various locations and all generously hosted by community sponsors.


"Cycling is good for you, good for the environment and good for our City. So please come out and participate."

City of Nanaimo

Quick Facts

  • Be sure to keep track of your km's from commuting, hitting the trails, joining in on the planned rides or coming out to celebration stations. Log into your GoByBike account to record the km's and be entered to win prizes. This year you could even win a trip to Sicily!
  • Getting around without a car is still the biggest way to lessen your environmental impact by reducing CO2 emissions.




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