Bike Calgary Ward and Community Reps Volunteer Orientation – March 21st

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Ward reps are Bike Calgary’s vital links to Calgary’s communities. They serve as points of contact for cyclists in Calgary’s neighborhoods, and alert the Bike Calgary’s Board of Directors or Infrastructure Task Group to cycling-related issues in their areas. Ward and community reps can also be Bike Calgary’s representatives at organization such as large employers or one of Calgary’s colleges or universities. They work with the Board, the city, community associations, and councillors to resolve issues and to improve cycling in Calgary’s communities. Is your community a gold mine of bike infrastructure but you aren't sure how to let your neighbours know? Are you struggling to bike because there is a lack of bike options? Does your community have a Bike Calgary representative? If this sounds like the volunteer opportunity…
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Winter Bike Day Wrap Up and Raffle Winners

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A huge thank you to all that came out to celebrate winter biking in Calgary this year! We had a lovely dusting of snow to start the event, followed by a gorgeous sunny day, so ideal for winter riding. While we never caught up to the Swedes, we finished in 14th place in the Winter Bike to Work online competition, even though we know from our inner city bike counters we would have topped them all ;) We have two prize packs including a $25.00 Sidewalk Citizen Gift Card, a Winter Cycling Congress T-Shirt and a copy of Streetfight. The winning numbers are numbers 781473 and 781504. Please contact kimberley@bikecalgary.org with a picture of your ticket to claim! A sincere thank you to everyone that joined us in the mall,…
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Winter Bike Day Celebration

Winter Bike Day Celebration

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February 14 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am Winter Bike Day is coming up on February 14th, 2020. Fresh off the wheels of hosting the Winter Cycle Congress in 2019, Calgary remains a fierce competitor of Winter Bike to Work Day. We are currently sitting in 3rd place in the world, and would love to finish strong! Commit to ride your bike on February 14th and watch our social media as we will be posting updates.  Looking for some motivation to get out on two wheels for Winter Bike Day? Join Bike Calgary, Cyclepalooza, Alberta Bike Swap, Reworks, The City of Calgary Bike Program, Ridley’s Cycle, Open Streets Calgary, Bike Bike, Power In Motion and others on Friday, February 14th, 7am to 9am, at Eau Claire Market to celebrate the joys of winter…
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Ride Your Riding, A Bike-Friendly Canada – Federal Election 2019

Ride Your Riding, A Bike-Friendly Canada – Federal Election 2019

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On Sunday, October 6th, a ride was hosted that brought Calgary-Confederation riding candidates together for a bike ride through the community to talk about campaign platforms, alternative modes, and investing in an active future. All candidates for the riding were invited to participate. Below are questions and information to consider as both voters, and potential federal candidates regarding what is needed to move the needle on a building out and creating a bike-friendly Canada. Happy voting! (This post has been updated/modified with the goal of retaining information from the original ride details, 2019/10/15) https://cyclepalooza.ca/event/calgary-confederation-ride-your-riding/ https://www.facebook.com/events/2365620930142036/
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