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2016 YYC Bike Awards

The YYC Bike Awards


Know a passionate commuter? Have a favourite business that rewards you when you ride? Does your workplace make it easy to bike to work? Nominate them for a YYC Bicycle Awards organized by Bike Calgary and Cyclepalooza.

The second annual YYC Bicycle Awards celebrate community leaders and champions who encourage cycling in Calgary and contribute to making Calgary a more bicycle friendly city. Each YYC Bicycle Award is given to an individual, group, organization, school, business or employer, depending on the criteria for each award.

Submit a nomination using the web form. Each nomination will ask:
- Who are you nominating?
- What have they done?
- Why should win the award?

You are not required to have a nomination for each category in order to submit one.

If you have difficulty using the web nomination form please email your submission to connect@bikecalgary.org

Nominations must be submitted online by June 1, 2016.

For more information about the YYC Bike Awards please contact Kimberley Nelson at kimberley@bikecalgary.org.
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Winter Bike To Work Day Prize Winners

Winter Bike Day Winners!

Thanks to everyone that supported us so far in 2015. Bike Calgary relies in part for donations to help us organize events, host Urban Cycling Skills courses and run our website, The draw was made for our Winter Bike To Work Day prizes. And the winners are….  

Autographed Copies of Frostbike  

 

Anthony Rossi       Jenna Schulhof         Nathan Clark        J N R Barnecut             Su-Chong Lim

 

 

Grand Prize Getaway with Accent Inns

              Greg Wilding 


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End of Year Message

I want to take this opportunity to thank Bike Calgary's directors and volunteers for their hard work in ensuring that Bike Calgary is effectively representing the concerns of Calgary Cyclists to Council and City Administration.

I would also like to thank our partner organizations, under the Bike Calgary Advocacy umbrella, Elbow Valley Cycle Club, Bike Root Campus Bicycle Society of Calgary, Alberta Randonneurs, Good Life Community Bike Shop and the Sustainable Alberta Association/Commuter Challenge for their continued support.

2011 has been an exciting year for cycling in Calgary with the buzz really getting going with the public release of the Cycling Strategy Report and Pathway Safety Review Report. The last few months have been particularly busy with our involvement in the West LRT cycle network improvements, working towards ensuring the floating bike lanes on 10th Avenue meet the needs of cyclists and participating with the City to develop a revised plan for a Centre City Cycle Network.

Through this we have received a number of messages of thanks via bikecalgary.org, email and in personal conversation. It is encouraging to know that we are making a difference we appreciate your support. We ask those of you following our efforts to help out by continuing to provide feeback via the website forums, volunteering to assist with some of our initiatives or simply taking a few moments to voice your support for improved cycling infrastructure to your elected representatives. Ensuring Calgary and surrounding areas has a safe, functional and efficient transportation and recreational cycle network is important to the future of our City. We look forward to seeing more of our ideas put into action in the coming year.

Happy Holidays!

Brent Clark

Bike Calgary, President

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