Upcoming Winter Bike To Work Events

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Final three events of 2009 for the Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition's Winter Bike to Work program listed below. Two more bike commuter stations including one tomorrow on the Ontario bike route and a workshop at Steed Cycles this Saturday on the North Shore. Of course, you won't want to miss your chance to put in a last minute request to the Cycling Santa next Tuesday!

Upcoming Winter Bike To Work Events

Winter Bike To Work Commuter Station #5
Friday, Dec. 18, 7:00am - 9:00am
SW Corner of Ontario at 33rd Ave (Queen Elizabeth Park)

Free stickers for sustainable commuter kids!
Stop by and enjoy a hot drink and free snack, get advice on winter maintenance and equipment suggestions, and enter to win one of two $50 bike tune-ups from the Bike Doctor (Vancouver and Burnaby). Come and check out the tropical theme for a taste of sun and sand to brighten your morning commute! Bring a non-perishable item for the Food Bank and get a free MEC turtle light. Presented with the support of Translink, the Bike Doctor, and Vancouver Renewable Energy.

Getting Around The Games
Saturday, Dec. 19 - 2:00 pm
Steed Cycles
969 Marine Dr, North Vancouver

Getting around the city? It may end up being the toughest event of the 2010 Winter Olympics. But, here's one way to avoid the chaos. Consider biking. For trips to work, school, or everyday errands. Join us for great advice on:

Winter Riding Tips
Getting Your Bike Ready
The Best Gear for Winter Riding
Safe Routes during the Olympics
Safe Riding in Traffic
Realistic Expectations

The one-hour presentation will be followed by a short Q&A session. 2010. It's better on a bike.

Winter Bike To Work Commuter Station #6
Tuesday, Dec. 22, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Union at Main Adanac/Union bike route

Get a candy-cane from the slimmed-down Cycling Santa!
The last commuter station of 2009! Stop by and enjoy a hot drink and free snack, get advice on winter maintenance and equipment suggestions, and let Cycling Santa know what you're hoping to find in your stocking. You could win a free tune-up at Bikes on the Drive ($64 value) or a Nutcase helmet. Bring a non-perishable item for the Food Bank and get a free MEC turtle light. Presented with the support of Translink, Bikes on the Drive, Vancouver Renewable Energy, and Ethical Bean.