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May 11-17, 2020


Go By Bike Week celebrates and promotes biking as a healthy, affordable, and fun mode of transportation. We hope you will join us in celebrating Go By Bike Week, you can participate by simply taking the pledge to bike more and drive less. Join us for one of our community events, participate in our Bike Month Bingo, and share your photos on social media for chances to win prizes!

If you want to challenge yourself participate in the Go By Bike Week Challenge and log all of your bike trips using Get There Oregon and be entered to win prizes! We hope to see you at one of our events. Over $700 in prizes will be awarded to participants!

Whether you bike to work or school; ride to save money or time; pump those pedals to preserve your health or the environment; or simply to explore your community, Go By Bike Week is an opportunity to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle and the many reasons we ride.


Ride your bike. Win Prizes! It's easy.

Anda en bici. Registra sus viajes. Gana premios.Take the pledge to ride your bike! Comprométete a montar en tu bicicleta!

  1. Create your Get There Oregon account (if you haven't already). Crea tu cuenta de Drive Less Connect (si aún no lo has hecho)
  2. Log your trips on Drive Less Connect from May 13-19 an be entered to win prizes. Registre sus viajes en Drive Less Connect del 13 al 19 de mayo para ganar premios.
  3. Come join us for an event! Visítenos para un evento! 
 

Bike Month Bingo:

Participate in our Bike Month Bingo game on your own time! Download and print our Bike Month Bingo sheet and play all month from May 1st-31st. Mark each Bike Month Goal off your Bingo Sheet and claim Bingo if you get 5 Down, Across, or Diagonal. Share a picture of you with your completed card with @RideRVTD on social media using #RideRVTD or email egomez@rvtd.org by Monday, June 3rd for a chance to win a $100 REI Gift Card or one of (10) $10 Dutch Bros Gift Cards!

Download Bike Month Bingo and play!

 

2019 Prize Winners: 

$100 Cycle Sport: Tom E. of Medford
$100 REI Gift Card: Kevin H. of Central Point
$50 REI Gift Card: Chad S. of Medford​
$50 REI Gift Card: Francisco K. of Ashland
$25 REI Gift Card: Gary L. of Ashland
$25 REI Gift Card: Dennis M. of Roseburg
$25 REI Gift Card: Jack K. of Medford
$25 REI Gift Card: Ted W. of Phoenix

Thanks for logging all your bike trips Southern Oregon! Each of these participants logged over 15 bike trips during the week.

Collectively Southern Oregon logged over 900 bike trips, over 4,500 biking miles, and saved over 4,000 lbs of CO2 emissions during Go By Bike Week! 


Prizes: Log at least one trip during the week and be entered to win. Log your bike trips in Drive Less Connect during the week of May 13-19 to automatically enter to win prizes!

 

2020 Go By Bike Week Events: Get Social! 

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The first 10 participants at each event will receive a free Go By Bike Week shirt! (As supplies and sizes last.) 
RVTD Photo Contest: May 1-31
Take a photo during the week while you are enjoying a ride on your bike and share it with us! Post your photo to Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook and let us know why you ride. Use #RideRVTD for chances to win daily prizes like $10 REI Gift Cards or $5 Dutch Bros Gift Cards. If posting to Facebook tag @RideRVTD in your photo to enter.  
 

Monday, May 13th:   

Ashland Bike Breakfast 
7:30am-9am, Gazebo at Railroad Park 
Join us along the Central Bike Path at Railroad Park for some snacks, refreshments, coffee, and conversation. Free safety gear provided. Sponsored by Ashland Park and Recreation Department. 

Tuesday, May 14th 
 
Take the Greenway: Medford 
5pm-6:30pm. Bear Creek Greenway, Bear Creek Park, Medford 
Join us along the Greenway and enjoy some bike powered smoothies, snacks and refreshments, receive free safety lights and free bike safety check by a Cycle Sport mechanic. Register your bike with the Medford Police Department. 

Wednesday, May 15th 
 

Share the Trail: Phoenix 
7:30am-9am, Blue Heron Park, Phoenix 
Ride or walk on the Greenway to Blue Heron Park, enjoy some bike-blended smoothies, snacks, and get some free bike safety gear. 

Thursday, May 16th  
 
Bike Maintenance Workshop and Social at Gils 
5:30pm-7:30pm, Gils of Ashland (175 N Pioneer St.) 
Join us for a workshop on basic bike maintenance taught by a League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructor. No experience necessary, perfect for beginners! Learn some new skills, receive free safety check on your bike, and stay for a social after the workshop. 

Friday, May 17th 
 
National Bike to Work Breakfast: 
7:00am-9:00am. Hawthorne Park, Medford. 
Enjoy National Bike to Work Day with some warm breakfast and refreshments along the Greenway. Free bike safety gear will be distributed. Sponsored by the City of Medford. 

Ride with Leaders:  
3:00pm-5:00pm. Downtown Medford.  
Please join local transportation and policy leaders on the Ride with Leaders bike ride. Hosted by the Jackson County Bicycle Committee, the ride will feature a relaxed 8-mile tour of city and county roads in the Medford area. With a mellow pace and a few stops along the way, the ride should finish up around 5pm . Riders are expected to follow the traffic laws and practice safe riding. Bring your own bike and helmet.

Saturday, May 18th 
 
Safe Cycling Class: 
10am-12pm Garfield Park, Ashland. Register by May 10th to attend. 

Learn to ride confidently and safely, this course will give you the skills and knowledge to start riding to work, school, shopping, or for fun on the different street environments you might encounter in Southern Oregon.  The class will be taught by a League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructor, will include a short-guided bike ride and is offered for free, great for families! For more information or to register visit