Bike to Work Week kicks off Monday (May 25) in Nanaimo.
The annual event encourages commuters to get out of their vehicles and cycle to work during the week of May 25-31. Celebration stations are set up throughout the community, offering refreshments and snacks in the morning and afternoon for cyclists.
Two community rides are also planned. On Sunday (May 24), from 3-5 p.m., is the Heritage Bike Ride, while on May 30, also 3-5 p.m., is the Rhodo Bike Ride. Register for both events through parks and rec at www.nanaimo.ca.
Workplace teams or individuals register online for prizes at the end of the week.
Forty-four communities in B.C. are participating. To join them, register at www.biketowork.ca and qualify for prizes including Exodus Travels Prague to Budapest cycling trip.