2016 results

Thank you everyone for your participation in 2016! With a combined 268 teams and 186 individual riders, there 2,010 riders total this year! Of those, a record 455 of you identified as new riders; new to Bike to Work Week or to commuter cycling! Way to go new riders for getting out there and to you experienced riders for offering encouragement, tips and support! 

You all logged 7,433 trips which amounted to 69,709 km travelled, preventing 16.2 tons of green house gases from entering our atmosphere!

Number of teams registered:

310

Number of individuals registered:

341

Number of riders registered:

2,018

Overall participation rate:

43%*

New riders:

458

# Trips logged:

8,581

Kilometers travelled:

77,804

GHG saved (kg):

18,100

* Figure above calculated same method as 2015 (# trips/(# riders x 5 x2). Based on new method for 2016 - 60% (#trips/(#riders x 5). New method considers participation as logging at least one trip per day of the week (eg. riding to work, not back OR logging your trip to/from work as one figure). 2016 method used to determine prize winners.

Bike to Work Week Prize Winner Announcements:

Congratulations to all teams and individuals that participated in 2016's Bike to Work and School Week program. (Drum roll) Here are the winners and the prizes in each category:

Category

Organization

Team Name

Large organization

Urban Systems

Patty's Pedalers

Medium organization

YMCA

YMCA of Okanagan

Small organization

Kelowna Art Gallery

Chromatic Cyclones

Mini organization

BC Coroner Service

Tour de Tosca

Individual Participant

n/a

Linda Walker(429km logged!)

Celebration Station Passport Winners:

Name

Stamps 

Organization

Team Name

Karen Sherstobitoff

 11Interior Health2 East Riders

Dan Voth

 5City of Kelowna - Design and ConstructionProject Pedal

Tasha Carmichael

 3

 

Starbright Cyclists

Congratulations! You won a two-night stay at Accent Inns!

Endurance Award:

Person who logged most km of registrant - Shannon Reilly - Interior Health 'Rehab Rollers' - 698km!

Landmark Challenge Winner:

Pitting Landmark Center businesses against one another, the Landmark Challenge aimed to get as many employees of this major employment hub on bike seats for a chance at additional prizes from The Hub. A huge thanks to all Landmark businesses for taking up the challenge and to The Hub for making this challenge possible!

AcheivementPrizeWinning TeamTeam LeaderOrganization
 1st place participation$1,000 GC from The HubHighstreetGord PettmanHighstreet Ventures
 2nd place participation$300 GC from The HubThe Stantec Kelowna CyclistsBryan BurstonStantec Consulting - Kelowna
 3rd place participation$100 GC from The HubSticks and Stones Design GroupJay MooreSticks and Stones Design Group
 4th place participationt-shirt from The Hub/smartwool socks Landmark Dental CenterMarni CorlazzoliLandmark Dental Center
 5th place participationt-shirt from The Hub/smartwool socksB3Terry OlynykBridges Transitions
Most trips loggedpersonal trainer package - Team Fitness/1 yr Landmark gym membershipThe Stantec Kelowna CyclistsBryan BurstonStantec Consulting - Kelowna
 Most riders logging trips (tie!)t-shirt from The Hub/smartwool socksCapital Cruisers & StarDyne-o-MiteLaura Dalton/Jon StanleyIHA - Capital Planning/StarDyne Technologies
 Most KMt-shirt from The HubThe Stantec Kelowna CyclistsBryan BurstonStantec Consulting - Kelowna

Rewards for Reporting Results:

Carol and the team "Cottonwoods Cranks" won a Burley Travoy commuter trailer from Kelowna E-ride!

Prize Pack Winners:

The winners of the three awesome prize packs from Physio Active are:

  1. Exercise Basket - Pamela Bruder of Team 'RSS staff.
  2. Bike Fit Basket - Aiden Lightfoot of team 'Lightfoot Crew'.
  3. Message basket - Kyle 'Pop-a-wheelie' Poirier of team 'Chromatic Cyclones'.

Helmet Winner:

The winner of a new helmet from Brain Trust Canada is Eric Simpson!

Monday, May 30 prize winners:

Bike Winner - Ken Fell  from the KCS Cruisers (Kelowna Christian School) won a new bike from The hub! Congratulations Ken!
 

Sponsor

Prize

Winning Team

Team Leader

Organization

Ekahi Yoga Center

10-class punch pass

City Hall - 4th Floor

Greg Belladonna

City of Kelowna

Okanagan Acupuncture

3-session starter pack

Grouse River Riders

Chad Barclay

Grouse River

The Wellness Spa

45-minute massage

Data Divas

Jane-Marie James

IHA - Library Services

Orchard Park Shopping Centre

$50 Gift Certificate

KPMG Let's Get Fiscal

Amanda WrightKPMG LLP

CryoCare

One CyroCare treatment

KF Aerocycles

Tom DaviesKF Aerospace Kelowna

Urban Harvest

$44 Gift Certificate

Project Pedal

Steve WalkerCity of Kelowna - Design and Construction

Photo of the day winner: Team 'Loose Moose Cycling Club' from Big White Ski Resort won a $20 GC From Tonic's Pub! See their photo here on Facebook!
 

Tuesday, May 31 prize winners:

Bike Winner - Janet Heathcote of the 'SBO Underhill Overachievers' won a new bike from The Lion's Cyclery! Congratulations Janet!
 

Sponsor

Prize

Winning Team

Team Leader

Organization

Ekahi Yoga Center

10-class punch pass

Pathways Peddlers

Darlene HassPathways Abilities Society
Okanagan Acupuncture

3-session starter pack

St. Andrew's Church

Ruth LloydSt. Andrew's Church

The Wellness Spa

45-minute massage

Okanagan Gymnastics Center

Tracy GrafOkanagan Gymnastics Center

Orchard Park Shopping Centre

$50 Gift Certificate

Holy Bike-a-Moli

Suzanne WoodsCity of Kelowna - Clerks Office

CryoCare

One CyroCare treatment

Workplace Health and Safety

Marissa AnemaIHA - Work Place Health and Safety

Urban Harvest

$44 Gift Certificate

Taste the Sun

Steve GaucherSun-Rype Products Inc - IS Dept.

Photo of the day winner: Joanne King of Team 'Chainline Cycle Fanatics' is the winner of a $20 GC to Yamas Greek Restaurant! See her photo here on Facebook!

Wednesday, June 1 prize winners:

Bike Winner - Cindy Yip of team 'Sitso - Kelowna' won a new bike from Outbound Cycle! Congratulations Cindy!

The King of the Hill winners are...(suspense)...Darryl Aresenault from Golder and Associates Ltd and Reinhard Kapelle from Canada Post! They've each won beautiful hand made wooden indoor bike racks from Wooden Arms Workshop and a pair of SmartWool compression socks from The North Face Kelowna!
 

Sponsor

Prize

Winning Team

Team Leader

Organization

Ekahi Yoga Center

10-class punch pass

CLE Sharks

Jenni RubuliakChute Lake Elementary
Okanagan Acupuncture

3-session starter pack

AEM

Nathan MeadeAnodyne Electronics Manufacturing Corp.

The Wellness Spa

45-minute massage

Sticks and Stones Design GroupJay MooreSticks and Stones Design Group

Orchard Park Shopping Centre

$50 Gift Certificate

The Urban FarestAdrianne SheenaUrban Fare - Kelowna

CryoCare

One CyroCare treatment

Go-N-Postal

Gordon HendersonCanada Post - BPO

Urban Harvest

$44 Gift Certificate

Starbright Cyclists

Karen BylsmaCentral Okanagan Child Development Association

Photo of the day winner: Laura-Ann Kavanagh from team 'The Wardrobe Babes on Bikes' won a $20 GC for Tonic's Pub! See her photo on Facebook!
 

Thursday, June 2 prize winners:

Bike Winner - Carmen Sparg of Associated Property Management won a new bike from Cyclepath! Congratulations Carmen!
 

Sponsor

Prize

Winning Team

Team Leader

Organization

Ekahi Yoga Center

10-class punch pass

CFIA Kelowna

Sash PodolchakCFIA - Kelowna
Okanagan Acupuncture

3-session starter pack

Springvalley Elementary

Robert BulachSpringvalley Elementary

The Wellness Spa

45-minute massage

RefreshersMichael WendlandRefresh Financial

Orchard Park Shopping Centre

$50 Gift Certificate

UBCO ATs Burnin RubberKevin PhillipsUBOC - Athletic Therapy Department

CryoCare

One CyroCare treatment

The Cycle of Life

Zachery RaposoCity of Kelowna - Regional Services

Urban Harvest

$44 Gift Certificate

CARO Kelowna

Ryan HaywardCARO Analytical - Kelowna

Photo of the day winner: Samantha Dewing won a $20 GC from Yamas Greek Restaurant! See her photo on Facebook!

Friday, June 3 prize winners:

Bike Winner - Fri AM - Eriak Makaskas from 'The Pedal Pushers' team won a new bike from Kelowna Cycle and Jordon Foster won a new bike from Lake Country Cycles! Congratulations Erika and Jordon!

Bike Winner - Fri PM - Jeffrey Tolton of team 'KF Aerocycles' won a new bike from Chainline Cycle! Congratulations Jeffrey!
 

Sponsor

Prize

Winning Team

Team Leader

Organization

Ekahi Yoga Center

10-class punch pass

TNF Training Wheels

Amanda WatlandThe North Face
Okanagan Acupuncture

3-session starter pack

BabesBirthBikes

Kate RudrumKGH - PErinatal

The Wellness Spa

45-minute massage

Alcohol PeddlarsSirgrid BourvierBC Liquor Store 242

Orchard Park Shopping Centre

$50 Gift Certificate

ChainLine Cycle FanaticsDarrin CarusoChainLine Cycle

CryoCare

One CyroCare treatment

WFN Community Services Team

Nicole WerstuikWestbank First Nation - Community Services Center

Urban Harvest

$44 Gift Certificate

Quigley Riders

Tess PerryQuigley Elementary Staff

Photo of the day winner: The Kelowna Art Gallery Team, 'Chromatic Cyclones' are the winners of a $20 Tonic's Pub GC! See their photo on Facebook!

Tire Toss Grand Finale!

After an edge of your seat final elimination battle, Trevor Towers of Urban Systems defended his 26' toss with another successful final throw on Friday afternoon! All at the Urban Systems station in front of his colleagues! Trevor won a stainless steel Tree Brewing Growler full of the beer of his choice and a grower bike rack holder and $150 gift card from Tree Brewing Institute!

Weekend Station Bike Winner:

Christina Incrocci of team 'Cottonwood Cranks' won a new bike from Cyclepath! Congratulations Christina!
 
All daily prizes can be picked up by your Team Leader at Parkinson Rec Centre.

1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna, BC V1Y 8G7
 
250-469-8800