2016 Bike Summit

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Dear Fellow Cyclist

Join us on Saturday January 23rd for the 2016 Bike Summit at Beban Park Social Centre. A full afternoon of bike movies, presentations, information sessions and discussions. Bike stores from Qualicum, Parksville and Nanaimo will have displays with their latest merchandise and bike lines, and there is a host of information available. And we want to hear from you. Come help shape cycling infrastructure, bike education and tell us your ideas.

The event runs from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Sponsored by Arrowsmith Bikes РPedego  РPacific Rim Bicycles РRock City Cycles РHub City Cycles РStaples РCity of Nanaimo РBuzz Coffee House

Presentations:

  • City of Nanaimo Engineering Department
  • Nanaimo Regional Rail Trail Partnership
  • BC Cycling Coalition
  • E-bikes by Pedego
  • Updates from local bicycle groups
Displays:

  • 6 Bike Stores from Qualicum, Parksville and Nanaimo
  • Bike To Work Week
  • and more

Information Sessions:

  • Update on changes to the Motor Vehicle Act
  • The Big Ask: ¬†An investment of One Billion Dollars in cycling and pedestrian infrastructure from the BC Government
  • Safe Routes to School program
  • Traffic Education in the school system
  • Speeches by a number of individuals on the topics of cycling, infrastructure, active transportation, healthy living, and more.
  • Implementing the Nanaimo Master Transportation
  • Making Nanaimo a cycling mecca, one bike event at a time

Discussion Sessions:

  • From Paper to Pavement
  • Equity in Motion

GNCC AGM

  • We will have a 15 minute AGM

Leo Boon
Chair, Greater Nanaimo Cycling Coalition
Director, BC Cycling Coalition

 

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