Darcy Wardrop (right) attracted some attention with his velomobile at the Bike to Work Week breakfast station at Rehabilitation in Motion this morning. #BTWWCampbellRiver

Campbell River cyclists ride into work

Bike to Work Week kicks off with breakfast at the first of five daily stations

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Bike to Work Week kicked off in Campbell River with cyclists gathering at the kick off breakfast station at Rehabilitation in Motion in Willow Point.

Muffins and fruit provided by Rehabilitation in Motion and coffee from Tim Hortons fueled riders heading into town.

Campbell River’s Bike to Work Week celebration has 255 riders registered at biketowork.ca which comprises 66 teams, 72 new riders and 57 per cent of them being female.

One particular pedalled vehicle attracted a lot of attention at the breakfast station. Darcy Wardrop’s velomobile is a sit-in, recumbent pedalled vehicle that was made on Quadra Island by Nimbus Kayaks.

Besides getting great exercise, contributing no reenhouse gases, you can also win prizes at Bike to Work Week in a few ways

  • Enter daily draws at the five events…you have to be there to win.
  • Enter the Grand Prize draw of a new bicylce which will be drawn from teh entrants of all celebration stations at the end of the week. Atten all five events and enter five times.
  • Register a team or yourself on the Bike to Work Week website and you will be eligible to win a draw prize.