12 reasons to attend Bike To Work Day

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12 reasons to attend Bike To Work Day!!!

Bike To Work Day is fast approaching! How does this event impact you? We’ve gathered up the 12 best reasons to register and attend Hamilton’s eighth annual Bike To Work Day event, happening on Monday, May 29th from 7:00 – 9:00 am at City Hall!

#1) Great Prizes!!! 
By attending BTWD you enter for the chance to win one of three prize packs: A MEC Midtown Bicycle and a $300 voucher
#2) Breakfast is on us!!
Why turn down hot coffee and some pre-work snacks, especially on a Monday!?
#3) SoBi Credit
Join us at City Hall on May 29th to receive your $5 ride credit! Bring a friend to the event so they can take advantage of this great offer!
#4) #PedalItForward 
On May 29th, you can join hundreds of others as they #PedalItForward. Give the gift of cycling by grabbing a friend, family member or coworker and attending BTWD together!
#5) Healthy & Strong
This article suggests biking to work could save thousands of lives a year! You’ll be refreshed and energized for your work day, and can skip the gym on the way home!
#6) Celebrate Spring
While some tough it out Viking Biking… Spring is truly the season of the bike. Pull the wheels out of the shed, pump some air into those tires and let’s welcome the cycling season by riding together to City Hall!
#7) Bike Like a Boss
Not feeling confident in your riding skills? Come practice by riding in a closed environment and learn valuable skills for riding safely with traffic. Interested? There are two timeslots available, May 26 2017, 12pm or 5pm
#8) Economical
Cycling is rich in short and long term gains. It keeps oxygen in our lungs, and money in our pockets! This interesting article breaks down some of the financial (and other) benefits of cycling.
#9) Sound and Sustainable
Leaving the car at home (today and every other day) is a fantastic way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and ensure we have a vibrant planet for generations to come. On top of that, fresh air and exercise are proven to contribute to positive mental health!
#10) Lead by example
Each year, BTWD kicks off Bike to School Week. Let’s set a great example for participating children, by filling the City Hall forecourt with hundreds of cycling role models!
#11) Free t-shirt!
Join today to receive a free Bike To Work Day t-shirt on May 29th!
#12) Biking = Happiness
Whether you cycle everywhere you go, or this is the only time you ride a bike this year.. joining the hundreds of Hamilton residents who attend Bike To Work Day annually, is a great way to give back to your community, enjoy some free food and live entertainment and start your week off right.

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