Score free treats, bike safety checks, and exciting prizes during HUB Cycling’s Bike to Shop Days

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      (This story is sponsored by .)

      This summer, from August 17 to 28, bikers of all skill levels are encouraged to support local companies during HUB Cycling’s Bike to Shop Days. As our communities navigate the changes brought by COVID-19, local shops and independent retailers need our business now more than ever.

      created the Bike to Shop campaign to strengthen the local economy and to promote biking.

      Registration for Bike to Shop Days is free. To sweeten the deal, tons of local businesses are offering free goodies and great discounts to participants from August 24 to 28, as part of the Shop Local Challenge. This is your opportunity to snag free scoops from , bike safety checks from and , and bike-shaped cookies from (plus a 10 percent discount on treat purchases). Get coffee all week from and a coffee (plus a cookie) at the plant-based

      Not into coffee? Grab a can of pop and a small bag of chips from .

      Participants can also stop by for a free order of its Famous Fried Pickles or a soft pretzel when two mains are purchased. While you’re in the area, head to and get some free samples of . Bikers can also pedal-up an appetite before visiting for some drinks and free fries. Beer lovers can take advantage of $5 cans of Granville Island Brewing Co. beers and 10-ounce glasses for $3. 

      , , and the are also offering special deals and discounts to participants. Pedal down to the in Richmond and pick up a refreshing beverage and a treat from one of their artisan bakers.

      Register for Bike to Shop to redeem these deals. More businesses are constantly being added to the so remember to keep checking back for the latest information.

      By simply registering for Bike to Shop Days, registrants will be automatically entered to win a $250 voucher to . Winnings can be redeemed at any of the mall’s stores.

      After participants have felt the wind blow through their hair all week, they will be encouraged to fill out the post event survey for the chance to win a child’s .

      By choosing cycling as a mode of transportation, people can improve their health, avoid gas and vehicle insurance fees, and protect the vulnerable environment. This is why HUB Cycling has spent more than 20 years removing barriers to cycling in Metro Vancouver. 

      For more information on Bike to Shop Days, visit Tune in to HUB Cycling’s , , and for more ways to win with , and .