May is Bike to Work Month!
To encourage people to try biking to work, we are giving away prizes for biking to work during National Bike to Work Week, May 13-17. Prizes include:
- $10 gift cards to Bike Tech bicycle shop
- Basic tuneups from Europa Cycle and Ski
- $25 gift cards to Waterloo Bicycle Works
- 5 “silver” tuneups by Andy’s Bike Shop
Prizes are awarded by drawing. You put your name in the hat every time you bike to work! Entering multiple times increases your chances of winning. To enter all you have to do is:
- Bike to work (or to one of the sponsor bike shops mentioned above)
- Post a picture of you and your bike in front of your place of business/bike shop to the CVC Facebook Bike to Work Event.
In addition, on National Bike to Work Day (Friday, May 17) CVC will provide free coffee (provided by local coffee shops), and snacks and water (provided by Cedar Falls Visitors and Tourism Bureau) inside three local coffee shops from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m.:
- Sidecar Coffee Shop at 21 West Jefferson St., Waterloo
- Sidecar Coffee Shop at 2215 College St., on The Hill near UNI
- Cup of Joe’s coffee shop at 102 Main St. in downtown Cedar Falls
Stopping in gives you an additional entry into the drawing to win a prize.
You can also win a free membership to CVC! Anyone who buys a new or used bike from one of the local bike shops listed above during May will be awarded a free 1-year membership (or renewal) to CVC. Visit a bike shop and check out their bikes for more details about CVC membership benefits.
AND if you MENTOR a new bike commuter, you can enter a drawing for a $25 gift certificate to an area restaurant of your choice. Just post a picture of the two of you, with your bikes, in front of the newbie’s place of business, to the CVC Facebook Bike to Work Event.
We’re looking forward to seeing you out on the trails and streets, using your bike not just for recreation but as a useful mode of transportation.
Note: If you are not a Facebook user, you can send pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org