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Join In, Have Fun, and Support a Worthy Cause on a Charity Bike Ride in 2019

Ride your bike for a cause at these charity bike rides in 2019.

If the opportunity to ride a bike wasn’t enough to get you excited about these events then maybe science will! Scientific research has shown that some of the most effective ways for people to increase happiness in their lives include things like exercising, spending time outdoors, and giving to others. Why not join in on one of these awesome charity rides to support a worthy cause, have fun, and fast-track your way to a happier life.


Sue Wells Ride for ALS

June 2, 2019
Cowichan Valley
Cause/Charity: ALS Research (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis aka Lou Gehrig’s disease).



Rotary Ride for Rescue

June 8, 2019
Cypress Mountain Hill Climb, West Vancouver
Cause/Charity: 100% of the funds raised through pledges and rider registrations will support North Shore Rescue and other Rotary humanitarian projects.



Ride to Survive

June 22, 2019
Kelowna to Delta
Cause/Charity: Raise funds for cancer research through as an Independent Fundraising Event for the Canadian Cancer Society.


Positive Spin

June 22, 2019
Chilliwack, BC
Cause/Charity: Positive Spin is the Fraser Valley’s largest cycling fundraiser event in support of mental health awareness. Positive Spin is a cycling event that brings together the community, showcases our beautiful roads and raises money for the Canadian Mental Health Association.


Ride Don’t Hide

June 23, 2019
Metro Vancouver
Cause/Charity: Nationwide fundraising bike ride that brings mental health out into the open. Ride Don’t Hide is the largest mental health bike ride in Canada with almost 10,000 riders and hundreds more family members, friends and volunteers across Canada taking part, raising more than $2 million each year for the Canadian Mental Health Association.



Ride for Clean Energy

August 10, 2019
Maple Ridge, BC
Cause/Charity: The Ride For Clean Energy is an annual fundraising bike ride that raises money to benefit the Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation – a non-profit organization that awards a yearly $10,000 grant to a chosen PhD/graduate project researching in the field of renewable and sustainable energy.



Glotman Simpson Cypress Challenge

August 11, 2019
Cypress Mountain | West Vancouver
Cause/Charity: Benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation and pancreatic cancer research at BC Cancer.



Taylor Ryan 2019 Real Estate Industry Cycling Event

September 12, 2019
Mount Seymour | North Vancouver
Cause/Charity: Covenant House – helping homeless youth.



ORT Cycle Around Richmond

September 15, 2019
Richmond, BC
Cause/Charity: This is a charity ride with the focus on family, children and education. The goal, in this age of robotics and artificial intelligence, is to raise funds for education with an emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and to bring this into the classroom.



The Blu Moose

August 9 and 10, 2019
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
Cause/Charity: The goal of TheBluMoose is to raise money for two charities in Danya Leemhuis’s name through two cycling events, a sport Danya loved. The first charity is the Golden & District Hospital and the second is the Couchiching Conservancy.



Seymour Challenge

August 18, 2019
Seymour Mountain | North Vancouver
Cause/Charity: In support of DEVO/Cannondale pb Fortius youth cycling, Vancouver’s longest running and most successful youth development program.


These rides and other events can be found on the Cycling BC events calendar.