Commute Bi Cycle - The Commute initiative of WCCG - Chennai Cyclists
8 Days Commute Challenge in Jan 2023
Commute Challenge Jan 2023 is the Green initiative, which aims to increase the number of bicycle commuters in the city & thereby decrease the pollution levels with health benefits to the rider as a bonus. This challenge requires rider to use bicycle for commuting for minimum of 8 days in Jan 2023. Minimum commute distance is 2km. Commute can be travel to work, shopping, hanging out with friends, visiting relatives etc. In short, wherever you go, wherever you can use your bicycle for commuting. Rewards: Along with direct benefits of Bicycle commuting on your health, wallet, and environment; WCCG honors the Commute challenge finishers with the beautiful Hex Badge which is part of the prestigious Epic cyclist series. We urge you to encourage your friends, family & coworkers also to take part in this challenge.
REWARDS: WCCG's HEX Badge for all the finishers
What is the main motive of the challenge?
Pulling in as many ppl as possible in 2023 and promoting cycling as means of transport and commute
Is the challenge applicable only for commuting to work?
No, commute to college, school, super markets, visiting your friends all of them count!! Commute by cycle instead of a motorbike/car is welcome.
Does morning cycling ride for fitness count for this challenge?
I registered in chennaicyclists.com. Do I need to do anything else ?
Yes, please ensure that you have done a strava connect with https://rider.chennaicyclists.com/strava/account
What is the minimum distance of commute which is considered?
The aim of the challenge is to motivate all of them to take up cycling for commuting. But for challenge sake, we have a minimum distance criterion of 2km for your commute for a day. Add reason for the commute in Strava. Your commute can be multiple rides to buy items from grocery stores, office commute etc. If total commuting distance for a day is less than 2km, the day will be ignored
Do I need to post my commute strava records in WCCG group or Commute Bi Cycle group or Event page ?
No, the data is automatically taken in the backend. Please ensure to use Commute option in your strava workout to be tracked as commuting ride.
Where can I see my progress ?
Please login to https://rider.chennaicyclists.com/stats -> Select Commute option in top right corner. The data is usually synced at an interval of 10 hours
Happy Pedalling and Happy Commuting.
Note: Tracking your rides using STRAVA is MANDATORY which would help us track your progress automatically. Ensure to save your commuting rides as COMMUTE.
Disclaimer- Your safety is paramount at all times. Ensure to ride safe, do not exert too much and listen to your body. Your good health is paramount and these challenges can be done anytime in future.