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The goal of re:TH!NK's Drive Your Bike campaign is to make biking more likely to happen.

Getting from "point A to point B" by bike can be a transportation option you choose. Whether it be to work, to the store, to the library or to the park, making a trip by bike can be easier than you think.


Fox Valley Bike Challenge

Fox-Cities-Bike-Challenge1Our local area did incredibly well in the National Bike Challenge last year, with Appleton finishing in 1st place and Wisconsin finishing 1st in the Nation!. We want to be #1 in the nation again!

Join the Fox Cities Cycling Association and re:TH!NK by signing up for the Fox Valley Bike Challenge. Its free and easy for all ages and you can ride anywhere – down the street, to work, to school, to the store! Use the STRAVA app to track your miles or log them online.

 Check out all the events planned for the Fox Valley Bike Challenge on Facebook.

How it Works

  • Register and log miles via the National Bike Challenge website or use free app
  • Challenge runs May 1 through September 30
  • Monthly prizes based on points earned – 20 points each day you ride at least 1 mile, plus 1 point per mile
  • Encouragement rides throughout the program
  • Fox Cities Goal (Calumet, Outagamie, Winnebago): 3,500 participants and 1.5 million miles ridden

Visit our Drive Your Bike supporters' websites for more information on how to drive your bike!

Oshkosh YMCA

Safe Routes to School

National Bike Challenge

Bike Repair

University Police

Go Transit Bike N Ride

Bicycle & Pedestrian Plans 

 Bicycle Federation of WI

Bike Safety and Helmet Fitting

OPD Bike Patrol


Bicycle Benefits Program

Receive year-long discounts and rewards at any of these businesses in your neighborhood when your ride your bike there and show a Bicycle Benefits sticker on your bike helmet. Need a sticker? Get one for $5 at most of the participating businesses. More information at

For more information about the Drive Your Bike Campaign or if you have questions, comments or other thoughts, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 920-232-3021.


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re:TH!NK is a project of the Winnebago County Health Department that would not exist without
support from our local partner agencies, organizations and community members.