As expected, the answers brightened our spirit and made us smile. The responses fell into a few key categories and here they all are for your enjoyment.
We hope you smile too.
Oh ya - we also ran a contest for a $20 gift card to our shop for those entries that tagged us. And the winner is.......you'll have to scroll to the bottom to find out. Cheeky, we know.
Beauty and Seasons
#IBikeBecause every season brings new joys. The smell of fresh rain in spring, the summer sun, the crunching of leaves in the fall and the silence of snow on the winter. pic.twitter.com/EK0NYbxF2X— Share the Road (@STRCycling) November 30, 2017
In #Canmore, WE BIKE because we live in one of the most beautiful places in the WHOLE WORLD & the best way to travel through it, experience it, appreciate it, protect it, LIVE it, is to #GoByBike #IBikeBecause @BikeBikeYYC pic.twitter.com/Ws8nZnl8H3— Community Cruisers (@CanmoreCruisers) December 8, 2017
#iBikeBecause crossing a bridge on two wheels is more beautiful than crossing it on four. #yycbike @BikeBikeYYC pic.twitter.com/sULDU5oITe— Greg Glatz 🇨🇦 (@gregglatz) December 12, 2017
#ibikebecause how else would people know i'm #elite? also moments like this #yycbike pic.twitter.com/sACrnhLEbZ— Lisa Jayne (@duval500) December 5, 2017
Family Time and Healthy Living
#Ibikebecause it brings our family together to experience adventure, fresh air, and calmness among the daily chaos. @BikeBikeYYC pic.twitter.com/W59hP73VAi— Krista (@bikeswimrun) November 30, 2017
#IBikeBecause I want these two to grow up loving and appreciating the natural world. pic.twitter.com/UNCNGwk228— Davey Slimmon (@daveyslimmon) December 1, 2017
#IBikeBecause it’s one of my favorite family activities and I hope someday it can be our main mode of transport @BikeBikeYYC pic.twitter.com/ZpbOPHzwJ8— Alexandra Chubachi (@alexandra_danae) December 1, 2017
#Ibikebecause it keeps my MS at bay, there's no produced carbon, no parking issues, and it prevents the jiggles @BikeBikeYYC @bikecalgary pic.twitter.com/UBk88vBYwu— Laura-Chris (@albertabikeswap) December 6, 2017
@BikeBikeYYC #yycbike #IBikeBecause Is because I can too simple a reason? How about I like friends thinking I am crazy? pic.twitter.com/GQ3gYSRfWy— Rose Ratliffe (@rinrat86) December 1, 2017
Faster Then Other Modes
Because It's Fun
RT @alexandra_danae: #IBikeBecause it makes me feel like a kid again. @BikeBikeYYC pic.twitter.com/9nM1jQ1937— ⓑιcιcletⓞ (@Bicicleto_ZGZ) December 3, 2017
Well I don’t bike but my humans do because it makes them happy! #IBikeBecause @BikeBikeYYC pic.twitter.com/wqiUBdWtJ7— KONA (@KonaDawg) December 14, 2017
Here is my entry! #IBikeBecause it is a great way to get fit, have fun and meet people....and even better, it is a great way to get young people into a lifelong sport! pic.twitter.com/m6rlVcxQ6z— Graham Page (@OttSnowCyclist) December 13, 2017
#iBikeBecause every trip presents a chance to cross paths with great people & their beautiful bikes. 😉🚲🚲💙@BikeBikeYYC #yycbike pic.twitter.com/fiJugAPOV9— PurelyFixedYYC (@cpt_highside) December 12, 2017
There we quite a few people who also added their voices to the #IBikeBecause but either didn't give wink about the contest or just plain hate us - we don't know - but their contributions are important and we respect them all the same. :) So click HERE to check out the thread.
Oh ya...the contest for the $20 GC. The winner is.....>drum roll sound<.......Ta....Dum.....Sis...Krista aka