2013 BTWW Golden Helmet Award Winners

May 23, 2013 by
Filed under: Activities 

Miles biked : 2984
Workplaces Represented : 14
Participating Riders : 83

Thank you to all the Bike To Worship and Bike To Work Week participants who logged their trips this year, even if your company wasn’t competing for any of the BTWW Coveted Golden Awards. The 2013 winners of Coveted Golden Helmet Award winners are:

Bike To WorshipGreat River Vineyard Church captured the top spot this year with 21.7% participation, followed by Unitarian Universalist, La Crosse(17.4%), and Viroqua Church of Christ(13.2)%.

Most Participants – With 18 participants, Onalaska School District topped last year’s leader, Trane(14), this year. SAP, also with 14 participants, but with less mileage, came in 3rd.

Highest Percentage of Participants with over 100 employees – For the 6th straight year, SAP earned another Golden Helmet award for 10% participation. Onalaska School District came in 2nd with 5% participation, and Dairyland Power Cooperative came in 3rd with 3% participation.

Highest Percentage of Participants with 100 employees or lessBlue Heron Bicycles again came at the top with 100% participation and 114 total miles.

Most MilesTrane again was the leader this year with 776 total miles, and then runners up Onalaska School District with 686 total miles, and Dairyland Power Cooperative with 254 total miles.

The final results of other participants can be viewed below at the end of this post.

Bike To Work Week has ended, but hopefully it will continue throughout the year for your company. If you would like to have your company participate and be more competitive next year, now is the time to start thinking and preparing your workplace to build a better bicycle culture. Contact the DRBC with help on getting ideas to make your workplace a more bicycle friendly business.

Do you have any ideas on how to improve our mileage tracker, or the awards categories. Please leave a comment below. We also invite you to help with next year’s Bike To Work Week.

### Final Results ###

Bike To Worship





Great River Vineyard Church (1st place)




Unitarian Universalist, La Crosse




Viroqua church of Christ




First Presbyterian Church of La Crosse




Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Tomah




English Lutheran Church





Miles Per Company

Company Total Miles
Trane 776
Onalaska School District 686
Dairyland Power Cooperative 254
SAP 206
Reinhart FoodService 204
LB White Company, Inc. 194
Gundersen Health Systems 189
Western 183
Blue Heron Bicycle Works 114
People’s Food Co-op 60
TCI 42
City of Onalaska 34
La Crosse School District 23
La Crosse County Library 12


Participants Per Company

Company Participants
Onalaska School District 18
SAP 14
Trane 14
Gundersen Health Systems 11
Dairyland Power Cooperative 9
Reinhart FoodService 6
Western 4
LB White Company, Inc. 2
La Crosse County Library 1
City of Onalaska 1
Blue Heron Bicycle Works 1
People’s Food Co-op 1
La Crosse School District 1


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2 Comments on 2013 BTWW Golden Helmet Award Winners

  1. Brian McCarty on Thu, 23rd May 2013 9:02 pm
  2. I believe that SAP was at 10% this year, not at 12%


  3. Michael Barreyro on Thu, 23rd May 2013 9:33 pm
  4. Yes, you are right. Corrected.

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