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Apr

May: Basic Bike Maintenance (Northcote)

Date: Sun 1 May (2-4 pm).  This Basic Bike Maintenance session is an informative and interactive bike maintenance workshop, commissioned by the City of Darebin for people who live, work or study in Darebin. Learn about safety checks, useful tools, fixing a flat tyre, replacing a tube, taking the wheel off, oiling the chain and …

15
Mar

Apr: Riding skills for Parents (Preston)

Date: Sun 17 Apr (1-3.30pm).  Want to feel more comfortable riding with your kids? This hands-on course is for parents of kindergarten or primary school students. It will cover who rides in front, crossing roads and driveways, road and footpath rules, transitioning from footpath to riding on the road and more. Bookings via https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/riding-skills-for-parents-17-april-tickets-20447994502 (cost …

15
Mar

Apr: School holiday bike program (Mont Albert)

Date: 7th & 8th April (9.30am-2pm).  The City of Whitehorse have re-commissioned Bikes at Work to run two Bike Skills School Holiday programs.  This is a bicycle confidence, skills and awareness training program for children aged 9 to 12 years.   The skills are taught through instruction, demonstration, practice, games and challenges and is run in …

29
Feb

Apr: CycleWise Skills & Confidence (Moonee Ponds)

Date: Sat 30 Apr (10am-3pm).   This course will help you get ready to ride by improving your skills and confidence and teaching you strategies for riding safely on paths and roads.  In a traffic free area you will learn about bike safety checks, bike control (including stopping and using gears) and defensive riding techniques.  After lunch you …

23
Feb

Feb: CycleWise (Blackburn South)

Date: Sun 28 Feb (10am-3pm).  This FREE group session, commissioned by the City of Whitehorse, is ideal for novice to intermediate riders who are looking to improve skills and gain confidence to ride on paths and roads. The initial training will take place in a traffic-free space (primary school playground) with an opportunity to practice …

7
Feb

Mar: The Womens Ride (Docklands to St Kilda)

Date: Sun 6th March (10.30-12).  Join Bikes at Work for a free, guided and leisurely 10km bike ride from Docklands to St Kilda as part of the Womens Ride.  Ride from the official start Hub to the SheSpoke Southside Hub – where there’ll be speakers, activities and lots more. Info and registrations here:  http://thewomensride.com.au/event/hub-to-hub-with-bikeswork-port-phillip-bug/

15
Jan

Feb: CycleWise Skills & Confidence (Moonee Ponds)

Date: Sat 20th Feb (10am-3pm).  City of Moonee Valley have commissioned a workshop for adults who can cycle but are not confident cycling around the city.  Participants will gain skills riding off-road and go on an escorted ride through streets. The course covers Victorian road rules, bike safety checks, safe riding in traffic, route planning …

11
Jan

Feb-May: Skills & Maintenance (Preston/Northcote)

Dates: Feb-May, various.  City of Darebin have again commissioned a number of courses for Autumn 2016 – including skills, maintenance and 2 special courses for women and parents. Visit http://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/darebin-city-council-transport-management-7038064987 for information, dates and to book your spot.  

8
Jan

Feb: Basic Bike Maintenance for Women (St Kilda)

Dates: Sat 13 Feb (10am) or Wed 24 Feb (6.30pm).  This popular 2 hr demonstration workshop is being delivered as part of the 2016 Sustainable Living Festival program, and is kindly sponsored by the City of Port Phillip.  Choose from one of 2 sessions to suit you, at a cost of $10 + booking fee. …

8
Jan

Jan: Bike Tour Through Nature (Mordialloc)

Date: Thu 21 Jan (9.30-11.30am).  City of Kingston Council are inviting residents to join us on a leisurely guided bike ride.  The ride will run through some of Kingston’s best natural environment on dedicated bike tracks; passing creeks, wetlands and parks. Includes safety & skills checks, followed by a bike ride from Mordialloc.  Adults and …

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