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Sep

Sept-Nov: Bike skills & maintenance (Darebin)

Choose from a variety of 8 different courses in Northcote, Preston and Reservoir this Spring/Summer 2016.  Courses include: “Back on the Bike”, “Urban Cycling”, “Women on Wheels” and “Basic bike Maintenance”. Darebin Council provide a range of bike skills workshops for people that live, work or study in Darebin. Whether you’re new to riding or …

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Sep

Sept: Basic Bike Maintenance (Glen Iris)

Date:  Wed 28 Sept (6.30-8.30pm).  This workshop, for Stonnington residents, covers all the basics of how to maintain a bicycle.  Learn how to remove and replace wheels, complete a safety check, oil the chain, repair punctures and replace a tube. Bikes optional.  Bookings essential – via 8290 1333 or www.stonnington.vic.gov.au/environmentalevents

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Sep

Sept: Cycle Skills training (Glen Iris)

Date: Sat 24 Sept (9.30-2.30pm).  This 5 hour practical training session is brought to you by the City of Stonnington.  In a small group (max. 7 people), you’ll develop your bike control skills in a traffic-free area and then, after lunch will head out for a group ride on local rides to practice riding in …

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Sep

Sept: CycleWise training (Nunawading)

Dates:  Sat 10th Sept (Intermediate course) OR Sat 17th Sept (Novice course).  Courses commissioned by the City of Whitehorse, and free for residents.  BYO bike and helmet. Intermediate course:  Course aims to build confidence when riding on paths and roads.  On Sat 10th Sept (10am-3pm, includes lunch). Novice course:  Course is perfect for those who …

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May

Sept: Bike Skills training (Mornington)

Date: Sat 3 Sept (9am-12.30pm or 1-4.30pm).  Choose an AM or PM session, and boost your confidence on the bike. The Mornington Peninsula Shire, in conjunction with Bikes@Work, is proud to conduct four FREE half day bicycle training courses as part of it’s RideSafe Strategy and Towards Zero Municipality initiative. The training courses are targeted …

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Apr

May: CycleWise training (Camberwell)

Date: Sat 28 May (10am-3pm).  This free half day course, commissioned by the City of Boroondara is ideal for riders looking to brush up on riding skills and improve road safety awareness. The first part of the session will take place in a traffic-free space, practicing bike control skills and general safety including checks.  After …

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Apr

May: Bike Skills training (Footscray)

Date: Sat 21 May (9.30am-2.30pm).  Boost your confidence to get around by bike by participating in this small group course (max. 7 spots). Learn about bike control and traffic riding skills including planning your route, road positioning, dealing with intersections, signalling, using bike lanes and much more. Session includes an on-road ride on local streets …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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