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Jan

Mar & Apr: Skills & maintenance (Preston/Northcote)

Dates: various.  Sessions include “Back on the Bike”, “Urban Cycling” and “Basic bike Maintenance” and will be run in either Northcote, Preston and Thornbury. 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 fairly experienced, the comprehensive range of courses …

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Jan

Feb & Mar: Bicycle skills courses (Balwyn)

Dates: 17th Feb & 17th Mar (11am start).  Brought to you by the City of Boroondara, Bikes@Work will run the following FREE courses for adult residents: Back on the Bike and Urban Cycling Confidence, plus there are more to come! These courses will be held during the week (Fridays) and will be held in Balwyn. …

18
Jan

Feb: Bike maintenance for Women (St Kilda East)

Dates: Wed 15 Feb (6.30pm) or Sat 25 Feb (10am).  Now running for the third year, this popular 2 hr demonstration workshop is being delivered as part of the 2017 Sustainable Living Festival program.  The venue has generously been provided by Alma Road Community House (ARCH).  Choose from one of 2 sessions to suit you, …

4
Jan

Feb: Novice/intermediate bike skills (Wantirna South)

Dates:  Sat 11th or 18th Feb 2017.  City of Knox have commissioned two courses for adult residents, to help build skills and confidence: Novice session (11th Feb, 10am-12pm) – traffic-free practical session that focuses on essential bike control skills (e.g. emergency stops, signalling) and correct road positioning.  Bookings via https://knoxcyclewise-novice.eventbrite.com.au Intermediate session (18th Feb, 10am-3pm) – for …

4
Jan

Jan: Bike tour through Nature (Mordialloc)

Date: Fri 20th Jan 2017 (9.30-11.30am).  After a successful ride in 2016, City of Kingston Council are again 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 …

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Oct

Oct-Dec: Bicycle skills courses (Camberwell)

Dates: Ranging from 26th Oct to 4th Dec 2016.  Brought to you by the City of Boroondara, Bikes@Work will run the following FREE courses for adult residents: Back on the Bike, Urban Cycling Confidence, Women on Wheels and Basic bike maintenance. All courses take place at Boroondara City Council, 8 Inglesby Road, Camberwell  3124. Information …

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Sep

Oct: Seniors can cycle (Port Melbourne)

Date: Fri 14th Oct (10-3pm).  Suitable for novice and ‘lapsed’ riders to get the confidence and skills required for riding; scheduled as part of the City Of Port Phillip Seniors Festival.  Cycling is a great way to stay fit and healthy – for people of all ages. So, why not aim to get back on …

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Sep

Oct: Basic bike repair (Carnegie)

Date: Sun 16 Oct (10-12pm).  Glen Eira Council have commissioned this course to enable interested residents to learn the basics of bike maintenance and repair.  Participants will learn how to undertake basic safety checks, change a tube/repair a puncture/oil the chain and the opportunity to work on own bikes, supported by an instructor. Information here:  …

1
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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