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Mar: CycleWise Whitehorse (Nunawading)

Date:  Sat 28 Mar 9.30am–12pm or 12.30pm–3pm (2.5 hour sessions). As part of Sustainable Living Week the City of Whitehorse has commissioned two CycleWise courses.  The free bicycle confidence training program is suitable for adults who can already ride a bike but may not have ridden for a while, for those who lack confidence with …


Feb-Mar: CycleWise Moreland (Coburg)

Dates:  Sat 21 Feb (10am-3pm) or Sun 1 Mar (10am-3pm) These free workshops are hosted by Moreland City Council, and are aimed at adults who can cycle already but are looking to gain skills and confidence.  The course covers Victorian road rules, bike safety checks, safe riding in traffic, route planning and more. You will …


Feb-Apr: Basic bike maintenance (N’thcote/Preston)

Dates: Thursday evenings 26 Feb, 19 Mar, 16 Apr or 23 Apr (6-8pm).  This interactive beginner workshop demonstrates the basics of how to look after your bike.  We cover bike fit, bike tools and parts, safety checks, puncture repair, tyre pressure, removing wheels, replacing tubes and oiling your chain.  Brought to you by the City …


Feb-Apr: Commuting by Bike 101 (Preston/Reservoir)

Dates: Sat 28 Feb or Sun 29 Mar (10am-2pm, Preston) or Sat 18 Apr (1-5, Reservoir).  This City of Darebin intermediate course will help you get ready to ride to work by improving your riding skills, building your confidence and teaching you strategies for riding safely on roads and paths.  The first part of the training will take place …


Mar-Apr: Back on the Bike (Preston)

Dates: Sat 14 Mar (10am-12pm) or Thu 16 Apr (2-4pm).   This 2 hour traffic-free course is bought to you by the City of Darebin.  Get ready to ride by learning bike safety checks, improving your riding skills, building your confidence and learning strategies for riding safely on roads and paths.  You will learn practice bike control (including stopping and …


Feb: Sustainable Living Festival – basic bike maintenance for Women (Balaclava)

Dates: Sun 8th Feb (10am-12pm) or Tue 17th Feb (6.30-8.30pm). These demonstration workshops are being delivered as part of the 2015 Sustainable Living Festival program. Participants will be shown how to undertake bike checks, make basic adjustments, replace inner tube and repair a puncture. If time, any participant bikes can have a brief safety check. …


Nov: Free CycleWise course (Camberwell)

Date:  Sat 22 Nov (10am-3pm) – bought to you by the City of Boroondara.  This half day course for intermediate riders will build your road riding skills so you can have more freedom and flexibility. Learn about roundabouts, bike lanes, planning your route, and ways to stay safe on the road. The course covers: setting …


Nov/Dec: Skills & maintenance (Prahran & Glen Iris)

Dates:  19th Nov (6-8pm, maintenance), 30th Nov (9.30-12.30, novice skills) & 7th Dec (9.30-12.30, intermediate skills). The City of Stonnington’s Cycling Education Program provides free bicycle maintenance courses and practical cycling skills courses for riders.  Courses are designed for residents wishing to develop their cycling skills, knowledge and improve their overall riding confidence. For more information and how …


Nov: CycleWise2Work (Port Phillip)

Date: Sat 8th Nov (9am-1pm) CycleWise2Work is a 4 hour practical program designed for those who can ride a bike and are keen to develop their skills and confidence riding in traffic. It is also a great way to support and encourage your novice and ‘lapsed’ rider friends to get back on their bike. This …


Oct: Free bike maintenance workshop (Altona North)

Date:  Wed 15th Oct (6.30-8.30pm).  Spring has sprung and now it’s time to give your bike some love and care.  Come to the Altona North Community Library for a free and interactive bicycle maintenance workshop.   We will cover basic maintenance (tyre pressure, removing and replacing wheels, puncture repair, chain lubrication) plus: – bike fit – …

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