That's a wrap!

NSW Bike Week has finished for another year. This week-long event hosted a record of 88 events all across the state from 17 to 25 September 2016, from Scone to Seaforth. People of all ages are welcome to enjoy a variety of themed activities including, interactive workshops and fun rides. Events also included some two-wheeled challenges for the more competitive!

If you are a local council or event organiser, interested in being involved in NSW Bike Week in the future, please contact one of our regional coordinators.

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Summary of 2016 events

Sydney region

Date Time Event Location Organiser Contact

17/09/16

9am
to
1pm

Brekkie and Bike Skills

Blue Mountains Lapstone Netball Courts they are situated at Lapstone Oval, Explorers Road

Suzan Mehmet
02 4780 5000
smehmet@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

17/09/16

7am

Roadies Share the Road, plus free bike tune ups by Cycle Spot

Mona Vale, near the Memorial Hall

michelle.carter@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au

17/09/16

9am

Introduction to Mountain Bike Riding (MTB)

North Head Sanctuary

fiona@chocolatefoot.com.au

17/09/16

1pm

Demystifying the Dam Mountain Bike Session

Bantry Reserve, Seaforth

fiona@chocolatefoot.com.au

18/09/16

9.30am
to
11.30am

Get on your bike at Heffron Park

Heffron Park

Sarah Thorne
02 9399 0999
sarah.thorne@randwick.nsw.gov.au

18/09/16

10am
to
noon

Ready to Ride Day
Free morning tea. Try the balance skills course. Free safety and maintenance checks on your bike

Marsden Park, Parkside Crescent, Park Central

David Behrens
02 4645 4000
david.behrens@campbelltown.nsw.gov.au

18/09/16

9am
to
1.30pm

City Cycle Confidence Course

Johnson Park, Dulwich Hill

Emily Williams
emilyw@lmc.nsw.gov.au

18/09/16

9am
to
1.30pm

Cooks River Family Fun Ride

Steel Park, Marrickville

Emily Williams
emilyw@lmc.nsw.gov.au

18/09/16

7am

Social Road Ride - Group Training Ride

Manly Lagoon Car Park, Cameron Avenue, Manly

sarahanne@karmeafitness.com

18/09/16

8.30am

Mountain Bike Skills Clinic

Bantry Reserve

fiona@chocolatefoot.com.au

18/09/16

10am
to
1pm

Get Ready and Go Biking from Bondi Beach

Warners Island, Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach

Carolyn New
carolyn.new@waverley.nsw.gov.au

18/09/16

TBA

Bike to the Beach

Solander Park, Wollaware to Lucas Reserve, Wanda

Mark Stuart
02 9710 0341
mstuart@ssc.nsw.gov.au

18/09/16

8am
to
3pm

Fairfield Gets Active

Bike Shed, Fairfield Showground

Debbie Cameron
02 9725 0704
dcameron@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au

19/09/16

6am

Cyclespot Monday Group Road Ride

Cyclespot Bungan Street, Mona Vale

michael@cyclespot.com.au

19/09/16

6pm

Favourite Cycles - Wobbly Wheels Bike Maintenance Workshop

Favourite Cycles, Darley Road, Manly

info@favouritecycles.com.au

19/09/16

6pm

99 Bikes Maintenance Workshop

521 Pittwater Road, Brookvale

brookvale@99bikes.com.au

20/09/16

6.30am

Specialised Beginner Mountain Bike Ride

Manly Cycles, 36 Pittwater Road, Manly

fiona@chocolatefoot.com.au

20/09/16

7am

Bicycle Breakfast - Celebration of Healthy and Sustainable Cycling

Junction of Corso and Belgrave Street, Manly

maura.pigeon@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au

20/09/16

6pm

Cycle Spot Mona Vale Bike Maintenance Workshop

Cycle Spot, Bungan Street, Mona Vale

michelle.carter@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au

21/09/16

6.30am

Women's Intermediate Mountain Bike Bike Ride

Manly Dam

fiona@chocolatefoot.com.au

21/09/16

6pm

Avanti Plus Narrabeen Bike Maintenance Workshop

Avanti Plus, 1324 Pittwater Road, Narrabeen

narrabeen@avantiplus.com

21/09/16

6.30pm
to
9pm

Bike Maintenance Workshop

Ashfield Public School

Emily Williams
emilyw@lmc.nsw.gov.au

21/09/16

6.15am
to
9:15am

Bike Week Breakfast
Drop in for a free coffee and healthy snack, get a bike check, pick up a giveaway and share some local knowledge and tips with other cyclists.

Blenheim Park, off Epping Road, shared user path (near Delhi Road)

Lisa Pears
lpears@ryde.nsw.gov.au

22/09/16

6pm
to
8pm

Guided Twilight Ride (bookings essential to get meeting location)
If you are a regular rider but want to improve your confidence and skills for travelling at night, join Bike North on this guided ride along some main cycling routes in the Macquarie Park/North Ryde area.

Meadowbank Park Netball Courts

Lisa Pears
lpears@ryde.nsw.gov.au

25/09/16

9am
to
2pm

Essential Skills and Commuting Workshops (bookings required)
Brush up on the basics and get back on your bike. Includes a guided off-road ride.

Meadowbank Park Netball Courts

Lisa Pears
lpears@ryde.nsw.gov.au

22/09/16

10am

Dee Why Bike Hub Share the Path Marquee, plus free bike checks

Dee Why Beachfront

roadsafety@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au

22/09/16

6pm

Manly Cycles - General Bike Maintenance Workshop

Manly Cycles, 36 Pittwater Road, Manly

steve@manlycycles.com.au

22/09/16

4pm
to
6pm

Twilight Tune-ups @ The Cooks River

Ewen Park, Hurlstone Park near Foord Ave

Colleen Barclay
02 9707 9000

23/09/16

5.30am

Social Ride - Beachfront Ride

Manly Cycles, 36 Pittwater Road, Manly

sarahanne@karmeafitness.com

23/09/16

9am
to
11am

Happy Friday Riders - Women's morning tea and basic bike control skills

Parramatta River Foreshore - Barry Wylde Bridge Fountain

Charlene Bordley
info@addventageous.com

23/09/16

11.30am
to
2pm

Get out of the office lunch ride, Happy Friday Riders.
Riders leave every 20 mins, last ride leaving 1pm. Lunch Ride is a total of 1 hour with 20 min stop for lunch at local Farmers Markets

Parramatta River Foreshore - Barry Wylde Bridge Fountain

Charlene Bordley
info@addventageous.com

23/09.16

3.30pm
to
5.30pm

After School Fun - try one or two wheels

Parramatta River Foreshore - Barry Wylde Bridge Fountain

Charlene Bordley
info@addventageous.com

23/09/16

5.30am

Cyclespot Friday Hills Group Road Ride

Cyclespot, Bungan Street, Mona Vale

michael@cyclespot.com.au

24/09/16

9am, 10am & 11am

Try 2wheels is a 45 min workshop, bike & helmet safety, bike control and handling skills

Parramatta River Foreshore - Barry Wylde Bridge Fountain

Charlene Bordley
info@addventageous.com

24/09/16

12pm
to
1.30pm
& 2pm
to
3.30pm

2 Guided Picnic Rides

Parramatta River Foreshore - Barry Wylde Bridge Fountain

Charlene Bordley
info@addventageous.com

24/09/16

10am

Avanti Share the Path marquee and free bike checks

Pelican Path, Coastal Environment Centre

michelle.carter@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au

24/09/16

10am

Social Road Ride - Group Ride Workshop

Karmea, Building 2, North Head, 33 Scenic Drive, Manly

sarahanne@karmeafitness.com

25/09/16

7am

Social Road Ride - Group Training Ride

Manly Lagoon Car Park, Cameron Avenue, Manly

sarahanne@karmeafitness.com

25/09/16

9am

Northern Beaches Cycles Share the Path Marquee and free bike checks

Bilarong Reserve, Narrabeen

michelle.carter@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au

25/09/16

9am & 1pm

Rusty Riders - active aging for over-50s
Morning workshop
9am to 12pm

Afternoon workshop
1pm to 4pm

Parramatta River Foreshore - Barry Wylde Bridge Fountain

Charlene Bordley
info@addventageous.com

25/09/16

10am
to
2.30pm

Big Bike Day, War Memorial Park

War Memorial Park, Lilyfield

Emily Williams
emilyw@lmc.nsw.gov.au

25/09/16

6.25am
to
8.30am

Saturday Slowies Group Ride

Silver Street, Marrickville

Emily Williams
emilyw@lmc.nsw.gov.au

25/09/16

TBC

Skill up

TBA

lpears@ryde.nsw.gov.au

TBC

TBC

Bike Polo for Beginners

TBA

Emily Williams
emilyw@lmc.nsw.gov.au

01/10/16

10.30am
to
1.30pm

Yabba Dabba Cycle Do

Hawkesbury Visitor Information Centre

Judy Wong
02 4560 4498
safety@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

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Western region

Date Time Event Location Organiser Contact

17/09/16

8.15am
to 10.15am

Bike Week Fun Ride

Coonabarabran NAB bank (meeting place), along River Road or Bingie Grumble Road

Cheyenne O'Brien
02 6378 5000
cheyenne.o'brien@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au

18/09/16

TBC

Celebration of the Cycle

Orange

Ben Keegan
02 6393 8535

19/09/16 to 26/09/16

Various

Bikes, books and balance

Cowra

Lisa Robertson
02 6340 2069

24/09/16

9am
to
12pm

Bike Week Fun Ride

Coolah Sports Oval

Cheyenne O'Brien
02 6378 5000
cheyenne.o'brien@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au

24/09/16

TBC

Biker Day Out

Moree

Kat Williams
02 6757 3222

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Southern region

Date Time Event Location Organiser Contact

17/09/16

9.30am

Kiama Family Fun Ride

Black Beach Harbour

Janelle Burns
2622 261 477
janelleb@kiama.nsw.gov.au

17/09/16

10am

Ride the gong

Stuart Park, Nth Wollongong/NSW Coastline Cycleway

Naomi Reed
02 4227 7111
nreid@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

17/09/16

2pm

Shoalhaven Cycles - Dolphin Point Mountain Bike Ride

Dolphin point, Shoalhaven

Kathy Wiseham
Shoalhaven Council

18/09/16

10am

Shellharbour Bike About

Lake Illawarra police and Community Club

Jenny Davies
02 4221 6124
jenny.davies@shellharbour.nsw.gov.au

18/09/16

10am

Broulee Family Bike Challenge

Broulee Surf Club

Heidi Hanes
02 4474 1347
heidi.hanes@eurocoast.nsw.gov.au

18/09/16

10am

Goulburn Community Bike Ride

Carr Confoy Park Eastgrove Goulburn

Tracey Norberg
02 4823 4444
tracey.norberg@goulburn.nsw.gov.au

23/09/16

10am

Ride the Gong Kiosk

Produce and Creative Markets, Wollongong Mall

Naomi Reed
02 4227 7111
nreid@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

25/09/16

10am

Shoalhaven Cycles - Coomerang Island Ride

Comerang Island Ride or Terara Village

Kathy Wiseham
02 4429 3484
wisehamk@shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au

25/09/16

10am

BBT Bike Ride

Bong Bong Track, Wingecarribee (Southern Highlands, Bowral)

Melanie Lausz
02 4868 0809
melanie.lausz@wsc.nsw.gov.au

27/09/16

8.30am

Bike Week Breakfast and Maintenance Workshop

Bus depot near Park'n'Ride Facility

Sherri Lehman
02 6285 6000
sherri.lehman@qprc.nsw.gov.au

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Hunter region

Date Time Event Location Organiser Contact

17/09/16

noon

Velodrome experience for locals

Muswellbrook Velodrome, Olympic Park, Victoria St, Muswellbrook

Nicky Western
0414 806 074
nwestern@upperhunter.nsw.gov.au

18/09/16

8.30am

Enjoy a 50km return trip social ride from the Bill Rose Sports Complex to Cressfield Stud for coffee. This is a fully supported ride.

Meet at Bill Rose Sports Centre

Nicky Western
0414 806 074
nwestern@upperhunter.nsw.gov.au

18/09/16

9am
to
11am

Free BBQ breakfast for cyclists adjacent to the popular R5 shared path. Prizes and giveaways.

Lambton Park, Morehead St, Lambton

Sue Alley
0412 822 314
salley@ncc.nsw.gov.au

18/09/16

8am,
9.30am
& 10.30am

3 one hour Local Discovery Rides, in partnership with Bicycle NSW & Newcastle Cycleways Movement

Commence Lambton Park, off Morehead St, Lambton

Sue Alley
0412 822 314
salley@ncc.nsw.gov.au

20/09/16

8am
to
9am

Wonnarua Cycling Promotion Traditional Smoking Ceremony BBQ Breakfast
Bicycle Safety information

Southern side Mount View Rd near Links Ave & Mount View High School

Laurie Perry
l.perry@optus.com.au

Julianne Cripps Clark
jcrippsclark@follywollow.com.au

21/09/16

6am
to
9am

Go Active 2 Work Breakfast - A day for Coasties to join in a bike ride to town, meet bike-minded people of all ages and abilities (including complete beginners), enjoy a free healthy breakfast and grab some free goodies.

Meet at William St Mall, Gosford.

Nigel.Tebb@health.nsw.gov.au

23/09/16

8.45am

Ride2School Day & Pit2Pit Muddy MTB Class Roam

Kearsly Public School & Circuit of Kearsly, Abernethy

Julianne Cripps Clark
jcrippsclark@follywollow.com.au

24/09/16

2pm

Discover Muswellbrook Cycle Club's road racing track starting at McCullys Gap Hall. Come and meet the club members, and bring the family for a leisurely, fairly flat 10km ride, or take the more challenging 20km ride, both with great scenery.

There is no need to book, just turn up with your bike and helmet then register for free on the day.

Meet at McCullys Gap Hall, McCullys Gap Rd, Muswellbrook

Nicky Western
nwestern@upperhunter.nsw.gov.au

24/09/16

7.30am

Stall promoting healthy living information and Central Coast Cycleway network

Terrigal Foreshore

rachael.jackson@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au
sonia.dennehy@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au

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South West region

Date Time Event Location Organiser Contact

TBC

TBC

TBC

Tumbarumba

mgilbert@snowyvalleys.nsw.gov.au

18/09/16

10am

Ladysmith Public School NSW Bike Week Event

Kearsly Public School

helen.sturman@det.nsw.edu.au

21/09/16

10am
to
3pm

Adelong Pre-School Bike Safety Day

Adelong Pre-School

jadelongpreschool@hotmail.com

17/09/16

10am

Get On Your Bike Leeton

Leeton

kyms@leeton.nsw.gov.au

24/09/16

10am
to
1pm

Bring Out Your Bike Narrandera

Narrandera

rso@narrandera.nsw.gov.au

25/06/16

9am

Gundagai Bike Week Ride

Depart from Dog on The Tuckerbox to Gungagai Railway Station

Miriam Crane
02 6944 0200

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Northern region

Date Time Event Location Organiser Contact

25/09/16

8am
to
9.30am

Kingscliff Bike Week
Bike Week bag with goodies, test ride some bikes, maintenance tutorial

Jack Bayliss Park, Kingscliff

Alana Brooks
Tweed Shire Council

25/09/16

11am

Pedal to Piney III

Armidale State Forest

Sustainable Living Armidale

28/06/16
to
25/09/16

8.45am

Armidale Commute Challenge

TBC

Sustainable Living Armidale

18/09/16

TBC

Coffs Harbour BUG 30th Anniversary

Coffs Harbour Showground

Coffs Harbour Bicycle Users Group
02 6648 4000

25/09/16

Noon

Pop Up Bicycle Safety Station

Shaws Bay, Entrance to North Wall outside caravan park

Ballina Shire Council
02 6686 1427

17/09/16

TBC

Official opening of Inverell cycleway network.
Bike ride lead by Local MP along new cycleway

Campbell Park, Inverell

Inverell Shire Council
02 6728 8288
fiona.adams@inverell.nsw.gov.au

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