Gear up for Bike Palooza this October

Gear up for Bike Palooza this October

You’re invited to join Bike Palooza 2019 and celebrate bike fun of all kinds across October!

This year’s theme is children and families and there’s something for everyone, including a film night, urban cycling workshops, the annual Ride to Work Day breakfast and weekly community rides.

Bike Palooza will be launched with MOTHERLOAD the movie, followed by a range of activities, many of which are suitable for all ages. Please check out the events calendar to see everything that is on offer during October.

Bike Palooza 2019 kicks off with a screening of the inspiring documentary MOTHERLOAD.
New mum Liz Canning is lonely, stressed about the planet’s uncertain future, and missing what made her feel connected, free and alive: her bike. Feeling trapped by dependence on a car, Liz follows the pioneers who find ways to transport themselves, their children and their stuff by bike. Could this be the golden age of the bicycle 2.0? Watch the trailer >

Date: Fri 4 Oct
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Location: Bendigo Tennis Centre, Nolan Street, Bendigo

Ticket are $15 each or 2 for $25 including supper. Drinks at bar prices.
(Contains occasional strong language.)

Urban cycling workshops
Want to get more confident on your bike? Improve your skills and know-how in a fun, supportive environment with qualified instructors.
Suitable for adults and accompanied children (aged 10–17).
Cost: $5.00 per session. Bookings essential.

Dates / Times / Theme
5 Oct, 2:00pm – 4:30pm: Bike Riding Essentials
12 Oct, 2:00pm – 4:30pm: Ride Easy Using Gears
19 Oct, 2:00pm – 4:30pm: Take It To The Streets – Part 1
26 Oct, 2:00pm – 4:30pm: Take It To The Streets – Part 2

PLUS …

There’s also our Bike Bendigo Community Bike Rides, held every Sunday during October:

Sun Oct 6: Fountain to Botanic Gardens
Sun Oct 13: Long Gully to Lake Weeroona
Sun Oct 20: Lake Weeroona to Spring Gully
Sun Oct 27: Bendigo Cycling Classic*

Our Long Bully Bike Pop-up on Sat Oct 26 will feature a learn-to-ride park, puncture repair and riding workshops, bike displays and bike fun for all ages. Qualified instructors, bikes and helmets for loan or BYO! 
Learn more >

Ride2Work for a better way to start your day on Wed Oct 16 and join us for a FREE community breakfast.
Learn more >

Join the excitement of the City of Greater Bendigo’s Fun Loong Fun Day on Sat 19 Oct between 11am – 2pm.
Check out our bike display and mini learn-to-ride park! Learn More >

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