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Bike Week: Essential Skills Workshop

Come along to one or both of our Essential Skills courses. In the morning we’re holding an essential skills for people who want to increase their confidence and start riding more often. In the afternoon you can learn the essentials of bike maintenance, so you’ll be prepared for whatever happens.

Participants are welcome to attend for both workshops. Lunch will be provided. Bookings essential - call 9952 8222. 

Essential Skills Workshop

Brush up on the basics and get back on your bike. Includes a guided off-road ride.

This workshop is designed for those who can ride a bike, but who would like to improve confidence and basic skills to enjoy riding more often.

It covers the basic skills required to ride a bike on shared user paths or cycle ways and quiet back streets, with practical emphasis on increasing confidence. You will learn basic techniques including starting, stopping, cornering, one handed riding (for signalling), slow riding and manoeuvering. 

The workshop will finish with an easy guided ride on local off-road shared user paths and cycle ways.

Gear requirements:

  • A mechanically sound bicycle.
  • An Australian standards approved helmet.
  • Footwear should be fully enclosed, have a non-slip sole and suitable for cycling activities.
  • Bring a bicycle pump if you have one.

Date & Time

Saturday 21 September 2019 / 9.00AM - 12.00PM


City of Ryde
Phone: 9952 8222


Free. Bookings essential; call 9952 8222.


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Last updated on 20 September 2019