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Cycle Skills for Shared Paths & Commuting to Work

Do you work in the North Ryde and Macquarie Park areas? Are you interested in riding on the local bike path network or thinking about maybe riding your bike to work? The City of Ryde will be conducting 2 hour cycling sessions for the local corporate community to help you build your Cycle Skills for Shared Paths and Commuting to Work. Each session will include a basic bike check, helmet check, bike handling skills in simulated traffic scenarios and riding on shared paths/cycle ways. Participants will be provided with an overview on trip planning and practical tips for commuting to work. This short course is designed to improve bike handling skills and increase confidence when riding on shared user paths and commuting to work. Sessions will be conducted by experienced and accredited AustCycle instructors.

Session Times

  • Session 1: 8:30am – 10:30am (arrive 8.15am). Booking closed.

  • Session 2: 11am – 1pm (arrive 10.45am). Book Online

  • Session 3: 1.15pm – 3.15pm (arrive 1.00pm). Booking closed.

  • Session 4: 3.30pm – 5.30pm (arrive 3.15pm). Booking closed.

Getting There
By Bike: Cycle path (off road) along Epping Rd. Just after the traffic lights at Epping Rd and Mowbray Rd take the cycle/pedestrian bridge over Lane Cove River directly to Magdala Park.
By Vehicle: Transport your bike to the venue by vehicle. Limited on street parking available on Magdala Road and in local surrounding streets. 

This Event is tailored to adults who work in the North Ryde and Macquarie Park areas with good general bike handling skills (ie. can ride a bicycle competently) and are interested in riding on shared user paths, cycle ways and commuting to work.           

  • BYO bicycle. All bicycles must be mechanically sound and in good working order.

  • BYO helmet. Helmets must meet current Australian standards and it is compulsory for helmets to be worn for the duration of the session. 

  • BYO water, water bottle, sunscreen and bike pump (if you have one).

  • Clothing must be suitable for physical activity and cycling activities.

  • Footwear must be fully enclosed, have a non-slip sole and suitable for cycling activities.

  • Booking confirmation with program information and participation forms will be emailed to registered participants in advance.

Advanced bookings essential.
Book early online here for Session 2 as places are still available. Sessions 1, 3 & 4 bookings are now closed.

This is an Active In Ryde, Sustainable Transport and Road Safety program brought to you by the City of Ryde.


Date & Time

Thursday 30 June 2016 / 8.30AM - 5.30PM


City of Ryde
Phone: 9952 8222


Free event, online advanced bookings essential.


Magdala Park (Session to be held in a closed car park), Magdala Road, North Ryde 2113 View Map

-33.804323, 151.142566
Magdala Road, North Ryde New South Wales 2113

Magdala Park (Session to be held in a closed car park)

Magdala Road, North Ryde 2113

Last updated on 17 June 2016