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Amy's Bike Skills, City of Yarra | Over 50s Women | Program 2

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Capital City Trail Bike Path

Corner of Park Street and Nicolson Street

(Outside VeloCycles)

Carlton North, Victoria

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Amy's Bike Skills is a FREE 4-week program designed to give you the skills and confidence to ride your bike more often.

Developed by the Amy Gillett Foundation and delivered by experienced female instructors from Wheel Women, Amy's Bike Skills teaches safe cycling skills, navigation skills and basic bike maintenance skills.

This is the second of two Amy's Bike Skills programs for women aged 50 or over in the City of Yarra. It will run for 4-weeks:

  • Saturday 25 November, 9:00am - 11:00am
  • Saturday 02 December, 9:00am - 11:00am
  • Saturday 09 December, 9:00am - 11:00am
  • Saturday 16 December, 9:00am - 11:00am

Each week we'll meet on the Capital City Trail bike path at the corner of Park Street and Nicolson Street, Carlton North (outside VeloCycles). We'll be using a mix of off-road bike paths and quiet streets to practice various skills. We'll return to the meeting point at the end of each session.

The program is not suitable for complete beginners and participants are expected to already have some basic riding skills. The program will build on these skills and give you the confidence to ride more.

What you'll learn

Over 4 weeks, you'll learn how to:

  • Start, stop and corner safely
  • Change gears
  • Use signals
  • Ride on paths and quiet roads
  • Look after your bike and fix a flat tyre
  • Plan routes, and much more!

Every participant will receive a free showbag of goodies and a free drink in local cafe during every session.

What you'll need

To join Amy's Bike Skills, you'll need to:

  • Be female and aged 50 or over
  • Live or work in the City of Yarra
  • Own or have access to a bike and helmet
  • Be able to commit to the full 4-week program
  • Read the program's Terms and Conditions and complete a Participant Consent Form
  • Be happy to complete quick surveys about your riding

Amy's Bike Skills programs are FREE but you must register in advance.

This program has been made possible by a City of Yarra Community Grant. Spaces are limited

FAQs

Are there minimum age requirements to join the program?

Yes, you must be female and aged over 50 to join this program. Other available Amy's Bike Skills programs are listed at www.amygillett.org.au/amysbikeskills

Is there car parking available at the meeting point?

We'd love for you to build the confidence to ride to the sessions, but car parking is available in the area.

How can I contact the Amy Gillett Foundation with any questions?

Please call us on (03) 8506 0675 or email info@amygillett.org.au

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Capital City Trail Bike Path

Corner of Park Street and Nicolson Street

(Outside VeloCycles)

Carlton North, Victoria

Australia

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