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CycleWise for novice riders (Whitehorse) - AM session

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Courtyard Room (rear of Nunawading Library)

379 Whitehorse Road

Nunawading, VIC 3131

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This novice 2.5 hour practical cycle skills training session is commissioned by the City of Whitehorse. It is for people who live, work or study in the municipality.

The course is perfect for adults wanting to improve basic riding skills and gain confidence on the bike. In a traffic free environment participants will practice basic but essential bike control skills including smooth starting, stopping, using gears, scanning, signalling and emergency stops.

Participants must be able to ride and should bring a bike and a helmet.

There will be scenario practice on riding assertively and correct road positioning.

Maximum of 8 places. Free of charge (fully subsidised by Whitehorse City Council).

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What do I need to bring?

  • Your bicycle (must be roadworthy)
  • Your helmet
  • Runners or similar closed-toe footwear
  • A brightly-coloured top or hi-vis vest
  • Sun/weather protection
  • Bottle of water
  • A small snack (optional)


Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

For session information contact Georgie on 0432 291 775 or georgie@bikesatwork.com.au. To enquire to Whitehorse City Council phone 9262 6134 or email chris.hui@whitehorse.vic.gov.au

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. The instructor will have registration details of participants.


What if the weather is poor?

In the event of very hot (over 35 deg celcius), very wet or very windy weather the session may be postponed at the instructor’s discretion and you will be notified by phone at least 2 hours before the event.

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Courtyard Room (rear of Nunawading Library)

379 Whitehorse Road

Nunawading, VIC 3131

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