Free

CycleWise for novice riders (Whitehorse) - PM session

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Nunawading Library

379 Whitehorse Road

Nunawading, VIC 3131

Australia

View Map

Event description

Description

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).


FAQs


How do I register?

1) Register via this Eventbrite page and provide your name and email address. 2) Within a week, the training provider, Bikes@Work will contact you to request you complete a registration form advising details such as declaration of any medical conditions and provision of emergency contact details.

To confirm your place on the session the Bikes@Work registration form must be completed and returned prior to the session.


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.

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Nunawading Library

379 Whitehorse Road

Nunawading, VIC 3131

Australia

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved