Events List for Bike Week – 16th – 24th June
National Bike Week takes place form the 16th – 24th June 2012 and the organisers of events in Cork City and County have come up with an interesting and varied range of activities to partake in for the week.
Operation Transportation: This is a new initiative for 2012 which runs for the week. It will involve volunteers who don’t usually cycle, making a commitment to undertaking cycle training and hopping on a bike for at least 10 minutes each day. The participants will report their experiences through Facebook and the media during the week.
Sunday 17th June 11.00 am, Family Fun Cycle from Passage West along the old railway line to Blackrock Castle – meet Passage West Park at 10.30 for registration.
Enjoy refreshments, face-painting, DJ, and Free Admission to Blackrock Observatory after your exertions – promising a fun and lively afternoon.
Wednesday, 20th June, 13.00: Lunchtime Cycle: 2 options
City Centre – old railway line/Marina – meet outside City Hall at 13.00
Carrigrohane Rd/ Model Farm Rd – meet at County Hall at 13.00
19.30pm: Mystery History Rickshaw Tour, meet outside Library, Grand Parade
Thursday 21st June, 09.30
On Yer Bike Day – meet up with friends and colleagues and arrange your own cycle!
18.30pm: An Óige Midsummer Cycle, Cork – Robert’s Cove, meet Tesco, Douglas
19.00pm : An Óige Short Cycle, Cork – Blarney, meet Opera House
Sunday 24h June, 11.00: Family Fun Cycle from Ballincollig to Fitzgerald’s Park – meet Coláiste Choilm 10.30a.m. for registration.
Cycling Club Events during Bike Week
Beara Cycling Club – Cycle to school Event & Family fun cycle
Valley Wheelers Cycling Club – 10km cycle from Ballingeary to Inchigeelagh
Skibbereen Cycling Hub – Family Fun Cycle
School Events during Bike Week
Schools are organising varying events across Cork city and county. See your local school for details.
For further details see www.bikeweek.ie
Bike Week 16th – 24th June 2012
For events in Cork check out www.bikeweek.ie and see entries for both Cork City and Cork County.
A new initiative this year is Operation Transportation:
Date: Each day of Bike Week (16th to 24th June)
Volunteers who don’t usually cycle commit to undertaking cycle training, hopping on a bike for at least 10 minutes each day and reporting their experiences.
Cycle Training for Operation Transportation participants
Date: Saturday 16th June
Location: Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork City
More details on this event will be posted as soon as they become available. Contact Sarah at 021 4924769 if interested.
Check it out at: www.facebook.com/OperationTransportation