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Frocks on Bikes Newsletter for January/February 2020

Wednesday, January 15, 2020   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, Community Groups, cycling

February Feature Ride: Blueberry Bliss Ride

Ride out with us to Blueberry Bliss Berry Farm to pick your own spray- free blueberries

Date: Saturday 1st February 2020.
Start Time: 9am at Westlake Reserve in Halswell (a ride of 26km return) OR 10am at Hartnells Café - 597 Springs Road in Prebbleton (ride length 12km return).
BYO: Containers for berries, sunblock and money for coffee or lunch in Prebbleton afterwards.
Dress theme (optional): Blue.

Get updates on the Blueberry Bliss Ride, including changes on the day, cancellations due to bad weather etc.

Other Upcoming Events

Bike Gang Ride to Nostalgia Fest

Date: Saturday 15th February 2020.

Back, and bigger than ever, Bike Gang is planning 4 rides to Ferrymead. The rides depart from 4 different cycleways:

  • Unicycle;
  • Quarryman’s Trail;
  • Coastal Pathway; or
  • Papanui Parallel.

Find out more abou the Bike Gang Ride to Nostalgia Fest, including details of times and meeting places (Facebook).

Get in touch with Action Bicycle Club if you want to help the 4 ride leaders (Facebook).
Not on Facebook? Then drop in to ABC at 8 Walker Street or just give Charlotte a call on 021 2063 816.

Coffee Outside

3rd Friday of the month unless advised.

  • Friday 17th January 2020: 6.45 to 8.30am; and
  • Friday 21st February 2020: 6.45 to 8.30am.

Get more information on Coffee Outside closer to the event (Facebook).

More Cycling News

Cycle Skills

Go Cycle Christchurch continues to offer free cycle skills sessions for adults.

Dates: Friday 17th, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th January 2020.

Register yourself and/or a friend by email (GoCycleChristchurch[at] or phone Connie directly on 021 0277 9250.

Find out about Go Cycle Christchurch's Cycle Skills workshops (Facebook).

Aotearoa Bike Challenge is back for 2020

Join up and you’ll be in to win some cool prices in February, whenever you register rides of more than 10 minutes. Prizes can be won even from the very first ride you register!

Join up to the Aotearoa Bike Challenge.

You can join our Frocks on Bikes Christchurch group within the Aotearoa Bike Challenge. BTW you can be part of several groups!

RAD opens for 2020 on Sunday 19th January!

RAD will be open on Wednesday evenings from 5.30pm and Sunday afternoons from noon - unless cancelled due to bad weather, public holidays.

RAD is a community project where YOU can repair your bike using RAD's tools and volunteer knowledge. RAD is located at The Commons - on the corner of Durham and Kilmore Streets.

Get updates, cancellations or more information on RAD (Facebook) or contact admin[at] or 027 4727 362.

Go to the Frocks on Bikes Christchurch Facebook page for updates.

Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch