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Frocks on Bikes Newsletter: July 2021

Thursday, June 17, 2021   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, Community Groups, cycling

Feature Ride: He Puna Taimoana/ New Brighton Hot Pools

Date: Saturday 3rd July 2021.
Start Time: 2pm sharp.
Start Location: Margaret Mahy Playground (Corner of Manchester and Armagh Streets).
Bring: Togs and towels, locks and lights

You will need to book for a 3pm or 3.15pm session at He Puna Taimoana (swim time until 5pm).

Book your session at He Puna Taimoana.

There will be an optional meal afterwards: 5.30pm at The Burger Joint (Shop 6, 78 New Brighton Mall).

The return journey will begin at approximately 6.30pm. You can ride back with:

  • Connie if heading north-west of the city; or
  • Ann and Meg if heading west up Pages Road to the south of the CBD.

There are also plenty of buses from New Brighton.

Other Upcoming Events

10th Solstice Bike Ride

This ride is suitable for children, but they must have parental supervision.

Date: Monday 21st June 2021.
Start Time: 5.30pm. Gather at 5pm for a briefing.
Start Location: Armagh Street Gates into Hagley Park.
Bring: Lights… and locks if you’re staying on after the ride.

There will be an optional midwinter meal or drinks afterwards at the Pegasus Arms Restaurant and Bar - from approximately 6.15pm.

Biketober is coming

This festival of cycling will be held in October 2021 with over 60 rides, events and activities. There will also be loads of prizes to be won.

Feedback about our name change

We’re having an interesting response from our consultation with you. It's not too late to have your say!

Have your say! Email Meg with your votes and comments (meg.christie[at]cdhb.health.nz).

Do you want to keep our name Frocks on Bikes and logo?

  • If not, do you prefer “Folks on Bikes” or “Friends on Bikes?”
  • Have you got a better name?

More Cycling News

Matariki in the Zone

Join in the procession of illuminated bicycle art around the garden and Orchard area. The parade will travel along the river corridor of the garden.

Date: Saturday 17th July 2021.
Start Time: General festivities from 2.30pm. Light on Bikes at 6pm.
Location: Avebury House Richmond Community Garden (235 River Road).

Hangi will be served around 5.00pm and at 6.30pm. There will be a fire spinning show in the Orchard area.

World Bicycle Day: Thursday 3rd June 2021

Here is what some of us got up to...

  • I usually bike to work, but today I also went for a bike ride at lunchtime.
  • I went to a Spokes Canterbury meeting - first time all year.
  • My workplace put on a breakfast for those who biked to work. I had to leave at 7am instead of my usual 8.30am to get there in time!
  • I put up a poster at work telling people it was World Bicycle Day. Not many people knew!
  • I biked across town to visit my mother.
  • I helped out at the Aranui Bike Fix Up.

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