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Bike Week Cork Tues 16th May Events 2023

Bike Week Cork 2023 Events

Tuesday 16th May
A Wheelie Good Evening! Bike Maintenance Workshop
Date & Time: Tues, 16th May @ 6pm

Meeting Point: Cycle Sense, Skibbereen

Who: Children, Families, Adults

Description: Everything you need to know about wheels. Yes everything! Topics include truing a wheel, puncture repairs, replacing spokes, hub maintenance and the building of an up-cycled wheel leaf mould composter! 


Brakes Maintenance Workshop
Date & Time: Tues, 16th May @ 2pm 

Meeting Point: Clonakilty Bike Circus

Who: Children, Families, Adults

Description: Brakes & Brake Maintenance. Introduction to Vee Brakes. Brief lecture by Jack, then Greasy Hands Time for all participants.

Register: Register via Facebook @theBikeCircus

We Bike Here, Community Engagement Event | Togher
Date & Time: Tues, 16th My @ 6pm

Meeting Point: Togher Community Garden

Who: Adults

Description: A community building event with Cork Cycling Campaign for those who cycle in the area and also an opportunity for those who do not cycle to discuss what it’s like as a cyclist in their local area. We will have information on bike maintenance on hand and will discuss basic bike upkeep and bringing a bike back in to use for those who have not cycled in some time as well as having information on non standard bikes such as cargo, trike etc.


Inclusive Bikes for All Open Day
Date & Time: Tues, 16th May @ 10.30am

Meeting Point: Tory Top Park

Who: People with disabilities

Description: Give people with disabilities the opportunity to try a wide range of bikes. We will have access to hand cycles, front and rear wheeled tricycles, a side by side bike, balance bikes and two wheelers. It will give people the opportunity to try different bikes and find a bike which may best suit their needs


Leisure Cycle to Blarney & Proceeding Bike Doctor
Date & Time: Tues, 16th May @ 1.30pm

Meeting Point: Grand Parade

Who: Older Children & Adults

Description: A leisure cycle out to Blarney Castle, on to the Blarney to Waterloo Green way and back to Cork. There will be a break for a picnic at Blarney Castle.


Wild Walls of Cork Leisure Cycle
Date & Time: Tues, 16th May @ 6.50pm

Meeting Point: Grand Parade

Who: Older Children & Adults

Description: In collaboration with biodiversity week. A guided tour of the nature and wildlife to be found living in on and around old walls in Cork city centre


Bike Week Movie Night
Date & Time: Tues, 16th May @ 8:30pm

Meeting Point: The Friary

Who: Adults 

Description: To celebrate bike week 2023 the Friary Bar will treat us to a showing of classic Bicycle film. Free snacks & popcorn for everybody


Fix Your Brakes Workshop
Date & Time: Tues, 16th May @ 6.30pm-8pm

Meeting Point: Cork Community Bikes, Assumption Rd, Blackpool

Who: Adults 

Description: An intro session on brakes (rim/non-disc type), this will give a better understanding of how these should work. The focus will be on helping you to recognise when there are problems, and this may allow you to fix any issues that come up on your bike. Feel free to bring your bike along, and we may use it for demonstration, and you will have the chance to try out the repair work yourself. We will have materials and tools to work on the bikes used. Bad weather could affect this outdoor event.


 Getting Back in the Saddle by Cycling To Work
Date & Time: Tues, 16th May @ 7pm

Meeting Point: SECAD Midleton

Who: Adults

Description: Active commuting to/from work through experiencing the enjoyment of cycling

Cycling On The Greens Community Events
Date & Time: Tues, 16th May 

Meeting Point: Cork City Housing Estates x 4 locations

Who: Children

Description: Fun games, skills and bike maintenance

Cork Bike Hire “Cycle Freedom”
Date & Time: Tues, 16th May @ 10am-5pm daily

Meeting Point: Cork Bike Hire, Marina Market, Centre Park Road, Cork T12 YX76

Who: Adults and children aged 9+

Description: Free bike hire


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