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CBW - Fri 17th Sept

Friday 17th September - Public Events:

Women On Wheels Programme Taster Skibbereen

Are you a beginner/novice cyclist? Meet the instructors and find out how the Women on Wheels course could be for you!

Programme background details: 1.5hr Cycle Session once a week for 5 weeks. The course is designed to improve your confidence and stability/ Increase knowledge of how the bike works, cycling with others and on your own and improve your cycling fitness. 

  • Date: Fri, 17th Sept 
  • Meet: Cycle Sense Cente, Skibbereen Showgrounds
  • Start Time: 6.30-8pm
  • Register: Click here>>>
  • Who: Adult Women

Cork Bike Week Parents & Toddlers cycle to the Lee Fields

A slow and easy group cycle out to the Lee Fields aimed at parents of young children.

  • Date: Mon, 13th Sept 
  • Location: Grand Parade 
  • Time: 9.30am
  • Register: Click here>>>
  • Who: parents with young children
  • Please note: Limited Places. Pre registration essential
Cork Bike Week Culture Night Culture Crawl Cycle

To get people on their bikes in a pleasant and social atmosphere, secondarily to familiarise people with the various routes, parks, greenways etc. 

A cycle around the city on culture night with stops at outdoor street performances and installations which can be viewed by bike.

  • Date: Fri, 17th Sept 
  • Meet: Grand Parade 
  • Start Time: 6:50pm for 7pm
  • Register: Click here>>>
  • Who: Suitable for all those capable of competent road cycling and covering short/medium distances including older children under supervision or on their parent’s bikes.
  • Please note: Limited Places. Pre registration essential
Parks, Greenways & Quiteways of Cork City Cycle & proceeding bike doctor 

The majority of this cycle will be off road and most of the rest on very quiet roads, it will be slow and easy so is particularly suited to those who are less confident cyclists.

A Cycle out along the river to the Lee Fields, then along the Greenway behind CIT to Curraheen, though quite estate roads to the Greenway parallel to the N22 between the Bandon Road and Wilton, though quite estate roads and across the Cycle/Pedestrian bridge to Togher cross to join the Greenway Parallel to the N22 into the Tramore Valley Park for a picnic stop.

Leave the park via the Greenway Parallel to the N22 to Douglas Village, through the village to the Park on to the Greenway to Donnybrook, back through Douglas village to the Greenway behind Bessrook to Mahon Strand, past Blackrock Castle and along the Marina back to the city.

  • Date: Fri, 17th Sept  
  •  Meet: Grand Parade
  • Start Time: 12pm Bike Doctor | Cycle 1:20pm for 1:30pm
  • Register: Click here>>>
  • Who: Suitable for all those capable of competent road cycling and covering short/medium distances including older children under supervision or on their parent’s bikes.
  • Please note: Pre registration essential. Limited Places Available

Cork Cycling Festival - Cork City Cycle 

This cycle highlights new and improved cycling lanes and routes in Cork city as well as learn a bit more about historical buildings along the way in a fun way. 

  • Date: Fri, 17th Sept 
  • Location: Brewick Fountain at Grand Parade 
  • Time: 5pm (note masks must be work)
  • Register: corkcyclingfestival@gmail.com
  • Please note: Limited Places. Pre registration essential

Clonakilty Bike Circus Family Bike Day

Clonakilty Bike Circus Family Day - Come down to Croppy park with your small ones and have some fun. Facepaints, prizes, bells, stickers, drinks

  • Date: Fri, 17th Sept  
  • Time: 3pm 
  • Location: Clonakilty Bike Circus 
  • Info: thebikecircusclon@gmail.com 
History of Bike Advocacy in Ireland Podcast

Allison speaks with Mike McKillen, longtime cycle advocate and one of the founders of cyclist.ie about the history of cycle advocacy in Ireland.

Learn To Cycle Online Programme: Pedalling Video 8

This is the final video of the Learn To Cycle Online Programme which focuses on pedalling. We hope you and your cyclist have both enjoyed and benefited from this!

Youghal Bike Hire “Cycle Freedom” Free Bike Hire

Youghal Bike Hire “Cycle Freedom” Free Bike Hire

Free bike hire for children & adults who may have forgotten the freedom of cycling and encourage them to get back in the saddle to prepare for the upcoming Greenway between Youghal and Midleton

  • Date:  Fri, 17th Sept 
  • Location: Youghal Bike Hire, O’Briens Place, Youghal
  • Start Time: 9:30am-6pm daily
  • Register: Email info@youghalbikehire.com
  • Who: Combination of Adult, Junior & Electric bikes to hire 
  • Please note: Limited daily places available

Clonakilty Bike Circus - Free Bike Check

Free Bicycle Safety Checks - Come learn about the Bike Circus, what it means to become a member and have your bike checked over for free

  • Available from 10am-3pm 
Cork County Libraries Bike Books & Competitions

Bling your bike & road safety colouring competitions and bike book displays with Cork County Libraries. Pop into your local library and get involved, loads of prizes to be won!

  • Date: Fri, 17th Sept 
  • Time: 10am-5.30pm Daily
  • Who: Children & Families
  • Locations: Ballyvourney | Bandon | Bantry | Carrigaline | Castletownbere | Charleville | Clonakilty | Cobh | Dunmanway | Fermoy | Kanturk | Kinsale | Library HQ Carrigrohane Road | Macroom | Mallow | Midleton | Millstreet | Mitchelstown | Newmarket | Oilean Chléire | Passage West | Schull | Sherkin Island | Skibbereen | Youghal | Mobile libraries: Mobile East | Mobile West | Mobile North | Mobile South

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