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CBW - Tues 14th Sept

Tuesday 14th September Events:

Cork County Council Cork Bike Week Webinar 

Speakers & Topics:

  • Barbara Connolly: Cycling Ireland, Cycle Right Programme Teaching your child to cycle in a safe way
  • Nathan Kirwan: Experience a journey with a Hand Cyclist
  • Olivia Keating: Living with the aftermath of a cycling accident
  • Garda Conor Gately: Cycling & the legalities, Bike Security. Perspective of a garda cyclist – Cycling for Work.
  • Neil Fox: "Stay On Your Bikes" story of loss and optimism.
  • Phil Skelton: Process that brought cyclist specific dangerous overtaking legislation to Ireland. The roll out of the safe passing message.

Webinar Details:

  • Date: Tues, 14th Sept 
  • Where: Online via Microsoft Teams
  • Start Time: 7pm
  • Register: Click here>>>
Cork Bike Week Cycle to Blarney & Proceeding Bike Doctor 

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

On street bike doctor and short intro to doing your own bike maintenance.

A 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.

  • Date: Tues, 14th Sept 
  • Meet: Grand Parade 
  • Start Time: Bike Doctor 12pm | Cycle 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 Bike Week Parklets Tour 

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 to each of the new city parklets recently installed at various location in the city.

  • Date: Tues, 14th 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: Pre registration essential. Limited Places Available

Cork Community Bikes Taster Session: Fix Your Brakes

This is an introduction session on brakes, and 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. 

  • Date: Tues, 14th Sept 
  • Location: Cork Community Bikes, Assumption Road, Blackpool
  • Start Time: Slots from 6.30pm
  • Email: info@corkcommunitybikes.com
  • Who: Adults, teenagers with guardian
  • Please note: Pre registration essential. Limited Places Available

Clonakilty Bike Circus Wellbeing Cycle

Clonakilty Bike Circus Wellbeing Cycle - a leisurely 10-15km cycle, all welcome!

  • Date: Tues, 14th Sept 
  • Location: Clonakilty Bike Circus
  • Time: 3pm
  • Info: Email  thebikecircusclon@gmail.com 

Clonakilty Bike Circus Let’s chat touring and e-bikes

Coffee & Cranks - Facebook Live - Let’s chat touring and e-bikes

  • Date: Tues, 14th Sept 
  • Location: Clonakilty Bike Circus facebook live
  • Start Time: 11.30am
  • Info: Email thebikecircusclon@gmail.com 

Cork Community Bikes - Bike Doctor

Our mechanics will thoroughly check your bike and carry out any small repairs as needed. We'll explain what we're doing and give advice on looking after your bike, and you'll have a bike prescription to take away. To avoid disappointment, please book a slot beforehand at corkcommunitybikes.com/bike-week

  • Date: Tues, 14th Sept 
  • Location: Cork University Hospital, Wilton
  • Start Time: Slots from 11am
  • Email: info@corkcommunitybikes.com
  • Who: Adults, teenagers with guardian
  • Please note: Pre registration essential. Limited Places Available

Women and Children on Bikes Podcast

Allison speaks to Donna Cooney, artist, Green Party councillor and Dublin's first Bicycle Mayor about women and children on bikes.

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: Sat 19th 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. Pre registration essential
Midleton Greenway Bikes & Bites “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: Tues 14th Sept 
  • Location: Midleton Greenway Bikes & Bites
  • Start Time: 9:30am-6pm daily
  • Register: Email info@midletongreenway.com
  • Combination of Adult, Junior & Electric bikes to hire 
  • Please note: Limited daily places available. Pre-registration essential
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: Tues 14th 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

Learn To Cycle Online Programme Gliding Video 5

This video introduces you to Gliding and shares fun tasks and activities for you and your cyclist to enjoy.

 

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